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Course Description

In this course, you will learn how to make disability inclusion an explicit part of your overarching business strategy. Starting with a a broad overview of the role HR professionals play in addressing this issue, you will maximize workplace disability inclusion and minimize disability discrimination across the employment process. You will discuss the importance of inclusion for people with disabilities, employers, and the business case for aligning disability inclusion with a company’s strategic human-capital, diversity, and customer-service imperatives. You will also dive into the implications of effective HR policies and practices in the recruitment and hiring process, career development and retention initiatives, and compensation and benefits programs. Finally you will utilize metrics and analytics to measure the employee benefit of inclusion in your organization.

Faculty Author

Dr. Susanne M. Bruyère

Benefits to the Learner

  • Emphasize the importance of a diverse workforce that includes individuals with disabilities
  • Examine HR policies and practices that facilitate effective recruitment and hiring of individuals with disabilities
  • Design and implement effective professional development, career advancement, performance management, and retention strategies for employees with disabilities
  • Develop strategies to counteract the biases faced by employees with disabilities and create a climate of inclusion
  • Use metrics to verify disability inclusion and equitable access to employment benefits
  • Execute progressive workplace policies and practices to minimize disability discrimination and maximize disability inclusion throughout the employment process

Target Audience

  • HR professionals

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Type
2 week
Dates
Mar 04, 2020 to Mar 17, 2020
Total Number of Hours
6.0
Course Fee(s)
Regular Price $769.00
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2 week
Dates
Apr 29, 2020 to May 12, 2020
Total Number of Hours
6.0
Course Fee(s)
Regular Price $769.00
Type
2 week
Dates
Jun 24, 2020 to Jul 07, 2020
Total Number of Hours
6.0
Course Fee(s)
Regular Price $769.00
Type
2 week
Dates
Aug 19, 2020 to Sep 01, 2020
Total Number of Hours
6.0
Course Fee(s)
Regular Price $769.00
Type
2 week
Dates
Oct 14, 2020 to Oct 27, 2020
Total Number of Hours
6.0
Course Fee(s)
Regular Price $769.00
Type
2 week
Dates
Dec 09, 2020 to Dec 22, 2020
Total Number of Hours
6.0
Course Fee(s)
Regular Price $769.00
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