It is not made clear by the author, if she is continuing with her previous job or had to leave the job during maternity period. In case she is continuing with the job, then perhaps no further course is required to completed immediately. However, in case she had to leave the job, then she may contact the previous employer/organization for resuming the job. It may be noted that in private sector, the earning capacity is based on the capability to deliver results, instead of being based on formal degrees and certificates. With her research kind of work experience, it may be very easy for her to search for a suitable course for honing her skills further in case so required.