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DEI: Inclusive Workplace


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What You'll Learn

Build on your DEI foundations and first focus area. No matter your role in the workplace environment, developing awareness of the various dimensions of diversity — including race, gender, ethnicity, and generational differences — is a great place to begin your learning journey. In the Inclusive Workplaces focus, you'll go beyond awareness to explore how you can use your knowledge to develop and maintain an inclusive, equitable, and welcoming environment.

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 Coalition-Building and Inclusive Workplaces.

Program Topics

Inclusive Workplaces

  • Cultural Intelligence
  • Masculinities in the Workplace
  • Strategies for Workplace Inclusiveness

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

Why Miami?

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).


  • Gillian Oakenfull, professor of Marketing and director of the Center for KickGlass Change
  • Hiram Ramirez, senior director of the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion
  • Darryl Rice, assistant professor of Management