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Leadership, Management and Professional Skills

Training to Reach Your Goals

UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education offers engaging and relevant leadership and management training courses as well as courses that allow you to gain additional professional skills. Whether you are looking to improve critical thinking skills, create new processes, or increase employee engagement and retention we have a course to help. Our highly interactive courses are designed to give you the skills you need to reach your goals.

Programs in Leadership, Management and Professional Skills

  1. 3 Keys to Finding Treasure in Time of Transition


    The only constant in life is change, but what sets us apart is how we find treasures within change. Join this interactive online course to learn how to sort through the difficult and find the good in transition.

  2. Accounting Fundamentals Online


    This online course will give you financial awareness through a better understanding of the basics of accounting and finance for personal or business use.

  3. Advanced Technical Writing


    Gain the expertise and confidence in this online course to market yourself as a technical writer or take on advanced work assignments. Course topics include audience analysis, document design, organization and editing, visuals and research techniques.

  4. AI Machine Learning Bootcamp


    Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are among the most in-demand skills in the world. With the growth in automation and robotics across industries, there are massive job opportunities in AI programming, data science, and engineering.

  5. Basic Certificate in Technical Writing


    Expand your career possibilities in the growing field of technical writing. Develop your language and professional communication skills, enhance training preparation and delivery techniques, and advance technical communication knowledge.

  6. Beyond Change Management


    In today’s economy it is important for every organization to embrace change to continue to evolve and achieve new goals. Part of a supervisor’s role is to lead teams through change no matter how big or small the change may seem.

  7. Building Resilient Virtual Teams


    According to research firm Gartner, remote workers will represent 35% of all employees worldwide by the end of 2021, compared to 17% in 2019. As remote work grows, how we approach employee communication and team engagement will change.

  8. Business Writing for Today's Workplace


    In today’s tech-savvy organizations, people often engage in written communication more than spoken interactions. This makes getting your point across challenging and increases the need to be able to effectively communicate through writing.

  9. Certificate Course in Technical Business Writing for Engineers


    The certificate course provides a fundamental description of the necessary steps in planning, drafting, revising, editing and publishing/submitting technical content.

  10. Certificate in Professional Technical Communication- Portfolio


    Expand your knowledge of technical documents and methodology to advance your techniques in technical writing for the workplace. Practice planning strategies to engage your audience and purpose while creating effective documents. Start today.

  11. Certificate in Technical Writing for Current Technical Writers, Editors and Designers


    Take your technical writing skills to the next level in this online certificate designed to sharpen your expertise in analysis, effective communication, design principles, and content management.

  12. Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)

    Get a holistic view of supply chain management and fully prepare for the Certified Supply Chain Professional exam. After completing this course you have the skills needed to gain a competitive edge in supply chain roles.

  13. Coaching Your Way to Engaged Employees


    Coaching is an effective and popular leadership style that helps employees feel empowered and engaged in their workplace. This online program will teach leaders strategies and provide tools to implement a coaching leadership style.

  14. Compliance to Commitment — Empowering Others to be Their Best


    Learn how to create an organizational culture that sets you and your team up for success. This online course provides a comprehensive strategy that enables others to become more capable leaders who inspire commitment and become valuable assets.

  15. Courageous Communication During Crisis


    Now, more than ever, learning to communicate well can make all the difference. Explore how conflict, intentionality, emotional intelligence and inspiration intersect to improve your communication-as an individual and a team.

  16. Creating Web Pages Online


    This online course will give you the knowledge and tools to utilize HTML coding to develop your very own functional, customized web site.

  17. Creating WordPress Websites Online


    This online course will help you build a website without coding knowledge. You will learn to use Wordpress to develop a site for personal or organizational use.

  18. Critical Conversations

    The more difficult a conversation is for you, the less likely it is that you will effectively participate in it. In this elective course, learn what makes difficult conversations so challenging and how to increase your ability to engage in them.

  19. Cybersecurity Bootcamp


    Across nearly every industry, cybersecurity skills are in demand to ensure the secure handling of data online and protect it from attacks, amongst other essential duties.

  20. Dealing with Conflict


    Poorly managed conflict creates significant costs for organizations and leads to loss of engagement among employees. This elective will teach you how to apply five proven strategies for effectively managing conflict.

  21. Effective Presentation Techniques


    We’ve all heard that the fear of public speaking is the number one fear for many people. However, being able to present your ideas, one-on-one or to a group, is important to achieving professional success.

  22. Emotional Intelligence and Empowerment


    Leverage your strengths and values to draw out the abilities and talents of others. In this elective course, learn to overcome personal challenges and use your emotional intelligence to empower results.

  23. Employee Evaluation and Performance Management

    Are you providing valuable feedback to your team? Learn proven techniques for assessing employee performance and effectively communicating feedback.

  24. Exceptional Workplace Communication Skills


    Have you experienced communication breakdowns in the workplace? Learn to communicate more effectively with this interactive course and gain confidence in your communication to help prevent these breakdowns.

  25. Fostering Collaborative and Creative Organizations

    Hybrid | Online

    How can leaders create a culture where all team members feel comfortable sharing their ideas? Learn about common barriers that make it difficult for colleagues to be creative, and how we can overcome these barriers to create a culture of collaboration.

  26. Frank P.​ Saladis Project Management Certificate Program


    This program is built for individuals looking to advance within their career with project management skills. The program is 100% online and self-paced.

  27. Full Stack Web Development Bootcamp


    Web development has become one of the most popular careers in recent years. It is currently ranked as the No. 8 best technology job and the No. 20 best STEM job, according to U.S. News & World Report.

  28. Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2016 Online


    Through this online course, we can help you take your Excel skills to the next level — boosting your productivity and helping make better business decisions.

  29. Intermediate Technical Writing


    Sharpen your technical writing skills with online coursework rooted in standard design, instruction writing and audience analysis. Collaborate with the instructor to identify/troubleshoot potential issues in technical writing and gain valuable feedback.

  30. Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2016 Online


    You can count on this course to help you maximize the benefits of Excel 2016 in making effective and efficient business decisions.

  31. Introduction to Technical Writing for Industry


    Explore various areas of a technical writer’s day including professional communication, document design and organization, and audience and purpose in this online course. Become a top notch technical communicator in this growing field. Start today.

  32. Lead with Integrity


    Does your leadership style foster growth, confidence and inspire team members? In this training, you will learn just what it is that makes certain leaders stand out ethically, culturally and confidently. Walk away with applicable methods for your team.

  33. Leading High-Performing Teams

    Eau Claire

    How can teams work productively and effectively toward collective goals to achieve superior results? In this program, leaders will learn the critical skills to organize, motivate, and lead high-performing teams.

  34. Leading Through Challenge and Conflict

    Hybrid | Online

    Challenging events require a high degree of trust in you as a leader and skillful conflict management techniques. This online course will focus on some of the most critical skills a leader must have to earn trust and credibility from their colleagues.

  35. Learning to Lead


    Good leaders continually look for new ways to effectively lead their team. Learning to Lead will challenge and inspire you, whether you’ve been in a leadership role for a long time or you have recently taken on a supervisory role.

  36. Manage Stress and Balance Priorities


    Need a change? Are you feeling stressed? This interactive online course will teach you the secret to balancing stress and how to integrate your brain and body to maximize your effectiveness.

  37. Mastering Change Leadership

    The only constant in life and work is change, and that is truer than ever in our current business culture. Mastering Change Leadership is designed to provide mid-level and executive leaders with the tools to successfully lead their teams through change.

  38. Maximizing Performance


    Every organization gets things done through people. Effectively influencing employees to achieve maximum productivity and performance is the hallmark of effective leaders, which is what you’ll learn in this online course.

  39. Measuring your Digital Marketing: An Intro to Marketing Data


    Are your digital marketing efforts achieving results? How would you know? Learn how to collect, report, and analyze the results of your digital, social and email campaigns to help guide future decision making.

  40. Mentoring for Professional Impact


    This elective course will help you discover strategies for guiding effective mentor/mentee relationships. Explore innovative approaches to building and evaluating mentoring programs tied to performance metrics.

  41. Online CompTIA A+ Training Course


    This 100% online course will prepare you for CompTIA A+ certification exams 220-1001 and 220-1002. You’ll learn how to install and configure operating systems, expand IT security, troubleshoot software and other common operational procedures. 

  42. Orientation,​ Time Management, and Delegation

    Enhance your leadership skill to create a strong onboarding program and to empower your team.

  43. Respectful Workplace Training


    This respectful workplace online training will cover current topics such as #metoo and welcoming diversity beyond legal compliance training by focusing on training bystanders to become allies. Help create a zero-tolerance workplace.

  44. Safe Spaces: Honoring Gender and Sexuality in the Workplace


    In this virtual training, learn about creating safe, inclusive spaces at work, school, and in your community. Gain an understanding of key terms surrounding safe spaces and LGBTQIA+ while exploring your own identity and become more self-aware.

  45. Strategic Problem Solving


    Problem solving is a sought after skill, yet the concept can be quite nebulous. What does it mean to be a good problem solver? How does one hone this skill? This program will give you a tangible process to improve your problem-solving skills.

  46. Talent Management and Succession Planning


    Turnover can be a big waste of resources. This elective course will teach you to better understand competencies for positions so when hiring and developing employees you are focusing on the skill sets that are critical to your organization.

  47. Technical Communication Techniques and Principles for Project Managers


    Improve your technical communication and writing to springboard your project management career. Learn skills to reach comprehensive goals through an interdisciplinary approach and become a successful project manager today.

  48. Technical Communication, an Introduction for Current Technical Writers, Editors and Designers


    Become familiar with the technical communication profession in this online course designed to introduce you to processes, industry needs, and skill sets within the field. Practice technical writing skills from analysis and design to user-testing.

  49. Workplace Experience Certificate in Technical Writing


    Do you have the necessary experience already in place? Are you seeking to advance your career goals and objectives? Then use the Workplace Experience Certificate Service to propel your career forward.

  50. Writers at Work Technical Certificate Program


    Take your technical writing skills to the next level in this online certificate program starting with a refresher of grammar and punctuation, then learn the process for writing clear, concise and complete documents.

  51. Writers at Work: A Review for Professionals - Part 1: Eliminating Common Grammar Errors


    Develop your sentence mechanics and grammar proficiencies with this course designed to master fundamental writing concepts. Identify various parts of speech and recognize common errors to improve the effectiveness of your writing. Start today!

  52. Writers at Work: A Review for Professionals - Part 2: Perfecting Your Punctuation


    Take your punctuation proficiency to a new level. Organize your thoughts and words into effective messaging for your audience using appropriate punctuation. Learn to avoid common mistakes and become an expert on all things punctuation-related today!

  53. Writers at Work: A Review for Professionals - Part 3: Writing Clearly, Concisely, and Coherently


    Explore using clear and concise sentences to hook your reader into your writing. Learn how to captivate your audience by using effective and coherent writing strategies that showcase your professionalism. Sharpen your writing skills today.

  54. Writers at Work: A Review for Professionals - Part 4: Achieving a Professional Tone and Style


    Achieve a professional writing style with strategies demonstrated in this course. Explore common errors, best practices and design techniques to improve your professional skills and take your writing to the next level.

  55. XML Structured Authoring for Technical Documentation: Advanced Certificate Course


    In this new age of technical writing, documents must be developed for rapid updating and multiple outputs (such as Microsoft Word, PDF, HTML5, XHTML, FrameMaker, MadCap Flare). One of the primary methods of achieving this is XML.