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DEI: Results or Resistance?
In-Person Tuesday 06/14/2022 07:30 AM - 08:30 AM   Add to calendar

Competencies: Business (Behavioral), Interpersonal (Behavioral), Leadership (Behavioral)
Workplace Application:
Join Stephen Paskoff, CEO of ELI, where he will share practical and effective ways to launch and implement diversity, equity, and inclusion training initiatives that bring people together, not drive them apart. 

Addressing diversity, equity, and inclusion within your organization is a business imperative.  But too often, DEI efforts designed to produce results create resistance instead. Join Stephen Paskoff, CEO of ELI, where he will share practical and effective ways to launch and implement diversity, equity, and inclusion training initiatives that bring people together, not drive them apart.  Attend this session to learn real-world steps to make diversity, equity and inclusion efforts more effective in terms of organizational and operational results.

Learning Objectives:

  • Avoid a diversity backlash which can undermine DEI objectives when implementing DEI training efforts.
  • Link DEI efforts to the overall company mission, vision, values, and organizational and operational results and why it's critical to do so.
  • Hear the importance of behavioral standards, not just aspirational expressions, for effective DEI in the workplace.
  • Navigate the expanding role of DEI issues in other business areas.
  • Discuss how DEI intersects with EEO and Affirmative Action initiatives.
  • Gain valuable insights into this crucial workplace issue.

In-person session offerings are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Stephen M. Paskoff, Esq. Photo
Presenter:
Stephen M. Paskoff, Esq., President & CEO,
Employment Learning Innovations Inc