Next cohort begins Sept 27, 2023
DEI Practitioner Master Class
NLI’s DEI Practitioner Master Class is designed for professionals doing day-to-day DEI work within organizations.
This is a virtual program, for DEI practitioners anywhere in the world, that guides you through a DEI action planning toolkit that helps you build a science-based DEI action plan for your organization.
Using NLI’s research as a foundation, the class focuses on practical, science-based approaches to such real-life challenges as making diversity a priority, embedding inclusion as a habit, and building systems that enable equity.
The 12-week program is SHRM-accredited for 30 professional development credits.
NLI’s DEI Practitioner Master Class program will give you the opportunity to dive deep into our research and take a scientific perspective to drive DEI results that will impact your organization.
In addition to live facilitated discussions, you will work your way through a DEI Action Planning Toolkit that will require you to have conversations with key individuals in your organization and uncover critical organizational challenges.
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Schedule subject to change with appropriate notice. Live virtual sessions will be hosted at the following days/times:
Wednesdays 11:00–12:30 EDT (Wed 16:00-17:30 GMT except for Nov 1, 15:00-16:30 GMT).
Wednesdays 23:00-00:30 UTC / Thursdays 09:00-10:30 AEST (Wed 16:00-17:30 PDT, then 15:00-16:30 PST from 8 Nov onward).
Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2023 – Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2023
- Welcome to the DEI Master Class
- Value Diversity
- Leverage Diversity
- Recruit Champions
Activate Inclusive Behaviors
Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2023 – Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2023
- Action Break
- Define Inclusion
- Set the Benchmarks
- Change Behaviors
Advance Equity Systemically
Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023 – Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2023
- Action Break
- Establish Equity Standards
- Close Equity Gaps
- Activate the Change
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This program will enable you to apply the research and science-based concepts, as you complete your own DEI action planning toolkit and framework, to:
- Build the case for making diversity a priority
- Identify the behavior change needed to leverage diversity
- Re-design systems to ensure access, accessibility, and representation
- Identify how to measure the impact of DEI on your organization
- Mobilize your leaders and the wider organization