This online certificate program, with all-new SkillSoft content, provides an overview of why diversity is so critical in a professional setting and shows how we can all become part of the solution by better understanding our own unconscious bias.

Intended Audience

EOD certificate programs are offered only to UT employees.

This certificate program is designed to benefit various levels of employees and supervisors who want to improve their awareness of diversity issues. The online learning approach is suitable for those who have unpredictable work schedules or other time commitments that prevent them from attending in-person training.

Curriculum

Participants will be assigned 6 online courses (3.25 total credit hours).

     Course Title Credit Hours
Getting Started:
     Diversity – Its Value in the Workplace 0.25
Embracing Inclusion:
     Bridging the Diversity Gap 0.5
Personal Awareness:
     Your Role in Workplace Diversity 0.5
Unconscious Bias:
     Understanding Unconscious Bias 0.5
Overcoming Your Own Unconscious Biases:
     Overcoming Your Own Unconscious Biases 0.5
Cross-Cultural Communication:
     Communicating Across Cultures 1

How to Enroll

Register for this certificate program inĀ K@TE, the learning management system. Once you log in with your NetID and password:

  1. Search in the top right search bar: “Diversity in the Workplace.”
  2. Click “Request.”
  3. Once you open the curriculum inside your transcript, you will see a list of the courses.
  4. You will need to click “Launch” in the drop-down menu to the right in order to start the first course.
  5. New courses will become available for you to launch as you complete previous courses in the curriculum.

Please email uteod@tennessee.edu with any questions.