SESSION FULL Start Here: Five Key Components for Building Your Best-Practice I&D Strategy*
Balcony IJK (Fourth Floor)
2.50 SHRM PDCs | Intended Audience: Beginner (Committing to I&D)
Gain the knowledge, tools and processes to build your own sustainable, organizationally sound, transformational strategy from the ground up.
*This session has limited space. All slots have been filled. Please note:This session is 2.5 hours. There will be a 15 minute break from 3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Launching an I&D strategy in any organization can be daunting. Where do you start? How do you know you'll make a difference? Effective I&D work starts with a comprehensive strategy that ties to the overall business outcomes and drives organizational success. This session will provide you with the knowledge, tools and processes to build your own sustainable, organizationally sound, transformational strategy from the ground up. We begin with the benefits of a transformational versus transactional approach, the basic components of a business case, an overview of the 13 areas of D&I programming, and an awareness of the stages of organizational I&D competence. Together with an analysis of their own organizational needs and examples of case studies, you will be given tools and templates to produce your own best-practice strategy.
- Explain a practical definition of workplace inclusion, cultural competence and transformational diversity.
- Understand the 13 best-practice areas of I&D programming.
- Obtain a template to create your organizational business case for I&D.
- Explain best-practice steps for both a needs assessment and strategy development.