The Why and How of Architecting a Diversity and Inclusion Strategy

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Presenters: Scott Farley, Joy Global; and Tena Lyons, SumTotal

Program Date: December 2016 (available for on-demand viewing through April 2017)

Program length: 60 minutes

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Culture, leadership and organizational design have become increasingly important concerns for HR and business leaders, all of which have brought a focus on the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. There’s good news: Thanks to this increased attention, we now have an abundance of research that proves the measurable impact of workplace diversity – from improved innovation to stronger team performance and revenue attainment.

In this program Scott Farley, director of learning and development at Joy Global, will share his experience defining and executing an all-new diversity and inclusion strategy that enhanced the firm’s ability to attract, develop and retain diverse talent, and operate as a truly inclusive workplace. He'll be joined by Tena Lyons of SumTotal; they will provide tips on justifying investment, creating strategy design and suggesting practices to incorporate into your program evolution.

About the Presenter: Scott Farley is the global director of learning & development at Joy Global, a worldwide leader in high-productivity mining solutions. Farley is a talent management professional with 16 years of experience in designing, delivering and managing learning and talent management solutions. He has worked across a number of industries, including telecommunications, financial services and heavy manufacturing. For the last 18 months, he has been working to define a vision and strategy for diversity and inclusion at Joy Global.

Tena Lyons is vice president of product marketing at SumTotal. She has spent the majority of her career helping organizations and professionals connect with the right technology to achieve goals and transform their business. She is a frequent author and presenter on practices for engaging and developing people to help organizations optimize performance through their talent investment.

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Recertification Credit

Viewing this webcast in its entirety qualifies for a recertification credit hour that may be counted toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification from SHRM and recertification from the HR Certification Institute (general credit).

Webcast Sponsor

This webcast is sponsored by SumTotal - A Skillsoft Company


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