Workplace Learning & Development

Promoting Employee and Organizational Growth and Development
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Professional Development Certificate

Have your efforts at development recognized! UMass Amherst employees can receive a Professional Development Certificate upon completion of attending at least 15 hours of staff development classes and workshops. 

Certificate requirements:

  1. All workshops must be offered through Workplace Learning & Development and/or The Partnership for Worker Education.
  2. Complete 15 classroom hours of learning as of 1/1/17, by taking multiple classes. (Repeated workshops will not be applied to earning the certificate.)
  3. The required number of classroom hours must be completed within a 2 year time frame (24 consecutive months).
  4. Upon completion of your 15 hours, submit your list of workshops to the WLD office for verification (email, campus mail, stop by the office).

Once verified, a certificate of achievement and a letter of congratulations will be mailed to you.

To begin:

  • Save the Employee Professional Development Certificate Tracking Sheet to begin documenting your workshops today.

The Professional Development Certificate program is sponsored by Workplace Learning & Development and The Partnership for Worker Education.