Equity and Inclusion

Waqar, a graduate student of UBC Certificate in Intercultural Studies

Whether you are working with international clients, managing diverse teams or implementing inclusive practices in your community or organization, a meaningful and ongoing commitment to listening and respectfully communicating across cultures, races, ages, genders, sexual orientations, and religions is crucial in any professional environment.

Through our courses and programs, learn effective intercultural communications skills, strategies and tools to build and implement inclusive and equitable practices within organizational and community settings.

Consult this table to easily compare our equity, diversity and inclusion programs to find the one that best meets your needs.   
 

Courses and Programs

Courses

Course Name
Addressing Power, Privilege and Systems (MC656)   
Anti-Racism Strategies for the Workplace (MC653)   
Certificate in International Development - Free Information Session (MD490)   
Countering Biases and Microaggressions (MC658)   
Culture, Communication and Development (MD499)   
Decolonizing and Creating Culturally Responsive Pedagogy (MC660)   
Dimensions of Development (MD500)   
Dismantling Barriers to Inclusion within Organizations (MC655)   
Education and Development (MD613)   
Engaging Diversity and Inclusion in Organizations (MC609)   
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion & Intercultural Programs - Free Information Session (MC510)   
Evaluating International Development Work (MD614)   
Identity and Intergroup Relations (MC601)   
Internationalizing Post-Secondary Organizations (MC605)   
Introduction to International Health and Development (MD610)   
Issues in International Health Delivery (MD611)   
Leadership in Intercultural Contexts (MC608)   
Managing@UBC Intercultural (MC504)   
Migration and Displacement (MD615)   
Organizational Equity and Inclusion: A Strategic Roadmap (MC657)   
Principled Engagement with Indigenous People (MC652)   
Project Planning and Proposal Writing (MD612)   
Responding to Indigenous Specific Racism (MC654)   
Strategies for Effective Intercultural Communication (MC501)   
Thriving in Diverse Teams (MC604)   
Transforming Intercultural Conflict (MC603)   
Understanding Intersectionality and Identity (MC659)   

Programs

Anti-Racism

UBC Award of Achievement Program
There are no shortcuts in anti-racism work. Only by committing daily to re-designing systems to include the perspectives and voices of historically marginalized and oppressed communities can individuals and organizations reach our society’s unrealized potentials. The UBC Award of Achievement in Anti-Racism expands your understanding of identity, power and white privilege in the workplace and in our communities, to envision a future liberated from oppressive structures. LEARN MORE

Diversity and Inclusion

UBC Award of Achievement Program
The UBC Award of Achievement in Diversity and Inclusion is a part-time program designed for people seeking to build inclusive practices within organizational or community settings. LEARN MORE

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

UBC Certificate Program
While most organizations have a language and process in place to embrace diversity and inclusion, without effectively addressing the inequities in our systems–such as the unequal distribution of power and resources–individuals and organizations will always stop short of their full potential. The UBC Certificate in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) offers pathways to move away from optics and performative allyship, to effective and transformative action. LEARN MORE

Intercultural Studies

UBC Certificate Program
The award-winning UBC Certificate in Intercultural Studies is a part-time career development program that gives you the tools to work effectively in international and multicultural settings. LEARN MORE

International Development

UBC Certificate Program
The part-time UBC Certificate in International Development (CID) meets the growing need for trained professionals with knowledge of and skills in international development issues. LEARN MORE

Managing@UBC Intercultural Stream

UBC Certificate Program
Designed for UBC managers, the part-time Managing@UBC Intercultural Stream gives participants the opportunity to complete both the Managing@UBC program and UBC Certificate in Intercultural Studies. LEARN MORE