Curriculum | DiversityFIRST™ Executive Certification

Curriculum

Pre Conference - October 4-8
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. PST

Training Certificates

*Certified Inclusive Leader Certification
This class is 2.5 days and will be offered twice during the week, October 4-6 & October 6-8.

*Racial Justice Institute Certification
The class is 2.5 days and will be offered twice during the week, October 4-6 & October 6-8.

Day One
Module Topic Presenter
1 Know Thyself – What Kind of DEI Leader are You? Leon Fraser, SPHR
2 Leadership: The Power of Influence and Your Organization’s Culture Karen Keller, Ph.D.
3 Infusing DEI in One-on-One and Team Interactions Leon Fraser, SPHR
4 Managing Difficult Conversations – It’s Time to Talk about Race at Work Kelly McDonald
Day Two
5 Chief Executive Officer or Chief Diversity Officer on Organizational DEI Best Practices Guest Speaker
6 Integrating DEI Across the Enterprise: Strategic Approaches for Embedding Commitment, Action, and Change Bernardo Ferdman, Ph.D.
7 DEI Benchmarks as a Management Tool Luzilda Arciniega, Ph.D.
8 Personalized Inclusive Leadership Action Plan Certified Executive Coaches
Day Two

Module Topic Presenter
5 Chief Diversity Officer on Organizational DEI Best Practices Guest Speaker
6 Integrating DEI Across the Enterprise: Strategic Approaches for Embedding Commitment, Action, and Change Bernardo Ferdman, Ph.D.
7 DEI Benchmarks as a Management Tool Luzilda Arciniega, Ph.D.
8 Personalized Inclusive Leadership Action Plan Certified Executive Coaches
Day Three

General Conference
9:00 a.m. - 10:10 a.m. Concurrent Session I
  1. Emerging Leaders – Road Map to Success
  2. Imposter Syndrome
  3. Leading with Emotional Intelligence
10:10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. Concurrent Session II (General Conference)
  1. Diversity Best Practice Roundtable
  2. Leading with Emotional Intelligence
  3. Race, Racism & Privilege
11:40 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Break
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Keynote