Inclusive Leadership Professional Certificate Program powered by edX –Online Program

Offered by: Catalyst

College credits: N/A

Course length: 1-4 Weeks

Overview

About this Program
Acquire the globally in-demand skills necessary to build an inclusive workplace culture in this Inclusive Leadership Professional Certificate Program.

Around the world, organizations and customers are growing more diverse. To remain competitive, organizations must move from diversity to inclusion to increase employee engagement, innovation, and to win the war for talent.

Today’s leaders must leverage the full power of this diversity by honing their inclusive leadership skills. Inclusive leaders intentionally bring out the full potential of their team by empowering and valuing the unique contributions of individual employees. The innovation and productivity potential of these teams can only be harnessed in an inclusive work culture.

Accelerate your career with this Inclusive Leadership Training program. You will learn how to apply inclusive leadership skills—Empowerment, Accountability, Courage, and Humility (“EACH”)—and have the opportunity to practice using them to foster team citizenship and innovation. In the 45-minute skills-based “mini-course” on bridging divides, you will explore practical strategies and techniques to find common ground and work successfully with people who think, look, and have beliefs different from your own.

These leadership skills are the tools you need to take your diverse team to the next level of performance.

Enroll in the Inclusive Leadership Professional Certificate program to become adept at the skills and behaviors of an inclusive leader taught by Catalyst, a global expert in the field.

Job Outlook
  • Inclusiveness is not a "soft" skill—it’s a crucial competitive leadership capability necessary in today’s global market. (Source: PWC, The CEO Agenda, 2015)
  • “Companies that are highly effective communicators had 47% higher total returns to shareholders.” (Source: Towers Watson, Capitalizing on Effective Communication: p.2)
  • "Leveraging an increasingly diverse talent pool" is a “top workforce trend impacting talent priorities.” (Source: Mercer, 2016 Global Talent Trends Study).

What You'll Learn:
  • The skills necessary to be an inclusive leader through case studies, assessments, and discussion with a global group of learners.
  • How to leverage core inclusive leadership behaviors of Empowerment, Accountability, Courage and Humility (EACH) in any setting.
  • Inclusive leadership skills that enable work-life effectiveness.
  • Position yourself as a leader through inclusive communication

The edX - Guild Experience:
All edX courses, MicroMasters and XSeries in partnership with Guild are offered as an enhanced program to promote successful completion of course and relevance to professional goals. The three-month program includes:
  • Full access to course & content components for extended time - though expected duration of courses vary, all students will have access to content for three months to ensure you can fit the course into your busy life
  • Credential upon completion of each course - credentials matter today, to help you stay current at work, learn a new skill, or expand your professional growth
  • Network of peers - connect with colleagues around the country in an easy-to-use forum to engage in professional and academic topics
  • Community coach - professional coach right at your fingertips. Interact with with a Master's degree coach who provides 1:1 and group coaching to help you stay on track  
  • Weekly events - webinars, study sessions and virtual group coaching to discuss student-driven topics 
  • Resource hub - videos, articles, tracking tools and content around relevant content like time management, leadership development and leveraging credentials at work

Curriculum

Courses require individual enrollments. Courses for this program include:
  • Get Beyond Work-Life Balance (Inclusive Leadership Training) ($109)
  • Leading with Effective Communication (Inclusive Leadership Training) ($109)
  • Becoming a Successful Leader (Inclusive Leadership Training) ($109)
IMPORTANT NOTE: Pricing on the application will reflect only the price of the first course.
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Cost and Schedule

Guild provides reduced cost education for working adults. We’ll help you have an affordable path to move your education forward.

Cost

With tuition assistance, Guild students may be eligible to pay a fraction of the published cost to advance their education.

Guild students may pay as little as 0-10% of the published cost of a course or program by taking advantage of:
  • Tuition assistance benefits from your employer 
  • Guild's tuition discount, and no out-of-state tuition costs.
Talk to your Guild Education Coach about whether this program is eligible for funding from your employer!

Schedule

edX courses are 100% online and asynchronous, which means you can log in when it's convenient for you - from almost any place in the world with an internet connection. You'll be able to move through the courses at your own pace. Stay a little longer where you need or want more time, and speed through the materials that you master quickly.  
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Why Guild

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The Lifelong Learning Credit (up to $2000) and the American Opportunity Tax Credit* (up to $2500) are both available annually to U.S. students.

Guild negotiates reduced tuition with partner colleges and programs, giving you affordable options from the start.

​Guild works with your employer to offer corporate tuition assistance to qualified employees.

Guild is committed to reduce the cost of higher education for hard-working adults. We'll help make an affordable path to move your education forward.​

* The American Opportunity Tax Credit is only available for eligible students in undergrad or master's degree programs. All other funding categories are available for all eligible students. Please check with your individual employer to verify your eligibility.

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Tell me more about Guild Education.
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Guild Education partners with employers to offer a variety of online classes, programs, and degrees from top-ranked universities that you can complete while working.

You will get support from a Guild advisor, who will help you find the right program, navigate the financial aid process, and provide you with personal college and career advising to help you navigate the college process from day one to graduation.

To give employees a variety of options, Guild partners with a consortium of universities and learning providers, including Brandman University, Western Governors University, Bellevue University, and StraighterLine, in addition to offering custom content. 

Benefits of partnering with Guild include:
  • A path to finish your degree or take graduate courses, at little to no cost
  • A personal college and career adviser to help you navigate programs and offerings
  • Online classes that allow you to work at your own pace
  • Relevant classes and programs designed to help you advance in your career
  • Credit recognition for past college credits and corporate credits towards your degrees

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  • Students first: We're here to help you, and you come first in our world. In exchange, we expect you give your all and to support your fellow classmates.
  • We learn best by doing: Experimentation, learning by doing, feedback and reflection lay at the core of every learning experience with Guild.
  • Feedback makes us better, in fact, it’s a gift: Practice only makes perfect when we get feedback on how to improve.
  • Reflection is a need-to-have, not a nice-to-have: Reflection allows us to digest the learnings and feedback we’ve received.
  • Community matters: We’re all in this together and we expect all Guild members to appreciate the role we play in each other’s learning experience.