Enrollment Date: Oct 14, 2022 - Jan 9, 2023
About this course

Date: January 12th, 13th and 14th, 2023

Time: 10 a.m to 1 p.m


Did you know , companies with greater diversity are 70% more likely to capture more markets? And with more markets comes a bigger audience which means more profit. This can be a game-changer in the professional world.

An organization is only as good as its culture—and building that culture is every manager’s and employee’s responsibility. As today’s headlines prove, an inclusive work environment is not just a nice-to-have, it can make or break a company. You can help make your organization a more supportive and engaging place to work by understanding the perceptual, institutional, and psychological processes that impact the ways people interact with each other. Starting with a look at employee engagement, then identifying interventions surrounding unconscious bias and specific diversity and inclusion strategies, this program is appropriate for anyone committed to going beyond mere compliance to build a truly aware and inclusive work culture.

The future of business growth lies in understanding and preparing for changing behaviors and unique groups in the workplace. This program strives to achieve meaningful results by overcoming the fear of doing diversity incorrectly.

The program will help create an effective journey and a tool for thriving in the business world by harnessing the diversity of thought, approach and a sustainable perspective to the future. It is appropriately exhaustively designed to create perspectives, buy in, apply tools and measure progress.

It is a one of its kind certificate program, allowing for participants to gain an end to end experience of what a DEI strategy and execution plan should be., thus making them ready to be DEI champions in their organization.

Why should you attend?


After doing this Certification Program from SDA Bocconi, you will be able to

  • Drive the conversation on DEI, hire and retain diverse talent, listen to employees, and integrate DEI into your employee life cycle
  • Learn how to roll out a diversity, inclusion, and belonging (DIBs) program tailored to your company's unique needs
  • Assess and improve employee engagement levels
  • Enhance organizational culture in your team and company


Know your Trainers:


Prof. Silvia Cinque is a Lecturer in Organization and HRM at SDA Bocconi School of Management, and an Academic Fellow at the Department of Management and Technology at Università

Dr Shibani Belwalkar is an Author, Organizational Culture Transformation Expert and a Global Leadership Development Facilitator.

SDA Bocconi holds the “triple crown” accreditation-awarded by three of the most prestigious school accreditation associations worldwide: AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA.



" As an HR Manager, it is very important to understand the nuances of DNI. Both Silvia and Shibani were very engaging trainers and I can easily say that our organization gained immensely from this training. The fact that the certification is from a prestigious Institute like SDA Bocconi is the cherry on top!" - Sudipta Singh, Sr. HR Manager

" The program was a learning experience from the get go. The major take away for me was how I was always trying to be an ally but was unconsciously biased. The program has helped me create a better environment for my team." - Alex D'souza, VP


Who should attend?

  • DEI managers
  • HR Managers
  • Business & Departmental heads
  • Aspiring DEI consultants
Program Structure

The certificate program is 9 hours training program, spread over 3 days

The instruction is through a 3 pronged approach where the participants will work through the following key phases :

Module 1

Define - Understanding DEIB and defining your business case for diversity - why do you care? & why are you here


Module 2

Design - Benchmarking & Getting Started in designing your DEI strategy

  • Creating a Strategy
  • Design and implement solutions that create diversity in the workplace and increase organizational performance.

Module 3

Deliver - Learning how to implement the strategy and how to resolve the obstacles in execution. 

The Closing gap between DEI theory and practice: How to identify problems and approach them analytically. 

  • Operationalising the DIP
  • Acquire all skills and tools you need to deliver on a comprehensive, robust, and powerful DEI strategy.

Pre and post-reads will be shared upon enrolment as part of the prerequisites to the live group discussions.

More information about course
  • Duration Duration
    9 Hour(s)
  • Level Level
  • Category Category
    Life Stage Enablers
  • Key Learning Area Key Learning Area
    Diversity, Inclusion , Equity, Belonging, Championing DEI at your organization
  • Training Format Training Format
    Online Instructor Led
  • Certification Certification
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