The National Diversity Council has designed a special executive education experience for people at the vice president level or higher who wish to excel in inclusion, strategy, communication, and influence.

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The DiversityFIRST™ Executive Certification Program faculty features outstanding faculty:

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Consultant and Scholar
Bernardo Ferdman, Ph.D.

World-renowned expert on the practice of inclusion and inclusive leadership in diverse organizations

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Executive and Speaker
Kelly McDonald

Author of 4 best-selling business books, including how you can best communicate with and work with people not like you

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Clinical psychologist
Karen Keller, Ph.D.

Creator of the only scientifically validated assessment used to evaluate influence potential in the corporate and leadership environment.

Convenient for Busy Executives

The program is delivered in a format that is virtual and is concentrated in two consecutive days in order to be the most convenient for busy executives like you working from their work office or home office.

ROI

The program ROI is clearly evident as the program culminates in preparation of an Inclusive Leadership Action Plan (under the guidance of a certified executive coach) which synthesizes the training and makes the new knowledge results-oriented and immediately implementable.

Independently Verified Value

Earning the DiversityFIRST™ Certified Diversity Executive (DFCDE) designation demonstrates to your company and industry that you have independently verified value as a serious and action-oriented advocate for DEI.

Participants that earn the certification are eligible for SHRM/ HRCI credits.

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