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AELS: “Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion as a Competitive Advantage” w/ Deborah Good

Accelerated Entrepreneurial Leadership Series 2022 Session #4 – Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Instructor: Deborah Good, Clinical Associate Professor of Business Administration, University of Pittsburgh

There is compelling evidence that diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) are part of any organizations competitive advantage as it strives toward effectiveness and success. Understanding the full range of impact that DE&I plays in organizational outcomes is the core focus of this session. Our focus will be on better understanding how to activate the power and impact of DE&I in your organization. To accomplish this, we will discuss and review evidence-based answers to some important questions:

  • What advantages does DE&I bring to organizations?
  • What evidence exists that DE&I has positive impact on an organization?
  • How to can one increase involvement with employees and leadership in DE&I efforts?
  • How do you make diversity part of your core values within the organization?

What are some tools and approaches to assess the impact of DE&I efforts within the organization?

About the Accelerated Entrepreneurial Leadership Series

Small business leadership requires managing the present while preparing for the future. Wherever you are in your business lifecycle, the Accelerated Leadership Series certificate program offers four valuable educational topics relevant to founders, CEOs, and business leaders working to propel growth for their organizations. Get to where you want to be faster with the IEE’s Accelerated Leadership Series.


Individual session(s): $195

EFC Alumni: $150

June 2, 2022
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Rivers Club
301 Grant St., Suite #411, Pittsburgh, PA 15219