How Fostering a Culture of Diverse and Inclusive Workplaces Can Enrich Project Management
Type: Symposium Track Session Track: Project Management
Monday October 30 1:15pm to 2:15pm Credits: 1 PMI PDU - Leadership
Diversity and Inclusion (D & I) training is foundational to any organizational commitment to people development as it speaks to the rapidly growing diversity within our society. We can transform our tendency to “make assumptions” regarding our colleagues’ viewpoints, lifestyles, or languages toward productive and co-creative inclusivity. This session is designed to assist participants reposition unconscious biases and navigate the murky waters that embracing diversity presents us with. Although the navigation may be uncomfortable initially, our work together will highlight the organizational (performance and productivity) and personal benefits realized through investing in cultural inclusivity.
Identify unconscious biases that constrain working relationships
Learn how to navigate the challenging road toward accepting and welcoming diversity and inclusion in your workplace
Understand the organizational and personal benefits that diversity affords organizations/professionals
Dr. Rob Hershorn Lead Consultant , RJ Consulting Dr. Rob Hershorn PhD, is a relational enhancement and workplace culture specialist that guides individuals and organizations with tools designed to authentically enhance teambuilding and leadership. He outlines steps to transform interpersonal dynamics through fine tuning communication and shifting conflict between staff and clients. His work with private and public organizations includes:
Tailor-Made Four Step “Relational Repositioning” Workshops, Emotional Intelligence, Difficult Conversations, Conflict Management, Diversity, Inclusion and Unconscious Bias, as well as Mediation.