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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

    Online

    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

    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 Certificate Course in Structured Writing for Technical Documentation

    Online

    Utilize structured writing and technical documentation techniques to create your own documentation set available to use in your professional portfolio. Learn current trends and best practices in the industry to position yourself towards your career goals.

  4. Advanced Certificate in Technical Writing

    Online

    Employment in technical writing is rapidly growing. Start advancing your career by improving your skills, and earn your technical writing certificate. Select courses in writing, communication and specialty areas of your choosing.

  5. Advanced Technical Writing

    Online

    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.

  6. Basic Certificate in Technical Writing

    Online

    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.

  7. Building Resilience in Stressful Times

    Online

    In this interactive online course, you will gain an understanding of how stress affects you and your team. Learn how to employ strategies to support your team, turning pressure and tension into engagement and enthusiasm.

  8. Business Writing for Today's Workplace

    Online

    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

    Online

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

  10. Certificate Course in Writing for a Global Market (Instructor-Facilitated)

    Online

    Write for a global market and apply best practices for international product processes, content development, and adapting services to specific cultures. Sharpen your skills to meet worldwide demands while reaching diverse communities and industries.

  11. Certificate in Professional Technical Communication- Portfolio

    Online

    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.

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

    Online

    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.

  13. Coaching Your Way to Engaged Employees

    Online

    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

    Online

    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

    Online

    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

    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

    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

    Online

    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. Dealing with Conflict

    Online

    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.

  20. Effective Presentation Techniques

    Online

    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 group, is important to achieving professional success.

  21. Emotional Intelligence and Empowerment

    Online

    Leverage your strengths to draw out the strengths of others. In order to effectively lead, we must understand ourselves and our core values. In this elective course, learn to overcome personal challenges and use emotional intelligence to empower results.

  22. Employee Evaluation and Performance Management

    Online

    Are you doing a good job? In this online course, learn how providing consistent, effective performance feedback to your employees is beneficial for everyone involved.

  23. Exceptional Workplace Communication Skills

    Online

    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.

  24. Fostering Collaborative and Creative Organizations

    Hybrid

    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.

  25. Frank P.​ Saladis Project Management Certificate Program

    Online

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

  26. Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2016 Online

    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.

  27. Intermediate Technical Writing

    Online

    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.

  28. Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2016 Online

    Online

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

  29. Introduction to Technical Writing for Industry

    Online

    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.

  30. Leading High-Performing Teams

    Online

    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.

  31. Leading Through Challenge and Conflict

    Hybrid

    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.

  32. Leading Virtual Teams

    Online

    In this online course, you will learn the fundamental elements of successful teams and how we can apply these concepts to achieve superior results in an increasingly virtual world.

  33. Leading with Integrity

    Online

    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.

  34. Learning to Lead

    Online

    In this course you will gain confidence in your unique leadership style and practice the skills that will vastly improve your work relationships.

  35. Maintaining Motivation and Connection in a Virtual Workforce

    Online

    In this interactive online course, we will assess your personal communication preferences and discover how these individual preferences affect your team’s feelings of connection and motivation.

  36. Manage Stress and Balance Priorities

    Online

    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

    Hybrid

    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

    Online

    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. Mentoring for Professional Impact

    Online

    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.

  40. Microaggressions and Bias in the Workplace

    Online

    In this virtual training, learn the definition and impact of microaggressions, and how to recognize and reduce them in your workplaces. You will gain an understanding of how bias affects your work or leadership experience.

  41. Online CompTIA A+ Training Course

    Online

    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

    Online

    Empower your employees. This online course will help you become an effective supervisor by learning how to utilize your employees’ strengths to work as a team.

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

    Online

    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.

  44. Sales Skills for Professionals

    Online

    Join this virtual and interactive training to learn how to best adjust your sales tactics to the changing business environment. Obtain personalized training to address the concerns of your organization.

  45. Strategic Problem Solving

    Online

    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. Strategies for a Successful Remote Workplace

    Online

    In this highly interactive online course, we will discuss and learn about new strategies for working virtually. Bring your real-life challenges and successes and join the conversation.

  47. Strategies for Creating Culturally Intelligent Organizations

    Online

    This is the final program in the ‘Building Culturally Intelligent Organizations Series’. Participants will learn how to apply their newly gained knowledge into practice and will be awarded a certificate upon completing all three programs in the series.

  48. Talent Management and Succession Planning

    Eau Claire

    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.

  49. Technical Communication Techniques and Principles for Project Managers

    Online

    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.

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

    Online

    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.

  51. Technical Writing & Communication Industry Certificate - Mastery Level

    Online

    Showcase your mastery of technical communication and documentation processes. Explore industry standards and cutting-edge concepts to enhance your technical writing skills. Use resources and principles enforced throughout to advance your skill set.

  52. Workplace Experience Certificate in Technical Writing

    Online

    Capitalize on your experience to advance your career goals and earn an accredited experience certificate in technical writing. Select a personalized specialty area to add while developing your portfolio work and polishing your professional skills.

  53. Writers at Work Certificate Program

    Online

    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.

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

    Online

    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!

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

    Online

    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.

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

    Online

    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.

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

    Online

    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!