Published: Oct. 15, 2020

CU Boulder faculty and staff are invited to join Human Resources for a new series focused on actionable strategies for inclusive leadership. The purpose of Becoming an Inclusive Leader series is to provide supervisors, managers, and leaders at CU Boulder with the knowledge and skills to lead their teams to be more inclusive and equitable, as well as the ability to create a sense of belonging among team members. CU Boulder is committed to advancing the IDEA Plan and building an inclusive culture on campus. 

Learning Objectives

After completing the series, CU Boulder leaders will be able to: 

  • Understand how their lived experiences, identities, biases, and leadership style influence their role as a supervisor/manager in creating an inclusive environment.  
  • Select inclusive strategies to support a sense of belonging for their teams. 
  • Apply inclusive practices to retain and engage direct reports. 
  • Examine ways to increase their intercultural competence. 
  • Develop inclusive habits for managing performance. 
  • Design a making excellence inclusive plan to operationalize the IDEA Plan. 

Who Should Attend

This event is intended for any CU Boulder supervisor who wants to learn more about leading teams for inclusion.


Becoming an Inclusive Leaders is a six-week series. Leaders will meet for six consecutive weeks for one hour from 1-2pm. The dates of the series:  

  •  Date(s): November 5, 12, 19 and December 3, 10, 17. 
  •  Time: 1-2pm  
  •  Location: Zoom   



Lauren Harris, MS is the Training Manager for Organization and Employee Development in the Department of Human Resources at CU Boulder 


There is no cost for this course