Office of Institutional Diversity & Equity > Education > BUILD Diversity Certificate
The Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity is pleased to sponsor BUILD, a professional development diversity certificate available to all DePaul University faculty and staff. BUILD provides participants with the "building blocks to an inclusive campus" by:
Building multicultural competencies
Understanding differences and how they impact the workplace
Leveraging Diversity and building Leadership capacity
Developing measures of success
The BUILD Diversity Certificate program reflects DePaul University's commitment to create a learning culture that values diversity and inclusion. The certification program helps participants develop cultural competencies, offering the tools necessary for linking diversity to organizational and work performance, and connecting the university's Vincentian mission of dignity and respect for all individuals to our core operating business principles. This program may be completed within 18 months, and offers a full range of required and elective courses.
The Level 1 Diversity Certificate requires completion of five required courses, four electives and a written 7- to 10-page reflection paper.
The Level 2 Diversity Certificate requires five required courses, five electives and completion of a Capstone Project and paper.
All required and elective courses may be completed within 18 calendar months.