BUILD: How to Have a “Learning Conversation” in the Workplace

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Melrose 1 & 2 University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
This event is BUILD approved.

This session will help participants understand and prepare to have a learning conversation about diversity in the workplace.  Topics include an introduction to a three-step process and a roadmap to guide a productive conversation plus an overview of active listening.  These skills will be applied to realistic workplace scenarios.

The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) certificate is an initiative of the Chief Diversity Office that gives UI faculty and staff the opportunity to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive campus environment. The certificate is earned by completing one core course and five electives. To learn more about the BUILD initiative and how to enroll visit:

Sign-up is available for employees through Employee Self-Service/My Training. To locate certificate courses search for “BUILD” and a list of eligible courses will appear.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Chief Diversity Office in advance at 353-2388 or by email at