Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Courses

Engage in and advance the conversation on diversity, equity and inclusion by taking a course through Professional & Organizational Development (POD). Visit the online POD course catalog to see which courses are offered this quarter and to register.

DEI-focused offerings

Addressing Discrimination and Harassment (offered quarterly)
Conversations About Race in the Workplace (typically offered summer and winter quarters)
Creating an Inclusive Workplace Through Emotional Intelligence (typically offered spring and autumn quarters)
Cultivating Cultural Competence (typically offered summer and winter quarters)
The Erosion of Empathy (typically offered autumn quarter)
Leadership for a Global Perspective (typically offered spring and autumn quarters)
Race, Bias, and Dissonance (typically offered spring and autumn quarters)
Supervising in a Diverse Workplace (typically offered summer and winter quarters)
Working across Generations (typically offered summer and winter quarters)

Other POD classes that address aspects of diversity, equity and inclusion

Building a Positive Work Culture (offered quarterly)
Courageous Collaboration (typically offered spring and autumn quarters)
Employment Law and UW Policies (typically offered spring and autumn quarters)
Peer Coaching (typically offered spring and autumn quarters)
Respectful Partnerships (typically offered spring and autumn quarters)
Training, Coaching, and Mentoring for Success (typically offered spring and autumn quarters)

In addition to the courses listed above, the Strategic Leadership Program also includes a diversity component; invitations for participation come from POD based on established criteria that includes a supervisor’s number of direct reports.