PERS 020 - Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Starter Pack
Equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) knowledge is fast becoming an important skillset in Canadian workplaces and communities. Everyone can benefit from developing an inclusive mindset and building advocacy skills while empowering themselves and others to engage thoughtfully, empathetically and respectfully with people in their communities. Through this course, you’ll learn approaches and strategies to advance EDI in your workplace and personal circles. These microlessons introduce you to important definitions and concepts in EDI, provide self-awareness tools, and present strategies to advance inclusion and equity.
This course was made possible thanks to funding from the Government of Alberta.
Earn a SAIT micro-credential
This course qualifies for the SAITMicro badge. Students who successfully complete this course with a final grade of A- (80%) or higher will earn a micro-credential and receive a shareable digital badge. Learn more.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
identify principles of and approaches to equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace
examine strategies and behaviours that mitigate biases, stereotypes, and microaggressions
describe principles and approaches of intersectionality and inclusion in the workplace
describe the impacts of ableism and strategies for inclusion
apply strategies and approaches for turning allyship into action
discover strategies to create an inclusive workplace for the 2SLGBTQ+ community
- explain the purpose and benefits of decolonization and implement decolonization approaches and practices in the workplace
apply strategies and approaches for moving towards anti-racism.