The Academy for College Excellence
Strategic Job Preparation Certificate of Completion
The Strategic Job Preparation Certificate of Completion is a noncredit certificate designed to prepare students for employment searches and lead to success in job attainment and mobility. Students gain fundamental knowledge, strategies, and resources to seek, apply, and interview for professional work experience. Students prepare a professional resume to use in the job search arena. They identify and utilize various job search and professional networking platforms and prepare to apply and interview for jobs and internships. Upon successful completion of the certificate, students will have an enhanced employment portfolio and be prepared for professional interviews. To learn more, click here.
DMCP 402: Preparing for Employment
Students identify professional knowledge, skills, and abilities and build a résumé
DMCP 403: Professional Career Search
Students evaluate strategies to apply for jobs and prepare and practice for interviews
The Professional Workplace Skills Certificate of Completion
The Professional Workplace Skills Certificate of Completion is a noncredit certificate designed to increase workforce readiness and provide students with soft skills for success in the workplace. Upon completion of the certificate, students will have explored and analyzed personal and professional standards and expectations, as well as created a plan for short and long term professional goals. Students will explore and apply employability skills in a professional setting and create a plan to manage challenges in the workplace. To learn more, click here.
DMCP 404: Success in the Workplace
Students develop effective workplace communication strategies and build a personal accountability plan
DMCP 405: Creating Career Satisfaction and Success
Students establish goals and create a plan to meet short term professional and academic goals
The Foundations of Teamwork Certificate of Completion
The Foundations of Teamwork Certificate of Completion is a noncredit certificate designed to support students in identifying academic and professional skills that lead to college success and workforce preparation in a team or group setting. Skills explored include developing self-discipline, group communication, and working in teams with individuals of different learning/working styles. The program introduces self-management theory and skills for effective goal setting and explores personal behaviors, such as follow through or resilience and persistence, which can facilitate success in college and workplace settings. To learn more, click here.
DMCP 401: Foundations of Teams
Students explore best practices for working in teams, including effective communication and understanding differences
DMCP 411: Introduction to Self-Management
Students investigate personal behaviors like resilience and empathy to foster classroom and workplace success