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Course Description

This course gives students the theoretical knowledge and practical skills they need to lead effectively in diversity and inclusion work spaces. Students will examine how their own experiences shape their ability to effectively lead across multiple dimensions of difference, including generational, racial, ethnic and gender differences etc. and discuss strategies to develop diversity leadership competency. Students will be asked to examine the long-standing barriers of racism and other forms of oppression in systematic structures and how to create a new systemic vision for leadership. Students will also consider diversity at the organizational and community levels, exploring principals of equal opportunity and inclusive engagement for all employees. It also considers paradigms that limit and promote inclusion and what each individual student, employers, employees and society as a whole can do to promote inclusivity. In particular this course will explore analyses of interpersonal communication and conflict. An emphasis on skills to develop culturally proficient leaders will be explored.

Basic Enrollment Requirements: Unofficial Transcript - Bachelor's + 3.0 GPA.

Refund Policy: The refund policy for Courses at Tufts offerings is dependent on the offering type: whether the offering is a course, workshop or short course, or in-demand offering. Please refer to the section details to confirm the type of offering as well as any exceptions to the standard refund policy. The refund policies for each offering type are viewable here: https://universitycollege.tufts.edu/policies/refunds#Courses-at-Tufts-(Academic-Year--Summer-Session)

Remission Eligible: Yes; first day of term; all university policies apply.

Affiliated With:

  • School of Arts and Sciences