Napa Sonoma SBDCSanta Rosa and Napa, California

Webinar | Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Webinar | Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:00am to 11:30am

"Having a diverse workforce improves the bottom line of companies small and large. But even when they recognize this many small business owners don’t know where to start building diversity and inclusion into their workforce and strategies.

This workshop will introduce the benefits of having a D&I strategy to strengthen your business culture and results, and then help you get started in building it.

We will cover:

  • The benefits of incorporating diversity and inclusion strategies
  • Increases overall company performance
  • Business reputation
  • Retention
  • Less turnover → Save money  
  • Expand business reach by incorporating different perspectives
  • Increases creativity and innovation rate
  • How to create a diversity and inclusion strategy  
  • Evaluate current team - Do they portray diversity and inclusion?
  • What practices to put in place
  • Fair Hiring
  • Changing company culture



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Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or HSU Sponsored Programs Foundation.