Diversity & Inclusion for HR: Autism at Work
Autism at Work
In this course, you will explore the emerging initiatives in technology to actively recruit and hire individuals on the Autism Spectrum. The course will encourage you to assess implications for human resource policies and practices in this area. You will then look into the opportunities and challenges encountered across the employment process in designing and implementing these kinds of initiatives, and evaluate the importance of creating a workplace culture that embraces a diverse workforce, including individuals with disabilities, and those who are neuro-atypical.
This course focuses on effective recruitment, screening, selection, orientation, on-the-job training, and preparatory supervisor and workforce training for neurodiverse employees. You will build a workplace culture inclusive of individuals who are neurodiverse with considerations for career advancement, retention, and performance management. You will also build internal and external support systems to support success for those employees. Finally, you will use metrics and analytics to determine the program's effectiveness at the individual and organizational levels.
Key Course Takeaways
Develop a business case for making neurodiversity part of your organization's overall employment strategy
Recognize the challenges and opportunities associated with the hiring of neurodiverse talent
Assess technology options to successfully recruit, interview, and onboard needed talent that includes neurodiverse people
Identify supervisors and other leaders within your organization who are flexible, willing, and motivated to work with neurodiverse staff
Address perceptions among management and staff to improve inclusivity in your workplace
Implement a process that fosters awareness, acceptance, and appreciation of neurodiverse employees among staff
Use metrics and analytics to track, assess, and quantify your organization's progress
Applies Toward the Following Certificates
- Diversity and Inclusion for HR