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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Online DEI Training

Diverse, inclusive organizations are proven to attract and retain the best talent, and provide better service to their customers. NovoEd’s capability-based platform enables diversity and inclusion training in the context of your business, elevating its status as a core organizational capability. You’ll rapidly scale your DEI learning programs to bring more voices to the table, build a robust culture, and allow for intentional growth and innovation, as well as superior financial performance.

Build an inclusive, diverse culture

The business results are in, and they’re conclusive: Strategic corporate diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives are a key driver of innovation — as much as 75% more likely to see ideas turn into measurable results. But the crucial connections that attract diverse talent, encourage participation, and foster innovation must happen not through representation only, but through inclusion.

Bring context to your training

Develop a training program that incorporates your company’s unique values, cultures, and employee needs. Bridge divides across a diverse, distributed workforce and customer base, with online diversity training created in the context of your unique business.

“NovoEd provides a superior interactive and social learner experience with peer-to-peer learning, manager coaching and feedback, and opportunities for meaningful application.”

Ed Emde, CEO, Wilson Learning

Engage differing perspectives

Create a safe space online for discussion and collaboration among peers with various points of view on cultural and gender differences, unconscious biases, and other important DEI topics. Support learning with guidance from mentors and experts, who model desired behaviors and attitudes, coach, and promote impact.

“I believe the power of the learner-centric experience created at PerkinElmer is the integration of social and collaborative features like threaded discussion, mentoring capabilities, and leaderboards which have been key in building our employees’ skills and capabilities.”

Jennifer Sullivan, Chief Learning Officer, PerkinElmer

Scale your DEI learning experiences

NovoEd’s collaborative learning platform enables the deep, contextualized learning previously found only through in-person workshops. Significantly expand the reach of your diversity and inclusion training to rapidly transform culture on a larger scale.

“NovoEd is an experiential platform. When bringing the classroom experience online, we wanted our employees to retain the ability to reflect on their learning, apply new skills, engage with colleagues, and receive feedback.”

Sara Ley, Former Digital Learning and Technology Leader, GE

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is DEI training?

DEI training, which stands for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion training, is a structured educational program to promote awareness, understanding, and action on DEI matters within an organization. It typically covers unconscious bias, cultural competence, allyship, and creating an inclusive work environment. The training seeks to improve participants' knowledge, skills, and attitudes to create a more diverse and inclusive workplace culture where all employees are valued, respected, and have equal opportunities for growth and success.

Why is DEI training important?

DEI training can mitigate the impact of bias and discrimination in the workplace by raising awareness of unconscious biases and promoting understanding of diverse perspectives. It encourages employees to challenge their assumptions, develop empathy, and cultivate inclusive behaviors that promote participation and innovation. Ultimately, it helps organizations foster a culture of inclusivity, equity, and respect, positively impacting the ability to attract and retain talent.

Does DEI training work?

DEI training effectively drives positive change, with diverse organizations outperforming their peers in terms of profitability. It raises awareness and understanding of diversity issues among employees empowering individuals to recognize and challenge their biases, leading to more inclusive behaviors that support better decision-making.

What are the components of an effective DEI training program?

An effective program should comprehensively address unconscious bias, privilege, systemic inequities, intersectionality, cultural competency, inclusive communication, and creating an inclusive work environment. To maximize learning and retention, skilled facilitators in DEI should lead training, employing interactive and engaging methods such as group discussions, case studies, role-playing exercises, and real-life scenarios. Lastly, it should offer practical tools and strategies for promoting inclusivity and addressing bias that considers your organization's unique values, cultures, and employee needs.

How can I learn more about DEI training?

To learn more about DEI training, you can explore various resources at NovoEd, starting with this explainer. We offer resources focused on DEI, such as online courses, eBooks, and webinars featuring consultants or experts.