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Diversity & Inclusion Professional Certificate


Can your organization measure D&I and identify the business units that will deliver it? The key to these skills is gaining an understanding of ISO-30415:2021 by earning a Diversity & Inclusion Professional Certificate from UGA Executive Education. This program is presented in partnership with Inclusion Score, the operating system for assessing D&I organizational risk. With training from established experts in this area, you’ll learn to minimize risk by creating inclusive business processes ─ from hiring practices to communications to supplier diversity. Upon completing the program, you’ll receive a certificate verifying your understanding of ISO-30415:2021 and certification by Inclusion Score.

If you ask ten professionals what Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (D&I) means, you may receive ten different answers. Do you fully understand this crucial area? Are you successfully managing its associated risks?

Set yourself apart by earning a Terry College of Business certificate based on current international D&I standards. 

Who Benefits

  • Engaged leaders and managers of others
  • D&I consultants
  • Brokers
  • Product managers
  • Accountants
  • Human resource professionals
  • Executives
  • Auditors
  • Procurement professionals
  • Attorneys


  • Receive guidance on how to use the D&I Service Management (DISM) lifecycle from award-winning engineer and economist James Felton Keith
  • Learn about Maturity Models Policy Design with internationally recognized global diversity thought leader Effenus Henderson
  • Learn how to define the 27 Diversity Types with Dawn Bennett-Alexander, co-author of the first and leading textbook Employment Law for Business

Program Structure

This virtual program introduces the ISO-30415:2021 standard via the D&I Service Management (DISM) lifecycle framework. The program hosts weekly live Q&A sessions with lecturers to demonstrate the Inclusion Maturity Model Integration (IMMI) and use cases across organizational governance, product delivery, human resources and supply chain management.

The program requires asynchronous online work for 2 to 4 hours per week using an Inclusion Score case study. Participation is expected in weekly 90-minute live Zoom sessions from 12 noon EDT to 1:30 p.m.

  • May 31, Orientation: Program Overview
  • Week 1, June 7: Understanding the 32 Risk Domains
  • Week 2, June 14: Maturity Models
  • Week 3, June 21: Defining the 27 Diversity Types
  • Week 4, June 28: Panel Discussion and Exam Preparation (90 minutes)

Upon passing the "open book" exam, participants receive an executive certificate from the Terry College of Business. Certificates are issued electronically.


Program materials, including access to the ISO Manual.

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