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BUS 126 - Managing Workplace Diversity - Yasser Issa

Course:Managing Workplace Diversity
Professor:Yasser Issa
Email:yasser.issa@canyons.edu
Format:
  • Online
  • OnlineLive
Course Length:
  • 8 Week
  • 16 Week

Introduction

Welcome to our class. My name is Professor Issa. I look forward to learning with you this semester at College of the Canyons.

The course will be available on COC’s Canvas course management system at 7:00 AM beginning on the first day of the course.

Be sure to log in and post to the Introduction Roll Call Discussion Board by the listed deadline, otherwise, you will be dropped from this course.

For OnlineLive course (Wed 8-9am)- the first online live session will be considered Roll Call in order to stay enrolled in the course.

Course Description

Examines the effects of increasing diversity in the workplace, including the benefits and challenges to management and staff presented by diversity of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, and other differences. Organizational and interpersonal strategies for working effectively are examined along with developing skills for the creation of productive and diverse business environments.

What to Expect in this Course

Preparation for each week- you will be expected to read the chapter(s) prior to the week of the discussion and assignments for the specific chapter(s). You will be required to participate on a weekly basis.

Exams - There will be two exams for the semester.

Project - there will be an individual project that consists of a written paper.

Types of Assessments

Exams, project, discussion boards

Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook

Diversity in Organizations, 3rd Edition
By Myrtle Bell
Cengage Publishing, 2017

ISBN: 9781337881760

(No MindTap access required)


Additional Resources

Canvas

This course can be accessed on the first day of class via Canvas at https://coc.instructure.com. Log into Canvas using your CanyonsID single sign-on:

  • CanyonsID Username is your COC student email address (Ex: username@my.canyons.edu)
  • CanyonsID Password is your COC student email password

Please visit the Get to Know Your Online Classroom page for help logging into Canvas and for tips on using Canvas and Zoom. Canvas Chat Support is also available 24/7 for any Canvas related issues.

Online Education

Check out the Online Education website for more information on a variety of topics that can help you be a successful online student such as: exam proctoring, learning styles, computer skills, and tips for student success. If this is your first online course, feel free to take our online learning readiness assessment to assess your skills.

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Online Counseling

The Counseling Department offers appointments online. You can schedule an appointment by visiting the Online Counseling website. Counselors can help you map out a plan to reach your educational goals as well as advise you on course selection and registration.

Management of Stress and Mental Health

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Library

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Last updated: 07/29/2022 Sub#: 169