The Idea Practice

Course Outline


This course will help you build knowledge on the topics of equity, diversity and inclusion.  You will develop skills, confidence and the capacity to make intentional changes in your workplace communication. Learners will earn a microcredential in Inclusive Communication Strategies.

The course consists of approximately 4 hours of asynchronous content and 4 hours of Q & A sessions with a facilitator. 

What You Will Learn

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • define diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging
  • identify unconscious biases
  • explain intersectionality
  • implement inclusive terms and language

Topics covered:

  • The difference between diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging
  • What it means to take an intersectional approach to DEI
  • How to Identify Unconscious Bias In the Workplace
  • The different Dimensions of Diversity
  • How to implement inclusive terms and language
  • The four different types of racism
  • What does white supremacy actually mean?
  • Why we are all treaty people
  • The history of racism: where did racial categories come from
  • The evolution of racism: where does Canada fit in to this story?
  • How did racism become systemic? How is it still impacting the workplace now?
  • Implementing racial equity in the workplace
  • The importance of fostering belonging
  • How to disrupt biased processes
  • How to handle microaggressions
  • Allyship vs solidarity
  • How to speak up in the workplace against injustice
  • Communicating solidarity as an organization



Recommended For

  • employees of all levels of an organization
  • corporate groups
  • those interested in building capacity for inclusive communications

Supplemental Materials:

Comprehensive Glossary of Terms 
Extended Reading and Learning Opportunities
Anti-Racism Knowledge Bank
Printable Reflection Sheet
Tough Conversations Tip Sheet


Costs are calculated on a per-user basis, and user access expires after 12 months
  • $497 per person (1-50 users)
  • $450 per person (50 - 100 users)
  • $397 per person (over 100 users)

How to enroll

Contact  to register your team, or click here to enroll as an individual learner.

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