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State of New Jersey, Civil Service Commission
Governor Phil Murphy • Lt.Governor Sheila Oliver
 
 

Scheduled Date:
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Location:
Mercer County Community College
1200 Old Trenton Rd
West Windsor, NJ 08550

Cost per person:  $159

Pre-requisite:
  None

Length:  6 hours

Time: 8:30am - 4:00pm

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Course Description

The workplace is comprised of diverse individuals who are expected to work together toward common goals. However, cultural differences may lead to cultural clashes and challenges. Even so, when individuals learn to embrace the differences of their peers and overcome “blind spot” biases, a more productive and synergetic workplace emerges.

This one-day course is designed to enhance participants’ abilities to work more effectively in culturally diverse situations. Participants will discuss and examine unconscious bias, as well as their own cultural makeup, and explore practical strategies for contributing to a more inclusive and respectful workplace.

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Define diversity, inclusion, cultural intelligence, and other related terms
  • List the factors that contribute to cultural identity
  • Recognize the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace
  • Identify common barriers that hinder the success of diverse environments
  • Describe how the outsider vs. insider dynamic may be limiting inclusion
  • Explain how unconscious bias works
  • Identify different types of biases
  • Recognize how to disrupt bias thought processes
  • Discover ways to implement a proactive approach to diversity and inclusion through communication, understanding, and relationship building within the workplaces and the communities we serve
  • Identify steps to take if you experience or become aware of discrimination in the workplace
 
 
Registration

Please complete the HR-1 Training Authorization Form to request classroom training. Your direct supervisor, departmental training coordinator and fiscal officer must approve the form. HR-1's received without proper approval will be returned to the Department's Training Coordinator.

You are not scheduled for the requested classroom training until you receive an official email confirmation from CLIP.

Fax your form to 609-777-2336. For any questions, please call the Registration Team at 609-777-2225.

 

Training Authorization Form

 
 
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