Assignment 2: Training on Diversity Trends
As a new member of a top management consulting firm’s diversity team, one of your responsibilities is to conduct training on diversity trends. Consultants use this training in their management practices with Fortune 500 companies.
You are asked to lead a training session next week. The topic is “The Global Demographic Trends Impacting Diversity.” The training will be presented to mid-level managers in your firm. The purpose of the training is to inform the management consultants of the latest changes in worldwide demographics relative to five key diversity areas of interest and provide recommendations for managers on sustaining a diverse workforce.
Prepare a seven to nine slide Microsoft PowerPoint presentation on this topic. Include a discussion of the following:
- Diversity Trends
- Population trends
- Working-age population movements
- Racial and ethnic trends
- Sexual-orientation trends
- Gender trends
- Impact of diversity trends and changes to the firm based on statistical data
- Recommendation to the firm for sustaining a diverse workforce
Include detailed speaker notes with your presentation that fully explain each point and justification for your recommendations.
Use at least three resources to justify your responses. Apply current APA standards for writing style to your work. Include a title slide and reference slide(s) in addition to the main slides.
By the due date assigned, deliver your assignment to the Submissions Area.
Use the following file naming convention: LastnameFirstInitial_M4_A2.ppt.
Note: If your version of Microsoft PowerPoint does not have the option to include speaker notes, you will need to submit a Microsoft Word document that contains all information from your presentation, including the speaker notes.