Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Short Course | Part time online | York University | Canada
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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

1 days
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295 CAD/full
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About

The Equality, Diversity and Inclusion course offered by York University will help you become more culturally competent so you can provide more equitable and effective legal representation.

Overview

What you will study

The legal culture is changing, and the ability to interact respectfully and effectively with all clients and colleagues is more important than ever. Your clients, the regulators and the public are demanding more individual and corporate responsibility from legal professionals when it comes to equality, diversity and inclusion, and this Equality, Diversity and Inclusion course offered by York University will equip you with the necessary cultural competency skills to enhance self-knowledge, improve your interpersonal skills and strengthen your ability to perform your legal and professional obligations.

Through a series of presentations and exercises, you will learn the skills you need for greater cultural competence. You will also be equipped to immediately put cultural competence skills into practice with learn-by-doing exercises focused on difficulties which may be encountered in various legal settings, and how to handle them. The program concludes with a riveting roundtable discussion where you will hear firsthand accounts of the cultural competence challenges faced by legal professionals and solutions for conquering them.

Programme Structure

The program focuses on:

  • What is cultural competence and why is it relevant to your legal and professional obligations?
  • Addressing key challenges for legal professionals on the road to equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Understanding the risks of implicit associations and implicit bias
  • Taking culture into account to provide effective legal representation
  • How to have culturally competent interactions with clients, colleagues, students and others in the legal system
  • Recognizing micro-aggressions, and the assumptions and harmful messages that underlay them
  • Strategies for effective intercultural communication
  • Identifying realistic and appropriate cultural-competence goals for yourself and your firm or organization

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 1 days

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details
  • On Demand.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All lawyers and paralegals (in Ontario and across Canada)
  • Any other legal professionals, including law clerks, law students (in Ontario and across Canada)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    295 CAD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 295 CAD for the full programme during 1 days.
  • National

    295 CAD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 295 CAD for the full programme during 1 days.

Funding

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