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November 30, 2021

Recorded Webinar: An Intro to Organizational DE&I


AECCommercial EnterpriseEngineering & DesignFacilities ManagementIndustrial


Learning & DevelopmentSpecial OverrideVector LMS and Training Management

Recorded November 30, 2021 1 pm ET | 10 am PT

In this webinar, we’ll discuss diversity, equity & inclusion in organizations. Please note the presenter is NOT a DE&I expert but will help open a DE&I discussion with webinar attendees, provide DE&I models for improving DE&I at the workplace, and provide other useful workplace performance tools that can be used to improve DE&I issues.

In this webinar, we’ll discuss:

  • DE&I at Vector Solutions (our own journey)
  • 4 key DE&I definitions
  • Some benefits of DE&I (briefly, plus tips for where to go to learn more)
  • Unconscious bias, heuristics, & Daniel Kahneman’s System 1 and System 2 thinking
  • Organizational culture model (via Edgar Schein)
  • A framework for making DE&I improvements at work
  • Systems thinking
  • Psychological safety & teaming (via Amy Edmonson)
  • Rogers’ Model of Change
  • A Learning Guild report on DE&I training
  • Thoughts on management and DE&I efforts
  • DE&I offerings from Vector Solutions
  • Many additional resources, including other Vector Solutions webinars, where you can continue learning

If you’d like to learn more about the solutions and online training courses Vector Solutions offers to help your organization’s DE&I issues, check out the following webpages:

Additionally, if you’re the type that likes to read instead of watch and listen, we’ve summarized this webinar and included a lot of additional helpful resources and links in this summary of our organizational DE&I webinar blog article.


Jeff Dalto

Senior Learning & Performance Improvement Manager

Jeff is a learning designer and performance improvement specialist with more than 20 years in learning and development, 15+ of which have been spent working in manufacturing, industrial, and architecture, engineering & construction training. Jeff has worked side-by-side with more than 50 companies as they implemented online training. Jeff is an advocate for using evidence-based training practices and is currently completing a Masters degree in Organizational Performance and Workplace Learning from Boise State University. He writes many articles for the Vector Solutions blog and invites you to connect with him on LinkedIn.



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