DEIB Training

Foundational DEIB

This foundational course is designed to introduce participants to the importance of diversity, equity, access, inclusion, and belonging on an individual and organizational level. Participants will have the opportunity to have conversations surrounding their own identity and how it shows up in the workplace through personal examples and through highly personalized case studies. Finally, participants will have the opportunity to create a plan of action that will allow them to create tangible next steps in their commitment to increase their cultural competency.

Learning Objectives of this course:

  • Define key terminology and distinguish between the concepts of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB).
  • Discuss the value of DEIB for the organization and for individuals.
  • Explain your organization’s position and approach to DEIB.
  • Discover barriers to inclusion and what you can do to overcome them.
  • Prepare a personal action plan for creating a more inclusive workplace.

Unconscious Bias

This course presents participants with the opportunity to learn about what unconscious bias is, how it can show up in day-to-day interactions, and the ways in which they can work to mitigate their biases while also addressing the root cause of their biases. This course includes a refresher on key principles introduced in Foundational DEIB training and how these key concepts are related to understanding and managing unconscious bias.

Learning Objectives of this course:

  • Describe implicit, explicit, and unconscious bias.
  • Describe and discuss examples of the ways bias manifests in the workplace in various contexts.
  • Identify ways to notice and address unconscious bias by applying concepts in case studies.
  • Develop an action plan centered around improving one’s cultural competency on both an individual and organizational level.


This course explores the everyday actions inclusive leaders can take to support marginalized groups in the workplace. Through a mix of role-play scenarios and other interactive exercises, participants will understand the importance of allyship, learn what it means to practice allyship, and get hands-on experience modeling allyship behaviors.

Learning Objectives of this course:

  • Explore and understand the practice of allyship.
  • Identify behaviors and roles associated with effective allyship.
  • Explain how to avoid harmful behaviors in the practice of allyship.
  • Practice and demonstrate allyship skills through role-play scenarios.

Inclusive Communications

As the makeup of today’s workforce evolves, understanding how to connect and engage with colleagues, leaders, and constituents of varying identity groups and cultural backgrounds is critical to forming an inclusive workforce. Naturally, this comes with challenges. Inclusive Communications invites learners to acknowledge cultural differences and effectively communicate across those differences to create a culture of inclusion. Learners will leave the session with strategies that can be immediately applied for staying attuned to this ever-changing world we live and work in.

Learning Objectives of this course:

  • Understand the foundational components of communication and how the history of language is grounded in privilege.
  • Learn the value of cultural competency and recognize key moments that call for a higher level of sensitivity and awareness.
  • Learn strategies and core terms of inclusion that can be incorporated into your everyday communication.
  • Appreciate the need for courage to help others shift and patience when mistakes are made.

Inclusive Leadership

This course introduces leaders to the core behavior of inclusive leaders: self-awareness. The training prepares them for what, why, and how to build inclusive teams. Participants will understand the link between inclusion, engagement, and productivity and how to activate more moments of inclusion. The outcome is each learner will develop a personal action plan tied to their specific team and their business functions.

Learning Objectives of this course:

  • Create moments of self-awareness to drive intentional inclusive practices.
  • Prioritize inclusive moments in the employee and customer experience
  • Identify ways to build a culture of inclusive leadership and accountability.
  • Examine the influence and impact in key inclusive moments.
  • Define measures of success that create momentum for more inclusion.

Custom Training

Our Exude Human Capital consultants are also able to create custom content and training modules based on topics and key themes you want your learners to experience.

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Working Together For You

Exude’s DEIB work helps you create a space where people can be their best self…and their whole self. We meet our clients where they are on their journey and provide the needed support to help them reach their goals.

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