Professional Communication Certificate

Send a powerful message. Earn your certificate from the University of Louisville Professional Development

Send a powerful message. Earn your certificate in less than six months.

Successful careers are built on the ability to communicate effectively in a broad range of circumstances. This certificate will help you develop powerful speaking, writing and interpersonal communication skills. Participants must complete a total of six seminars (four foundation requirements and two electives as outlined below) and pass an exam for each seminar.

Certificate Checklist

Track your progress through the Professional Communication Certificate with this printable checklist [PDF].

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Foundation Requirements

  • Professional Speaking
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Business Writing (select one)
    • Business Writing
    • Everyday Technical Writing for Hesitant Writers
    • Multimedia Writing
    • Email and Digital Etiquette
  • Interpersonal Skills (select one)
    • Beyond Conflict Management
    • Developing Excellence with StrengthsFinder®
    • Flex for Success: Leveraging DiSC® Work Styles
    • The PROACTIVE Communicator
    • Working with Difficult People

Elective Requirements

Select two from the following:

  • Beyond Conflict Management: Turning Differences into Positive Business Relationships
  • Business Writing *
  • Customer Service MAGIC
  • Developing Excellence with StrengthsFinder®
  • Email and Digital Etiquette
  • Everyday Technical Writing for Hesitant Writers
  • Flex for Success: Leveraging DiSC® Work Styles
  • Multimedia Writing *
  • Tactful Conversations
  • The Art of Feedback: How to Build and Deliver Your Message
  • The PROACTIVE Communicator
  • They Drive Me Crazy! Bridging Generational Gaps in the Workplace
  • Working with Difficult People

*Class can be applied as a foundation requirement or program elective.

If the seminar you need to complete your certificate is not currently offered, it will be scheduled again. Visit the seminar page and sign up to be notified about future sessions.

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When you register for any required seminar, you will have the opportunity to enroll in a certificate program at no additional charge.

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