Professional Skills & Development

Wake Tech's professional development courses are specifically designed to enhance your resume. These courses give you skills such as how to compose executive reports and organizational procedures; how to communicate between generations and cultures; and more. 

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Advanced Public SpeakingSEF-3001JE21 available classes
Master public speaking! Build your skills in writing, delivering, and evaluating effective speaking in a variety of public settings and situations outside “the comfort of home.” With in-class presentations and practice, you’ll become more dynamic and better able to present y...
Associate Professional In Human Resources (aPHR) Certification PrepSEF-3001FH11 available classes
Are you a recent graduate with an interest in an HR career, a professional looking to switch careers or advance your career, a manager who wants to expand your role, a member of the military seeking HR development, or transitioning into a civilian HR role? This (aPHR) prep c...
Better Business Writing, Level 1: How to Sharpen Your Writing StyleSEF-3001AO21 available classes
Strengthen your writing by eliminating wordiness and writing more concisely Plan your business documents to save time rewriting. Know the difference between the active and the passive voice and when to effectively use them. Learn this and more by doing writing exercises alon...
Business & Marketing WritingCOM-3711GE1 available classes
Write great marketing copy to improve your company's image and your chances of getting hired or promoted. Are you a writer working in the business world? Or a marketing professional responsible for great marketing copy? You may need training for your current position – or yo...
Career Pathway for Meeting and Event PlannersHRD-3004BK21 available classes
Do you enjoy pulling off a great party or event? Do you like to be a part of putting the pieces together to make the "magic" happen? If so, then come explore a career in meeting and event planning! Learn about the technical skills and professional qualities needed to become...
Confidence in Public SpeakingSEF-3001JB21 available classes
Whether it is a business presentation or an impromptu speech for coworkers, speaking in front of an audience at work can make some people anxious. Improve your ability to communicate with this course, which introduces basic principles of speech communication. Develop confide...
Effective Business WritingSEF-3001EE1 available classes
Do you have a nagging suspicion that a small improvement in your writing skills might also improve your career prospects? Don't let small gaps in your business writing skills prevent you from reaching your full potential! It doesn't matter whether you're a clerical worker, a...
Fundamentals of Project ManagementSEF-3001EG12 available classes
The Fundamentals of Project Management training is designed to provide an introductory overview of the project management discipline. The training effectively combines introductory lecture and discussion with hands-on application of the most basic project management princi...
Grammar Refresher Part 1SEF-3001AV21 available classes
Gain confidence in your ability to produce clean, grammatically correct work. You'll explore the basics of English grammar--like comma rules, correct punctuation and capitalization--and lots more. Reacquaint yourself with old, forgotten rules, meet some new ones, and revisit...
Grammar Refresher Part 2SEF-3001AU21 available classes
In this class we will pick up where we left off in Part 1. We'll begin with a self-paced quiz to review the topics from Part 1 and continue on hitting important grammar topics. Get clear on apostrophes and the who/whom dilemma, and learn more about correct comma use.We will...
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