The following certificate programs are designed to enhance specific areas of knowledge,
skills, and capacities of staff and faculty members at UGA. Please click the links
for each certificate program to learn more.
High Impact Leadership Certificate
Led by Training & Development in the Office of Human Resources, this certificate series
is designed for high-performing individuals who demonstrate leadership potential regardless
of position title at UGA. Anyone interested in building a strong foundation of essential
leadership skills will benefit from this cohort program. This program is especially
valuable to those who are already in or aspire to be in leadership positions.
Certificate in Supervisory Excellence
The Certificate in Supervisory Excellence, sponsored by Training & Development in
the Office of Human Resources, is designed to deliver valuable fundamentals specific
to managing staff and resources at the University of Georgia. Supervisors will learn
basic employment guidelines and continue enhancing critical supervisory skills for
the workplace through a variety of instruction, discussion, and learning experiences.
Diversity and Inclusion Certificate
The Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) creates an opportunity for faculty
and staff to explore strategic areas around diversity and improve their ability to
contribute to the enhancement of UGA’s welcoming and inclusive environment. The certificate
will also enable participants to get a closer look at the people, institutions and
initiatives that play a key role in supporting and fostering diversity at UGA. The
Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion is a partnership between the Office of Institutional
Diversity, Training & Development (Human Resources), and other diversity-related offices
and programs across the institution.
Certificate in Academic Advising
The Office of Vice President for Instruction, in partnership with Training & Development,
offers the Certificate in Academic Advising. This is a six-course program including
two core competency courses and four electives. Courses are offered in order to equip
academic advisors at UGA with the essential knowledge and skills to assist students
successfully. Participants will earn the certificate upon completion of the six courses
and attendance at one of the Academic Advising Coordinating Council advisor workshops.
Fiscal Administration Certificate Training Series (FACTS)
To support the professional development of UGA personnel with financial responsibilities
and to promote excellence in financial management throughout campus, the Associate
Vice President and Controller is sponsoring the Fiscal Administration Certificate
Training Series (FACTS). The purpose of the FACTS is to provide a comprehensive fiscal
management training and certification program that emphasizes technical knowledge
of laws, regulations, policies and procedures, an understanding of established business
practices, and ethical management.
Global Certificate Program
As we compete in a global economy, individuals who understand international issues
will possess valuable skills needed in current and future employment opportunities.
The Office of International Education offers the year-round Global Certificate Program
in conjunction with Training & Development at UGA. The certificate program is designed
to foster understanding of and appreciation for the importance of our international
relationships, including: International students visiting UGA, UGA students abroad,
International scholars sharing knowledge and expertise with the UGA community.