The People Company Inclusion Institute™ Diversity Practitioner Certification Program

Certified Diversity Practitioner Program Registration

Program Details

The People Company Inclusion Institute™ Certification Program is a six (6) day intensive program delivered through lectures, discussions, activities, case studies, group projects and guest presentations.

2020 Program Dates (participants must attend all six dates)

June 25-26

July 23-24

August 20-21

Program Times

All sessions will commence promptly at 8:30 AM and end by 5 PM.  


United Way of Dane County

2059 Atwood Ave

Madison, WI 53704


Readings and other activities will be assigned in advance of the first session and in between subsequent sessions. Participants are expected to complete all assignments prior to each session and arrive prepared to actively engage in discussions and small group projects. All participants will be provided access to The People Company Inclusion Institute™ resource drive, which will house required readings and activities for their IICDP cohort. Successful certification is dependent upon mastery of any pre-work as well as the in-session curriculum.

Additional Expectations

A small group project will also be required for program completion. In addition to studying for the exam, you will likely need to communicate with your group outside of the program instructional days to prepare for the group presentation on the final day..

Certification Requirements

Pre-work completion

Attendance and completion of all six program days

Group project completion

Passing multiple-choice and short answer exam with a score of at least 80%

Participants who successfully complete the program requirements will be awarded the designation of The People Company Inclusion Institute™ Certified Diversity Practitioner. A graduates of the program is recognized as an IICDP™ (Inclusion Institute Certified Diversity Practitioner).

Participants who do not pass the exam are offered an opportunity to re-take the exam one time at no additional cost, but not sooner than 90 days after the formal program ends. Any subsequent exams incur an additional examination fee of $495.

Registration Cost

Early Bird Individual Registration - Before May 15th, $2,995 USD

2020 Client* Individual Registration, $2,995 USD

Standard Registration - After May 15th, $3,995 USD

*Current People Company clients receive $1,000 discount per person registered

Cost Includes:

6-day onsite sessions

Inclusion Institute™ Resources and Materials

IICDP Examination Fee

Breakfast, lunch and break refreshments

In the event you do not pass the exam on the first attempt, you may retake the exam after 90 days at no additional cost. Subsequent requests to retake will cost $495 USD.