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Synthesizing Superpowers: Leading and Thriving in Diverse Teams

An empowering course focused on enhancing leadership skills and emotional intelligence within diverse environments. This program, designed specifically to nurture Black leadership, combines cultural acumen with effective leadership strategies.

Spring ‘24

This course includes:

  • sign-direction 8 module series
  • time Flexible schedule
  • cap Certificate of completion
  • mobile Access on mobile

What you'll learn

  • Enhanced Emotional Intelligence tailored to cultural experiences
  • Profound understanding of Diversity and Inclusion
  • Strong Teamwork and Leadership Skills aligned with community values

Skills you’ll gain

  • Emotional Intelligence in Cultural Contexts
  • Effective Teamwork
  • Leadership

Program Highlights

Services offered by industry coaches

  • Development of leadership capabilities grounded in Black cultural contexts
  • Engaging with real-world scenarios to foster professional excellence and community uplifting
  • Cultivating professional relationships and networking within the Black community
  • Earn a micro-credential
  • Insights from renowned faculty and industry experts.

Program Faculty

Carl Moore

Dr. Carl S. Moore


 Propel’s Executive Fellow for Learning Innovation and Faculty Engagement.

Program Schedule

8 modules • 8 weeks Expand all modules

Internal Compass Module 1

Enhancing self-awareness from Black perspectives.

Diversity Dynamics Module 2

Exploring principles of diversity and inclusion.

Synergy in Teamwork Module 3

Learning the essence of effective teamwork.

The Art of Accord Module 4

Strategies for conflict resolution with cultural intelligence.

Leadership Amplified Module 5

Emulating Black servant leadership models.

Relationship Building Module 6

Networking within Black professional circles.

Superpower Synthesis Module 7

Applying skills in community-centric projects.

The Strategic Self Module 8

Creating a professional development plan with purpose.

Frequently asked questions

What is Propel Learn?

 Propel Learn is a signature learning and credentialing platform designed specifically for students at historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). It offers comprehensive, experiential, and innovative learning experiences in cutting-edge fields such as Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Swift Coding, Arts and Entertainment, Cybersecurity, Clean Energy, Career Readiness, Leadership, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. The platform is co-developed by industry experts, top HBCU faculty, and notable workforce collaborators from around the world, and all courses and micro-credential programs are reviewed and certified by industry giants such as Apple, Southern Company, and other top industry partners. Propel Learn's micro-credentialing system is designed to help students progress at their own pace, with badges and certificates that denote their level of achievement. Students can also receive ongoing support and resources to enhance their learning experience and support their professional development.

What is Propel’s Innovation and Design Model?

 Propel’s Innovation and Design model combines cutting-edge research, learning science principles, instructional design, and tech-enhanced tools to create effective and engaging learning experiences. Our research focuses on workforce and industry credentials to ensure our courses are relevant and up-to-date. We incorporate learning science principles to promote effective learning for neurodiverse and ethnically diverse groups. Our instructional design principles organize learning experiences in a structured, learner-centered way. Lastly, we leverage tech-enhanced tools, such as our virtual learning platform Honor Learn, to promote the success of both faculty and students.

What is learning science?

Learning science is the study of how people learn and how to improve the process of learning. It draws upon research from cognitive psychology, neuroscience, educational psychology, and other related fields to inform the design of effective learning experiences.

What is Instructional Design

Instructional design is the process of creating educational or training materials and experiences in a systematic and efficient manner. It involves analyzing learners' needs, defining learning objectives, designing and developing instructional content, and evaluating the effectiveness of the instructional materials.

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