Training & Events

Building Inclusivity in a Diverse Workplace

An organization’s competitiveness depends on its ability to embrace diversity and realize the benefits. When organizations actively assess their handling of workplace diversity issues, develop and implement diversity plans, multiple benefits are reported.

This workshop will teach you the skills needed to help create an inclusive and supportive work environment. Diversity training is one way to develop awareness and increase employee's knowledge and sensitivity to diversity issues. Learn how to deal effectively with workplace diversity and enable your organization to work successfully in cross-cultural situations.

You will learn to acknowledge how culture and age impact perceptions, values and assumptions. You will also learn leadership strategies for building a welcoming and inclusive work environment.

Who Should Attend?
This workshop is highly recommended for managers, supervisors, presidents, or anyone who wants to be in a leadership role.

Date: Tuesday May 28, 2024
Time: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm 
Location: 100 Innovation Drive (SmartPark)

Member: $200 + GST | Non-Member: $250 + GST

Melenie Olfert
Melenie Olfert is a diversity and intercultural practitioner, presenter, and trainer with more than 10 years of facilitation experience to a variety of audiences. Melenie holds several certificates on adult education and diplomas in Business and Human Resources Management as well as an acknowledgment from the recognized Diversity & lntercultural training program with the Province of Manitoba. She has co-authored workplace resources used by organizational leaders across the province and is the co­ facilitator of the Language Interpreter Training Program. Melenie has delivered training and developed a curriculum in the areas of diversity and inclusion, respectful workplace, leadership skills, positive coaching, and employee motivation and well-being.

For more information
Contact to Kate Swallow Yee, Workforce Development Manager at

  • $250.00 (Members pay $200.00)