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Workplace Initiatives for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Online Undergraduate NanoCertTM in Workplace Initiatives for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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72%Have Graduated with No APUS-incurred Student Loan Debt1
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About This Program

The three courses in this NanoCert explore the dynamic nature of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) as well as tactics to improve engagement and innovation in the workplace. You will become familiar with tools for effective communication, employee engagement, and managing diverse teams. You will learn effective approaches to biases and conflict related to diversity. In a course assignment, you will recommend strategies to incorporate diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives in an organization.

The courses in this NanoCert are designed to bring you closer to completion of the following degrees: BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration), BA in Human Resource Management, BA in Management, and BAS in Technical Management.

What You Will Do

  1. Discover the fundamental elements and types of diversity present in the workplace
  2. Define unconscious bias
  3. Investigate barriers to building diverse and inclusive teams
  4. Explain the drivers of employee engagement and how it is related to inclusive organizational actions and behaviors
  5. Recommend inclusive strategies to maximize employee performance, creativity, and innovation

Program at a Glance

Number of Credits
9
Cost Per Credit
$285 | $250*
Courses Start Monthly
Online

Program Requirements Printable Catalog Version

With today’s evolving workforce, managers and leaders need to understand and embrace differences in the workplace in order to reap the benefits of diversity. In this course, students learn the dynamic nature of diversity and inclusion in order to utilize the potential of diversity for greater performance and innovation. Students learn to differentiate ethnocentric and ethno-relative mindsets. In a final project, students will recommend strategies to incorporate diversity and inclusion initiatives in an organization.

Course ID: 5338

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With today’s evolving workforce, managers and leaders need to understand and embrace differences in the workplace in order to reap the benefits of diversity. In this course, students learn the dynamic nature of diversity and inclusion in order to utilize the potential of diversity for greater performance and innovation. Students learn to differentiate ethnocentric and ethno-relative mindsets. In a final project, students will recommend strategies to incorporate diversity and inclusion initiatives in an organization.
Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
02/22/22 - 07/29/22 08/01/22 - 09/25/22 Summer 2022 Session I 8 Week session
03/29/22 - 09/02/22 09/05/22 - 10/30/22 Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/22 - 09/30/22 10/03/22 - 11/27/22 Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/22 - 11/04/22 11/07/22 - 01/01/23 Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session

Course ID: 5339

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Students will learn tactics to improve the work environment so that all employees feel included, supported, and valued. Students will learn effective approaches to biases and conflict related to diversity. In a course project, students will recommend inclusion strategies to maximize employee performance, creativity, and innovation.

Course ID: 2934

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Successful organizations strive to hire the best talent and seek innovative strategies on how to retain them. Leaders attempt to create an environment that is appealing by soliciting feedback on what motivates them to stay. This course examines the field of organizational behavior and the various research strategies in areas such as personality, motivation, values, stress, leadership skills, power bases, and communication. It is designed to explore the attitudes and behavior of leaders and employees.
Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
12/28/21 - 06/03/22 06/06/22 - 07/31/22 Spring 2022 Session D 8 Week session
01/25/22 - 07/01/22 07/04/22 - 08/28/22 Summer 2022 Session B 8 Week session
02/22/22 - 07/29/22 08/01/22 - 09/25/22 Summer 2022 Session I 8 Week session
03/29/22 - 09/02/22 09/05/22 - 10/30/22 Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/22 - 09/30/22 10/03/22 - 11/27/22 Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/22 - 11/04/22 11/07/22 - 01/01/23 Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session

Courses Start Monthly

Next Courses Start Jun 6
Register by Jun 3

Admission Requirements

  • All AMU undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e., GED).
  • Please read all undergraduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • There is no fee to complete the AMU admission application. View steps to apply.

Materials Cost

Technology fee: $65 per course | $0 for active-duty military, National Guard members, and Reservists.

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1Alumni Graduated with No APUS-incurred Student Loan Debt As of December 31, 2021

Includes alumni who graduated with an associate, bachelor's, or master's degree from APUS. Student loan debt is defined as student loans and private education loans used for tuition, fees, living expenses, and book costs associated with courses taken at APUS. Many APUS students receive military tuition assistance and veterans education benefits, which are not student loan debt.

*Cost Per Credit Hour

To minimize out-of-pocket costs, U.S. active-duty servicemembers, their spouse/dependents, National Guard members, and Reservists receive a tuition grant that caps undergraduate, master's degree, and graduate certificate tuition at $250/credit hour. In addition, a university book grant provides no-cost textbooks and ebooks for all undergraduates and military-tuition-grant-eligible master’s-level students.
See all military student benefits.