Our services

Consulting services

Every individual, team, organization, and community are at a different stage in their EDI journey. We partner with you wherever you are to help achieve your vision for a more equitable, diverse, and inclusive workplace.

We believe in starting with the strengths of your organization as building blocks for our work, from assessments to success metrics. We will partner with you to identify opportunities and implement custom solutions tailored to your unique EDI needs, vision, and culture. We design and implement human-centered EDI solutions backed by data. We strongly value practical solutions and ground our approach in evidence-based research, industry best-practices, and change management principles. We can support your organization with:

  • Assessment and benchmarking
  • Policy/process review and development
  • Strategy/roadmap development and implementation
  • EDI Committee/Employee Resource Group formation and support
  • Change management and communications support

Professional development

The Colbourne Institute for Inclusive Leadership (CIIL) offers a variety of custom EDI professional development options that can be tailored to meet the unique needs of your team, organization, and community. Our versatile offerings are available in a wide range of delivery methods, giving you the opportunity to choose between online learning, in-person training at your worksite, a NorQuest College campus, or as a blended option that combines both online and in-person delivery to offer maximum flexibility.

Our expert team is dedicated to building impactful and interactive learning solutions for clients of all sizes and sectors including:

  • Learning pathway/curriculum development and delivery
  • Microlearning/resource curation and development
  • Individual diversity and/or leadership coaching
  • Coaching circles
Below is a sample list of topics we have previously covered in our professional development sessions. Contact us to discover what learning solutions may suit you!
  • Allyship
  • Anti-racism
  • EDI foundations
  • Inclusive and equitable recruitment
  • Inclusive language and communication
  • Inclusive leadership
  • Microaggressions
  • Power and privilege
  • Psychological health and safety
  • Unconscious bias

Colbourne Institute for Inclusive Leadership

10215 108 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 1L6
CIIL@norquest.ca 780.644.6446