Prerequisites: Full Major or Minor status in the School of Business OR Instructor Consent.
Communication/Writing and Diversity
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 course 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; and is well suited for students in business, entrepreneurship, communication, human resources, gender studies, sociology, and psychology.