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Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action

Event Description: 

PDS Performance & Development Solutions

  Course Number: MTS NC 202     Scheduled Sessions:
  Cost Per Person: No Charge/Participating Agency, $42/Non-Participating    

This course is available through On-Demand at no charge for participating State agencies. Contact your training liaison to have the course information e-mailed to you.  At the completion of the course, email your completed certificate to The course will then be added to your training history.

  Eligibility: Managers & Supervisors
  Instructor: PDS
  Length: 1 Hour
  Certificate Series:

Advanced Leadership Development Certificate

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) is an important component of the State’s commitment to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce. Therefore, understanding EEO/AA is critical for all supervisors and managers. Participants will learn the legal principals and background of EEO/AA and its use as a tool to effectively manage an increasingly diverse workplace.


  • State and federal EEO laws
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Iowa Civil Rights Commission
  • Compare and contrast protections of state and federal laws
  • Differences between EEO and AA
  • History of Affirmative Action
  • State of Iowa Affirmative Action plan and report