What are the different types of diversity training?

The training can target different types of “diversity”, such as gender, race, ethnicity, demographic background, ability, health status (i.e. disability), and sexual orientation. It can be divided into awareness-based and skill-based training.

What is the goal of diversity training?

The purpose of diversity training is to increase participants’ cultural awareness, knowledge, and communication. Diversity training can benefit an organization by helping to prevent civil rights violations, increasing the inclusion of different identity groups, and promoting better teamwork.

How do you provide diversity training?

How to make your diversity training successfulDevelop an understanding of diversity and inclusion training. Extend and maintain diversity and inclusion training over time. Tailor diversity and inclusion training to your company. Plan an integrated approach. Include workers of all levels. Hire an expert.

Do you think diversity training is effective?

Research shows that diversity training that focuses on specific aspects of diversity and their intersections (e.g., gender, race, sexual orientation, etc.) is more effective than those that use a broad approach.