At a Glance
Credits: 60 contact hours, 6.0 CEUs
Required courses: 8
Elective courses: 2
Discounts: Register for all courses in the certificate at once and receive 10% off for a total of $3,780 (Call the Information Center at 612-624-4000 for this option.) See FAQ for additional discounts.
Schedule: Day courses
Customized training: Courses can be tailored to meet your needs and brought onsite to your location. Visit customized training or call 612-625-4207 for more information.
This certificate is designed to equip you with the top communications skills that employers are seeking. Enhance your skills in writing, speaking, teamwork, customer service, critical thinking, and business communications.
- Develop solutions to complex problems
- Speak with confidence and passion
- Persuade with confidence and authenticity
- Build relationships with customers
- Contribute to team projects and meetings
Required Communications Certificate Courses
Register for an upcoming communications course by clicking on the course from the list below.
|Required Courses (48 contact hours)||Cost|
|Communicating Across Cultures (6 hours)||$420|
|Communicating with a Winning Presence (6 hours)||$420|
|Critical Thinking and Problem Solving (6 hours)||$420|
|Develop Effective Business Conversation Skills (6 hours)||$420|
|Fostering Customer Relationships (6 hours)||$420|
|Foundations in Business Writing (6 hours)||$420|
|Powerful Presentations (6 hours)||$420|
|Team Communications (6 hours)||$420|
Elective Communications Certificate Courses
Register for an elective communications course by clicking on the course from the list below. To complete this certificate program you will take 12 hours of elective communications courses.
|Elective Courses (12 contact hours)||Cost|
|Communicating in the Moment (6 hours)||$420|
|Handle People with Tact and Diplomacy (6 hours)||$420|
|Negotiate for Agreement (6 hours)||$420|
|Successfully Deal with Conflict at Work (6 hours)||$420|
|Working Assertively (6 hours)||$420|
|Writing Business Reports and Proposals (6 hours)||$420|
|Writing for the Web (6 hours)||$420|
|Writing for Social Media (6 hours)||$420|
Not interested in a certificate? Courses can be taken individually as well. Additional topics include business analysis, communication and personal development, human resource management, and leadership and management. Visit the professional development Web page to view all courses.