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The Susanne M. Glasscock School provides professionals at any stage in their career with opportunities to improve business and communication skills, prepare for a certification exam or earn professional recertification credits.

Search through a variety of career advancement opportunities to see how you can obtain new competencies, prepare for a certification exam and earn a Rice Certificate Achievement. Areas of study include communications, creativity and innovation, financial services, human resources, leadership, management, operations, project management and paralegal studies. Courses are relevant and valuable to new and established professionals.

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Offerings range from public speaking and mindful communications to business writing. These interactive communications classes benefit professionals in any industry, and build confidence to effectively communicate in the workplace regardless of position.

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The Glasscock School has launched creativity and innovation opportunities that provide adult learners with the creativity tools, environment and community they need to build their creative confidence. Courses are ideal for professionals from any industry who are looking for new approaches to finding solutions and frameworks for solving complex problems.

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The need for highly skilled financial managers and service providers is growing as greater emphasis is placed on corporate and personal financial accountability. The Glasscock School of Continuing Studies offers several courses in such fields, including courses designed to prepare individuals for certification exams. Some are offered on campus and others are offered in an online format using live instruction via web-conferencing, so your classmates can attend class at the same as you from the convenience of their computers.

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Rice offers human resources professionals SHRM-CP® and SHRM-SCP® certification preparation, recertification and business development courses, which benefit beginners and experienced HR professionals.

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The Glasscock School offers leadership professional development courses assisting in advancing your career and cultivating an effective and collaborative teams.

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Whether you are looking for certification exam preparation or professional development, management courses are applicable to a wide range of markets and job positions. Taught by leading industry experts, areas of study include human resources, facility management, along with business and communications enhancement options.

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These online courses are offered in an on-demand format available through the Glasscock School's partnership with the International Institute for Learning Inc., LLC.

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The Paralegal Graduate Certificate Program is a skills-based program taught by practicing attorneys. Offered in classroom and online formats, students successfully completing the course earn a Rice Certificate of Achievement.

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Rice University has partnered with the International Institute for Learning Inc. (IIL), a leading provider of training and course development in Project, Program and Portfolio Management, to bring you online continuing education programs that help you prepare for Project Management Institute (PMI®) certification exams. The online format allows you to train when you want and where you want — at your own pace.

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