Certificate Programs

Certificate Programs

Career Development Certificate Program
The workshops in this series offer participants with ways to enhance their professional skills along with an introduction to LinkedIn for Beginners and advanced users. Participants must attend 3 out of the 6 workshops in order to receive a certificate. This certificate program is facilitated by the Career Services & Cooperative Education Center.

Effective Communication Skills Certificate Program
This series is offered both as in-depth learning opportunities and as individual workshops that employees can register for to support growth in specific topic areas. Participants must attend 3 out of the 8 workshops to receive a certificate.

7 Habits of Highly Effective People Certificate Program
Based on the proven principles found in Dr. Stephen R. Covey’s best-selling business book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. This program helps your organization achieve sustained superior results by focusing on making individuals and leaders more effective.  Participants gain hands-on experience, applying timeless principles that yield greater productivity, improved communication, strengthened relationships, increased influence, and laser-like focus on critical priorities. This 10.5 hour program. Participants must commit to the entire sequence of dates and times to receive a certificate.  

University Budgeting Certificate Program
The Budget Office series covers essential budgeting skills and responsibilities including campus practices for creating and monitoring a budget. Participants must attend all 3 sessions to receive a certificate.

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CD1: LinkedIn for Beginners

LinkedIn is a social networking site designed specifically for the business community. The goal of LinkedIn is to allow registered members to establish and document networks of people they know and trust professionally. LinkedIn for Beginners provides participants with a general introduction to LinkedIn with an emphasis on developing your profile and initial connections. Join nearly 3,000 current and past UMass Lowell employees on LinkedIn.

UCC-2551/21/2016 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
CD2: LinkedIn Advanced

LinkedIn is a social networking site designed specifically for the business community. The goal of LinkedIn is to allow registered members to establish and document networks of people they know and trust professionally. LinkedIn Advanced provides participants with tips on using LinkedIn to engage and develop your professional network. Additionally, participants will learn how to enhance their own ¿professional brand¿ using some great LinkedIn tools.

UCC-2552/2/2016 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
CD3: How to Develop Professional Connections on Campus

Those around you not only help you get your work done, they are critical to understanding opportunities or challenges in your work. This program provides participants with strategies for developing your professional network across campus.

UCC-2552/18/2016 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
CD4: Resume Writing

Whether it¿s been 5 days or 25 years since you last wrote a resume, this workshop provides participants with actionable advice on writing a resume that reflects both your career goals and the needs of the employer.

UCC-2553/8/2016 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
CD5: Learn How to Interview Like a Pro

Learn how to tell the story behind your resume. An interview is a chance for you and the interviewer to dive into your experience and the stories that demonstrate the knowledge, skills and traits you have. This workshop provides participants with insight on interviewing strategies. Come prepared to practice as well.

UCC-2553/24/2016 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
CD6: Play to Your Strengths

Not everyone approaches the same job the same way. We each bring our own strengths to our work responsibilities. Studies have shown that using your strengths in work leads to greater job satisfaction. Learn how to identify and put into practice your strengths.

UCC-2554/8/2016 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
EC1: DiSC Understanding Behavioral Styles Workshop

Appreciating and valuing different work and communication styles (DiSC Behavioral Styles). Learn about yourself and your styles in the workplace and strategies to be more effective when working with your team.

WAN-3052/26/2016 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
EC2: Presenting at Work

This workshop explores skills for a more effective delivery in meetings, conferences and general public events. It is appropriate for both beginners and experienced speakers who are seeking a refresher. We¿ll begin by establishing a benchmark for each participant. Then, we¿ll discuss the physical elements ¿ eye contact, voice and other non-verbal skills -- that promote a greater sense of dynamism, confidence and credibility while presenting a message. As time allows, we may also touch on the effective use of visual aids and taking questions from an audience. The sessions are designed to be highly participatory and fast moving. There will be numerous exercises and some video recording designed to reinforce skills learned.

UCC-1553/22/2016 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
EC3: DiSC Understanding Your Style & Conflict Workshop

Fight or flight? In reality, there are more than just two responses to conflict. Each of us, and each DiSC style, reacts to conflict in a unique way. We have our own goals, our own fears, and our own ways to get what we need. This module helps participants understand their reactions to conflict and how these reactions affect those around them. It also helps them discover more constructive ways to deal with conflict.

PLEASE NOTE: Prerequiste - Participants must attend DiSC: Understanding Behavioral Styles before attending this workshop.

WAN-3053/31/2016 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
EC4: Managing Challenging or Difficult Situations WorkshopCoping with difficult situation is a tough job at best, but the fact is that we all come in contact with these feelings and consequences that result from repeated encounters with difficult situations are most often cited as a major cause of work-related stress. In order to maintain a respectful and health workplace, it is crucial that we be able to identify and manage these challenging situations in the workplace.WAN-3054/5/2016 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
EC5: Managing Conflict in the Workplace Workshop

Workplace conflicts can happen all too often and be a barrier to our working effectively and collaboratively. In this program we will identify the upside and downside of the 4 primary conflict styles and explore how to manage conflict effectively, including the four key elements of a learning conversation.

WAN-3056/21/2016 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
EC6: Managing Up Workshop

Are you looking for tips on how best to talk with your managers about your working relationship and what needs to get done? Do you need help with juggling demands from multiple managers and discussing the realities of your workload? The relationship between an employee and his/her supervisor is a critical one. In this workshop, you will learn tools and techniques to better understand your manager's goals and preferred work style. This is a great workshop for those who want to increase their effectiveness by maximizing their relationships with their supervisors.

WAN-3058/26/2016 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
HEP1: 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Session 1 of 3.  Please note: Participants are required to attend all 3 sessions.  Please email Lee Ann Alden at lee_alden@uml.edu if you have any questions.

WAN-3056/2/2016 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
HEP2: 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Session 2 of 3.  Please note: Participants are required to attend all 3 sessions.  Please email Lee Ann Alden at lee_alden@uml.edu if you have any questions.

WAN-3056/9/2016 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
HEP3: 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Session 3 of 3.  Please note: Participants are required to attend all 3 sessions.  Please email Lee Ann Alden at lee_alden@uml.edu if you have any questions.

WAN-3056/16/2016 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
UB1: Budget Overview/Basic Finance Workshop

UB1: Budget Overview/Basic Finance Workshop. This workshop will provide you with a budget overview and basic finance. Facilitated by: Nancy Ritchie

WAN-3052/9/2016 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
UB2: Budget & Accounting Practice Workshop

This workshop will help you on how to manage your general operating budget and fund balance budgets. Facilitated by: Nancy Ritchie

WAN-3052/17/2016 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
UB3: Manage Your Budget Workshop

This workshop provides you with all you need to know about your Research Budgets. Facilitated by: Nancy Ritchie

WAN-3052/23/2016 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


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