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EMI Course Cancellations: Due to EMI support of the response to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, some of our on campus courses have been cancelled during the months of September, October, and November. Please Visit https://training.fema.gov/cancellations.aspx for more information.


Notice: Independent Study Exams now require a FEMA Student Identification (SID) Number. If you do not yet have a SID, register for one today: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid. Please do not contact the Independent Study program office as they are unable to provide assistance with these requests.

If you have an inquiry regarding the FEMA Independent Study Program, NIMS or other Emergency Management Institute (EMI) related requests such as: requests for certificates, transcripts, online test scores/results, please contact the FEMA Independent Study program office at 301-447-1200 or email Independent.Study@fema.dhs.gov for further assistance. Please do not contact the FEMA SID Help Desk as they are unable to provide assistance with these requests.

IS-20.17: Diversity Awareness Course 2017

Course Date

1/25/2017

Course Overview

This course recognizes the benefits of diversity in our workforce and FEMA’s commitment to valuing diversity of its employees and customers.

Course Objectives:

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define what is meant by diversity.
  • Describe how diversity benefits us individually and collectively.
  • State FEMA’s Vision of Diversity.
  • Describe the agency’s commitment to diversity as stated in the Diversity Action Plan.
  • Describe how culture influences our interactions with others.
  • Describe the actions you can take to optimize diversity.

Primary Audience

All FEMA Employees

Prerequisites

None

CEUs:

0.1

Course Length:

1 hour
Take This Course
Take Final Exam
Notices
  • Test questions are scrambled to protect test integrity
Important Notices
 
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