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Education & Training Programs

The Institutional Equity team provides educational programs available to staff and faculty, as part of Tulane’s commitment to fostering and maintaining a diverse working and learning environment. We are offering new and innovative programs on a broad range of topics including diversity in recruiting, civil treatment education, unconscious bias, as well as sexual harassment and discrimination education to learn how to recognize, respond and report concerns.

Courses offered are designed to raise awareness, challenge our thinking and promote a respectful and inclusive environment.

Below are descriptions of each course with more information about how to schedule or complete courses. We encourage all staff to do your part to promote diversity and inclusion by bringing these courses to your department.

Civil Treatment Education

The Office of Human Resources and Institutional Equity is excited to announce that we are offering the Civil Treatment training program. This is a dynamic and interactive learning experience that promotes a clear understanding of Tulane’s workplace standards and expectations. With simple and sustainable learning models and tools, leaders and employees will develop skills proven to positively impact the workplace culture and business results in ways that align with Tulane’s mission and values.

Civil Treatment Education for Employees

Civil Treatment for Employees® simulates realistic workplace scenarios, offering insights and practical skills relevant to Tulane’s success. By focusing on day-to-day behaviors, Civil Treatment for Employees challenges and motivates participants to consider the impact of their behavior and encourages them to speak up when issues arise.

Topics include: Speaking up about workplace issues, inappropriate and abusive behavior, social media and electronic communications, manager’s duty to act, and inappropriate mutual banter.

Civil Treatment for Employees is a 2 1/2 hour class. Current sessions are scheduled for March 5, March 25, April 1, April 15, June 10, and September 30.

Registration for Civil Treatment for Employees

To schedule a session contact Michelle Fields at 504-247-1783 or

Civil Treatment Education for Leaders

Civil Treatment for Leaders® leverages a dynamic, interactive, and experiential learning approach to provide leaders with the skills and insights they need to achieve positive business results and engage employees in ways that inspire their best work. Using real-life business scenarios, Civil Treatment for Leaders simulates some of the most important conversations leaders will have with their people.  

Topics include: coaching and managing performance, addressing inappropriate behavior (harassment, discrimination, bullying, retaliation, unprofessional), making employment decisions, duty to act, welcoming concerns, and modeling the behaviors that ensure an inclusive, productive work environment.

Civil Treatment for Leaders is a 5 1/2 hour class. Current sessions are scheduled for March 11, March 19, April 16, June 18, and July 22.

Registration for Civil Treatment for Leaders

To schedule a session contact Michelle Fields at 504-247-1783 or  

To schedule a session contact Michelle Fields at 504-247-1783 or

Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Prevention

Tulane is committed to maintaining a workplace free of sexual harassment and discrimination. One of the ways we do this is through providing annual mandatory online training courses. These courses are designed to educate all of us on how to better recognize, respond, report and to ultimately prevent discrimination and sexual harassment at Tulane.

There are two courses. One is designed for non-supervisory employees and the other for employees who supervise others.

To schedule a session contact Michelle Fields at 504-247-1783 or

Contact Us

For more information or to book your office training, contact the Institutional Equity team at 504-862-8083 or