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Supervisory Management Certificate Program

Become a better leader

Let’s face it – expertise in a chosen field does not automatically make someone a good supervisor.  Supervisors must learn important soft skills to build strong, inclusive, and adaptable teams. Whether you are a new or aspiring supervisor, a certificate in supervisory management will provide valuable information and resources that will help you be a successful leader.

Foster a diverse and inclusive team

Classes offered in the Supervisory Management Certificate Program have been updated to prioritize the importance of equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) in the workplace. Learn more about these changes.

How the Certificate Works: 

Take 3 core(required) classes and 3 electives in 5 years and earn a Supervisory Management Certificate.

Through a combination of instructor-led discussions and small group activities, you will:

Core (required) Classes:  

Electives:

Questions? Contact ce@uwec.edu. We are glad to help!  

Find information about previous certificate requirements here.

Not interested in taking the whole certificate? You can also take individual classes to meet your professional needs. 

Programs in Supervisory Management Certificate

  1. Beyond Change Management

    Online

    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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Dealing with Conflict

    Eau Claire

    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.

  6. Emotional Intelligence and Empowerment

    Online

    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.

  7. Employee Evaluation and Performance Management

    Online

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

  8. Lead 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.

  9. Lead with Resilience

    Online

    Now more than ever, resiliency is needed in the workplace. Learn what you can do to help reduce burnout and build a stronger, adaptable team.

  10. Leading High-Performing Teams

    Face-to-Face | 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.

  11. Learning to Lead

    Online

    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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. Orientation,​ Time Management, and Delegation

    Eau Claire

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

  15. Respectful Workplace Training

    Face-to-Face | Online

    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.

  16. Talent Management and Succession Planning

    Face-to-Face

    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.