Office Support Certificate Series

The Office Support Certificate Series aims to develop essential knowledge and skills for UVM employees who have responsibility for providing basic administrative support to UVM departments. This series was designed by HRS Learning Services in cooperation with a select group of UVM staff who serve in administrative support roles.

Certification Requirements

Details

Who: This certificate series was developed specifically for staff who have responsibility for providing basic administrative support to UVM departments. Application is required.

When: The pilot program begins in October 2014. Core sessions are scheduled once a week for four consecutive weeks. Sessions last three-and-a-half hours and include a short break.

Where: The on-campus location will be communicated upon acceptance into the program.

Format of Classes: Classes utilize a combination of classroom and independent learning and are taught by UVM staff from appropriate departments. All classes are skills-based and provide immediate take-aways.

Core Competencies: The core courses and all program activities are organized around four core competencies: inspiring trust, gaining influence, mastering technology, and communicating with impact.

1. Inspiring Trust

2. Gaining Influence

3. Mastering Technology

4. Communicating with Impact

How to Participate

Those interested in this series should speak with their manager. After receiving your manager's approval, complete the application. (There is a full schedule contained within the application packet.)

The deadline for submitting an application is September 5 at noon. Applications will not be accepted after the deadline.