Certificate Programs

Whether you're a non-degreed, undergraduate alumni, or graduate alumni, we have a range of certificate programs to serve your needs and help people along their path. Perhaps your looking for a certificate to grow your employees' talents, or higher your education and build your resume. Enroll in one of our certificate programs designed to meet career demands and fit your busy schedule.

Our professional programs are offered in partnership with the university's School of Extended and International Education. Registration for the professional programs is administered through SEE. Some programs may have an application process before you are allowed to register. Please refer to the correct contact for more information.

Wine Business Institute

The Wine Business Institute offers various professional development programs from full certificates to individual seminars. Learn more about our wine business education offerings.

For further information contact the Wine Business Institute at (707) 664-3235 or winebiz@sonoma.edu.

Professional Sales Certificate (available to undergraduates only)

The Professional Sales Certificate offers students a competitive edge by exposing them to the various aspects of professional selling and the essential skills necessary to enter the field. Students with a sales education ramp up on the job fifty percent faster than their peers without sales education. Learn more about the Professional Sales Certificate.

For further information contact Sarah Dove at doves@sonoma.edu

Human Resources Management Certificate

The Human Resources Management (HRM) Certificate teaches the skills and knowledge required to successfully manage the human resources in today's complex business environment. The program combines technical knowledge with skill building in areas like managing a diverse workforce, conflict resolution, compensation and benefits, and employee development. Whether you are a seasoned professional looking for a systematic review of Human Resource Management,
a professionals whose primary training has been on-the-job or a manager who needs current, specialized knowledge,
the twelve-module,45-hour HRM Certificate will help you on the job. Learn more about the Human Resources Management Certificate.

For further information contact Susan Adams at susan.adams@sonoma.edu.

Project Management Certificate

The 17-week Project Management Certificate meets all the educational requirements necessary to sit for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) and the Project Management Professional examinations. The SSU Project Management course also provides training in the use of Microsoft Project. The inclusion of M/S Project training differentiates the SSU course from other project management courses, and the issuance of an SSU Certificate in Project Management distinguishes the course from the exam-prep only courses. The course includes the project life cycle phase of initiation, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing. Project Management processes included in the course are: project integration, scope, time, cost, quality, human resource, risk, procurement and stakeholder management. Learn more about the Project Management Certificate.

For further information contact Jim Robison at robisonj@sonoma.edu.

The School of Extended and International Education offers other various certificate programs not associated with the
School of Business and Economics as well. To learn more visit their site.

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