DEI in Leadership Certificate: Coalition-Building
Feb 1, 2023 - May 1, 2023
Full course description
What You'll Learn
Miami University's award-winning online Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) courses prepare you to lead and support inclusive communities, workplaces, and organizations. Begin your journey by gaining or emphasizing foundational knowledge in five key areas. Immediately apply broad-based knowledge and strategies to your workplace, community, and interpersonal interactions.
In the Coalition-Building focus, learn how broadening perspectives in an increasingly diverse world sets the tone for successful intercultural dialogue. Concentrated on creating understanding and fostering communication between diverse groups, you'll walk away with actionable strategies for interactions in the global community.
Earn a professional certificate at your own pace in 90 days (from February 1). Once you've completed one course, you can stack your credential with other specialized DEI topics like Health Equity and Inclusive Workplaces.
- Biases, Stereotypes, and Microaggressions
- Race and Anti-Racism
- LGBTQ+ Identities
- Ableism and Inclusion
- Allyship and Advocacy
- Intergroup Dialogue
- Intercultural Communication in a Globalized World
- Indigenous Perspectives: Miami Nation
Who Should Attend
This certificate is designed for community members and professionals who:
- Want to strengthen their understanding of DEI concepts
- Want to make an impactful contribution to their organization's inclusion efforts
Miami's commitment to DEI is underscored by our Code of Love and Honor, which includes embracing a diversity of people, ideas, and experiences. In this course, which received a bronze Telly Award in 2022 for its outstanding media content, you'll learn from teacher-scholars and expert staff who propel Miami's pledge. Miami received the INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award in 2020, recognizing our commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Miami University is ranked in the nation's Top 50 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. We rank in the Top 10 national public universities for our commitment to undergraduate teaching — a commitment we uphold in our graduate, professional, and online programs. Learn more about Miami's academics.
Computer and Browser Requirements
A computer or laptop is recommended for an optimal learning experience. Miami University hosts this course in its learning management system, Canvas. Most browsers should work fine, but Canvas provides a list of minimum browser and computer requirements and a tool to check whether the browser you are using is up to date.
Cancellation and Refund Policy
If you wish to cancel your registration and receive a refund for the course, you must complete the Refund Request Form within 14 days of the course start date (February 1).
The deadline to enroll in this course is April 1. You have 90 days to complete the course from the course start date (February 1). This course is currently open to those in the United States. Our payment gateway does not accept international credit cards at this time.
- Cristina Alcalde, vice president for Institutional Diversity and Inclusion
- Rodney Coates, professor of Global and Intercultural Studies
- Madelyn Detloff, chair and professor of English and professor of Global and Intercultural Studies
- Ashley Johnson, senior clinical lecturer of Educational Psychology and Inclusive Special Education program coordinator
- Denise Taliaferro Baszile, professor of Educational Leadership and associate dean for Student Services and Diversity
- Tarah Trueblood, director of Center for American and World Cultures
- Carol Olausen, director of the American Culture and English Program
- Kara Strass, director of Miami Tribe Relations