The Graham School of Professional Development in the College of Engineering offers professional development opportunities in both communication and engineering entrepreneurship. Since 2012, it has provided students with the tools they need to achieve superior performance as professional engineers. 

Our Certificates

Technological Innovation

Learn the business fundamentals and processes you'll need to identify problems, then design and commercialize technically innovative solutions. 

Professional Communication

We offer three separate, specialized certificates in professional communication. Each requires three classes. (They replace the Certificate in Professional Communication that required six classes.) 

  Persuasive Communication (CPC-PC)

Learn the theory of persuasive communication, develop written and oral communication skills, and learn to communicate well as a leader and team member.

  Leadership and Negotiation (CPC-LN) 

Develop your skills in leadership and negotiation, and cultivate sound judgment as a communicator in professional practice. 

  Technical and Professional Writing (CPC-TPW)

Improve your professional writing skills for both general and scientific audiences.


Information about admission requirements and deadlines, tuition and more are listed on each certifcate program page.

Contact the Engineering Student Centre Office if you still have questions.