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Respect and Inclusion in the Workplace: Online Training

Diversity and inclusion are about embracing the many ways we differ from each other. This includes factors like ethnicity, culture, religion, gender, sexual orientation and sexual identity.

This self-paced online training examines acceptable and unacceptable attitudes and behaviours. The focus is on practical strategies that support diversity and inclusion and foster respectful workplaces.

*This course is endorsed by Safety Services Canada as an important component of occupational health and safety training.

Respect and Inclusion in the Workplace

What participants will learn in this online course:

      • The benefits of diversity and inclusion in the workplace and the characteristics of a respectful workplace
      • Personal attitudes and behaviours that reflect consideration for others
      • Simple, practical strategies to ensure that cross-cultural conversations are respectful
      • How to recognize unacceptable workplace behaviours, including discrimination, harassment and bullying
      • How to respond appropriately to unacceptable workplace behaviours, whether as the target, the accused or a bystander

The Participant Experience

Start now

The learning experience is 100% online. Start immediately.

Learn at your own pace

Move through content materials at a pace that matches your learning style and prior knowledge of the diversity and inclusion topic.

Use any device

Responsive design lets you learn using any computer, smartphone or tablet.

Get A Certificate of Completion

As soon as you pass mandatory testing, you can download a Certificate of Completion that includes your name and the date of training.

Enjoy the experience

Learning doesn’t need to be boring! We keep you engaged, with interactive exercises, pop up quizzes, scenario activities, and more.

The Administrator Experience

Record keeping is easy

Our Employer Console lets you easily order and distribute online training units, track individual and group progress, download Certificates of Completion, and more. And for larger employers, we offer customized learning portals that can be linked to an existing LMS.

Buy when it matches your budget, train when it matches your needs

PIN/Password combinations are not considered ‘used’ until someone signs in and sets up their student account. So, you can purchase online training whenever you like. Use units immediately or keep them for later use. It’s up to you.

All you need is an internet connection

Participants can take DEI training from work or home. The only requirement is an internet connection and access to any smartphone, tablet, or computer.

Discounts and licensing agreements are available

Discounts make it affordable for employers, nonprofits, schools, etc., to offer DEI training. Contact us to discuss your needs.

Courses can be customized

We can tailor images and text for a particular audience. And we can add policy sign off options and specific DEI resources that are important to your group.

Flexible Purchasing Options

If you're purchasing diversity and inclusion training for yourself or a small group (1 - 10), Buy Now is the perfect option. When your online purchase is complete, you will receive your PIN/Password combination(s) via email.  Online training can begin immediately and each participant can download a Certificate of Completion as soon as they pass mandatory testing.

If you're purchasing DEI training as an employer, or on behalf of an organization, you may want to contact us before completing your purchase. Depending on your needs, we can set up an Employer Account or a Customized Campus, where you can easily track group and individual progress. Discounts and licensing agreements are available based on the number of participants.

Retail Price: $39.95

Discounts are available to organizations. Contact us to learn more.  

Download Respect and Inclusion in the Workplace: Online Training Course Outline

Makes training new staff easy

"We had a wonderful experience using CDI training courses. They set us up with a customized platform that makes training new staff easy, and their client support is great. Nationwide Appraisals and TNG are committed to supporting respectful, inclusive workplaces. Having access to CDI courses 24/7 is very valuable."

Colleen Colman, Director, Human Resources
The Nationwide Group

Cost-effective, comprehensive training

"Ontario Trillium Foundation was looking for cost-effective, comprehensive training for our staff to help us continue to build an inclusive workplace. The Canadian Diversity Initiative was very responsive, and we went with their Respect and Inclusion in the Workplace e-learning course. We received very positive feedback from staff, and we all learned new ways of enacting our commitment to inclusion."

Michelle Martin, Manager of Organizational Learning
Ontario Trillium Foundation