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Current Issues Facing Women in Business

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This course assesses the representation of women in various domains, including sports, politics, education, STEM fields, "pink-collar" jobs, and managerial positions. It will also review challenges that many working women face, as well as strategies for addressing those challenges from an individual and organizational perspective.

The course concludes with a brief review of milestones in the history of women in the workplace and an assessment of some ways that better representation of women can benefit businesses.

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Recognize the challenges facing women in business and discuss the role gender stereotypes play in creating those challenges
  • Describe factors that contribute to the different ways men and women are treated in the workplace
  • Identify fields in which women are under or overrepresented and the causes of this
  • Explore the advances made toward combating gender discrimination in the workplace
  • Explain the benefits of supporting women in positions of leadership
  • Identify ways to address unfair treatment in the workplace
PDUs: 3 hours total
CEUs:
0.3 (contact hours - 3)

Price: $79 (USD)*

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