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Each Human Capital Development (HCD) certificate consists of a comprehensive series of workshops carefully selected to provide you with in-depth expertise in a particular area. Workshops are presented by working practitioners, who are also experienced instructors, to blend theory with practice and address real issues faced at work.

HCD Certificate Offerings

Certificate Completion

All workshops must be completed within 18 months.

Each certificate has specific unit requirements. Units are earned based on the length of the workshop.

  • One-day workshop = 6 units
  • Two-day workshop = 12 units
  • Three-day workshop = 18 units

Workshop units may be applied toward only one certificate. Exceptions are noted in certificate descriptions.

When you complete the final workshop in your chosen curriculum, you are awarded a framed Cornell ILR certificate that attests to your achievement.