Management Assessment for Personal Planning and Development

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For registration assistance: 608-262-2451
Register by mail: printable registration form


This class is offered in a highly participatory live-online format.

This class is open to anyone interested in the topic.  It is also a required part of the Mid-Level Management Certificate (MLMC). Get more information on the MLMC.

Self-awareness is the cornerstone of outstanding management. Using a series of self-assessments, learn how your styles and needs compare with those of other managers and with agency goals. Discover strategies to enhance your strengths and address limitations. Gain essential tools that improve your understanding of yourself and identify excellence in management. Registration closes one week before class to accommodate required self-assessments.


Desired learning outcomes

By the end of this class you should be able to:

  1. Describe yourself based on self-assessments, in terms of your communication and interpersonal styles, learning styles and role efficacy.
  2. Describe how your self-perceived strengths and preferred styles contribute to effective managerial performance.
  3. Explain how an awareness of the styles and strengths of those you supervise can help increase the productivity and morale of your work unit.
  4. Develop a personal professional development plan which recognizes personal styles and strengths, and which proposes training and education activities to address areas of need.

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Overview: Extra Information

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Division of Continuing Studies is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®.

Earn Continuing Education Hours

By participating in this class you will earn:

Instructional Hours 6
University of Wisconsin Continuing Education Units .6

Explanation of Continuing Education Hours

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Program Questions?

Contact Masha Bubela at masha.bubela@wisc.edu or 608-263-5130

Registration Questions?

Email registrations@pyle.wisc.edu or call 608-262-2451.

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Meet your instructor

Avrie Schott

(BA, UW-Eau Claire) is a lieutenant with the La Crosse Police Department, assigned to the Professional Standards/Community Services Bureau. She has been with the La Crosse Police Department for 18 years and is a Wisconsin Certified Public Manager, graduating with the law enforcement cohort Wisconsin Command College.

What Attendees Are Saying

"The class allows you to see yourself as a manager and how employees see you."
"Great class! Loved the engagement. Learned more about myself and how I can work with my team."
"The group collaboration was great - it was awesome to hear advice/opinions from people actually in the styles. It was more useful than just presenting info and facts."
"The assessment tools are immediately applicable to me and my team and will help create better communications."