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Advanced Diversity and Inclusion

Outcomes

  • Gain in-depth knowledge of contemporary and emerging trends in diversity and inclusion
  • Develop skills to link D&I to organizational effectiveness and business performance
  • Leverage D&I as a competitive advantage

Certificate Basics

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    Required Courses
    7 Focused WorkshopsRegister for individual workshops to fit your schedule
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    Time to Complete
    5 monthsTime participants have to complete the entire certificate program

Certificate Details

Overview

Enrich Your D&I Strategy

Diversity and inclusion has become a highly specialized profession and an increasingly essential core function in today’s organizations that is vital to nearly every company’s mission. 

In response to the growing complexity and depth of the field, the Advanced Diversity and Inclusion Certificate is designed to help diversity and inclusion practitioners in a variety of functions gain in-depth knowledge of emerging trends in D&I and develop strong D&I strategies that drive organizational effectiveness and results.

Through this comprehensive series of live virtual courses, you will develop the skills needed to engage both employees and managers in initiatives that support diversity, inclusion, and belonging. You’ll learn to create and enhance a culture of engagement and practice D&I not only as a means to increase business performance but also as a force for innovation and collaboration. Ultimately, you’ll come away from the program better equipped to leverage D&I as a competitive advantage on multiple fronts. 

During the course of the program, you will engage in rich, interactive small group work focused on how diversity and inclusion practices are implemented in different environments. This program will also require completion of online assignments and interactive activities. Plan sufficient time to complete additional assignments prior to, between, and after the live sessions. Please review the details of the courses below for specific meeting dates and times.

For the best experience in this program, it is recommended to take these courses in the order that they appear.

Key Certificate Takeaways

  • Develop a strategic D&I plan that establishes a clear business rationale and is aligned with organizational mission, vision, and values
  • Develop plans and success measures for aligning talent management with business goals and D&I objectives
  • Identify appropriate D&I councils for your organization and gain insights for goal setting and implementation
  • Create an employee education plan that applies inclusive training practices and includes evaluation of both short- and long-term outcomes
  • Create communication strategies for delivering an impactful D&I program
  • Examine the major EEO and AA laws and regulations that impact organizations 
  • Evaluate and recalibrate D&I practices in view of current events

Who Should Enroll

  • D&I professionals, leaders and practitioners
  • Cheif diversity officers
  • HR practitioners
  • Learning and development professionals
  • Managers and executives working on diversity initiatives

Core Curriculum

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The Law of Equal Employment Opportunity

Gain the latest in-depth information on federal, state and local EEO and AA laws, guidelines and court decisions. Discuss the impact of discrimination, reasonable accommodations, harassment, medical conditions, leaves and retaliation on an organization’s policies, procedures, and daily operations. Learn about the interplay of EEO, AA and, diversity & inclusion.

Online

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    Sep 29 - Oct 1, 2020
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    $1995

Register for The Law of Equal Employment Opportunity

Register for The Law of Equal Employment Opportunity

Implementing and Sustaining A Successful Diversity and Inclusion Strategy

Use workshop's step-by-step process to launch, enhance or revitalize D&I initiatives and build core competencies. Learn to leverage D&I as a competitive advantage for achieving business objectives and sustainability. Gain insight into developmental models and best practices to assess, optimize and drive effectiveness for optimum results.

Online

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    Dec 14 - 15, 2020
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    $1495

Register for Implementing and Sustaining A Successful Diversity and Inclusion Strategy

Register for Implementing and Sustaining A Successful Diversity and Inclusion Strategy

Inclusive Diversity and Inclusion Talent Management

Infuse talent management with an integrated approach to recruiting, onboarding and retention. Broaden organization effectiveness by aligning talent management with business objectives and D&I strategies that increase innovation and reduce bias. Learn what you can do as a diversity professional to influence policies, practices and systems.


Online

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    Oct 21 - 22, 2020
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    $1495

Register for Inclusive Diversity and Inclusion Talent Management

Register for Inclusive Diversity and Inclusion Talent Management

Effective Diversity and Inclusion Councils

Learn how to launch and revitalize D&I councils for successful impact in alignment with business strategy. Apply D&I council best practices to gain increased effectiveness, performance and contribution within an organization.


Online

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    Oct 14 - 15, 2020
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    $1495

Register for Effective Diversity and Inclusion Councils

Register for Effective Diversity and Inclusion Councils

Diversity and Inclusion Education and Training

Enhance critical skills for designing and implementing D&I learning and development. Acquire knowledge and tools to ensure management and employees understand the value of D&I and gain experience for raising awareness to change behavior. Build on techniques, models and ideas designed to drive messages and sustain key learnings.

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    Nov 12 - 13, 2020
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    $1495

Register for Diversity and Inclusion Education and Training

Register for Diversity and Inclusion Education and Training

Competencies to Advance Diversity and Inclusion Strategies

Assess D&I competencies that drive business imperatives to ensure alignment with vision and mission. Learn strategies of successful organizations and practice relevant skills for engaging employees. Leave with techniques to improve individual contribution and an action plan to revitalize and sustain D&I initiatives at the organization.

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    Oct 5 - 6, 2020
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    $1095

Register for Competencies to Advance Diversity and Inclusion Strategies

Register for Competencies to Advance Diversity and Inclusion Strategies

Emerging Trends: Recalibrating Diversity and Inclusion

Recognize demographic, technology and globalization shifts changing business needs. Identify key trends and understand their impact on the workforce, workplace and marketplace. Examine implications for re-energizing, driving and sustaining D&I initiatives in face of new conversations on multiple identities, generations, cultural competence and other emerging issues at work.

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    Nov 2 - 3, 2020
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    $1495

Register for Emerging Trends: Recalibrating Diversity and Inclusion

Register for Emerging Trends: Recalibrating Diversity and Inclusion