Diversity brings significant tangible business benefits such as improved profit, staff retention, and increased innovation. This course will introduce the case for diversity, help you understand your obligations, and also provide a practical toolkit to enable you to implement a successful diversity and inclusion strategy in your workplace.
Anyone in a publishing organisation seeking to take action to improve diversity and inclusion. It may be particularly suited to managers with an interest in the topic, and HR professionals seeking to start or develop a diversity initiative.
This course contributes to PUB 2 of the Book & Journal Publishing National Occupational Standards.
An introduction to diversity and inclusion
Where to start
Building a diverse publishing list
“Great course in an area that is now much higher on the publishing agenda. The section on the company audit, and using the paradigm to identify areas of exclusion, is a really excellent model, and this section of the course was incredibly helpful.”
Sage Publishing delegate 2018
“I thought the content was really good and action-orientated.”
Cambridge University Press delegate 2018
“I now have a better idea of what diversity inclusion means, and what it is important, as well as some practical ideas to recommend to the rest of the company.”
Hodder & Stoughton delegate 2018
“I am now equipped with recommendations on how to make the publishing industry more accessible to a more diverse range of candidates.”
Professional Publishers Association delegate 2018