Full course description
What are the practical implications of more diversity and inclusion in the workplace?
Promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace is all about human rights. At its core, this means that all people have the right to be treated equally at work with the same opportunities and privileges.
Not only is this the right thing for the employee, promoting diversity and inclusion can also have benefits for the employer, with many organisations now recognising that diverse teams are more productive and successful than homogenous ones.
This credential is the third in a series and consolidates and builds on the knowledge gained in the Diversity & Inclusion in Practice - Essentials and Extend courses.
In the Deep Dive credential, you will explore the practical outcomes of diversity and inclusion in the workplace, drawing on the experiences of presenters and other participants. You will get the opportunity to use the skills and knowledge you have gained to develop and present your own plan for implementing change in the workplace.
This credential is particularly suitable for:
- HR professionals responsible for improving their workplace diversity and inclusion practices
- Organisations and government departments committed to embedding diversity and inclusion into the workplace.
By completing this credential you will learn to:
- critically review the practices in your own workplace that may inhibit diversity and inclusion.
- plan diversity and inclusion practices suitable for your workplace.
To successfully complete this credential, you are required to pass a final assessment. Assessment for this course is based on the preparation and delivery of a presentation to other participants on the diversity and inclusion change that will be implemented in your workplace (10 minutes).
Sessional Academic, School of Media, Creative Arts and Social Inquiry
Mx Misty Farquhar OAM is a Lecturer and PhD Researcher at Curtin University's Centre for Human Rights Education. Locally and nationally, they are active in community outreach, education, and advocacy efforts. They have presented as an invited speaker at conferences around Australia and consulted on diversity and inclusion within a range of organisations. Prior to commencing their work with the Centre for Human Rights Education, Misty held community and organisational development leadership positions across sectors.
Co-Director of the Centre for Human Rights Education
At the Centre for Human Rights Education, Caroline teaches human rights and engages in research and advocacy in public policy and the experiences of people seeking asylum in Australia. She has been a regular visitor to some of WA’s sites of immigration detention and written extensively about the i mpacts on people seeking asylum of indefinite detention, being released into the community with minimal supports, and living on a temporary visa. Caroline has also been involved with a range of community groups and human rights campaigns over the past three decades. She is currently a Board Member of the Refugee Council of Australia and Co-Convenor of the WA Refugee and People Seeking Asylum Network, and continues to work alongside people seeking asylum and WA, national and regional refugee support organisations and activists to advocate for the right to seek asylum.
Once you successfully complete and pass the final assessment, you'll earn a digital badge that is instantly shareable to your social networks (including LinkedIn) which showcases your new skills and knowledge mastery.
This credential is immersive and offers a high-level learning in a discipline, and is built on your extensive experience in the same or similar area.
You will also earn 5 credit points which are in line with Australian Qualification Framework Level 8 criteria, ensuring comprehensive theoretical and/or technical knowledge of the credential.
Curtin Credentials focus on five themes, which have been carefully curated based on what's most relevant and valuable to professionals today, and in the future. This credential fits within the following theme:
Develop positive, sustainable, resilient and inclusive traits to guide your life, career, and organisational directions. Learn what it takes to motivate and inspire in a contemporary business setting.
Thrive and adapt in the changing world of work by developing and broadening your skillset in a range of areas including work design and cognitive flexibility.
*Curtin may cancel or reschedule a credential at any time and for any reason as it sees fit. The Start Date and the other details of this credentials are provided as a general guide only and may change from time to time.
✝This credential involves one day of instruction, however to pass and gain five credit points, you will need to commit further time to complete the full set of learning activities including (but not limited to) self-guided study and research, extension readings, activities and the final assessment activity.
^A mix of online and face-to-face learning.
§Price subject to change. Please check price at time of purchase.