The overall goal of the BUILD @ Penn State program is to create understanding and build empathy related to diversity so that we can ensure that all Penn State community members feel welcomed, valued, and included. We have designed a leadership focused learning path to help you identify and learn the skills needed to engage in meaningful dialogues, encourage inclusivity, and foster respectful workplaces, because in addition to making sure work expectations are successfully met, you are also responsible for advancing the University's Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) goals.
The BUILD for Managers track: Adopting a New Leadership Mindset to Drive DEIB
This track focuses speciﬁcally on helping those with management responsibilities to lead diverse teams successfully. It provides strategies for encouraging inclusivity in teams and fostering respectful workplaces, speciﬁcally it will help you:
To explore additional learning and development opportunities for managers, Penn State Human Resources offers a Leadership Foundations curriculum program.