The Certified Learning and Development Professional (CLDP) program is an internationally recognized certification that is designed to enhance the competencies of L&D professionals. 
It prepares professionals with the science of talent development in organizations, corporate training, performance management, and succession planning. 
Our certification verifies that professionals have demonstrated proficiency in these areas and is internationally recognized and verified for lifetime validity.

Here are some key numbers to highlight the benefits of our CLDP certification:

  • Our certification is trusted by organizations across 90+ countries.
  • CLDP-certified professionals have access to GSDC CLDP E-Learning sessions from industry experts.
  • CLDP-certified professionals become members of a global network of GSDC CLDP-certified professionals to network.
  • Become a Part of the Global 10000+ GSDC CLDP certified professionals community
  • The L&D certification is curated by the world\’s most esteemed thought leaders, deans, chairs, professors, and academic affiliates from prestigious universities like Yale, MIT, Stanford, Wharton, and Harvard.

We believe that obtaining the CLDP certification is an essential step for L&D professionals who want to advance their careers and make a meaningful impact in their organizations.



Live Training

2-3 Hours every Saturday
(Time: 8:30 AM CST | 9:30 PM SGT | 7:00 PM IST)

16+ Hrs of Elearning

16+ Hours of expert-created videos 

Global Case Studies

Get access of global case studies sessions from Indsutry Leaders.

Practice Exams

Mocks curated by SME\’s will help you to pass final certification exam.

Capstone Project

The capstone project provides practical project management experience that helps develop critical skills such as critical thinking, communication, and problem-solving.


Certify your achievement with a globally valid certification.


Objectives of training and development certification

The objectives of GSDC\’s Learning and Development certification program are to enable participants to:

1.Create a framework for successful L&D function and role
2.Build strong domain expertise in L&D
3. Create competency-based learning roadmaps to drive business outcomes
4. Master an effective approach to program design and development
5.Emerge as a trusted advisor to business and learn best practices for effective partnership
6. Identify competency gaps using 360-degree Feedback Technique and competency assessment centers
7. Evaluate training using Correlation Studies
8. Create an Individual Development Plan and Developmental Calendar
9. Develop L&D metrics and gain management buy-in for training initiatives

1. Training, Development and Education

2. Training Skills and Techniques

3. Learning and Learning Styles

4. Training Policy

5. Training Need Assessment

6. Designing Training Plan

7. T&D Programs

8. Competency Based Training

9. New Employee Training

10. Management Development

11. Mentoring and Coaching

12. Computer Based Training

13. Evaluation of Training

14. Effective Training and Development

15. Train the Trainer

16. Training for Diversity

17. CapStone Project