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    Diversity and Sensitivity Training for the Workplace and Marketplace

    Date: June 19, 2015, 8:00am – 9:15am
    Fauquier Culpeper SHRM
    Fauquier Hospital
    Conference Room: Sycamore A
    500 Hospital Drive
    Warrenton, VA 20186
    Free to FC SHRM Members, $20 fee for non-members
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    Program Highlights

    Diversity and Sensitivity Training – the many aspects of diversity in the workplace and marketplace

    • The importance of diversity to the corporation – the business case
    • The many dimensions of diversity (race, gender, generational, etc)
    • Basic definitions
    • Hot emerging topics in Diversity and Inclusion  (Generational; LGBT - Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender; Cultural Competence, Veterans, Diversity of Thought)
    • Exploring stereotyping – group exercise and discussion
    • The do’s and don’ts of interacting with people different than you
    • Hypothetical Situations / Case Study and discussion (if time allows)


    About the Speakers


    Stan C. Kimer is recognized as an internal/external consultant with unique skills in employee development/career mapping, workplace diversity (specialization in GLBT – Gay, Lesbian Bisexual, Transgender), and organization effectiveness/project management.  While at IBM, Stan served for four years as IBM’s global corporate LGBT Diversity Manager on IBM’s Diversity Staff. And later as the Director of Global Sales Operations for IBM’s Consulting Practice, he served as the executive sponsor overseeing career development for IBM’s 3,000 Sales Operations employees. He has now executed his unique innovative career mapping approach which he launched at IBM, with clients ranging from major corporations to church denominations to professional organizations.  And with his high energy, strong communications skills and sense of humor, he is frequently invited to speak or conduct workshops on diversity and leadership development.

    Now as a consultant, Stan is a certified Out and Equal Workplace Advocates Building Bridges Trainer and a TMC (Training Management Corporation) / Berlitz Cultural Trainer - Practitioner. He is active in leadership roles in dozens of community and civic organizations including as a Past President of the North Carolina Council of Churches, and is a SHRM National Member as well as of two local chapters. In 2013, the Triangle Business Journal recognized Stan with one of their “Leaders in Diversity – role model” awards. Stan received his MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and BS in Management Science from Georgia Tech.