Creating and Sustaining an Inclusive Workplace

Diverse and inclusive workplace cultures support greater employee engagement, innovation and productivity. This interactive workshop explores why that is and how teams can achieve higher performance through inclusivity. 

The 21st century workplace is fast-moving, diverse, and filled with emerging challenges never seen before.  One of the most complex issues facing today’s manager is how to integrate members of a diverse and talented workforce into productive and efficient teams.  A primary factor of success is an organization’s ability to build and maintain a culture of acceptance and commitment to inclusivity. By the end of this one-day course, gain a better understanding of identity issues and how they show up in the workplace and a toolkit of best practices to readily implement.


Section Instructor Format Schedule start date
PHRD1606.F18.1 Kim Scates On-campus 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, November 2, 2018

Instructor: Kim Scates

Kim Scates is passionate about how teams can work better together. She has 20 years of experience in professional sales for leading media conglomerates, and she is the founder of the Libra Project, a multi-day workshop providing a platform for college students to engage around issues of identity, equity, and inclusion. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Texas Christian University with a minor in women's studies. 

Term: Fall 2018

Start Date: Nov. 02, 2018

End Date: Nov. 02, 2018

Schedule: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Length: One Friday

Fee: $250

Rice faculty, staff and alumni: $225

CEUs: 0.8

SHRM PDCs: 0.8

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