Certificate programs are multi-week, interactive development workshop series that introduces practical tools and enables immediate application to real workplace challenges and opportunities. Participants expand their toolkit and network to leverage throughout their career.
Certificate Programs are open to both CU Employees and Affiliates. CU Employees may click the Apply Now buttons below to register. We ask that Affiliates of Columbia email [email protected].
The 6 Critical Practices for Leading a Team
10:00am - 12:30pm on Tuesdays & Thursdays
October 4th - 20th
(6 sessions total)
The 6 Critical Practices for Leading a Team provides first-level leaders the essential skills and tools to get work done with and through other people. This multi-week blended learning program combines self-paced online learning with live virtual workshops, and networking opportunities with other managers across the University. Participants will cultivate the skills and day-to-day practices for managing staff, building a positive work culture, and establishing individual and team resiliency.
The 6 Critical Practices is virtual for Fall 2022. A chartstring is required for payment. Once your registration is confirmed in ELM and payment is provided, you will receive an email with the Zoom link and instructions on how to prepare for the session, the day prior to the first class. See below for the Registration, Payment, and Cancellation Policies.
Cultivating Leadership Presence
9:30am - 12:30pm on Wednesdays
October 12th - November 16th (6 sessions total)
Cultivating Leadership Presence (CLP) is a multi-week training certificate series aimed at improving self-awareness, building confidence in personal leadership and public speaking skills. Learn how to customize your message, make a positive impression and present with greater impact using effective verbal and nonverbal communication techniques.
CLP is in-person for Fall 2022. A chartstring is required for payment. Once your registration is confirmed in ELM and payment is provided, you will receive an email with instructions on how to prepare for the session, the day prior to the first class. See below for the Registration, Payment, & Cancellation Policies.
Check back for future offerings of Certificate Programs for Spring 2023.
To inquire about a customized program for your team or department, please contact Learning & Development at [email protected].
Registration, Payment, & Cancellation Policies
When registering for a Certificate Program in ELM, you will be prompted to provide your department's chartstring for payment. If you do not know this information, please reach out to your manager, department administrator (DA) or finance contact within your school/department.
Your chartstring should consist of both your department number and project number
- Department numbers are seven digits; example: 1234576
- Project Numbers begin with UR/GG/PG/ or CP and are followed by six digits; example: UR009999
Access the Register for a Course – Employees job aid for detailed instructions.
If you did not provide your chartstring during immediate registration please email [email protected] for further assistance.
Certificate Program registrations should be canceled at least seven days prior to the scheduled workshop start date to ensure the full cost is waived. If the cancellation is not received within seven days, the full cost of the course will be charged to the registrant. The cancellation period allows wait-listed participants an opportunity to attend.