Employee Certificate Programs

Academic Advising Certificate Program

The Office for Student Success is sponsoring the Academic Advising Certificate Program, a great introduction to advising for faculty or staff members who do official or unofficial advising on a daily basis in their positions and need a refresher or for people who are interested in advancing into a professional academic advising position at UM.


Contact Brian French to be added to the Advising Listserv. All individual training announcements will be sent via the Listserv.

Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility Certification Program

The Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility (EITA) Certification Program is intended for employees who want to gain higher proficiency in creating, obtaining, and maintaining all electronic and information technology (EIT) in a manner that ensures it is accessible to individuals with disabilities. A combination of foundational classes and four hours of advanced training are required to complete the certificate.


Access the IT Short Courses webpage to sign up for classes.

Financial Development Certificate Program

Administration and Finance is sponsoring the Financial Development Certificate Program, a course of training with an experiential component for all employees; for those with little exposure to fiscal management to employees who work closely with colleagues and supervisors charged with managing fiscal affairs and want to learn more or who have responsibility for these tasks in their units and want to take their capacity to the next level.


Research Administration Program

The Office or Research and Sponsored Programs is sponsoring the Research Administration Program, a combination of online learning and group presentation/discussion where participants will learn about the roles and responsibilities of the principal investigator (PI), unit authority, departmental research administrator (DRA), central office of sponsored programs (ORSP), and institutional signature authority.


Contact Judy Fredenberg to learn more about the program and the opportunity to participate.