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Are you a Chief Diversity Officer, or do you aspire to become one? Become a Certified Diversity Executive!

 

Who is this credential intended for?

The Certified Diversity Executive (CDE)® credential is intended for Chief Diversity Officers, Chief Human Resource Officers, high-level diversity managers and directors, diversity leaders, and human resources managers.

How will this credential benefit those who acquire it?

  • Provides experienced diversity leaders with skills to strategically position their organizations to remove systemic barriers to inclusion, lead culture change, and transform brands. 
  • Identifies that the holder has demonstrated consistent knowledge and application of concepts, principles, and methodologies. 
  • Indicates the highest standard of ethics and competence in generating transformative business outcomes. 

The Diversity Movement is proud to be the exclusive provider in North Carolina of this credential, which is offered in partnership with The Institute for Diversity Certification (IDC).

If your day-to-day work involves diversity and inclusion, then our Certified Diversity Professional (CDP) course may be right for you.

What is the CDE?

The CDE credential is for the diversity leader who already knows the basics of DEI. Although this program is ideal for you if you are already a Chief Diversity Officer or strive to become one, this program is not based on titles. Instead, it is designed for diversity and inclusion practitioners who support more advanced, complex, or global DEI efforts.

The CDE requires at least five years of experience and a current leadership role. Students in this course should be prepared to remove systemic barriers, such as bias or blind spots, as they seek to diversify more than their workforce. For example, the CDE will focus on the practical ways to diversify the board of directors, suppliers, products, services, and more.

Certified Diversity Executive

The CDE qualification credential is designed to strategically position you as a leader within your organization to promote inclusion, lead culture change, and transform your organization’s brand.

The CDE certification course covers the following topics:

Personal Awareness & Managing Blind Spots • Improving Your Approach to the Bottom Line • Global Best Practices • The Elements of Leading a Large-Scale D&I Effort • Race, Power and Privilege • Boardroom Diversity • Supplier Diversity • Innovation Through D&I • Impediments to Inclusion & Cultural Competence • Unconscious Bias • Executive Commitment & Sponsorship • Strategic Purpose & Partnerships • Connecting Demographic Shifts to Organizational Strategy • Integrating Cultures Amidst Merger & Acquisition Activity • The Next Generation of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Work • Advanced Data Insight and Analysis

What is the investment?

The cost of the certification course is $3000 for the CDE credential. Students complete 24 course hours, pass a written exam, and submit a professional project that demonstrates their knowledge and ability to do this work.  

The Diversity Movement will be there to support you and we’re happy to discuss the commitment in more depth. Contact us at info@thediversitymovement.com

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registration

January 2021 – Click here to register

This course will be held virtually on January 26 & 27 and February 2 & 3. Each class is held from 10am-5pm ET with breaks throughout and a one hour break for lunch.

April 2021 – Click here to register

This course will be held virtually on April 20, 21, 27, and 28. Each class is held from 10am-5pm ET with breaks throughout and a one hour break for lunch.

September 2021 – Click here to register

This course will be held virtually on September 14, 15, 21, and 22. Each class is held from 10am-5pm ET with breaks throughout and a one hour break for lunch.

December 2021 – Click here to register

This course will be held virtually on December 1, 2, 8, and 9. Each class is held from 10am-5pm ET with breaks throughout and a one hour break for lunch.

The CDE is time well spent for any leader who wishes to embark to truly impact their organization with elements of diversity, equity, and inclusion. This certification clearly demonstrates the value of weaving DE&I into one's business model in practical ways. It also allows you as a leader to self-reflect and have better self-awareness.

Rekha Daniel-Kimani Division Director, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, BAYADA Home Health Care

This course had valuable knowledge to apply to DE&I efforts to have a lasting impact on organizations. I feel more confident in having discussions with others and the benefits of DE&I work within an organization. Thanks to The Diversity Movement!

Tameka Davis Diversity Director, Raleigh Metro SHRM

Extremely comprehensive and very enlightening. Excellent program with great content.

John Murphy Executive Coach