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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Strategy

Shape a Culture of Inclusion. 

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) has been a topic of interest for professionals for many years, but the field is constantly evolving. Proverbs University is excited to announce a new certification program for DEI practitioners. If you have the interest or the responsibility for creating and implementing DEI strategy within your organization or your client-base, this certification is for you.


The DEI strategy certification will equip you with the language, knowledge, and tools to create an organically inclusive workforce where employees feel a great sense of belonging regardless of their role within the company. Upon completion of this program, learners will earn the Certified Practitioner in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Strategy (CP-DEI™) credential designation. The modules below are covered in the program.

The Case for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Explore the historical and contemporary work and challenges of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.

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Using Data to Paint a Realistic Starting Point

 Create a data-driven DEI strategy to help your organization mirror the market of both internal and external customers.

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Expanding Cultural Competence

Learn best practices for working and winning in cross-cultural situations.

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The Need for Strategy

Discover the common pitfalls of DEI work in organizational settings and the components of an effective strategy to move DEI initiatives forward.

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Aligning DEI Work with Organizational Strategy

Create greater efficiency in your business operations by intentionally infusing DEI work in the areas that matter most.

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Creating Psychological Safety

Improve teamwork and collaboration through the art of interpersonal relationships and communication.

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Adopting Empathy and Allyship

Use empathy to build allyship that results in meaningful cross-cultural relationships.

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Maximizing DEI with Strategic Programming

Discover how to connect programming and initiatives to your DEI strategy.

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Process-Oriented DEI Programming

Explore DEI programming that contributes to greater equity and efficiency within your organization’s processes.

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Sponsoring Minorities for Career Advancement

Gain insight on what it means to mentor and sponsor minority groups to support upward and lateral career mobility.

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People-Oriented DEI Programming

Explore DEI programming that makes a positive impact on the individuals within your organization.

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Product-Oriented DEI Programming

Explore DEI programming that promotes a more inclusive experience for customers who use your company’s products and services.

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