Become a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consultant

Are you ready to start your dream career? In this course, you will receive a comprehensive introduction to the world of DEI consulting and learn about the skills and knowledge you will need to succeed in this career.

What Happens in the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Certificate Course Online

The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consultant Certificate Course is an online learning program with suggested readings from the textbook (IAP Career College Guide to Become a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consultant). This course is self directed, which means you may study and complete assignments at times that are most convenient for you from the comfort of your own home.

This part-time online Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consultant Certificate Course has a recommended completion date of 6 weeks from the start of the program, however, you may choose to complete the course in as little as 4 weeks or as long as 12 weeks, depending on your schedule.

The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consultant Certificate Course has been created to allow you to complete it without any teaching assistance. However, if you have questions or need assistance, you can receive help from a Faculty Member throughout the 6 weeks of the course. Your Faculty Member is a valuable resource person who can provide you with personal teaching assistance to help you succeed in the course and advice to help you succeed in the career.

Course Topics

The IAP Career College Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consultant Certificate Course has been developed to meet high academic standards, ensuring that as a graduate you can display with pride the IAP Career College Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consultant Certificate you will earn from the International Association of Professions Career College (IAP Career College). This certificate course provides valuable information about becoming a DEI consultant and starting your own successful DEI consulting business. Several pathways for entering this career will be presented.

Topics covered in this course include:

A Career As a DEI Consultant

  • What is a DEI Consultant?
  • Terminology
  • History of DEI Consulting
  • DEI Consulting Today
  • A Career in DEI Consulting
  • Benefits of Being a DEI Consultant

What a DEI Consultant Does

  • Introduction to Strategic Planning
  • Introduction to Change Management
  • Introduction to Risk Management
  • Introduction to Research Methods
  • A Typical DEI Consulting Project
  • DEI Audits
  • Common DEI Strategies
  • Specializations
  • Tools of the Trade

Getting Ready

  • Skills and Knowledge You Will Need
  • Learning by Doing
  • Learn from Others
  • Educational Programs
  • Resources for Self Study

Getting Hired

  • Types of Employers and Work Locations
  • How to Find Job Openings
  • Job Hunting Materials
  • interviews
  • The Job Offer

Starting your own Business

  • Creating a Business Plan
  • Financial Matters
  • Working with Strategic Partners
  • Hiring Staff

Marketing Your Business

  • Who is Your Target Market?
  • Marketing Tools and Techniques
  • Marketing in the Community
  • Develop Your Marketing Strategy

Working With Clients

  • Selling Your Services
  • Project Plans
  • Client Contracts

What Is Included in the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consultant Certificate Course Online

This all-inclusive Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consultant Certificate Course Online package includes:

  • Registration for the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consultant Certificate Course Online
  • Access to a Faculty Member to provide you with personal teaching assistance and business advice
  • (Optional) 2024 membership in the IAPO International Association of Professional Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consultants for only $2.99 per month
  • Downloadable Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consultant Certificate personalized with your name and the seal of the International Association of Professions Career College which you may print
  • (Optional) Opportunity to order official certificates printed on fine linen paper and embossed with the gold seal of the college
  • Textbook: IAP Career College Guide to Become a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consultant (e-book edition)

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You can have all this for an incredible price. It can cost hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars to take other programs. (We found courses based on old editions of our guides with registration fees of up to $999 and more.) We are able to offer you online courses at a significantly lower cost to you because of our expertise from over 20 years of producing the leading online guides for non-traditional careers.

Our online certificate courses have previously been offered for a registration fee of $297 U.S. and include a textbook and professional membership – a total value of almost $377.

SUMMER SPECIAL: This all-inclusive registration package for the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Certificate Course is priced as only $149.00 for the July 15, 2024 course.

Register today for the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Certificate Course. Enrollment is limited and registration is on a first come first served basis, so we recommend that you register early for the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Certificate Course online to avoid disappointment.

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About a Career as a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consultant

Are you an empathetic individual with strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills? Are you passionate about justice and human rights? Do you love to challenge yourself, and learn about different cultures and identities? If so, a career as a DEI consultant might be a good fit for you.

DEI consultants are professionals who help businesses, educational institutions, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies to be more diverse, equitable, and inclusive. As a DEI consultant, you will work with business owners and executives, employees, boards, and others to assess your client’s current DEI efforts and make recommendations for improvements. You will develop equitable policies, strategies, and practices that improve diversity and create inclusive environments where everyone belongs, in addition to providing DEI training and coaching services. You will be a key player in making the workplace—and consequently the world—a more inclusive and just place for all.

DEI work regularly adapts to changing political headwinds and social movements. With an increasing need for DEI consultants who are effective strategic planners and change managers, this is an excellent time to embark on this dynamic career.

So what are you waiting for? Invest in your future, enroll in this course today, and find out if DEI consulting is right for you!

My experience with IAP Career College was exceptional! I loved how the courses get right to the main points and you learn so much in a short period of time.
Kari Miller, Ohsweken, Ontario

Why Get a Certificate?

How can you benefit with a certificate from the International Association of Professions Career College (IAP Career College)?

A certificate from the International Association of Professions Career College may give you:

  • Respect as a professional
  • A competitive advantage when marketing your services
  • A sense of achievement and confidence
  • A credential for your resume when applying for jobs
  • Assurance to clients of your professionalism
  • Evidence of your expertise
  • Higher earnings (according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in Certificates: A fast track to careers)

With the International Association of Professions Career College, you can earn a certificate online more quickly and affordably than many other educational options.

Why Choose IAP Career College?

The International Association of Professions Career College (also known as IAP Career College) aims to offer the finest in affordable online certificate programs for dream careers.

The textbooks for most of our courses were developed by our parent company, the leading online publisher of career guide books on how to get started in a dream career, with an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau.

Our guides have been used as textbooks for more than a decade, and you can find them in the career centers and library collections of many famed colleges and universities – from the University of Texas to the Fashion Institute of Technology – as well as in numerous public libraries in cities from Vancouver to New York.

It can cost hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars to take other certificate programs. When we discovered online courses based on old editions of our career guides costing over $1,000.00, we knew it was time to offer our own online certificate programs.

Now, the leader in online career guides for dream careers, along with a team of respected academics, have created online certificate programs through IAP Career College, allowing you to study and earn a certificate from the comfort of your own home.

Established online in 1999, the parent company of IAP Career College (known as FabJob) is an award-winning organization named “the #1 place to get published online” by Writer’s Digest. Our company and career guides have been featured in media ranging from ABC to Oprah’s newsletter and respected news sites ranging from CNN to the Wall Street Journal online.

We continue this tradition of excellence in online career education with the International Association of Professions Career College. Each of our career certificate programs has been developed to meet high academic standards, ensuring that as a graduate you can display with pride the certificate you will earn from the International Association of Professions Career College.

We invite you to learn more about the online certificate courses we offer you by visiting our Certificate Courses page. We are also happy to answer any of your questions to help you decide whether an online certificate course from the International Association of Professions Career College is right for you.

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  • How Much Money Do DEI Consultants Make?
    A 2023 Global Diversity and Inclusion Industry Report shows that the global market for DEI was valued at $9.4 billion USD in 2022, and is projected to reach a value of $24.3 billion USD by 2030. Within the USA, the DEI industry was valued at 4.3 billion USD in 2022, and is projected to have an annual growth rate of 13.7% over the subsequent 8 years. In other words, this is a growth industry. Salaries for DEI positions range from $49,000 to $225,000 USD annually. As of November 2023, the average annual salary for DEI consultants in the United States at all levels was $117,000 USD, according to Glassdoor. This equals approximately $56 USD/hour. The average salary for entry level consultants was $96,000 USD, with a range of $72,000 to $130,000 USD.
  • What Do DEI Consultants Do?
    Are you an empathetic individual with strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills? Are you passionate about justice and human rights? Do you love to challenge yourself, and learn about different cultures and identities? If so, a career as a DEI consultant might be a good fit for you. DEI consultants are professionals who help businesses, educational institutions, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies to be more diverse, equitable, and inclusive. As a DEI consultant, you will work with business owners and executives, employees, boards, and others to assess your client’s current DEI efforts and make recommendations for improvements. You will develop equitable policies, strategies, and practices that improve diversity and create inclusive environments where everyone belongs, in addition to providing DEI training and coaching services. You will be a key player in making the workplace—and consequently the world—a more inclusive and just place for all.
  • How Do I Become a DEI Consultant?
    Earning a certificate as a DEI Consultant will equip you with the principles and techniques for becoming a professional DEI Consultant. A certificate also provides evidence of your expertise, assurance of your professionalism, an important credential for your resume, a competitive advantage when marketing your services and higher earnings (according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics).
  • What is the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consultant Certificate Course?
    In IAP Career College’s part-time online Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Consultant certificate course, you will receive a comprehensive introduction to DEI consulting. You will learn about the key aspects of DEI consulting, including the skills you’ll need to succeed, the projects you’ll encounter, as well as business basics, marketing, and more. This online course has a recommended completion date of 6 weeks, however it may be completed in as little as 4 weeks or as long as 12 weeks. The course has been created to allow you to complete it without any teaching assistance, however as a student you have access to Faculty Members to provide you with personal teaching assistance and career advice.
  • What is IAP Career College?
    The International Association of Professions Career College (IAP Career College) is a leading online career college offering affordable online certificate courses and professional certifications for non-traditional and "dream" careers. When you take a part-time online certificate course with IAP Career College, you can schedule your learning around your life - you can work at your own pace, at the best times for you and from the comfort of your own home. IAP Career College and affiliated company FabJob Inc (the leading online publisher of guide books on how to get started in a dream career) have served over half a million career changers on six continents since 1999.