Supervisory Management Certificate Program

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:

  • Gain confidence in your leadership skills
  • Communicate better with your team
  • Encourage your team to be more productive
  • Deal with conflict effectively
  • Find success and advance toward your career goals

Your instructors are experts in management and leadership who will share their knowledge, experiences, and best practices face to face. Learn and share insights with other students to really make the most of the seminars.

How the Certificate Works:

You’ll take three, 2-day core classes covering the most important supervisory skills (Learning to Lead; Orientation, Time Management, and Delegation; Employee Evaluation and Performance Management), plus six more days of electives in 1- or 2-day format that enhances specific skills you want to build on. 

Each 2-day seminar earns you 1.3 Continuing Education Units (CEUs); each 1-day seminar earns you 0.65 CEUs. A total of 7.8 CEUs is required to earn your certificate. You can take up to five years to complete the program.

Not interested in taking the whole certificate? You can also take classes individually. 

Programs in this Series

Assertive Communication Strategies for Women

Key Program Information
Categories Business | Degrees, Certificates, and Courses for Contemporary Learners | Professional and Workforce Development
Program Type Non-Credit
Delivery Format Face-to-Face
Series Supervisory Management Certificate Program
Next Session September 18, 2019 in Eau Claire
Description Being able to confidently and elegantly advocate for what you want can be challenging. This assertiveness training for women will help you effectively navigate today’s dynamic workplace by reviewing academic research and collective experiences.

Business Writing

Key Program Information
Categories Degrees, Certificates, and Courses for Contemporary Learners | Professional and Workforce Development | Business
Program Type Non-Credit
Delivery Format Face-to-Face
Series Supervisory Management Certificate Program
Next Session October 24-25, 2019 in Eau Claire
Description Being able to effectively communicate is an assumed skill of employees in the professional landscape. However, when it comes to business writing in the digital world, it can be challenging to get your point across. Learn how to write to get results.

Compliance to Commitment — Empowering Others to be Their Best

Key Program Information
Categories Business | Continuing Education | Degrees, Certificates, and Courses for Contemporary Learners | Professional and Workforce Development
Program Type Non-Credit
Delivery Format Face-to-Face
Series Supervisory Management Certificate Program
Next Session September 12-13, 2019 in Eau Claire
Description Learn how to create an organizational culture that sets you and your team up for success. This elective course provides a comprehensive strategy that enables others to become more capable leaders who inspire commitment and become valuable assets.

Critical Conversations

Key Program Information
Categories Professional and Workforce Development | Business | Degrees, Certificates, and Courses for Contemporary Learners
Program Type Non-Credit
Delivery Format Face-to-Face
Series Supervisory Management Certificate Program
Description 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.

Employee Evaluation and Performance Management

Key Program Information
Categories Professional and Workforce Development | Business | Degrees, Certificates, and Courses for Contemporary Learners
Program Type Non-Credit
Delivery Format Face-to-Face
Series Supervisory Management Certificate Program
Next Session November 7-8, 2019 in Hudson
Next Session November 21-22, 2019 in Eau Claire
Description Are you doing a good job? In this core course, learn how providing consistent, effective performance feedback to your employees is beneficial for everyone involved.

Learning to Lead

Key Program Information
Categories Professional and Workforce Development | Business | Degrees, Certificates, and Courses for Contemporary Learners
Program Type Non-Credit
Delivery Format Face-to-Face
Series Supervisory Management Certificate Program
Next Session September 5-6, 2019 in Eau Claire
Next Session September 26-27, 2019 in Hudson
Description In this core course, gain confidence in your unique leadership style and practice the skills that will vastly improve your work relationships.

Maximizing Performance

Key Program Information
Categories Professional and Workforce Development | Business | Degrees, Certificates, and Courses for Contemporary Learners
Program Type Non-Credit
Delivery Format Face-to-Face
Series Supervisory Management Certificate Program
Description 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 elective course.

Negotiation Skills

Key Program Information
Categories Business | Continuing Education | Professional and Workforce Development
Program Type Non-Credit
Delivery Format Face-to-Face
Series Supervisory Management Certificate Program
Next Session October 10-11, 2019 in Hudson
Description Negotiation doesn’t have to be a scary word. Master the techniques needed to achieve satisfying agreements for all parties. Learn negotiation strategies in this elective course and have an opportunity to practice new skills in a supportive environment.

Orientation,​ Time Management, and Delegation

Key Program Information
Categories Professional and Workforce Development | Business | Degrees, Certificates, and Courses for Contemporary Learners
Program Type Non-Credit
Delivery Format Face-to-Face
Series Supervisory Management Certificate Program
Next Session October 3-4, 2019 in Eau Claire
Next Session October 17-18, 2019 in Hudson
Description Empower your employees. This core course will help you become an effective supervisor by learning how to utilize your employees’ strengths to work as a team.

Process Mapping and Workflow Improvement

Key Program Information
Categories Professional and Workforce Development | Business | Continuing Education | Degrees, Certificates, and Courses for Contemporary Learners
Program Type Non-Credit
Delivery Format Face-to-Face
Series Supervisory Management Certificate Program
Next Session December 5-6, 2019 in Hudson
Description After attending this elective, you'll return to work with a practical "blueprint" to improve any process in your organization. Experienced managers will benefit from the recent developments, expert insights, shared experiences, and group discussions.

Respectful Workplace Training

Key Program Information
Categories Professional and Workforce Development | Business
Program Type Non-Credit
Delivery Format Face-to-Face
Series Supervisory Management Certificate Program
Next Session August 13, 2019 in Eau Claire
Description This respectful workplace training in Eau Claire, WI 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.