Certified Diversity Specialist Designation

The Certified Diversity Specialist (CDS) Designation is designed to provide real estate professionals with the education, resources and tools they need to work successfully with a diverse population. Develop and strengthen your understanding of cultural diversity needed to become more aware of the unique differences among people and to better incorporate diversity into your business models.

What it is: 

The CDS Designation includes the following 7 modules:

  • Module 1 - What is Diversity?
  • Module 2 - Unconscious Bias 
  • Module 3: Diversity Advertising and Marketing 
  • Module 4 - The Color of Real Estate w/ Julia Lashay
  • Module 5 - Creating a Diverse Business Strategy 
  • Module 6- Becoming a Social Equity Leader in Your Community 
  • Bonus Module: Module 7- Breaking into Luxury w/ Michael Lafido

What you'll get:

  • Valuable real estate education that elevates your skills and knowledge in the eyes of real estate clients
  • Ongoing specialized information, programs and updates that keep you knowledgeable on the issues and trends facing home buyers and sellers
  • Access to members-only publications, tools and resources
  • Use of the CDS logo to use in your email signature and marketing materials
  • An official CDS lapel pin to publicly showcase your level of skill in dealing with different demographics.