"Cultivating Cultures of Inclusion, Equity & High Performance"

a Certificate of Mastery Program for DEI Leaders

Program Description

Program Objectives

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion leadership couldn’t be more important today as organizations grapple with attracting, developing, and retaining top talent, driving innovation and creativity, building a positive brand and reputation, and being an employer of choice. Having the right mindsets, skillsets, and competencies is key to cultivating cultures of inclusion and high performance.

The DEI Certificate of Mastery in “Cultivating Cultures of Inclusion, Equity, and High Performance” course is a customizable, interactive virtual learning experience that will offer the latest research, thought leadership, real solutions and strategies for real organizational challenges in DEI. Participants will leave with practical tools, templates, and best practices, that will prepare them to effectively lead DEI efforts in their organization. It will also enable them to influence a culture transformation that fosters greater equity, inclusion, and high performance.

This Certificate Program can be offered onsite or virtually and consists of self-paced learning activities, live facilitated workshops with DEI experts, and a plethora of resources. Upon completion of the program, participants will increase their knowledge, understanding and abilities for how to work and lead more inclusively in a diverse, global, virtual, and ever-changing world. A Certificate of Mastery in “Cultivating Cultures of Inclusion, Equity, and High Performance” will be awarded to all participants who successfully complete all Learning Paths for a total of 12 hours of coursework and who pass the Post Course Assessment.

  • Increased knowledge and understanding of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion as a business strategy.
  • Strengthened competencies, skills, and qualifications necessary for leading D, E, & I in today’s changing workforce and into 2030.
  • Broadened perspectives on the impact of key business, marketplace, and workplace challenges.
  • Success strategies and proven practices for initiating and sustaining a comprehensive culture transformation.

This program now includes a copy of Dr. Shirley Davis’ newest best-seller, the very first Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion for Dummies (released Jan 2022)!

Who's It For?

  • D, E, & I Leaders (less than 5 years experience)
  • Diversity Committee / Inclusion Council Members & Champions
  • Employee Research Group Members & Executive Sponsors
  • Consultants and Coaches
  • Other Business Leaders & Allies
  • HR Professionals
  • Academicians

Cohorts of up to 35 maximum participants

Fees include participant materials (electronic in PDF) and administrative costs