Course Detail
Units:
3.0
Course Components:
Lecture
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Prerequisites: Full Major or Minor status in the School of Business OR Full Major status in Quantitative Analysis of Markets & Organizations OR Minor status in Leadership Studies OR Instructor Consent.
Requirement Designation:
Communication/Writing and Diversity
Description
In this course, students will learn how to manage diversity as a competitive advantage in business. Students will examine how the complexities of the primary dimensions of diversity, gender, race, national origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, and disabilities, operate within an organizational framework. The class uses a variety of discussions, facilitations, exercises, and cases analyses to help students gain an understanding of what it means to manage diversity on a systemic level. Specific attention is given to enhancing public speaking and writing skills. The class is open to all majors and both undergraduate and graduate students; the course is well suited for students in business, entrepreneurship, communication, human resources, gender studies, sociology, and psychology.