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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 focuses on practical strategies that foster respectful workplaces. Respect and Inclusion in the Workplace is endorsed by Safety Services Canada as an important component of occupational health and safety training.

You can purchase one or more units of this DEI course now and start training right away. But if you're purchasing training for your organization, we recommend setting up an employer account first. Employers get a discount of 20% or more plus a FREE employer console that makes it easy to order, distribute, and manage diversity and inclusion training.

Note: Canadian Diversity Initiative courses are created, reviewed, and maintained by real people. These are not AI generated courses.

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

Download the course outline

The Participant Experience

Start now.
The learning experience is 100% online. You can start as soon as you receive your PIN/password via email.

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 training topic. If you need to pause, the course will remember where you left off - and take you back to that point when you return.

Use any device.
Responsive design lets you learn using any computer, tablet, or smartphone. So long as you have an internet connection, you're good to go!

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 try hard to keep you engaged, with interactive exercises, pop up quizzes, scenario activities, and more. And you can choose to turn audio on, or off, to match your preferences.

The Employer Experience

Use your FREE employer console to easily manage DEI training.
Employer accounts include an administrative console that lets you easily order and distribute training, track individual and group progress, and manage DEI training records.

Get a 20% discount (or more) on all purchases.
Discounts make it affordable for employers, nonprofits, schools, etc., to offer diversity and inclusion training. Contact us to discuss your needs.

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.

Give employees flexibility when choosing where to train.
Individuals can train from work or home. The only requirement is an internet connection and access to a smartphone, tablet, or computer.

Create a customized DEI HUB.
Are you a large employer? We can create a customized DEI HUB, branded with your colours, logos, and messaging. Courses can be linked to policy sign offs and other specific DEI resources. And we can work with stakeholders to create customized DEI training, if that's what you require.

Price and Purchasing Options

Unit Price: $44.95

Employer discounts of 20% or more are available.

Download the course outline for Respect and Inclusion in the Workplace

Note: Respect and Inclusion in the Workplace is available in French through our employer accounts.

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