Essential Skills for Success

Training Certificate

Overview

Do you have the skills employers are looking for? Professionalism, teamwork, critical thinking, and verbal communication are extremely important skills for all professionals to have in the workplace. This certificate will prepare you to be successful in any professional setting by building the core skills that employers value most by teaching students to communicate effectively, think critically, collaborate well with others, and demonstrate personal accountability.

How to Enroll

To pursue this certificate, please click on the courses below to see availability. You can register for courses online, and you do not have to apply to the college!

Tuition Assistance
Training Resources

Questions?
Call 803.732.0432 to talk to us about this program, or email cce@midlandstech.edu

Print Plan

Sample Program Plan and Costs

Modules can be taken in any order, as a standalone, or towards completion of the overall certificate.

On-Campus Traditional. Classes meet on campus.
Virtual 100% online. Meets with a live instructor and classmates on specific days, at specific times. Uses web conferencing software, like Zoom.
Hybrid Some classes on campus. Some classes online or virtual.
Online 100% online. Due dates for projects and assignments. Self-paced work on your time.
CEUs Class Hours Course Title Cost
2.40 24

Essential Skills for Success

Do you have the right skills employers are looking for? Technical skills alone are not enough to meet employers' expectations for productivity and performance. In a recent survey, employers ranked professionalism, teamwork, critical thinking, and verbal communication as the most important skills in the workplace. This certificate will prepare you to be successful at work by building the core set of skills employers value most. By learning to communicate effectively, think critically, collaborate well with others, and demonstrate personal accountability, you will have the skills to succeed.

Classroom, Virtual

ID: CECDS-763

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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.
$765.00
0.30 3

Verbal Communication Skills

Poor communication creates chaos in the workplace and costs organizations millions of dollars each year in lost productivity, mistakes, and lost customers. Learn how to ensure your communication is clear and direct so that listeners receive information accurately. Improving your verbal communication skills can enhance working relationships and increase your success. This course is part of the Essential Skills Certificate. Can be taken as a standalone class.

Classroom, Virtual

ID: CECDS-719

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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.
$125.00
0.30 3

Personal Accountability and Professionalism

When you take on an attitude of accountability, you empower yourself to be responsible, accomplish your goals, and demonstrate professionalism. You will gain strategies to avoid the blame game, overcome obstacles, manage expectations, and achieve your highest potential. This course is part of the Essential Skills Certificate. Can be taken as a standalone class.

Classroom, Online, Virtual

ID: CECDS-720

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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.
$125.00
0.30 3

Principles of Teamwork, Collaboration, and Trust

In almost every job, success depends on working together to achieve shared goals. Your ability to collaborate and learn from others is essential to getting the job done. This course will help you identify the key principles for being a team player and developing trusting relationships. This course is part of the Essential Skills Certificate. Can be taken as a standalone class.

Classroom, Virtual

ID: CECDS-721

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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.
$125.00
0.30 3

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

Employers rank critical thinking as the most important skill for employees in the next five years. Critical thinking helps you step back, examine your thoughts, test assumptions, and process information more effectively. This course helps you identify your thinking style and follow a process to think critically, solve problems and make informed decisions. This course is part of the Essential Skills Certificate. Can be taken as a standalone class.

Classroom, Virtual

ID: CECDS-722

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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.
$125.00
0.30 3

Taking Charge of Change

When you can recognize your internal reactions to change, you can better manage your responses. This course will help you learn strategies to accept change, reduce stress, and remain productive during the change process. This course is part of the Essential Skills Certificate. Can be taken as a standalone class.

Classroom, Virtual

ID: CECDS-723

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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.
$125.00
0.30 3

Dealing With Conflict

Conflict is inevitable; the key is dealing with conflict in a way that produces positive outcomes. This course will help you learn how to work through situations and avoid the traps that damage relationships and negatively impact productivity and results. You will learn proven methods to recognize the signs of conflict and apply a process to resolve conflict effectively. This course is part of the Essential Skills Certificate. Can be taken as a standalone class.

Classroom, Online, Virtual

ID: CECDS-724

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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.
$125.00
0.60 6

Business Writing Essentials

Writing is an essential way of communicating with others. The quality of your writing impacts how people view you and your organization. This course provides a grammar refresher and review of basic writing concepts such as structuring documents and proofreading.

Classroom, Virtual

ID: CEWCS-541

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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.
$249.00
 
Estimated Cost
Tuition Assistance
$1,764.00
Not including fees and equipment