Interpersonal Skills: Online Certificate Program

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This program is a great fit for:

Individuals wishing to grow their career

New leaders or managers

Employees who wish to upskill

In an increasingly interconnected and collaborative world, the ability to communicate, build relationships, and influence others effectively is essential. Discover the transformative power of strong interpersonal skills with our comprehensive online program that was designed to equip leaders with skills like self-awareness, learning agility, communication, and influence.

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Course length

72 hours

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Weekly time commitment

4 hours

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This program is ideal for individuals who want to enhance their interpersonal skills, whether you're a seasoned leader looking to refine your abilities or an individual contributor seeking to shift into a leadership role in the near future. The core competencies of this course include:

  • Fundamental Four: Delve into four fundamental concepts that all leaders must master for success: self-awareness, adaptability, communication skills, and the ability to recognize and apply different influencing styles.
  • Boost for New Leaders: If you're a new manager, this course equips you with the leadership skills, confidence, and support needed to transition into a management role. In it, you’ll learn about key mindset shifts leaders need to make and research-based tactics to attain immediate success in your new role.
  • Burn Bright: The Resilience Advantage: Explore the importance of resilience and energy in effective leadership and learn techniques to recharge and build resilience for personal and team effectiveness.
  • Better Conversations Every Day: Cultivate a feedback culture where candid conversations are encouraged and develop the skills of deeper conversation at work and beyond, fostering trust, psychological safety, collaboration, inclusion, resilience, and emotional intelligence.

Why Choose Siena Heights University?

Siena Heights University’s Workforce Development certificate programs were built to meet the needs of modern-day students. You can start learning as soon as today and be on the path to a fulfilling new career in just a few weeks or months.

Online and self-paced coursework

Affordable tuition

Fulfilling, flexible job opportunities

Industry-leading credentials

Clinicals included (if necessary)

Certificates matched to industry demands

Communication inefficiencies consume as much as 13% of an employee’s day globally. Leaders with strong interpersonal skills can move ahead of their competition by shoring up their interpersonal skills.

Source: Mitel

Is this Interpersonal Skills Certificate Program right for me? 

  • Are you interested in improving your interpersonal skills to become a more effective leader and communicator?  
  • Do you want to develop self-awareness, adaptability, and effective communication skills?  
  • Are you a new manager seeking the skills and confidence to excel in your management role?  
  • Do you want to understand the importance of resilience and learn practical ways to enhance personal and team effectiveness?  
  • Are you committed to fostering a culture of candid conversations, trust, and collaboration in your workplace?  
  • Are you dedicated to your personal and professional growth and ready to enhance your interpersonal skills? 

Career Paths

Team Leader
Communication Specialist
HR Manager
Leadership Coach
Conflict Resolution Specialist
Organizational Development Consultant
Sales Manager
Relationship Manager