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Micro-credential Overview

The Black Male Summit Leadership Class is designed to create the next generation of leaders by empowering young Black males through five weeks of virtual, hands-on activities. The class is designed to strengthen leadership skills, enhance self-confidence and enrich their personal brand.


What can you do with this micro-credential?

  • Identify strengths and leadership qualities and practical ways these strengths can be built.
  • Examine forms that leadership, community-building, advocacy and branding manifest in the lives of Black men and Black communities.
  • Identify diverse plans of action for engaging with and contributing to their communities.
  • Develop a plan of action for their own future goals in college, career and community.

Intended Audience

  • Black male high school and college students.

Instruction Method

  • In-person and online synchronous sessions.


  • Fall semesters.


  • Registration for this micro-credential is included in the Black Male Summit Leadership Class program registration. Those interested in this micro-credential can register and attend the Black Male Summit Leadership Class which is offered every fall.


Contact Information

Liz Tabak
Office of Diversity and Inclusion

What is a micro-credential?

Micro-credentials provide new opportunities to demonstrate specific knowledge, skills and abilities in ways that create a more complete picture of your capabilities. Upon successful completion and verification of the micro-credential requirements, you will be issued a digital badge that can be displayed and verified online, such as on resumes or professional social media profiles. Digital micro-credentials can provide another way to demonstrate your achievement of competencies and allows you to clearly communicate your capabilities to others.