Developing and Enhancing Your Professional Skills While at Haverford

Developing and Enhancing Your Professional Skills While at Haverford

CCPA wants to share varied ways for you to develop and learn concrete professional skills over your four years at Haverford and during your summers.


Do you want to:

  • Enhance your presentation skills?
  • Learn how to use Excel pivot tables?
  • Tell a compelling story using data for decision making?
  • Do you want to learn to manage projects more efficiently?
  • Do you want to improve your interviewing skills?

There are numerous opportunities of which to take advantage to learn and enhance skills of interest.  Some ways will take place on campus, some opportunities can be done on your own during a school break. This is not an exhaustive list, but will provide ideas.


LinkedIn Learning

An online video library with thousands of courses, taught by recognized experts. Examples include:

  • Building Professional Relationships
  • Excel Essentials Training (Office 365)
  • Excel: PivotTables in Depth
  • Improve your Presentation Skills
  • Meeting Facilitation
  • Navigating Awkward Situations at Work
  • Storytelling with Data
  • Time Management Tips Weekly
  • and many more

Khan Academy

Expert-created content and resources. A sampling of the courses includes:

  • Computer Programming
  • Computer Animation
  • Hour of Code
  • Grad School Test Prep

CCPA and other College-sponsored trainings and workshops:

Numerous departments on campus periodically offer training and workshops. Examples from the past several years have included:

Online resources paid for by CCPA: