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Fostering an Inclusive Workplace Environment

July 27 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am CDT


Coffee and light refreshments will be provided. Be sure to arrive early for a chance to settle in, meet the instructor, and get to know the other attendees!

This interactive and thought-provoking learning experience will work to distinguish between diversity and inclusion. We will discuss the traits of an inclusive workplace and what team members, leaders, and organizations can do to create an inclusive environment that drives impactful employee engagement. Participants will gain understanding of the critical elements needed to truly foster inclusion in the workplace.

Key Topics

The difference between inclusion and diversity

The role of leadership in fostering an inclusive workplace environment

The values, knowledge, and skills necessary for creating inclusion

Best practices of inclusive workplace communication


By the end of this seminar, participants will be able to…

Articulate common diversity and inclusion terms and identify their role in their daily personal and professional lives.

Apply action steps for intentional inclusion in and outside of the workplace environment.

Use the signature themes needed to create inclusive workplace environments.


Jermaine Jamison is the Co-founder of Jamison Perry, a recruiting and staffing organization, and President of 3E, LLC, a provider of talent management consulting, DE&I consulting, and organizational training and career coaching.

Drawing on more than 20 years of experience leading others and building partnerships of significance, Jermaine is known for his selflessness, honesty, authenticity, and transparency. These traits allow him to build strong human connections that improve businesses and advance careers.

Jermaine is an active member of the community. He advises youth on the importance of positive choices, creating a strong personal brand, and mentors professionals in the Kansas City area. In 2022 Jermaine will serve as Chairman of the Board for Lenexa Chamber of Commerce and SHRM-KC Director of Diversity, Inclusion, Equity, and Belonging.


This course is eligible for SHRM Professional Development Credits (PDCs).

UMKC TalentLink is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® recertification activities.


UMKC Innovation Center
4747 Troost Ave
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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