Leadership, Management, Workplace Skills

At a glance

What: High-quality conferences, professional certificates, and classes designed to help executives, supervisors, managers, and team members accomplish remarkable results in today’s challenging work world

Who: Taught by UW-Madison staff and leading specialists and consultants in leadership, management, and workplace skills

Certification: Programs meet multiple professional requirements and standards for continuing education

Questions? Contact program director Robert Toomey at robert.toomey@wisc.edu or 608-262-2576

Winter 2018 Leadership Brochure»


Upcoming leadership/management programs
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Start anytime, complete by June 30, 2018  •  $95
Tue-Wed, Dec 5-6, 8:30am-4:30pm  •  Standard: $445 | Govt./Non-Profit*: $345 | Lunch Included | *This rate is available to nonprofit and public sector organizations, government agencies, and nonprofit educational institutions. For questions about eligibility, please contact the program director.
Wed, Dec 13, 8:30am-3:15pm  •  $165
Thu, Dec 14, 8:30am-3:30pm  •  $165
Wed, Jan 17, 8:30am-3:15pm  •  $165
Thu, Jan 18, 8:30am-3:15pm  •  $165
Five sessions: Tue-Thu, Jan 23-25; Tue-Wed, Feb 6-7, 8:30am-3:15pm  •  $695
Thu-Fri, Feb 8-9, 2018, 8:30am-4pm  •  Standard rate $525, Govt./Non-Profit $450* | *This rate is available to nonprofit and public sector organizations, government agencies, and nonprofit educational institutions. For questions about eligibility, please contact the program director.
Thu, Feb 15, 8:30am-3:15pm  •  $165
Thu-Fri, Mar 1-2, 8:30am-4pm  •  Standard rate $525, Govt./Non-Profit $450* | *This rate is available to nonprofit and public sector organizations, government agencies, and nonprofit educational institutions. For questions about eligibility, please contact the program director.
Fri, Mar 2, 8:30am-4pm  •  Standard rate $255, Govt./Non-Profit $195* | *This rate is available to nonprofit and public sector organizations, government agencies, and nonprofit educational institutions. For questions about eligibility, please contact the program director.
Wed, Mar 7, 8:30am-3:15pm  •  $165
March-June, 2018  •  $4,500 through Feb 1; $4,900 after
Thu, Mar 8, 8:30am-3:15pm  •  $165
5 sessions; Fri, Mar 16, Apr 6, Apr 20, May 4, May 18, 8:30am-3:30pm  •  1 module: 0.6 CEUs, $175 through Feb 27; $195 after | All 5 modules: 3.0 CEUs, $850 through Feb 27; $950 after
Tue, Mar 20, 8:30am-3:15pm  •  $165
Tue-Wed, Mar 20-21, 9am-4pm  •  $325 before Feb 27, $365 after
Wed, Mar 21, 8:30am-3:15pm  •  $165
Tue-Wed, Apr 3-4, 8:30am-4:30pm  •  Standard: $445 | Govt./Non-Profit*: $345 | Lunch Included | *This rate is available to nonprofit and public sector organizations, government agencies, and nonprofit educational institutions. For questions about eligibility, please contact the program director.
Tue, Apr 3, 8:30am-3:15pm  •  $165
Wed, Apr 4, 8:30am-3:15pm  •  $165
Thu, Apr 5 and Apr 26, 9am-3:30pm (no class Apr 12, Apr 19)  •  Standard: $425.00 | Govt/Non-Profit*: $325.00 | Lunch Included | *This rate is available to nonprofit and public sector organizations, government agencies, and nonprofit educational institutions. For questions about eligibility, please contact the program director.
Thu-Fri, Apr 12-13, 2018, 8:30am-4pm  •  Standard rate $525, Govt./Non-Profit $450* | *This rate is available to nonprofit and public sector organizations, government agencies, and nonprofit educational institutions. For questions about eligibility, please contact the program director.
5 sessions; Tue-Wed, Apr 17-18, May 15-16, July 24-25, Sep 9-12, Oct 9-10, 8:30am-4:30pm  •  Standard: $1,850 | Gov/Nonprofit: $1,550 | Lunch Included
Tue, Apr 17, 8:30am-3:15pm  •  $165
Tue-Thu, Apr 17-19, May 1-3, 8:30am-4pm  •  $1,195 through Mar 23; $1,400 after
Wed, Apr 18, 8:30am-3:15pm  •  $165
Tue, Apr 24, 8:30am-4:30pm  •  Standard: $245 | Govt./Non-Profit*: $185 | Lunch Included | *This rate is available to nonprofit and public sector organizations, government agencies, and nonprofit educational institutions. For questions about eligibility, please contact the program director.
Tue, May 1, 8:30am-4:30pm  •  Standard: $245 | Govt./Non-Profit*: $185 | Lunch Included | *This rate is available to nonprofit and public sector organizations, government agencies, and nonprofit educational institutions. For questions about eligibility, please contact the program director.
Wed, May 2, 8:30am-3:15pm  •  $165
Thu, May 3, 8:30am-3:15pm  •  $165
Thu, May 3, 8:30am-4:30pm  •  Standard: $275 | Govt./Non-Profit*: $225 | Lunch Included | *This rate is available to nonprofit and public sector organizations, government agencies, and nonprofit educational institutions. For questions about eligibility, please contact the program director.
Thu, May 10, 8:30am-3:30pm  •  Standard rate $255, Govt./Non-Profit $195* | *This rate is available to nonprofit and public sector organizations, government agencies, and nonprofit educational institutions. For questions about eligibility, please contact the program director.
Thu-Fri, May 10-11, 2018, 8:30am-4pm  •  Standard rate $525, Govt./Non-Profit $450* | *This rate is available to nonprofit and public sector organizations, government agencies, and nonprofit educational institutions. For questions about eligibility, please contact the program director.
Tue, May 15, 8:30am-3:15pm  •  $165
Wed, May 16, 8:30am-3:15pm  •  $165
Wed-Thu, May 16-17, 9am-3:30pm  •  Standard: $425.00 | Govt/Non-Profit*: $325.00 | Lunch Included | *This rate is available to nonprofit and public sector organizations, government agencies, and nonprofit educational institutions. For questions about eligibility, please contact the program director.
May 21-Jul 23, no class week of July 4  •  $350
Five sessions: Tue-Thu, May 22-24; Tue-Wed, Jun 5-6, 8:30am-3:15pm  •  $695
Tue-Wed, Jun 5-6, 8:30am-4:30pm  •  Standard: $445 | Govt./Non-Profit*: $345 | Lunch Included | *This rate is available to nonprofit and public sector organizations, government agencies, and nonprofit educational institutions. For questions about eligibility, please contact the program director.
Wed, Jun 6, 2018, 8:30am-3:15pm  •  $165
Thu, Jun 7, 8:30am-3:15pm  •  $165
Special programs
Customized programs to develop the skills of your leaders and managers. Tailored to your specific needs and available at your workplace or on campus.
 
This new certificate combines core and elective classes to give functional and technical managers the broad skills and knowledge they need to lead teams and positively impact their organization.
 
Experienced presenters provide you with various perspectives on statutory and case law, as well as procedures in the state's juvenile court system.
 
A nationally accredited management development program for public sector supervisors and managers.
 
Designed to meet the skill and development needs of HR professionals from early career to advanced subject matter experts.
 
This conference will dive deeper into leadership and give you useful tools. Choose from a dozen breakout sessions.
 
Community of practice giving business leaders the tools they need to achieve remarkable results with even the most complex projects.
 
This program teaches the philosophy and practice of servant leadership, which is a particular leadership approach that begins with the desire to serve.
 
Learn how to make relationships matter at work, home, and in the community through these engaging programs.
 
“Facilitating by heart” implies that one has all the tools and skills necessary to facilitate with comfort and proficiency from memory, or "by heart." 
 
Comprehensive in-depth training, plus practical skills needed to successfully mediate divorce, child custody, and other family issues.