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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Coopersmith Career Consulting | Evaluated Learning Experience

Managing Diversity in Organizations (BUS-380)


Varies (self-study, self-paced).

Various; distance learning format.

April 2024 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to: describe a broad range of diversity aspects and their relevance in today’s work environment; explain the key diversity skills necessary for success; summarize the requirements of a competent diversity training program and distinguish between diversity training and diversity education; discuss the current legal issues related to diversity in the United States workplace; and compare and contrast the views of diversity and the influences and biases that affect decision-making.


Managing Diversity in Organizations is an undergraduate course about diversity consciousness or more than just knowing about different types of people. Topics include race, culture, religion, age, ability, gender, sexual orientation, money, and family; how to work well with different kinds of people and how to be a good boss to a diverse team; skills necessary to working with and supervising a diverse workforce; and obligations and rights of both the employer and employee under the laws against discrimination enforced by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in the United States.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Global Diversity, Career Diversity, or Organizational Inclusion (4/24).