Diversity and Inclusion in Mining
Learn to create a work environment that respects and values difference.
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16 hours over 4 weeks
Up to 16
This short course will deliver an informed mindset shift to recognise diversity and inclusion as opportunities for positive change and progress.
Understand diversity and inclusion challenges specific to the mining industry and receive tools and resources, contextualised for the sector by those in the sector.
The course will feature a wide range of insights and perspectives from diversity professionals and organisations relevant to mining, and will leave you empowered to implement lasting change.
- Recognise the impact of a diverse and inclusive workforce on the mining sector
- Distinguish and overcome unconscious biases
- Develop strategies to manage effective change
- Construct an organisation-wide diversity and inclusion strategy with toolkit templates
The four-week course is a collaborative, hands-on online learning experience, taking learners approximately 16 hours to complete. Please note the live sessions are not mandatory, the webinar will be recorded and available on the same day for participants who are unable to attend the live event. Course content includes:
- Weekly live webinar
- Additional resources and readings (case studies, videos, articles)
- Practical take-away tools and templates provided after each module
- Group discussion forums
- Learning activities in the form of multiple-choice questions (MCQs) and a work-based project
Who should attend?
Line and site managers in mining companies
Transform behaviours and practices to be more diverse and inclusive.
Change managers and HR professionals
Implement sector-tailored change initiatives.
Lead an industry-leading diverse, inclusive and equitable organisation.
After completing her first degree, Bachelor of Arts with double major in Media Communication and Public Relations at Deakin University, Giulia pursued her passion for developing an engaged and diverse workforce based around creating inclusive work environments that both educate and support our people and the wider communities in which they work.
In 2018, Giulia relocated back to Melbourne to accept the role as Principal – Diversity and Inclusion with Newcrest Mining Limited. During her three years with Newcrest, Giulia launched Newcrest’s first Diversity and Inclusion Strategy, embedded their first Indigenous Relation’s Policy and expanded the company approach beyond gender, to engage LGBTIQA+ community and well as greater cultural and religious diversity.
In 2019, Giulia started a doctorate to complete a research degree exploring the link between corporate social responsibility and gender representation, specifically providing deeper understanding for the industry on the challenges for minorities in mining.
This year, Giulia was very excited to commence with St Barbara Mining Limited as the Group Manager Diversity & Organisational Effectiveness with the drive to embed their first Organisational Effectiveness Strategy, develop key initiatives and resources including programs, tools, resources, communications and training. Lead the Company’s Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and deliver on commitments to build an effective and diverse workforce with an inclusive culture across the Group’s global operations. Providing support, advice and coaching to leaders.
Giulia is a Councillor for AusIMM’s Council for Diversity & Inclusion.
Frequently asked questions
What are the technical requirements to participate in the course? i.e. do I need a webcam, microphone, etc?
The course will be run entirely online via a cloud-based Learning Management System (LMS) which can be accessed via computer, tablet or phone. Participants will simply need to have a working Internet connection and a computer, tablet or phone with sound to access the course. They will not be required to download any software and will not require any hardware like a webcam or microphone.
How long will the course take?
The entire course will run over four-weeks. It is expected that participants will take about 16 hours to finish the entire course. This includes attendance at live webinars and completion of all learning activities.
Must a participant complete and pass all modules in order to finish the course?
Yes, it is a requirement for participants to complete all modules and pass all learning activities, to receive a certificate of completion.
How often will the courses be run?
We aim to run two intakes each year.
Can a participant sign up for only one or two modules?
Unfortunately no, the course must be completed in its entirety.
Will the course be delivered in other languages?
At the moment, no, but we will be looking at delivering the course in other languages in the near future.
How many PD hours do I receive for undertaking the course?
Participants can earn professional development (PD) hours for undertaking the course. One contact hour of technical content is equivalent to one PD hour.