Berkeley College Announces Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Certificate Program to Help Organizations Strengthen DEI Management and Leadership Skills

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, February 16, 2022
Contact: Kelly Depsee
Director, Communications and External Relations
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KME@BerkeleyCollege.edu

BERKELEY COLLEGE ANNOUNCES DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION CERTIFICATE PROGRAM TO HELP ORGANIZATIONS
STRENGTHEN DEI MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP SKILLS
 

Spring Registration Now Open

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As part of its Continuing Education initiative, Berkeley College will offer a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Certificate for professionals seeking to develop diverse teams and foster an inclusive culture. Spring registration is now open for the for-credit program, offered online through four, seven-week courses. 

“Creating a climate where employees feel supported is vital to the success of any company,” said Maria Rivera, Director, Continuing Education, Berkeley College. “Through the Berkeley College DEI Certificate, professionals will learn various strategies to manage organizational bias, create an equitable workforce and foster intercultural communication – the skills that organizations are looking for in 2022 and beyond.” 

The DEI Certificate offers the following key takeaways:

  • Builds awareness of the current legal and societal DEI background.
  • Provides employees with DEI skill sets in the areas of management and leadership.
  • Provides employees with DEI strategies related to building their own diverse, equitable and inclusive teams.
  • Teaches strategies to employees to serve as DEI advocates within their organization. 

More Information: Berkeley College will offer a virtual information session on the DEI Certificate program, with an opportunity to meet with faculty, on Wednesday, March 16, 2022, from 6 to 6:45 p.m. Click here to register for the information session. For more information, email ContinuingEd@BerkeleyCollege.edu

About Continuing Education at Berkeley College 

Berkeley College Continuing Education courses and Certificate programs can meet the needs of professionals seeking to advance in their careers or looking to enter a new field. Courses are taught by the same exceptional faculty as Berkeley College degree programs. Professors are chosen for excellent academic credentials and their professional experience. Credits from many Continuing Education programs may be applied toward degree programs at Berkeley College, helping professionals to advance to an Associate’s, Bachelor’s or even a Master’s degree. These college credits may be applied once a student has gone through the formal degree application process and received acceptance. Only graduate courses with an earned grade of “B” or better will count toward Berkeley College Master of Business Administration degree requirements. 

For more information, visit https://ce.BerkeleyCollege.edu

About Berkeley College

Berkeley College, founded in 1931, is a career-focused institution accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education that offers students Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate’s degree and Certificate programs in more than 20 career fields. The College also offers continuing education programs to enhance career credentials.

Berkeley College has campuses in Midtown Manhattan, NY, and in Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park, NJ, with more than 4,000 students enrolled. In addition, Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. U.S. News & World Report has named Berkeley College among the Best Colleges for Online Bachelor’s Programs and among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans, for nine consecutive years. U.S. News & World Report named Berkeley College (NJ) one of the Best Regional Colleges in the North in its 2022 edition of the Best Colleges Survey.  In 2021 Berkeley College (NJ) was also recognized for the first time as a Top Performer on Social Mobility among colleges in the region. The website address is http://www.BerkeleyCollege.edu.

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