Inclusive Leadership Certificate

Master skills to lead inclusively and claim your place as a transformative leader.

Through five interactive course modules, learn from Agnes Scott College DEI faculty and subject matter experts. Following each module, participants will engage in hour-long discussions to practice with colleagues how to champion diversity and inclusion to build a more inclusive workplace.

The certificate is designed to help current and future leaders recognize and remove barriers to designing diverse and inclusive workplaces and communities. This certificate is appropriate for any industry and organizational size. This certificate is eligible for a total of two (2) Continuing Education Units (CEUs). 

Course Outlook

A ten-hour certification where participants will learn and apply skills in belonging, justice, equity, diversity and inclusion. 

Ways to Complete

What Sets Agnes Scott's Certificate in Inclusive Leadership Apart? 

Taught by experts with decades of experience and expertise in providing transformative education that prepares learners to play pivotal roles in generating solutions for complex racial and social justice issues on a global level while examining the operation of power structures in our educational institutions, local communities, and workplaces.

Agnes Scott College ranks No. 1 among national liberal arts colleges on the list of the Most Innovative Schools for four consecutive years by U.S. News& World Report.

Research-based content with real-world practice in diversity. This program is rooted in a liberal arts education that equips learners with skills and outcomes that have been shown actually to work in a diverse environment.

Agnes Scott is the most diverse liberal arts college in the country. Agnes Scott was named the second most Diversified College by Time Magazine.

Because of its long-standing and strong foundation on justice, equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging, Agnes Scott College was designated as a Truth, Healing, and Racial Transformation (THRT) institution by the Association of American Colleges and Universities. The college continues to receive the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity, a national honor reserved for U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Organizations interested in having their employees participate in the spring of 2024 should contact us by email for more information. 
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Experienced inclusive leadership facilitators who understand the importance of a diverse workforce will guide you through five core modules for a total of five one-hour sessions. 

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Module 1: The Landscape of B.J.E.D.I.

Participants will gain a baseline understanding of each component of belonging, justice, equity, diversity and inclusion, how they impact organizations and how leadership can bring about positive change.

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Module 2: Examining Personal Values and Belief Systems

Explore individual belief systems and values and how they shape perceptions and interactions within an organization.

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Module 3: Assessing Your Organization through an Equity Framework

Learn about an equity framework and how to assess your organization through its lens. Gauge how to try out the framework for affecting meaningful change in your day-to-day leadership practice.

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Module 4: Recognizing Race and Privilege at Home and Abroad

Build intercultural competence and the ability to understand, interact with and lead multinational team members at home and abroad. Participants will be challenged to critically reflect on the intersectional identities that make up their teams and their relevance in a global context.

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Module 5: Managing and Communicating with Diverse Teams

Develop a baseline of learning of the impacts of generational differences on teams and how leaders can create intergenerational synergies as part of their team-building strategy.

“When we listen and celebrate what is both common and different, we become wiser, more inclusive and better as an organization.”

Pat Wadors
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