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


Upcoming leadership/management programs
(Click class title for details and to register)
Tue-Wed, Sep 26-27, 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, Sep 26, 8:30am-3:15pm  •  $165
Wed, Sep 27, 8:30am-3:15pm  •  $165
Thu, Sep 28, 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.
5 sessions; Fri, Sep 29, Oct 13, Nov 3, Nov 17, Dec 8, 8:30am-3:30pm  •  1 module: 0.6 CEUs, $175 through Sep 7, $195 after | All 5 modules: 3.0 CEUs, $850 through Sep 7, $950 after
Thu-Fri, Oct 5-6, 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.
Wed, Oct 11, 8:30am-3:15pm  •  $165
Thu, Oct 12, 8:30am-3:15pm  •  $165
Tue, Oct 17, 8:30am-3:15pm  •  $165
Tue-Wed, Oct 17-18, 24-25, 8:30am-4pm  •  Standard rate $525, Govt./Non-Profit $395* | *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. | Enter promo code TLFS17 to register at the nonprofit rate.
Wed, Oct 18, 8:30am-3:15pm  •  $165
Wed, Oct 18, 9am-3:30pm  •  Standard: $255 | Govt./Non-Profit*: $195 | 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.
Fri, Oct 20, 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.
Tue, Oct 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.
Thu, Oct 26, 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-Fri, Oct 26-27, 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, Oct 27, 8:30am-3:30pm  •  $165
Thu-Fri, Nov 2-3, 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.
Thu, Nov 9, 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.
Fri, Nov 10, 9am-3:30pm  •  Standard: $255 | Govt./Non-Profit*: $195 | 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.
Five sessions: Tue-Thu, Nov 14-16; Wed-Thu, Nov 29-30, 8:30am-3:15pm  •  $695 | Please note that payment is required at registration for this class.
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
Tue, Mar 20, 8:30am-3:15pm  •  $165
Tue, Apr 3, 8:30am-3:15pm  •  $165
Wed, Apr 4, 8:30am-3:15pm  •  $165
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.
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.
 
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.