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Working inclusively

Learn to build collaborative working relationships that encourage cross-disciplinary working and team diversity.

Introductory Programme

Free for core learning subscribers

Access to the CIPD Learning Hub

S$599.00 exc. VAT

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Evidence based

Perfect for:

People Professionals

You’ll learn how to:

  • encourage inclusiveness and improve everyone’s working environment
  • explain the benefits of different types of diversity
  • create a culture that shares knowledge across functions and disciplines
  • build collaborative, cross-disciplinary, and diverse working relationships.

About this course

Course length: Four to six hours

Delivery: Online, self-directed

Suitable for: All people professionals, at all stages


This course is included as part of the Core Learning Subscription.

Topics covered

  • getting started with how to work inclusively
  • modelling inclusiveness
  • facilitating the employee voice
  • building collaborative relationships
  • working across functions and disciplines
  • sharing knowledge
  • building trust.

What to expect from this ‘working inclusively’ course

The course is aligned with The Profession Map's eight core behaviours. Learn more about these behaviours here.

This course introduces the key aspects of how to work inclusively. It will help you encourage inclusivity in the workplace and improve the working environment for people in your organisation. You’ll learn about the benefits of different types of diversity and why it’s important to bring people together to share perspectives.

You’ll explore the different channels that encourage positive engagement and learn how to create a culture that shares knowledge across functions and disciplines.

What you’ll need to do on this course

This course has seven lessons and includes a mixture of written, video, and interactive content that you can access online at a time that suits you. You can work through the lessons at your own pace and in whatever order you choose.

What you’ll get on this course

Taking part in this course gives you access to the CIPD Learning Hub for 12 months. Here, you can access your course content together with other valuable resources and tools. When you finish your course, you can enjoy an additional 12 months of access to other resources on the Learning Hub.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this ‘working inclusively’ course, you’ll be able to:

  • become a role model and advocate the value of including others and embracing difference
  • explore and interpret a diverse range of perspectives and views
  • build collaborative relationships across organisation boundaries, cultures and other disciplines
  • facilitate connections and joint-working across teams, disciplines and functions
  • proactively share knowledge, experience and expertise to co-create solutions across boundaries
  • coach and enable others to resolve conflict
  • build trust within teams and functions.

Team bookings

Interested in booking this course for your team? We offer group bookings solutions for teams of four or more people.

When your teams learn with the CIPD, they get direct access to the latest professional research and insights.

And through courses co-created with industry thought leaders and practitioners, they’ll build the skills and confidence they need to inspire action, influence change and drive business value.

We offer a wide range of Learning and Development solutions to suit employees at every level – whether in HR, L&D, OD or wider people management.