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Invest In Your Future While Supporting Small Businesses & Enhancing Your Supplier Diversity.

The Gatson Group and Nikeya Diversity Consulting have official licensing partnerships with the Society for Diversity and its world-renowned diversity certification program through its Institute for Diversity Certification (IDC)®. The Gatson Group and Nikeya Diversity Consulting entered this licensing partnership to proactively spearhead efforts globally, to arm more leaders with critical skills necessary to empower diverse internal and external stakeholders in today’s 21st century.

As demand for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) certification grows and becomes an industry standard, IDC’s credentials will open career and professional development opportunities that no other credential can. As a member of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE), the Institute for Diversity Certification offers its certification-holders the most recognized and accepted credentials in the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion industry.

IDC is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. Additionally, the IDCs program has met the HR Certification Institute’s (HRCI) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.

Join over 2,000+ Candidates and Designees by registering TODAY!


*All classes are 9:30-5pm EST
*All classes are offered in a 3-Day Virtual Immersive Academy
*Minimum of 5 participants will be required to host the course. In the event this does not occur, The Gatson Group & Nikeya Diversity Consulting will work with you and enroll you in another course around the same time-period with partners.
*Fees include Prep Course, Study Guide & Exam

Certified Diversity Professional (CDP)® 

February 9-11: Online – CLASS CLOSED
April 19-21: Online
Aug 16-18: Online
Oct 4-6: Online

Certified Diversity Executive (CDE)®

March 9-11: Online
May 3-5: Online
Sept 13-15: Online
Nov 8-10: Online