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IS-20.18: Diversity Awareness Course 2018

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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





Course Length:

1 hour
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  • Test questions are scrambled to protect test integrity
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