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Supervisory Management Certificate Program

Become a better leader

Let’s face it—expertise in a chosen career field doesn’t automatically make someone a good supervisor. Supervisors must learn important soft skills to confidently manage a team of people and do it well.

If you’ve been promoted to supervisor but aren’t sure you have the skills to supervise well, if you’re looking to advance into a supervisor position, or if you’ve been supervising a team for a while and have struggled through conflict and communication issues, a certificate in supervisory management may be just what you need! 

Working for this certificate will help you: 

How the Certificate Works: 

You’ll take 3 core classes plus 3 electives in 5 years. 

Core 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

    Change is constant in today’s workplace. This program goes beyond change management to helps leaders create teams that are resilient during change.

  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

    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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. Learning to Lead

    Eau Claire

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

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.