This course will cover the use of effective communication skills such as giving and receiving feedback, the art of influencing and empowering others. Students learn powerful diagnostic and consulting skills that support the development of strategic D & I recommendations to a Client Partner. Workplace Application (A) is the preparatory course for the presentation of a D & I project to a real-world client system. The course will also reinforce the concept of “Use of Self” as a key tool for improving the dynamic of a diverse team.
By the end of the course, successful students will be able to:
- Articulate current theory on the art of influencing change as a leadership competency.
- Practice coaching and influencing skills and receive real-time feedback on their effectiveness.
- Gain clarity around when to advise or use coaching, mentoring, or other developmental activities in support of a diversity and inclusion initiative.
- Experiment with behaviors that enhance the use of one’s self as an agent of change.
Enrollment in this course is restricted. Students must submit an application and be accepted into the Certificate in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in order to register for this course.
Current Georgetown students must create an application using their Georgetown NetID and password. New students will be prompted to create an account.