Diversity & Inclusion for HR: Workplace Disability Inclusion

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Workplace Disability Inclusion

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.

Key Course Takeaways

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

Applies Toward the Following Certificates
  • Diversity and Inclusion for HR

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