Start: Thursday, August 21, 2014 at noon
End: Friday, August 22, 2014 at 2 a.m.
Georgetown Downtown Campus
, 640 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, District of Columbia, United States 20001
Join us at our downtown campus for a light lunch and to learn how a professional certificate from Georgetown University can benefit your career. The program is a great opportunity to meet with program advisors.
The Center for Continuing & Professional Education (CCPE) offers professional certificate programs in management, finance, marketing, and leadership for business and government managers, career changers, and entrepreneurs.
Certificate Program Information Fair
Date: Thursday, August 21, 2014
Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
During the information fair, you will have the opportunity to meet with program staff and advisors to learn more about the many professional certificate programs offered through CCPE. All are encouraged to RSVP early for this informational session.
A recent study by Empowered Careers, a division of UCLA, and Impulse Research Corp shows that hiring managers are increasingly comfortable with applicants seeking to change or enhance their careers through completion of certificate programs. According to the study, 82% of human resources managers and recruiters said obtaining a certificate is one of the best ways for professionals to keep current or upgrade their job market skills while 89% said obtaining a certificate is a helpful step in changing careers. Additionally, 75% of HR managers stated that if a job candidate cannot find work in a related field, they would consider a certificate program a good alternative for gaining related work experience.