Inclusive leadership is critical to all organizations in today’s global economy.
The Inclusive Leadership Certificate prepares individuals to lead high-performing groups and to champion diversity, equity, and inclusion in their organizations. As businesses and organizations compete for a diverse market of consumers, clients, and talent, the ability to leverage the power of diverse teams is a critical skill.
This certificate is designed to help current and future leaders gain a more comprehensive understanding of workplace diversity and how a leader’s conduct affects the self-confidence and job performance of fellow employees. Experienced faculty from the Kelley School will help you identify specific strategies to increase inclusive leadership competencies and organizational effectiveness.
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When you receive your certificate, you’ll also receive a digital badge to show mastery of inclusive leadership best practices. It can appear on your resume, LinkedIn profile, and other sites as verifiable evidence of the skills you gained through the top-ranked Kelley School of Business.
You’ll also have the option to earn 3 credit hours that can be applied to the Business Management Graduate Certificate, which is one of several 12 credit hour graduate certificate programs offered by Executive Degree Programs. The certificate can be applied to the Executive Degree Programs online MBA, MS in Finance, or MS in Strategic Management.
In order to earn the 3 credit hours, participants must attend a minimum of 80% of the sessions and submit a capstone project that demonstrates learning from the four courses, and apply the learning to a real or proposed project at the participant’s workplace.
Capstone projects may include talent acquisition and retention strategy, succession planning, increasing diverse engagement on projects, increasing diversity and inclusion efforts in their organization’s marketing strategy or supplier diversity efforts, creating sponsorships/mentorships/affinity groups, conducting an employee engagement survey and recommending resulting actions, etc.