Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace 1

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

11th – 13th of June 2019
Quality Hotel View, Malmö, Sweden


  • General management, Public sector, HR, Consultants, Researchers, PhD students
  • Everyone who comes into contact with diversity and inclusion matters in their work.

About this course

The course aims at introducing the participants to workplace diversity, equality and inclusion providing them with an understanding of the concepts in organizational context. It will also provide different perspectives on diversity in organizations. We will discuss management approaches as well as norm critical perspectives to diversity. The participants will be introduced to some diversity and inclusion tools and practices. Through discussions, we will examine and debate what diversity is and what effects these definitions have on the organization and its stakeholders. We will also discuss why organizations address diversity from a firm perspective as well as from a societal perspective.

Price information

The price of the course consists of the course fee of EUR 500
and the day package of choice.

Day package I

This package includes:

  • conference facilities and technical equipment
  • course material
  • coffees, lunches
  • dinners and the social program on Tuesday.

We strongly encourage you to take part in the social program, as this is a vital part of the NIVA course experience. We believe in the power of networking (between people) and strive to create an inspiring possibility for that through the social program.

The total price of the course is EUR 950 (course fee EUR 500 + day package fee EUR 450).

EUR 450

Day package II

This package includes:

  • conference facilities and technical equipment
  • course material
  • coffees and lunches.

Kindly note that the day package II does not include dinners nor the social program.

The total price of the course is EUR 700 (course fee EUR 500 + day package fee EUR 200).

EUR 200


26th – 28th of October 2020 at Hotel Hanaholmen, Espoo, Finland.

To book a room from the block kindly make the reservation directly to the hotel by email to reception@hanaholmen.fi using the booking code “NIVA” (available until 2.10.2020).

Single The room price for a single standard room is EUR 115/night (including breakfast, morning sauna and access to the pool) and the price for a double room EUR 134/night (including breakfast, morning sauna and access to the pool). room: 128 €/night (including breakfast).

The block reservation will be available until 2nd of October 2020.

EUR 115 – 134 / night

Course objectives

  • To raise awareness about diversity and equality issues at the workplace
  • To be familiarized with diversity management tools and pratices
  • To be introduced to critical perspectives to diversity and inclusion

General course fee information

The courses and workshops vary in price. Please note that the course fee does not cover meals or accommodation. The course fee and day-package fee are invoiced after the registration deadline. Travel arrangements Please refrain from booking any tickets until we have confirmed the course. The confirmation, which will be sent after the registration deadline, will include detailed information on the payment of the course fee and day-packages, as well as information on accommodation options and practical arrangements. Please note that you are not insured by NIVA.

Subject background

Diversity, equality and inclusion are becoming more and more relevant for companies and other organizations. The society is changing demographically which reflects in the workplaces. Companies are facing harsher competition to attracted talented workforce. Customers are becoming more aware of and sensible to social responsibility and sustainability. All these matters can be addressed through diversity, equality and inclusion work in organizations.

Course leader

Annette Risberg

Annette Risberg

Course lecturers

Fahad Saheed

Fahad Saheed

  • Diversity Manager, Mungo Park, DK
Minke Wersäll

Minke Wersäll

  • Ergonomics and Gender Equality Officer, Swedish Work Environment Authority, Sweden

Sara Louise Muhr

  • PhD, Professor (mso), Director, Diversity & Difference Platform, Copenhagen Business School, DK

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