Become an Expert in Gender-Based Analysis. Apply inclusive analytic techniques and human-centred design to generate innovative products, services, processes and policies using intersectional gender-based insights.
Current conversations about diversity & inclusion often forget that these are not just HR issues but affect how products, services, processes & policies create outcomes that differ by gender, race, differences in ability, indigeneity & other intersecting identities. Gender Analytics is a methodology that allows you to create opportunities for business or policy impact by using gender-based insights to design transformational solutions. More here…
In 5 courses offered by the Institute for Gender and the Economy, you will:
>Examine how policies, products, services & processes have gendered impacts that miss opportunities or create needless risks
>Break norms that perpetuate exclusion in serving customers/beneficiaries
>Get comfortable with concepts such as sex, gender identity & intersectionality
>Learn qualitative & quantitative analytical techniques to uncover intersectional gender-based insights
>Use human-centred design to create innovative solutions
>Become a transformational leader
Who is this designed for?
>Business leaders who want to use gender insights to innovate
>Government & NGO professionals who want to do gender-based analysis (GBA+)
>Women’s studies experts seeking job-related applications
>Business analytics experts extending their skills to questions of equity
>Human resources professionals looking to be partners for business innovation
*Academic Director: Sarah Kaplan; Project Lead: Lechin Lu; Teaching Consultant: Kim de Laat
Applied Learning Project
You will practice your Gender Analytics skills in an applied learning capstone project that will take you through the entire process for using gender-based insights to generate innovative solutions. You will explore both quantitative and qualitative data, apply cutting-edge human-centered design methodologies to developing prototypes, and plan for roll out in an organization, market or community.