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Advancing Inclusion and Diversity Through Strategic Corporate Citizenship


This course focuses on the critical role corporate citizenship professionals play in advancing inclusion and diversity efforts. The business case for inclusion and diversity is clear. Research has demonstrated consistently that businesses with strong inclusion and diversity cultures have stronger financial performance, higher rates of recruitment and retention, and more robust innovation. In order to maximize these benefits, inclusion and diversity must be baked into the company’s culture and operations.

Course Offerings



Member: $2130.00
Non-member: $2900.00

You can start this course TODAY.

Accelerated Certificate Summit: Fall 2020

Take this course as part of an accelerated program to earn your Certificate in Corporate Citizenship Practice, combining the best aspects of self-paced online courses, live learning, and networking opportunities.

Certificate in Corporate Citizenship Practice

This is an elective course to earn your Certificate in Corporate Citizenship Practice, which can help you develop in-depth knowledge, practical skills, and useful tools to implement innovative corporate citizenship programs.

Join us and learn:

> The special role corporate citizenship has to play in creating an inclusive workplace.

> How inclusion and diversity efforts are managed at companies of all sizes and industries.

> The business value of inclusion and diversity programs.

> Principles and leading practices to promote inclusion and diversity.

> How to create, manage, and evaluate programs designed to increase inclusion and diversity.

> How to communicate internally and externally about inclusion and diversity.

Is your company a member? Corporate members SAVE an average of 20% on Executive Education offerings.


Professional credentials earned:

5 units will be applied to a Certificate in Corporate Citizenship Practice. This is an elective course for a Certificate in Corporate Citizenship Practice.


Member: $2,130
Non-member: $2,900

Enroll early for discounted rates! See Upcoming Offerings above for deadlines per course.

Related Bootcamps

Need to master a new skill? Short on time and budget? Bootcamps are 2.5-hour power sessions that include personalized expert instruction and interaction with corporate citizenship peers in a virtual classroom environment. Just $400/members and $500/non-members, with early bird discounts available! 

Bootcamp | Unconscious Bias and Cultural Competence BOOTCAMP - Human brains have evolved to have an automatic categorization process that made connections, assignments, assumptions about “others.” When we don’t take the time to unpack these categorizations, we develop unconscious bias. In this session, we will explore how to identify bias, replace it with curiosity, and build cultural competence.

Bootcamp | Corporate Citizenship and Change Management BOOTCAMP - Get your employees, senior leaders, and community partners on board. This session will guide participants through key change management processes, identifying the elements of a change management needed to generate sustained change and how to lead urgent and longer-term vision initiatives.

Bootcamp | International Action and Cooperation for Progress BOOTCAMP - In order to address complex global issues including climate change, human rights, and more, companies often turn to global frameworks and collaborations to accelerate progress. Join this session to learn more about the global landscape of ESG and the organizations and resources you can use as you plan your own company’s programs today.

Bootcamp | Program Design: Organizing for Success BOOTCAMP - Are you looking to improve the performance of your corporate citizenship programs or designing one from scratch? In this session, participants will master the Star Model to plan corporate citizenship programs and to structure and allocate resources and design processes to maximize your impact and effectiveness.

Bootcamp | Program Design: Part 2 - Workshop your Star Model BOOTCAMP - In this session, you will share your Star Model with colleagues and instructors to receive feedback, identify potential pitfalls—and solutions to them, and gather ideas about how achieve your vision within the organization and resources you are able to influence or control to achieve your vision and objectives.