NDC Executive Certification |

The National Diversity Council has designed a special executive education experience for people at the vice president level or higher who wish to excel in inclusion, strategy, communication, and influence.


The NDC Executive Certification Program faculty features outstanding faculty:


Consultant and Scholar
Bernardo Ferdman, Ph.D.

World-renowned expert on the practice of inclusion and inclusive leadership in diverse organizations


Executive and Speaker
Kelly McDonald

Author of 4 best-selling business books, including how you can best communicate with and work with people not like you


Clinical psychologist
Karen Keller, Ph.D.

Creator of the only scientifically validated assessment used to evaluate influence potential in the corporate and leadership environment.

Convenient for Busy Executives

The program is delivered in a format that is virtual and is concentrated in two consecutive days in order to be the most convenient for busy executives like you working from their work office or home office.

Session Dates

September 18 - 19, 2023 (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (CT))
December 11 - 12, 2023 (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (CT))


The program ROI is clearly evident as the program culminates in preparation of an Inclusive Leadership Action Plan (under the guidance of a certified executive coach) which synthesizes the training and makes the new knowledge results-oriented and immediately implementable.

Participants that complete the curriculum and Plan earn the National Diversity Council Certified Diversity Executive (NDCCDE) designation.


Independently Verified Value

Earning the NDC Certified Diversity Executive (NDCCDE) demonstrates to your company and industry that you have independently verified value as a serious and action-oriented advocate for DEI.

The National Diversity Council is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDC) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® recertification activities.

SHRM Recertification Provider

The use of this official seal confirms that this Activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.

HRCI Approved Provider