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NEW! Disaster Management

This program is designed to provide attendees with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to be successful in their designated or assigned Disaster Planning, Response, Recovery, and Mitigation roles at the appropriate level. The program also covers the components of crisis communications and social media in Disaster Management. The program concludes with a simulation exercise.

Coming Winter 2014! For more information, download the Program Brochure.

"I found the class to be informative, thought-provoking, and relevant. Elmira's class model of employing both academics and practitioners to co-teach is the perfect blend of theory and applied application. I highly recommend this course to anyone responsible for an emergency/business continuity plan. The instructor's in-depth understanding of FEMA's assessment criteria and recovery processes proved to be vital information for everyone in the class. Additionally, a certificate in Disaster Management should be required for all county and town supervisors."

Charolotte Wright Mosher
Assistant Director of Academic Support
Johnson at Cornell University 


Non-credit Project Management Exam Prep Course

The PMP credential is suited for anyone working directly or indirectly in Project environments and demonstrates a thorough understanding of project best practices. In this 6-week, on-campus program, you will prepare yourself for the Project Management Institute® (PMI) Project Management Exam. By credentialing with PMI, a globally respected and leading professional association for project management professionals, you will increase your earning potential. Those who are PMPs report an average of 15% increase in their salaries. Through exercises and practice, you will learn the essential terms and concepts necessary to be successful on the exam.

(This course will be offered again in Winter 2014)


Non-credit Legal Assistant Certificate Program

The Elmira College Legal Assistant Certificate non-credit training program provides the fundamental knowledge of legal terminology, procedural and substantive law, and drafting of legal documents and research.

Our instructors are local, experienced professionals, who bring career-related insight to their teaching and provide networking opportunities within the community for students. Module courses are offered in a blended format, which is a combination of on-line and traditional classroom learning. An internship is an important experiential component of this training, and each student will also develop, with the assistance of a career consultant, and up-to-date professional vitae. This program emphasizes hands-on learning and practical applications and provides the students with the skills, knowledge, and resources to be career ready at the completion of just 15 weeks.

For complete details, download the Program Brochure.