Inclusive Leadership online short course


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8 weeks, excluding orientation
7–10 hours per week, self-paced learning online
USD $1,000
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EGADE Business School at Tecnologico de Monterrey


High performance teams that maintain a diverse and inclusive working culture are proven to exceed their financial targets, outperforming less inclusive teams by as much as 50 percent.1 Advocating for inclusion enhances innovation, engagement and decision-making, but beyond business, building an inclusive workforce is essential to future equality.

The Inclusive Leadership online short course from EGADE Business School at Tecnológico de Monterrey focuses on developing leaders to be effective in implementing and managing diverse and inclusive teams for the benefit of the business. Explore the way culture impacts team performance and how diversity and inclusion affect the workplace, and uncover ways to interrupt biases and promote behaviors that foster an inclusive organizational culture.

1Gartner (Nov, 2018).

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What will set you apart

On completion of this course, you’ll walk away with:

  • Knowledge of leadership styles and models for managing multicultural and inclusive teams

  • An understanding of the complexities and implications of culture on organizational performance

  • The ability to leverage diversity and inclusion for growth and a competitive advantage

  • An inclusion map that can be used to create a more inclusive organizational culture

Is this course for you?

This course is designed for team leaders, managers and HR professionals interested in achieving true diversity and inclusion in their business. Those managing or building diverse teams will learn to increase their cultural competencies and diversity awareness, while HR professionals will develop the skills to champion an inclusive, supportive, and unbiased company culture. Any professional who is interested in promoting equal opportunities and fair treatment for all employees will benefit from this course.

Course curriculum

Learn to foster an inclusive leadership culture as you work through the weekly modules of this online course.

  • Orientation module Welcome to your Online Campus
  • Module 1 Understanding the complexity of culture
  • Module 2 Exploring leadership across cultures
  • Module 3 Discovering diversity in the workplace
  • Module 4 Balancing organizational diversity
  • Module 5 Developing an inclusive self
  • Module 6 Developing an inclusive team
  • Module 7 Leading multicultural teams
  • Module 8 Developing organizational culture for inclusion

Discover how diversity and inclusion can drive your organization’s performance

This EGADE Business School at Tecnológico de Monterrey online short course is delivered in collaboration with GetSmarter. Learn from industry thought leaders as you manage and build diverse, inclusive teams.

Your Academic Directors

The design of this online course is guided by EGADE Business School faculty and industry experts, who will share their experience and in-depth subject knowledge with you throughout the course.

Dr. Jaime García Narro

Dr. Jaime García Narro

Associate Dean of Executive Education, EGADE Business School

Dr. Garcia Narro has 30 years of experience in the field of business and is a professional coach who trains both individuals and other coaches. He is a master coach with the Inter-American Academy of Coaching and an emotional intelligence instructor certified by the MSCEIT. This lends to his role as associate dean of Executive Education.


Dr. Mike Szymansk

Dr. Mike Szymanski

Research Professor of International Business

Dr. Mike Szymanski joined EGADE Business School Guadalajara in August 2017. He holds a Ph.D. in international management and organizations completed at the Gustavson School of Business, University of Victoria (Canada). He also holds a master’s degree in strategic management from the Warsaw School of Economics and a master’s degree in American culture from the University of Warsaw (Poland). Mike's research is at the confluence of international business, global leadership, and human resource management as the ultimate goal of his research is to understand how organizations can take full advantage of biculturals (i.e. people who have internalized two distinct cultures, such as Polish-British or Mexican-American individuals) and how these individuals can leverage their strengths in an organizational setting. His research has been published in international outlets (International Business Review, European Journal of International Management, Advances in Global Leadership) and presented in major international conferences (Academy of Management, Academy of International Business, Strategic Management Society).

Earn a certificate from EGADE Business School at Tecnológico de Monterrey

Study diversity and inclusion in business and earn an official certificate of completion from EGADE Business School at Tecnológico de Monterrey.

Your certificate will be issued in your legal name and sent to you upon successful completion of the course, as per the stipulated requirements.

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