DiversityFIRST™ Certification Program

DiversityFIRST™ Certification Program

The DiversityFIRST™ Certification Program prepares professionals to create and implement highly successful D&I strategies for organizational excellence and a competitive edge in today’s global marketplace. The program blends theory and practice during a 5-day intensive curriculum and on-going professional development through the DiversityFIRST™ Graduate Network. Graduates of the program are recognized as a NDCCDP (National Diversity Council Certified Diversity Professional).


Upon completion of the 5-day program, participants will:

  • Recognize diversity and inclusion as drivers of business success and employee engagement in the 21st-century workplace.
  • Possess a broad range of knowledge and skills to perform at a high level as D&I professionals and bring value to their organizations.
  • Gain access to a reputable and reliable community of professionals through the DiversityFIRST™ Graduate Network to encourage continued learning as the D&I field evolves.
  • Enhance credibility with the National Diversity Council’s CDP designation to positively impact professional growth.

For more information, please visit diversitycertificationprogram.org/about/mission.