Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies

Master of Professional Studies in Human Resources Management

Master of Professional Studies in Human Resources Management

Diversity and Inclusion Management

Strategic Diagnosis and Planning in Diversity and Inclusion

Course Description:

Diversity interventions have historically been limited to theindividual level. That is, organizations would often train individualsto address diversity issues. For more durable change, organizationsmust address the organizational dimensions of diversity and inclusion.This course examines the diversity field from an organizationperspective. Participants explore organization development theory andchange models and interview, survey, feedback, data collection andanalysis methods. This course includes an organization action-researchpracticum involving entry, contracting, data collection and diagnosis,action planning, intervention and evaluation. Using S.W.O.T., F.A.S.and S.M.A.R.T. students will learn and apply the fundamentals ofStrategic Diagnosis and Planning in Diversity and Inclusion.Significant time will be spent helping students develop and articulatea solid value proposition that is linked to organizational performanceand effectiveness. Students will be required to present a diversityplan at course end.

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