This innovative certificate program gives you the practical skills to succeed in diverse Calgary workplaces and develop a greater understanding of other cultures. Learn more
We share our expertise through research and innovation.
Applied research is at the heart of what we do. We carry out innovative projects to support diveristy and inclusion in the workplace. Explore these recent projects to learn more:
Creating an Inclusive Workplace for Internationally Trained Individuals
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Indigenous Awareness Training for Employers
Online training modules for Calgary employers to address historical and current knowledge about what it means to be an Indigenous person in Alberta.
Learn more about our Applied Research Projects.
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An introduction to Indigenous histories and contemporary realities in Canada, including relationships to land, identities, and cultural knowledges, will support the development of the skills and understanding necessary to work in diverse workplace settings with Indigenous peoples.
Participants increase their knowledge and skills to work cross-culturally focusing on the advantages of diversity and honing skills to promote inclusivity. In this course participants will;
1. Describe and explain the historical and contemporary contexts of Indigenous peoples in Canada through exploration of Indigenous perspectives on land, identities, treaties and laws as well as implications for Indigenous peoples navigating assimilation and oppression in Canada.
2. Challenge myths about Indigenous peoples, describe unique cultural differences and foundational Indigenous ways of knowing, and identify influential Indigenous peoples and programs in Canada.
3. Develop strategies for recreating their relationships with Indigenous peoples through contrasting personal ways of being with Indigenous ways of being, exploring Indigenous media, art and culture, and a final assignment which consolidates participants’ personal experience during this course.
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Participants are evaluated on their participation in the course; must satisfactorily complete all requirements and achieve a 65% minimum on the final quiz. Requirements include participating in and completing:
If you (or your organization) are interested in this course, please contact 403-410-3466 so we can notify you when this course becomes available. Thank you for your interest and we look forward to seeing you in the near future.