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2022 - 2023 Cowley College Academic Catalog 
2022 - 2023 Cowley College Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LED1462 - Diversity Issues in Leadership

3 hour(s)
Elective Type: Elective
Description: This course is designed to help the student increase knowledge concerning diversity issues in the workplace. Emphasis is placed on making diversity in organizations a positive attribute, dispelling myths and misperceptions about diversity issues, and databased research about diversity. Participants will establish a solid perspective on the various aspects of organizational diversity, including why diversity is important for organizations, recruiting, retaining, and effectively and fairly utilizing a diverse workforce, and legislation related to diversity. Upon completion of the course, the student will have a greater understanding of diversity and how to make it a positive force in his/her existence. Students will build in-depth knowledge of key racial/ethnic groups, sex and gender, religion, work and family, weight and appearance, physical and mental ability, and sexual orientation. Students will also learn how to become a diversity-friendly employer, include workers often devalued, and how both dominant and non-dominant group members can work to effect change.

Prerequisite(s): None

Course Outcomes/Procedures: LED1462 Diversity Issues In Leadership Course Procedure  

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