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Inclusive Leadership in the New Normal

In today’s modern workplace, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging (DEI&B) is more important than ever. Understanding what it means to create a welcoming and safe working environment starts with those in leadership positions. In about 4 hours, you could discover the principles and best practices behind becoming a true inclusive leader.

Skills you'll learn

  • Evaluate belonging as part of diversity and inclusion
  • Apply inclusive leadership principles and activities that lead to belonging
  • Implement strategies and best practices of inclusive organizations
  • Analyze the impact and benefit of DEI&B initiatives and assessment tools

Skill modules

Defining Belonging

    • Building DEIB in the “New Normal”
    • Impact of DEIB on Diversity Management and Strategies
    • Addressing a Lack of Belonging

Inclusive Leadership Practices

    • Becoming an Inclusive Leader
    • Embracing the Blind Spot
    • Leading with an Inclusive Belonging Focus
    • Engaging Through Belonging

Analyzing DEIB Initiatives

    • Assessment and Evaluation of DEIB
    • Opportunities and Best Practices for Impact Assessments
    • Divergent Opinions

Implementing Inclusive Strategies

    • The Continuous Process of Leadership Development
    • Developing Yourself
    • Inclusive Leadership in Practice
    • Leading Evolution and Change

Showcase your achievement

Share your Certificate of Completion and Professional Development Badge by uploading them to your social media profiles, such as LinkedIn®² , when you’ve successfully completed your Skills Pathway with a score of 85% or higher.

¹ LinkedIn is a registered trademark of LinkedIn Corporation and its affiliates in the United States and/or other countries.


Frequently asked questions

The Inclusive Leadership in the New Normal Skills Pathway may be right for you if you have an interest in learning more about how different leadership styles can influence diversity, inclusion and belonging within your workplace. This Skills Pathway could also help you grow your career in the HR field.

By purchasing this Inclusive Leadership in the New Normal Skills Pathway, you are taking the first step in adopting a new approach to leading today’s teams through the modern workplace. You should purchase this Skills Pathway if you’re interested in learning the principles and best practices of leading and engaging a diverse but inclusive team.

No application is necessary. Everyone is welcome to the Inclusive Leadership in the New Normal Skills Pathway.

All levels and skillsets are welcome to take the Inclusive Leadership in the New Normal non-college-credit Skills Pathway. There are no prerequisites for this Skills Pathway.

The Inclusive Leadership in the New Normal course has four modules comprised of subjects like “Creating Belonging Out of Inclusivity.” Each module has a knowledge check and brief assessment to validate your skills. You can expect the Skills Pathway to take about 4 hours, and all Skills Pathways are 100% online and self-paced.

A Skills Pathway is a series of skills that can be learned over a period of time.

Prebuilt Pathway: A series of two or more existing skill modules that’s ready to launch today.

  • Training Pathway: A series of two or more one-hour skill modules that does not prepare employees for a certification exam or help them earn recertification credits.
  • Certification Pathway: Completing this Prebuilt Pathway can help employees prepare for a third-party certification exam.
  • Recertification Pathway: Completing this Prebuilt Pathway can help employees earn recertification credits for a specific agency such as SHRM® and HRCI®.

Tailored Skills Pathway: Select multiple existing skill modules to create this Pathway. Skill modules and assessments can be modified slightly to accommodate the needs of your business.

Custom Skills Pathway: Our team will build completely new skill modules and assessments for your business and workforce.

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Brave Conversations in the Workplace
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Human Resources: Practical Leadership