Hodges University to Host Certified Diversity Professional (CDP)™ Workshop
partnership with the Society for Diversity, Hodges University will host a
three-day Certified Diversity Professional (CDP)™ prep course from 9:30 a.m. to
4:00 p.m. July 18-20 on the university’s Fort Myers campus, which is located at
4501 Colonial Boulevard, Fort Myers, FL 33966. Diversity officers,
practitioners, consultants, human resource personnel and individuals working in
the field of diversity and inclusion are encouraged to register.
must pass the uniform exam and meet experience requirements in order to receive
CDP certification through the Institute of Diversity Certification (IDC)™.
Experience may include working in a variety of fields such as diversity, human
resources, recruiting, strategic planning, consulting and more.
IDC designates the following requirements for the CDP credential:
- At least two years of experience
- A passing score of at least 80 percent
on the CDP exam
- Completion of a candidate project
is an urgency to have qualified and certified diversity professionals and
certified diversity executives to fulfill this need. I am hosting the CDP
workshop for the Society for Diversity to help address this need,” said Gail
Williams, chief diversity officer and certified diversity executive at Hodges
cost to attend is $3,999 for non-members and $3,199 for Society for Diversity
members. If three or more participants from the same organization register for
the course, the cost is $2,799. A study guide, preparation course, continental
breakfast, lunch and refreshments, candidate project and CDP exam are included
in the cost. Participants must register online at www.diversitycertification.org.
the Office of Diversity and Inclusion:
University’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion is dedicated to increasing
diversity and promoting cultural competency among its students, faculty, staff
and administration through education and activities. It builds bridges to the
larger community by serving as the catalyst for social change and
transformation as it relates to diversity and inclusion.