Checking date: 24/04/2024

Course: 2024/2025

Promotion of equality and diversity in business and organizations
Bachelor in Employment and Labour Relations (Study Plan 2018) (Plan: 401 - Estudio: 207)

Coordinating teacher: RADL , JONAS

Department assigned to the subject: Social Sciences Department

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
This course doesn't have any prior requirements
A) Understand the relevance of the promotion of equality and diversity by companies. B) Comprehend the main theoretical concepts and practical tools for the detection of barriers to equality or diversity. C) Being capable to reflect on the organizational variables that allow orienting the company towards a more diverse model that promotes diversity, and ultimately, productivity. D) Understand the integration and coherence that must exist between the different internal policies. E) Becoming fluent in information management. F) Learn to synthesize the readings and communicate it adequately in written and oral form.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1. Introduction to the Subject 2. Equality and diversity. Normative debates 3. Barriers to Equality and Diversity in Organizations: Theoretical Frameworks 4. The Promotion of Equality and Diversity in Companies and Institutions: Good Practices 5. Methodological Problems and Possible Applied Solutions 6. Case Studies in Spain 7. Case Studies: International Perspectives 8. Synthesis and lessons learned
Learning activities and methodology
The course will combine a series of classroom activities with exams and practical tests
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 50
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 50

Calendar of Continuous assessment

Extraordinary call: regulations
Basic Bibliography
  • Emma Jeanes, David Knights, Patricia Yancey Martin. Handbook of Gender, Work and Organization. Wiley. 2012
  • George Gotsis , Zoe Kortezi. Critical Studies in Diversity Management Literature. A Review and Synthesis. Springer. 2015

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.