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    Application Deadline
  • 28 days
    Duration
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Overview

The Managing a Diverse and Inclusive Workplace for Public Libraries course is part of the Public Library Management Professional Certificate from University of Michigan - MichiganX .

The programme

You will learn about theories and frameworks that explain the underlying mechanisms of the impacts of diversity and learn how to understand and address the needs of women and underrepresented minorities (e.g. race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, marital status, age, sexual orientation, and citizenship).

You will learn how employment practices such as recruitment, selection, promotion, salary, training and development impact an organization’s ability to attract, retain, and manage a diverse workforce.

Lastly, you will recognize what organizational changes can be made to help organizations maximize the potential of all workers.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 28 days
    • Intensity 2 hrs/week
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description
      • Length: 4 weeks 
      • Effort: 2-3 hours per week
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Self-paced

Programme Structure

What you'll learn:

  • Definition and types of diversity. 
  • Multifaceted Aspects of diversity.
  • Management solutions for an inclusive and diverse workplace. 
  • Organizational changes to support diversity. 

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

  • Add a Verified Certificate for $49 USD

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