Develop practical skills to achieve remarkable results and successfully contribute to critical organizational goals. Certificates, classes, customized training and conferences provide professionals, leaders and supervisors with the tools to succeed.
Leadership, Management & Workplace Skills specialities
Leadership, Management & Workplace Skills offers programs that provide professionals, leaders and supervisors with the tools to succeed in areas including:
- Diversity and Inclusion – Become an inclusive leader by focusing on the values and skills of multiculturalism, inclusion, respect and collaboration. Inclusive leaders value and actively encourage multiple experiences and perspectives, creating a positive, collaborative environment where people feel safe to be themselves and contribute their best work. Our classes help you challenge your assumptions, break down barriers and bridge cultural differences to enhance your communication and relationship-building skills and build an inclusive environment for all.
- Human Resources, Training & Development – These classes are designed for general managers and leaders in any organization and focus on specific topics. We regret that we no longer offer the Human Resource Management Certificate; however, the Professional Trainer’s Certificate may be offered again at some point in the future.
- Leadership & Management – Get the practical insights, strategies and tools you need to lead and manage in your current role and prepare for the future. Our expert instructors have real-life work experience and have crafted our programs to meet your professional development goals. Whether you’re a new or seasoned leader, our focused programs will both inspire and equip you to meet the challenges of today’s organizations.
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Leadership, management and workplace skills classes are taught by UW–Madison staff and by qualified experts from public and private sectors.
Continuing Education Hours
All programs offer CEUs for your professional development and many are eligible for SHRM recertification. Learn more about professional CEU and CE approved hours.
Government & nonprofit rate
The government and nonprofit rate is available to nonprofit and public sector organizations, government agencies and nonprofit education institutions. For questions about eligibility, please contact Laura V. Page at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Featured Training Programs
This new certificate is designed to help managers increase their skills and confidence to lead teams and positively impact their organizations.
Learn how to build trust, navigate conflict, make decisions and conduct engaging meetings with virtual staff and teams.
Discover multiple approaches to creating authentic work relationships and improving group processes and learning.
This specially designed class for leaders and managers focuses on the how-to’s of adopting a coaching style for giving work performance feedback.
Transform your commitment to racial equity into anti-racist leadership in this new two-part series.
This innovative certificate consists of three classes and an Applied Learning Review that gives learners 1-on-1 coaching from an experienced project management professional.