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About the Course

Do you want to promote diversity and inclusion? This course will empower and equip you to develop inclusive cultures where everyone feels valued and respected. You will learn how highly inclusive leaders from around the world use processes of social influence to interact effectively with individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds. You will deepen your understanding of the benefits of diversity. And, you will explore a wealth of perspectives and practices to help you to reap those benefits. This course is for current or aspiring leaders in ANY type of workplace, in ANY leadership role - a CEO of a corporation, a head of a department, a manager of a workgroup, a team leader, a chair of a committee, you name it! Course highlights include studying signature traits of inclusive leadership (based on global research), strengthening self-awareness, developing your communication skills, and improving your ability to help others feel a strong sense of belonging. Course content covers traditional and timely topics -- from listening, feedback, and collaboration, to privilege, implicit bias, microaggressions, and micro-affirmations. The instructor for this course is nationally recognized educator, leader, and public speaker, Dr. Brenda J. Allen (Communication Professor Emerita). Dr. Allen is a retired Chief Diversity Officer who offers highly-rated workshops, consultations, and presentations on topics such as inclusive leadership, racial equity, strategic planning, respect in the workplace, and diversity recruitment/retention practices. She has a proven ability for explaining complex and sensitive topics in non-threatening ways. She clearly explains concepts and offers compelling real-life examples - including her own experiences....

Top reviews


Apr 23, 2021

Even though I am not a leader or have not been a leader, this course has contributed to me a lot. I am sure that I shall be able to use all the information I learned in this course, in my social life.


May 9, 2021

This was an excellent guiding self paced course with valuable information that Dr. Allen has provided for all of her students and I will apply the resources and information for my on the job working.

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By Nwe S W

May 1, 2021

I really enjoyed this course. There are a lot to learn.

By Dr. A B

Dec 30, 2021

Awesome Instructors, well syructured course material.!

By Eugene L

May 7, 2021

So many things I learned from this course. Thank you.

By Niloofar A

Apr 29, 2021

this course was really informative and knowledgeable.

By Corinna G

May 17, 2021

I really enjoyed all the insights - 10/10 recommend!

By Divya a

Apr 28, 2021

it was great being a part of this informative course

By Thandeka F

May 14, 2022

A wealth of information. Perfect for future leaders

By Jessica T

May 23, 2021

Great course -- lots of thought-provoking material.

By Abdur R S

May 15, 2021

Well organised and all necessary learnings included

By Riyaz R

May 23, 2021

wonderful content and concept explanation method.

By Samson C R K

Apr 27, 2021

This is a wonderful course. Good for all leaders

By Gordon F

Apr 25, 2021

Outstanding quality training expertly delivered.


Apr 23, 2021

In this very helpful develop leadership ualities

By Afsana H J

Apr 18, 2021

It's too much useful for me. Thanks to Coursera.

By Deepak K

Apr 22, 2021

It is good contents and good learning contents.

By Jackie L S

May 26, 2021

I love this course..... Thank you Prof. Allen.

By Darwin E

May 22, 2021

I learnt a lot . Thank you for the opportunity

By Joy G

Apr 28, 2021

Such an interesting - enlightening experience.

By Edwin S

Jul 23, 2021

Excellent course! I recommend it to everybody

By Robert O

May 6, 2021

Very enlightening, current and so so relevant

By Dina M

Jan 29, 2022

I aspects of it were valuable beyond words.

By Amena Z

May 30, 2021

This course was a great learning experience.

By Emmanuel B D

Apr 25, 2021

the best educative course. very mind opening

By Sheryl M

Apr 21, 2021

Excellent program, great speaker and content

By Karen P

Mar 26, 2022

Thank you for give the space to reflection.