Start, grow and fully utilize Employee Resource Groups

Join one of our DiversityFIRST™ ERG Academies, or hold your own customized private ERG Academy!


The mission of the DiversityFIRST™ ERG Academy is to be a resource to both individuals and organizations seeking to start, grow or fully utilize their employee resource groups. The academy blends theory and practice over a one-day interactive curriculum, with the development of an action plan to effectively lead ERGs for greatest business impact and sustainability.


Upon completion of the one-day academy, participants will:

  • Articulate the compelling business case for ERGs
  • Identify the mechanics for successful formation and nurturing of ERGs
  • Apply competencies needed for successful ERG leadership
  • Develop an action plan with strategies and tactics for ERGs

Target Audience

  • ERG leaders and members
  • HR leaders with ERG oversight
  • ERG executive sponsors and HR advisors

ERG Academy Mastery Areas

  • Business Acumen

  • Technical Skills

  • Cultural Competence