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Professional Development Certificate

A professional development certificate program is offered through Human Resources for individuals who wish to "sharpen the saw" during their time at UR. It include a series of both online and instructor-led courses, allowing for flexibility during the busy school year. The certificate will be open in UR Talent Web until October 2016 and must be completed within that time frame. Each employee's supervisor will be notified upon completion. Course requirements and descriptions, as well as registration information, can be found in UR Talent Web.

Certificate in Written & Verbal Communication

  • Communicating Across Cultures
  • Email Etiquette
  • Communication Tools & Techniques
  • Basic Principles of Grammar & English Usage (materials for self-study)
  • Interpersonal Communications: Communicating with Confidence
  • Giving Feedback
  • Receiving Feedback & Criticism
  • Presentation Skills