Diversity Training in the Workplace
Diversity Builder, Inc. provides specialized workplace diversity training classes with intentional cultural outcomes to improve performance, innovation, teamwork, and an contribute to the employees’ sense of belonging. Our diversity trainers are located throughout the country and have experience in specialty areas such as cultural competency, DE&I leadership, and bystander intervention. Diversity Builder has found that the most effective DE&I classes are those which are customized and tailored for the employees and leadership. Awareness and sensitivity training concepts lay a great foundation from which to build layers of understanding to create inclusive teams and cultures at work.
- Interactive onsite diversity training at your location
- Live webinar training for engaging distance learning
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Our most requested workplace diversity training topics include:
- Implicit bias resolution
- Inclusive communication
- Supporting Gender Identity and Expression (pronouns, transgender non-binary inclusion training)
- Brave and inclusive conversations
- Conflict resolution
- Understanding Intersectionality Class
- Inclusive communication
- LGBTQ+ inclusion
- Excellence in leadership
- Microaggression training
- Bystander intervention
- Respect in the workplace (harassment prevention and diversity equity and inclusion class)
- Americans with Disabilities Act ADA awareness training
- Religious diversity
- Cultural communication
- Five generations in the workplace
- Attracting and retaining a diverse workforce including how to recruit and keep diverse talent
- Diversity 101 sensitivity and awareness focus
Diversity training in the workplace
Building inclusive cultures where employees feel safe to be their authentic selves
Employment and Labor Law Training in Nashville, TN
Diversity Builder offers Labor Law training in Nashville, TN and nationwide. If you need EEOC or Harassment Prevention or other training onsite or online, contact our trainers.
Diversity Builder customizes all DE&I live classes based on the needs of your organization. Our employment and labor law training curriculum has been designed by experienced employment law attorneys; our labor law training is performed by a practicing attorney.
The Labor Law Series topics include: • ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) law training for human resource managers and staff • Hiring and firing labor laws • FMLA employee training presentation • ADEA Failure to Hire • ADEA - Avoid a Liability • ADEA and schedule of benefits training for human resource staff • United States federal labor laws • ADEA and 65 and retiree medical and termination • Salary as a basis for discharge decisions under the ADEA • Avoiding litigation in your industry • How to treat employees to prevent retaliation/reprisal claims• well workplaces • FMLA training for HR staff
While headquartered in Nashville, TN, Diversity Builder will travel to businesses and organizations for onsite training classes and has trainers in most metropolitan cities including New York City, Seattle, Dallas, Houston, Chicago, St. Louis, Baltimore, Washington, DC, Tampa, San Diego, and Los Angeles.
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Other workplace and diversity training classes Diversity Builder Nashville, TN (615) 424-2323
Conflict Management Training
Diversity Builder offers Conflict Management and Conflict Resolution training nationwide.
Our conflict curriculum has been designed by experienced trainers using effective workplace communication techniques with a focus on teaching strategies to successfully resolve conflict and have positive outcomes such as innovation, collaboration, and trust-building. Our curriculum teaches conflict resolution best practices and offers a variety of conflict management approaches and strategies that have proven effective. Learn about the 5 dysfunctions of a team and the 4 stages of conflict to support your team in transformation and problem resolution. Take Diversity Builder’s conflict style assessment to learn how you approach conflict and how that impacts your team and coworkers. Conflict has a diversity, equity and inclusion component. Want to learn your team’s style of conflict resolution? Take our conflict management assessment.
Conflict Training Leadership Series
Many employees see conflict as a negative. Research and studies have shown that conflict can have value to a team or organization. From conflict great ideas, team building, and innovation can emerge. The key to success is in how conflict is navigated. During times of collaboration, management or dealing with difficult co-workers, conflict as some level often arises. In our customized training classes, learners will receive practical strategies to face the complexity of conflict in the workplace using proven effective communication and interpersonal skills. Through this class managers can learn to prepare and manage conflict within performance review meetings, among different and diverse teams, and with external partners. The trainer will develop industry-based activities and exercises to help integrate and implement action plans using tools acquired into the workplace. In the following series, many leaders choose Team Building or Clifton StrengthsFinder training.
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Recent Statistics about Workplace Conflict
Recent studies reported in Human Resources (HR) Magazine show that managers and business leaders spend 25 to 42% of their time dealing with conflict. Conflict within the workplace and in commercial settings can prove to be stressful and particularly costly for organizations and individuals. Issues related to employee/employer problems, disputes between merchants and suppliers, and conflicts among business executives can often lead to expensive and time-consuming litigation and loss of valuable, professional relationships and business agreements. The hidden costs of conflict include unproductive work time, increased attrition, decreased engagement, employee theft, reduced workplace motivation, higher health-related expenses, and lower workplace attendance.
Teaching Diversity and Inclusion Through Storytelling and the Arts
Here is the response to this exciting diversity program from a recent client: "Let me express my appreciation for Diversity in Motion performance at our Conference in Atlanta. Your diverse talents provided an entertaining Message with a wallop. Your improvisational skits relating to ideas from the audience showed true genius. The employees who attended the conference clearly resonated with your message of unity and caring among all people."
Betty Bland, President of The Theosophical Society in America Diversity in Motion is a unique storytelling and song diversity program for corporate events or school programs, highlighting the value of diversity in the world. The program encourages diversity, inclusion and high-performance teams, by breaking down barriers of separation.
Diversity in Motion moves its participants at the level of heart and soul while facilitating transformation on this deeper level through the telling of personal songs and stories. As we break down the barriers of habitual belief systems- those comprised of judgment and assumption, we are truly able to connect with understanding, respect, and compassion. Let us celebrate the richness that diversity brings to our world! The fact is- we can’t survive without it. Vivian Slade, Marquetta Dupree, and Angela Holley comprise the 3-member group.
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Marquetta Dupree has worked for the International Black Youth Summit as a facilitator helping to bring into being their vision for the community and the world. She has trained for 10 years in African Dance and has just finished teaching a year of African Inspired Dance classes. She spends as much time as she can singing, dancing, and telling stories while practicing the art of living in the “present moment”.
She describes the new program as follows, "Diversity in motion is a space of healing that is created through the art of story, song, and dance. Having love and understanding will allow peace to run wild in this world."
Angela Holley Bennet is a graduate of Interplay’s Leadership program, a path of spontaneously embodying and creating art from life through playing with song, story, and dance in solo, partner and group play.
She received her educational undergraduate degree from Michigan State University in Theatre Arts with an emphasis in performance and arts management. In addition to acting and her diversity in motion program she is both a producer and director. She won the Actress of the Year award and Best Actress in a Comedy, as well as drama. She currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia and is SAG eligible.
She is creator of the critically acclaimed Holley’s Country Follies and Wildwood Flowers: The June Carter Musical , and starred in the lead of South Pacific’s US tour). Bennet is an award-winning actress/singer who has been in show business for over 20 years.
Angela Bennet states, "Diversity in Motion moves its participants toward building high performance teams, by bringing diverse groups to a recognition of commonality. It helps us look at the roots or our prejudices and celebrate the richness our differences bring to the world through song and story."
Vivian Slade began her career as a musician in 1998, touring the southe and easte US through 2000. As a solo guitarist/vocalist, she received excellent reviews and airplay on indie and college radio. Vivian (who currently lives in Nashville, TN with her husband, two daughters and large dog) teaches private voice lessons as well as group sessions on how to use the voice to bring more joy and abundance into one’s life. Vivian continues to perform in Nashville as a jazz vocalist, independent rock/pop artist and children’s theatre enthusiast. She has recently begun work on her third album and is particularly excited about this newest project, Diversity In Motion.
Slade states, "I can think of no better way to create connection and bring healing to our relationships than through the use of music, story and dance."
New Supervisor Workplace Training
Diversity Builder's specialized supervisory training programs are customized to meet specific needs of new supervisors. The programs are designed for managers who may not have had any supervisor training before and wish to build new skills. These classes are also ideal for high performing team members (HIPO) who will likely be promoted to a supervisory position. Diversity Builder offers training in the following topic areas:
Supervisory Training for Human Resource Management
Customer Service Training
How to Effectively Hold Performance Review Discussions
Effective Communication in the Workplace
Establishing and Maintaining Trust
How to Work Best with Different Generations
How to Build an Inclusive Environment
Avoiding Sexual Harassment at Work
New Supervisor Orientation
Have a team of new managers in Nashville? Utilize our New Supervisor Training Program.
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Diversity Builder Online Sensitivity Courses
Diversity Builder has developed a top online diversity program focused on resolving unconscious bias and designed to increase employee sense of belonging and move toward an inclusive culture. Topics include racial and gender diversity changes, awareness and resolution of unconscious bias, cultural sensitivity. how to stop microaggressions and communicate inclusively. The course is a best-seller for its interactivity, workplace tools and templates, and calls to action for employees. We can host the class or our online platform or package it for your learning management system (LMS). The program is self-paced and learners can stop and start again and pick up the sensitivity training where they left off. Full reporting is available as are customized email instructions for your employees.
Does Diversity Training Work
Studies have shown that diversity and sensitivity training courses can be beneficial and contribute to workplace culture. It is essential the training is actionable and employees understand future expectations around communication and behavior. Some of these details can be communicated in a diversity statement or during the new hire onboarding process. Support and ongoing efforts from leadership are also key components to success.
Benefits of Diversity Training
Once your company or organization has established a program that aligns with your company values, diversity statement, and the cultural attributes you are seeking, a number of benefits emerge
- Elevated Engagement
- Reduction in Harassment Claims
- Attract Top Talent
- Longer Retention
- Improved Team and Individual Performance
- Increased Innovation
* Certificates of completion will be issued upon successful employee completion of our online sensitivity and harassment courses. Are you looking for a web-based training solution for an individual or a group? Has a violation of policy occurred in which training is needed or required immediately? Call (615) 823-1717 to speak to our team directly.
Rod Enterprises /Diversity Graphics specializes in MultiCultural and diversity related graphics. Rod Enterprises carefully selects aspiring artist for each commemorative project from our respective ethnic population being honored in the corresponding celebration. This policy insures a design which is a symbolic interpretation of the cultural beliefs and traditions found within each distinct culture.
The result is collectable pieces of art.
Be sure to see posters and buttons available to for National Aids Awareness Day, National Native American Month, National Gay and Lesbian Month, and National Hispanic Heritage Month.
Harassment Prevention Training
Diversity Builder offers Sexual Harassment Prevention group training nationwide. We also offer compliant online courses. We customize all classes based on the needs of your organization. Our curriculum has been designed by leading scholars The Sexual Harassment Prevention onsite training combines instructor-facilitated discussions, group exercises, and case studies to created a dynamic and effective training for managers and/or staff.
The sexual harassment prevention course covers:
* The legal definition and recognition of sexual harassment
* Legal implications of sexual harassment
* How to identify and prevent sexual harassment in the workplace
* The procedure for filing a sexual harassment complaint
* The manager's role in sexual harassment
* Sexual harassment corrective action* Scenarios and case studies.
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Note: Diversity Builder recommends an effective and widely shared sexual harassment policy within the workplace to prevent a hostile work environment and and avoid employee claims. Our workshop provides valuable protection to your company, which helps keep the company free of discrimination and workplace sexual harassment.
Team Building Training - Diversity Builder offers conflict management courses onsite. Our experience conflict trainers specialize in the following:
Diversity Builder believes the success of an organization results from the ability of its workforce to build effective teams. Diversity Builder’s team building training yields heightened organizational performance, increased creativity and brainstorming, improved accuracy and problem solving, and higher job satisfaction. Diversity Builder understands every business is different and seeks unique outcomes. Our trainers customize each team workshop is customized to meet specific organization and team needs. Diversity Builder uses the latest technologies available coupled with relevant and impactful experiential learning activities that promote analytical thinking and innovative problem solving.