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Today, change is the most constant element in workplaces, organizations and institutions around the world. Information and innovation characterize the present and future of the dynamic environments in which we live and work. Demand is growing for professionals with the communication, facilitation, problem-solving and systems-thinking skills needed to embrace and effectively manage change.

About the Certificate/Diploma

The Certificate in Communication Process will help you to become a successful communicator, with the capacity to understand and use both verbal and nonverbal strategies, leading to positive outcomes in both personal and professional settings. If you are looking to become a proficient communicator and an effective agent of change within your organization, then the Certificate in Communication Process may be just right for you.

The five-course program is designed for individuals working in a wide variety of industries, including environmental science, criminology, education, international development, engineering and business.

The program is delivered entirely online through the University of Guelph's Capacity Development and Extension Program in the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development. The courses are facilitated by experienced faculty who provide an innovative, engaging and flexible approach to learning.

Additional Information

When you have completed all the requirements for this certificate, you can request your parchment through the OpenEd Student Portal.

If you would like additional information on distance education, please visit our Distance Education FAQs page. For specific program-related inquiries, please email the Open Learning program Counsellor.

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