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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consultant




1 days

Human Resources Management Specialist

Program Overview

Become a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consultant

Are you ready to start your dream career? In this course, you will receive a comprehensive introduction to the world of DEI consulting and learn about the skills and knowledge you will need to succeed in this career.

What to Expect

The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consultant Certificate Course is an online learning program with suggested readings from the textbook (USILD Career Guide to Become a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consultant). This course is self directed, which means you may study and complete assignments at times that are most convenient for you from the comfort of your own home.

This part-time online Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consultant Certificate Course has a recommended completion date of 6 weeks from the start of the program, however, you may choose to complete the course in as little as 4 weeks or as long as 12 weeks, depending on your schedule.

The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consultant Certificate Course has been created to allow you to complete it without any teaching assistance. However, if you have questions or need assistance, you can receive help from a Faculty Member throughout the 6 weeks of the course. Your Faculty Member is a valuable resource person who can provide you with personal teaching assistance to help you succeed in the course and advice to help you succeed in the career.

Course Topics

USILD DEI program developed to meet high academic standards, ensuring that as a graduate you can display with pride the USILD Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consultant Certificate. This certificate course provides valuable information about becoming a DEI consultant and starting your own successful DEI consulting business. Several pathways for entering this career will be presented. Topics covered in this course include:

A Career As a DEI Consultant

  • What is a DEI Consultant?

  • Terminology

  • History of DEI Consulting

  • DEI Consulting Today

  • A Career in DEI Consulting

  • Benefits of Being a DEI Consultant

What a DEI Consultant Does

  • Introduction to Strategic Planning

  • Introduction to Change Management

  • Introduction to Risk Management

  • Introduction to Research Methods

  • A Typical DEI Consulting Project

  • DEI Audits

  • Common DEI Strategies

  • Specializations

  • Tools of the Trade

Getting Ready

  • Skills and Knowledge You Will Need

  • Learning by Doing

  • Learn from Others

  • Educational Programs

  • Resources for Self Study

Getting Hired

  • Types of Employers and Work Locations

  • How to Find Job Openings

  • Job Hunting Materials

  • interviews

  • The Job Offer

Starting your own Business

  • Creating a Business Plan

  • Financial Matters

  • Working with Strategic Partners

  • Hiring Staff

Marketing Your Business

  • Who is Your Target Market?

  • Marketing Tools and Techniques

  • Marketing in the Community

  • Develop Your Marketing Strategy

Working With Clients

  • Selling Your Services

  • Project Plans

  • Client Contracts

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