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PFS 825 Communication Practices for Inclusive Organizations

PFS 825.  Communication Practices for Inclusive Organizations.  3 Credits.     

This course examines the challenges and opportunities facing individuals in organizations. Weekly discussion and assignments will examine the challenges and opportunities employees/members face based on navigating organizational structures, workplace cultures and leadership actions. Participants will develop strategies to build inclusive workplace around race, gender, age, sexuality, (dis)ability, socioeconomic status, and other social identities. Challenges and opportunities related to intersectional identities will be explored as well. The class has an applied, practical focus featuring weekly guest speakers and focus on becoming more aware of forms of personal privilege and becoming advocates for meaningful change within organizations.