Professional Development

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Professional Communications

Professional Communications

Managers, supervisors and executives know that communication is a mission–critical skill in an ever-changing business environment. Strong communicators are in high demand for their enhanced skills in business writing, speaking and listening, strategic communications, conflict management, creative problem solving, and much more.

This certificate is designed to equip you with the essential communication skills that employers are seeking.

The five required courses to earn the Certificate in Professional Communications are:

Meeting Planning

Meeting Planning

The key to a successful event is knowledgeable and sophisticated planning that fulfills the clients’ expectations. This program provides 38 hours of seminar–style instruction taught by meeting professionals. The program is endorsed by the Philadelphia Area Chapter of Meeting Professionals International (PAMPI).

The six required courses are:

  • Fundamentals of Meeting Planning

  • Site Inspection and Selection

  • Budgeting Tool Kit

  • Technology for the Meeting Professional

  • Food and Beverage

Leadership and Management

Leadership and Management

Leadership is the ability to motivate and influence others, to instill vision and purpose, and to guide others to accomplish the overarching goals of an organization.

Whether you are a supervisor, manager, team or project leader, or you simply want to enhance your leadership and management abilities, this certificate program provides skills to enable you to become a better leader and manager.

The five required courses to earn the Certificate in Leadership and Management are:

  • What’s Your Point? Effective Interpersonal Communication

Business of Architecture

Business of Architecture

Whether you are looking to move up in your firm, start a new practice or become more knowledgeable about the business of architecture, this program is for you.

Project Management

Project Management

Whether you are new to project management or are juggling several projects at once, a solid foundation in the fundamentals of project management is essential. This Certificate in Project Management will introduce you to project management frameworks, tools, and techniques, and also provides strategies for enhancing your leadership and communication skills.

The four required courses to earn the Certificate in Project Management are:

  • Project Management I

  • Project Management II

  • Project Management: Leading the Team

Professional Development

Temple University offers a wide selection of career and professional development programs and classes.

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