EDI-focused Canadian content with SME Jennifer Mak for organizations committed to a safe, respectful and more equitable workplace
Calgary, Alberta, Canada ⸺ Corridor Interactive, a leading Content as a Service (CaaS) provider for policy compliance online training solutions, released today its new Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Foundations online training solution in Canada.
Designed for employees at all levels of an organization, the course provides a foundational understanding of EDI, why it matters and why it is necessary. The training uses engaging examples, case studies and personal exercises to help employees fully realize the implications and results of discrimination and exclusion.
The content was authored by Corridor’s newest Subject Matter Expert Jennifer Mak, an experienced consultant on a wide range of issues regarding human rights and equity, including legislative compliance, policies and procedures, individual rights, and organizational responsibilities.
“To see real change and leverage the full potential of an organization’s talent, employers understand it is imperative to advance the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace,” said Robert Miller, CEO of Corridor Interactive. “EDI training focuses on strategies for employees to identify and reduce inequity inorder to create safe, respectful work environments.”
The Corridor EDI Foundations training includes information on human rights, discrimination, harassment and sexual harassment in the context of the Canadian Human Rights Act and Prohibited Grounds of Discrimination. How to recognize and handle incidents of discrimination, harassment and sexual harassment. Course features include downloadable resources, exercises, video and audio components and image ALT tags. The training covers relevant legislation at a federal and provincial level human rights.
Companies are training their workforces on EDI in efforts to integrate equitable, inclusive, and accessible organizational policies, processes, and practices to eliminate systemic barriers and realize the importance of such important objectives such as improving employee recruitment and retention through bias-free hiring practices and, meaningful engagement and fostering innovation through inclusive and diverse workforces.
Corridor EDI Foundations course learners will discover how social identities are shaped by society, and how systemic barriers marginalize certain groups based on those identities. In addition they will be trained to recognize and understand the origins of systems of oppression in our society and how to collectively work to eliminate them.
For over 15 years Corridor has been delivering training solutions for compliance needs on a broad range of workplace issues. Corridor is the leading online training provider for drug and alcohol policies, workplace violence, diversity and inclusion, and privacy awareness. Corridor partners with external Subject Matter Experts, the best in their field, to provide rich learning content that allows all levels of employees to understand and apply policies, reducing the legal and financial risk for employers.