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Why this program?

In a changing workforce, a diverse team has the knowledge, perspectives, skillset, and advantage when building relationships, handle conflict, and recognize the value of a diverse workforce and approach. Leaders who model inclusive and intentional behaviours and who lead with cultural humility have increased employee engagement, recruited, and nurtured top talent, developed collaborative and innovative approaches to problem-solving and influenced overall organizational success. This program uses practical tools blended with facilitated discussions, experiential activities, and breakout group discussions.


Through this program, you will:

  • Understand of the effects of diversity, including cultural and generational differences on your organization
  • Discover the difference between diversity and inclusion and how implementing both is critical to a successful workforce strategy
  • Identify opportunities to practice inclusive leadership behaviours through case studies and peer-to-peer discussions

Who should attend?

This program is for managers or executives who want to understand how diversity and inclusion affects the workplace and the leadership skills needed to build a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion within their organization.


  • Executive-Education-Instructor-Jennifer-Montebruno
  • Jennifer Montebruno, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Officer

    Jennifer Montebruno is the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Officer in Human Resources where she is currently supporting initiatives and projects to help Human Resources meet the University of Manitoba’s strategic goals in equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. 

    She has a background in non-profit management, facilitation, consulting and training, leadership development and community engagement, with a track record for building and strengthening collaborative partnerships through an intersectional and inclusive approach.  Jennifer holds an undergraduate degree and management certificate from the University of Winnipeg. 

Upcoming sessions

Fall 2023 session

  • Date: November 1-2, 2023
  • Time: 8:30am-4:30pm
  • $1,525 +GST

Register now

Have questions?
Our team is happy to help! Contact us for more details.

You can also find additional details, including our cancellation policy, on our frequently asked questions (FAQ) page.

Custom program

  • Do you have 10 or more team members who would benefit from taking this program? Many of our open enrolment programs can be customized for your team and delivered exclusively to your organization. Find out more about our custom programs by contacting us today at 204-946-0232 or via email at

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James W. Burns Executive Education Centre
2nd floor
177 Lombard Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba  R3B 0W5