Summer DE&I Courses from LPD

Check out the latest free DE&I training courses offered by the U-M Learning and Professional Development’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Training and Education program.

Business Case for Diversity

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Photo credit: Thinkstock/Ildo Frazao

What is diversity? Why does it matter? And how can we increase it and keep it? This session will use examples from businesses, the military, and other entities, while also highlighting cutting edge research to prove the value of diversity.

Offered: 6/20, 7/19

Change it Up

Change it Up! brings bystander intervention skills to the University of Michigan community for the purpose of building inclusive, respectful, and safe communities. It is based on a nationally recognized four-stage bystander intervention model that helps individuals intervene in situations that negatively impact individuals, organizations, and the campus community.

Offered: 6/9 and 7/21

Disability Awareness and Etiquette

If you are providing a service, it is important to know the best ways to communicate with and about individuals who may have disabilities. This session will help you understand how best to serve individuals with disabilities, and will also give you some etiquette pointers that you can use in your everyday life.

Offered: 6/21, 7/19

Intercultural Awareness

There are many hidden ways that culture influences behavior. Starting with an understanding of American culture, this session focuses on cultural differences between countries and how “common sense” assumptions we make about others may be flawed.

Offered: 6/20, 7/19

Unconscious Bias in Everyday Life

The unconscious mind is a powerful and intrinsic force in helping to shape our overall behavior in our everyday lives. This interactive session is designed to examine how unconscious bias can affect one’s perceptions, decisions, and interactions

Offered: 6/20, 7/20, 7/27

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