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Continuing Studies

Mid-Level Management Certificate (MLMC)

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This multi-program certificate will equip mid-level functional and technical managers with deeper knowledge and effective tools to lead within their immediate area of responsibility and impact the success of their wider organization. The certificate consists of seven core required programs. 


The purpose of the certificate is to give new, existing and potential managers deeper knowledge and effective skills to lead themselves and others, and to increase the positive impact they have on their organizations. The certificate emphasizes understanding human performance at work, applying best-practice tools for increasing productivity, and strategically managing relationships both up and down organizational structures in today’s fast-paced and diverse environments.

At a glance


The Mid-Level Management Certificate consists of seven required classes, which must be completed within a three year period.

Class List


Classes range from 6 to 12 hours, divided into half-days of live online instruction, or a blend of live and self-paced learning.


All classes are delivered online via Zoom and Canvas platforms.


The total cost for the certificate depends on the for-profit/nonprofit status of the organization paying the learner’s fees. Please consult the class listings for exact prices.


Laura Kahl at laura.kahl@wisc.edu



Who Should Enroll

The MLMC is designed to expand the knowledge and skills of any manager with supervisory responsibilities who also reports up to another level within the organization's structure. Both functional and technical managers who are new, who are experienced, or who aspire to a management position within any type of professional organization will benefit.

Individuals who have already completed one or more of the required classes needed for the certificate but were not registered as working on the MLMC at the time may request credit toward the certificate. Individuals must initiate the request. Only classes that were completed up to two years prior to the request will be counted. Contact the Program Manager Amy Domaszek at amy.domaszek@wisc.edu to discuss.

Earn Continuing Education Hours

By participating in this class you will earn:

Instructional Hours 72
University of Wisconsin Continuing Education Units 7.2

Explanation of Continuing Education Hours

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Program Questions?

Contact Laura Kahl at laura.kahl@wisc.edu

Registration Questions?

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

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