Managing Microaggressions at Work

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Managing Microaggressions at Work
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1h 7m


Dr. Priya Nalkur


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Managing Microaggressions at Work

What you’ll learn

Understand microaggressions and their various forms. Recognize the impact of microaggressions on work performance, engagement, and well-being.
Develop strategies to manage microaggressions in the workplace.
Create an action plan to prevent and manage microaggressions, including building a supportive network.
Use various strategies to advocate for a more inclusive and diverse work environment.
Understand when and how to repair the damage caused by microaggressions.
Understand how to recover after a microaggression.
Use grace and forgiveness in the aftermath of microaggressions.
Understand allyship and intersectionality and how they play into creating an inclusive workplace environment.

Managing Microaggressions at Work


There are absolutely no requirements to taking this course! Microaggressions in the workplace are widespread and common. It’s important to learn what the effects of microaggressions are, and how to manage them. This course is available to people who are interested in helping to influence a more inclusive workplace environment.
If you have experienced a microaggression at work, this course is for you. This course will help you to feel prepared the next time it happens, know what to say, and know how to protect yourself going forward.


Welcome to our course on Managing Microaggressions at Work: Speak Up, Create Change and Thrive! Microaggressions can be subtle, but they can also be insidious, eroding morale and creating a hostile work environment. This course is designed to help you identify and address microaggressions in the workplace, building your capacity to create a more inclusive and supportive work environment for all.In this course, you’ll learn how to recognize microaggressions and address them effectively, with practical strategies for creating a culture of mutual respect, understanding, and inclusivity. I’ll provide you with the tools and confidence needed to speak up assertively but respectfully, and to promote a positive workplace environment that supports the well-being and productivity of all team members. I’ll share how I have addressed microaggressions in the past, and what strategies work well and which ones don’t work so well. Through interactive exercises and real-world scenarios, you’ll gain the skills needed to create a more just and equitable workplace.Join me and take the first step in building a more inclusive and supportive workplace culture. With the skills and strategies you’ll learn in this course, you’ll be equipped to manage microaggressions effectively, promote a culture of inclusivity, and thrive in your workplace.


Section 1: Introduction to Microaggression

Lecture 1 Introduction

Lecture 2 What is a Microaggression?

Lecture 3 Managing Microaggressions in the Workplace: A Leadership Competency

Lecture 4 Personal Reflection

Section 2: Nuts and Bolts

Lecture 5 Different Types of Microaggressions

Lecture 6 The Challenges of Subjectivity

Lecture 7 The Effects of Microaggressions

Lecture 8 Evolving Language

Lecture 9 Activity

Section 3: Self and Situational Awareness

Lecture 10 Who are you?

Lecture 11 Understanding other people

Lecture 12 Understanding Intersectionality

Lecture 13 Personal Boundaries

Lecture 14 Activity

Section 4: Mechanics of Managing Microaggressions

Lecture 15 Speaking up or walking away: Deciding what to do

Lecture 16 Strategies and Language to respond to microaggressions

Lecture 17 Coping with Microaggressions: How to heal when you decide to walk away

Lecture 18 The Power of Grace and Forgiveness

Lecture 19 Effective Feedback: Giving Clarity, Strengthening Relationships, and Correcting

Lecture 20 Activity to practice the mechanics

Section 5: Repair, Recovery and Prevention

Lecture 21 Repair

Lecture 22 The Importance of Self-Care and Recovery after Experiencing a Microaggression

Lecture 23 Preventing Microaggressions in the Workplace

Lecture 24 Building a Supportive Network

Lecture 25 From Bystander to Ally: How to Stand Up Against Microaggressions

Lecture 26 Activity

Section 6: Conclusion

Lecture 27 Takeaways

Lecture 28 Call to Action

This course is particularly valuable to people who are likely to face microaggressions in their workplace, including people from underrepresented and underestimated groups (women, people of color, people identifying as neurodivergent, LGBTQ+, non-binary, immigrants and international workers, people with disabilities, etc.). This course will also help people who want to identify as allies to better support their colleagues.,This course is for people who have ever experienced a microaggression and didn’t know what to say or what to do about it.

Course Information:

Udemy | English | 1h 7m | 1.18 GB
Created by: Dr. Priya Nalkur

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