If you're a current UW employee and would like to focus your professional development in a particular area, consider pursuing a POD certificate. Each certificate offers a challenging and comprehensive learning experience and can typically be completed in two to five years. Available certificates include:
Enroll: To earn a certificate, you must be enrolled in the Certificate Program. To get started, complete this form: Enroll in the Certificate Program.
Develop a Training Action Plan: The Training Action Plan is an optional tool for helping you identify your professional objectives.
Curriculum Guides: To assist in tracking your progress, a Curriculum Guide has been designed for each certificate. See individual certificate descriptions for this list of course requirements and class schedules.
Completing a Certificate: All requirements must be fulfilled within five years. Upon completion, contact POD for a training history review. If you've satisfied all requirements, POD will present you with a letter and formal certificate. (You will be contacted if you have not completed all requirements.) A letter will also be sent to Human Resources for filing with your employee record.
When notifying POD, include the following information:
Certificate Series Topics