Professional Certification Programs

LDI’s Professional Certification programs offer professional development opportunities for individuals in human resources, training and development, education and mediation, as well as equip you with tools and resources to impact your organization. Additional information for each professional certification program is offered on the associated program and product websites.

Certified Workplace Mediator and Trainer (CMT) Program

Resolve entrenched workplace disputes and expand conflict resolution skills throughout your organization in this internationally accredited 40-hour train-the-trainer and mediation program.

Learn About CMT Certification

Conflict Dynamics Profile (CDP) Certification

Increase the self-awareness of individuals and teams about how they behave before, during and after conflict with the CDP assessment.

Learn About CDP Certification

Entrepreneurial Mindset Profile (EMP) Certification

Assess the degree to which corporate leaders, intrapreneurs, entrepreneurs and students are utilizing an “entrepreneurial mindset” individually and as a team with the EMP assessment.

Learn About EMP Certification

Live Online & In-Person Programs

The Better Conversations Every Day (BCE) program is a simple, evidence-based, and practical one-day experience to build coaching skills. Participants learn core behaviors and practice the types of candid conversations that build stronger relationships through trust, fuel collaboration, and enable better business outcomes.

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2023 Dates

  • February 27-March 1, 2023
  • March 20-22, 2023
  • April 24-26, 2023
  • May 15-17, 2023
  • June 12-14, 2023
  • July 24-26, 2023
  • August 21-23, 2023
  • September 25-27, 2023
  • October 9-11, 2023
  • November 27-29, 2023
  • December 4-6, 2023

*Day 1 is a 1-hour kickoff from 1:00-2:00 PM ET

Building Your Leadership Impact (BYLI) is for first-level or early-career managers and individual contributors, as well as more experienced managers who would benefit from training in the fundamentals of superior leadership development.

Register Now for Building Your Leadership Impact!

2023 Dates

  • February 21-24, 2023—Virtual
  • May 23-26, 2023—Virtual
  • August 22-25, 2023—Virtual
  • November 7-10, 2023—Virtual

Developing Your Leadership Brand is designed for managers who wish to understand how colleagues perceive their current behavior and to define their own leadership aspirations for the future.

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Created by the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL®), Lead 4 SuccessTM is a dynamic program that propels leaders from average to high performance by developing the four fundamental skills that successful leaders at any level need to master: Self-Awareness, Learning Agility, Communication, and Influence.

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2023 Dates

  • February 6-10, 2023
  • May 1-5, 2023
  • August 7-11, 2023
  • October 30-November 3, 2023

The Leadership Development Program (LDP) is a highly personalized, interactive week-long experience. Participants will gain insight and perspective that will help them unlock their leadership potential and develop the key leadership skills needed to achieve impactful, tangible results throughout the organization.

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2023 In-Person Dates

  • January 9-13, 2023 (Program Full)*
  • January 30-February 3, 2023 (Program Full)*
  • March 13-17, 2023
  • March 27-31, 2023
  • April 17-21, 2o23
  • May 8-12, 2023
  • June 5-9, 2023
  • July 10-14, 2023
  • July 31-August 4, 2023
  • August 28-September 1, 2023
  • September 18-22, 2023
  • October 2-6, 2023
  • October 23-27, 2023
  • November 13-17, 2023
  • December 4-8, 2023

Leading Through Mediation: Manager-as-Mediator is designed for leaders at all levels who wish to learn a practical, logical five-step model for Managerial Mediation.

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Designed for leaders at all levels, Mastering Conflict Dynamics (MCD) gives participants an increased awareness of the root causes of conflict and helps them acquire new skills for effectively assessing and resolving conflict. Through a variety of teaching techniques including lectures, simulations, group exercises and personal feedback, the program helps participants learn to address conflict with comfort and confidence.

Register Now for Mastering Conflict Dynamics!

2023 Dates

  • January 17-20, 2023—Virtual
  • April 26-28, 2023- In Person
  • July 18-21, 2023—Virtual
  • November 1-3, 2023- In Person

Maximizing Your Leadership Potential (MLP) is for first-level managers, newly-promoted managers early in their careers and individual contributors, as well as more experienced managers who would benefit from training in the fundamentals of leadership development.

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2023 In-Person Dates

  • January 23-25, 2023
  • February 15-17, 2023
  • March 8-10, 2023
  • April 3-5, 2023
  • June 26-28, 2023
  • July 26-28, 2023
  • August 16-18, 2023
  • September 12-14, 2023
  • October 18-20, 2023
  • November 29-December 1, 2023

The SHRM Certification Online Preparation Program combines expert instruction with the 2022 SHRM Learning System®, so you will learn faster, retain more knowledge, and stay on track for success on the exam.

$100 Off for SHRM Members, Military or Eckerd College Alumni. No Interest Payment Plans Available!

Register Now for SHRM-CP and SCP!

SHRM 2023 Spring Session

  • March 13-June 26, 2023