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Certificate in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Action

Match your passion for diversity, equity and inclusion with the skills and knowledge to impact change.

Next Enrolment

September 23rd

Delivery Format

Blended (Online)


$4,998 (Domestic)

Program Length

7 months

Select an Offering to Register


Fall 2024


Delivery Format


Program Type



$4,998 (Domestic)

Develop the skills and experience to support strategic DEI initiatives, advance organizational inclusion and help build sustainable DEI policies

What you will learn

The part-time Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Action certificate will utilize transformative learning methodologies to foster deep introspection, critical reflection and meaningful dialogue, enabling you to challenge assumptions, expand perspectives and develop inclusive practices in the workplace. You will learn from industry expert instructors and engage in experiential projects, preparing you to:

  • Understand DEI terms, concepts and key issues
  • Comprehend challenges faced by equity-deserving and protected groups and learn relevant legislation
  • Conduct a real-world examination of the processes and workflows of DEI professionals through an end-to-end DEI action plan project
  • Examine the likely challenges to implementing a DEI plan and ways of sustaining it
  • Learn how to interpret data analytics to identify DEI trends and measure the effectiveness of initiatives
  • Make evidence-based decisions to foster an inclusive and equitable work environment

Program Benefits:

  • Work on a single DEI action plan project that threads through each course, aligning with program milestones and allowing you to graduate with a portfolio of work
  • Balance your work and life commitments with two part-time format options: 11-week intensive or six-month blended
  • Hear from expert guest speakers with comprehensive experience working in DEI
  • Participate in experiential learning opportunities, including role-playing scenarios and team exercises and develop practical DEI skills and broad professional competencies
  • Engage with instructors who are DEI professionals during live online classes and various optional touchpoints throughout the program
  • Advance through the program with a peer cohort and build your professional network

Take the Next Step

Your journey to success begins with us. Learn how to apply today. If you have any questions, we're here to help guide you every step of the way.