Celebrating 11 Years of Success in Diversity Management
Can your organization respond to and meet the needs of a diverse, global marketplace? Do you know how to manage employee diversity for improved productivity? Now there’s help. In celebration of 11 years of success, the Diversity Management Program (DMP) at Cleveland State University will present its second annual conference, “Diversity Management: Translating Theory and Research Findings into Best Practices," on Friday, May 15 from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
This innovative conference is ideal for anyone in a business or nonprofit group who wants to increase organizational success. It will bring researchers together with managers who want to explore how to make diversity investments pay off and learn how the latest research and theory can be used to provide real-world solutions and creative approaches to diversity dilemmas.
This year, the conference includes a general track and two Specialty Tracks:
In addition, the conference includes three Pre-Conference Workshops on May 14:
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. ~ CSU East Center, Solon, 34055 Solon Rd (Solon Road and Route 422)
May 14 Pre-Conference Panel Discussion
4-6 p.m. ~ $30 ~ Mather Mansion, 1st floor, 2605 Euclid Ave
Equity in the Legal Profession - panel led by the YWCA's Barbara Danforth
Call 216.687.2587 to register for the panel.
The conference will be held at the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, located at 1717 Euclid (corner of East 17th Street and Euclid Ave.) A networking reception will be held afterwards from 5:00-6:30 p.m. in the College of Urban Affairs Atrium.
The cost is $155 and includes CEUs, breakfast and lunch. Click here to register or for more information.
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Cleveland State offers the nation’s first and only master’s program in diversity management. The DMP meets the needs of business by developing cultural competence and organizational effectiveness skills in leaders. It has become the first choice for business leaders, HR professionals, school administrators, community leaders, consultants, police officers, ministers, attorneys and nonprofit leaders.
The DMP develops the knowledge and skills for leveraging differences to increase productivity, creativity and the bottom line, benefiting employees, customers and the community. Working with experienced faculty and top professionals in the field, students gain the skills needed to manage change, solve problems and meet the challenges presented by diverse employees, clients and markets.
The conference is presented by Cleveland State’s Diversity Management Program and Division of Institutional Diversity, YWCA of Greater Cleveland, Plexus and the Cleveland Clinic.
For more information, please call 216.523.7266.
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