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Managing Diversity and Inclusion

R 19,999 R 13,999
Starts 17th August

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Course Details

Drive and cultivate a diverse and inclusive workplace while supporting business growth and performance

Diversity and inclusion are essential in business today to create a cohesive, safe and happier environment in which individuals across different backgrounds can comfortably and confidently harness their talents and skillsets.

Integrate wider and dynamic perspectives across multiple people, cultures and experiences to fully understand your workforce and customers for a successful business place.

Who will benefit from this course?

  • Employees wanting to gain a deeper understanding of diversity and inclusion
  • Business leaders 
  • Executives and managers 
  • Team leaders in a position to advance their understanding of inclusive and diverse leadership in the workplace

What will I learn?

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be equipped to:

  • Explain key concepts that relate to diversity, both as it affects individuals and an organisation
  • Recognise positionality, identity and personality within the context of understanding diversity
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and discuss gender and gender dynamics in the workplace
  • Describe racism, identify racism in action and engage in conversations about race and racism
  • Engage in discussions about further facets of diversity, including neurodiversity, and discussions of diversity in the international space
  • Identify diversity outcomes they aspire to as a leader and how to implement diversity and inclusion strategies in the workplace

Course breakdown

Week 1 - Orientation to Managing Diversity and Inclusion

Week 2 - Introduction to key diversity concepts

Week 3 - Positionality, identity and personality maturity

Week 4 - Understanding gender

Week 5 - Talking about racism

Week 6 - Diversity beyond race and gender 

Week 7 - Inclusion

Is this right for me?

Business leaders will gain the tools and insight to examine their biases, stereotypes and habits to successfully acknowledge and respect the dynamic strengths of each individual in the workplace and create a successful environment for the team to grow within. 

On successful completion of the course, participants will be issued with a Certificate of Completion of a dually accredited course with Coventry University (microcredentials in the UK) and as a registered skills programme which derives credits from a select set of unit standards that make up the National Certificate in Generic Management SAQA ID: 59201 accredited by SABPP in South Africa.

Course details

Managing Diversity and Inclusion

Registrations Close:

10 August 2022

Start Date:

17 August 2022


7 weeks


R 19,999


15 - 18 hours

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Payment options

Our payment options offer you a convenient, affordable, and easy way to pay off your online course with monthly interest-free instalments. Track your payment history, minimise the stress of manual payments and tailor your payments to fit your lifestyle. Enrolment is available at 20% of the course fee + R500 once-off admin fee (subject to the 4-month payment plan). Speak to our enrolment team to find out more

  • A Credit Card payment is the easiest way to ensure an effortless transaction. We accept credit card payments from VISA and Mastercard. We accept a small, 25% initial instalment to enrol and start your course with us.
  • An electronic funds transfer (EFT) allows a simple and effective payment process between two parties by using electronic signals to transfer money. EFT payment options allow for affordable instalments through payment plans and monthly instalments. On EFT, enrolment is available at 25% of the course fee.
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Course faculty

Julia Kukard (BA (Hons), MA, MBA)

Julia is a leadership, management and diversity professional with 30 years of international facilitation and consulting experience. Her areas of expertise include DEI assessment and strategy, as well as leadership maturity. She works as a coach, psychotherapist and facilitator and has worked with the enneagram for 28 years and the leadership maturity framework since 2009.

Lwando Scott (PhD)

Lwando Scott is a Next Generation Scholar at the Centre for Humanities Research (CHR) at the University of the Western Cape. Lwando is currently working on the Transformative Constitutionalism platform at the CHR. Through this platform, Lwando is engaging law, humanities, and technologies, to think about the complexities of South Africa’s transition and transformation. Lwando is a diversity practitioner focusing on many aspects of difference, specialising in race, class, gender, and sexuality.

Dr Claire Kelly (PhD MPhil)

Dr Claire Kelly is the Faculty Programme Manager for Transformation at Stellenbosch University, South Africa, where she also served as Acting Head of the Transformation Office from 2019 to October 2020, and an independent diversity, inclusion and transformation specialist. She has a long-standing interest in diversity, inclusion and transformation, having both taught and conducted research in the area. She has taught at UCT, the UCT Graduate School of Business and Stellenbosch University at both undergraduate and post graduate levels, in the areas of intercultural communication and critical diversity literacy.