How to Choose Between a DEI Certification, Certificate or Accreditation

If a company is not in the position to invest in consulting services or hiring for an executive-level diversity role, then budgeting for DEI credentialing is imperative.

The value of DEI-specific professional development ensures three things occur: 

  • A qualified and knowledgeable DEI professional can assist with pressing issues. 
  • Financial barriers do not pose a hindrance to forward progress. 
  • Additional funds can be allocated towards resources that support DEI initiatives (i.e., surveys, scholarships and programs).