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Equal Employment Opportunity Institute – Level I

Course Number SMD 136
Target Audience Managers and Supervisors

This course, as mandated by G.S. 126.16.1, is required for all state government employees who were hired, promoted or appointed to the position of supervisor or manager on or after July 1, 1991. Managers and supervisors hired, promoted or appointed prior to July 1, 1991 are stongly encouraged to attend the Institute
Description This course is designed with the latest information needed to help managers and supervisors understand federal and state equal employment opportunity/affirmative action laws in the context of daily work situations. The course design will also provide managers/supervisors with applicable information to help them work more effectively with a diverse workforce
Topics Include
  1. Current, in-depth reviews of EEO and AA federal and state laws, regulations and court cases;
  2. Explanation of EEO/AA employer obligations;
  3. Discussion of the impact of EEO laws on policies, procedures and day-to-day operations;
  4. Developing awareness on issues of valuing and managing diversity and building cultural competencies;
  5. Discussion of diversity and its relationship to EEO/AA; and
  6. Building an inclusive work environment that supports diversity and fosters productivity.
Duration One and One-Half Days
Time Day 1: 8:30 - 4:30;
Day 2: 8:30 - 1
Location Varies
Cost Free
Min/Max Class Size Varies
Facilitator/Coordinator Bobbi Wardlaw-Brown
Registration Information To see available dates or to register, click here.