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Management and Leadership Development

Whether you are a frontline manager/supervisor new to management – or an emerging leader within your organization – develop your management and leadership skills through our professional development courses and certificates. Gain the skills you need to work with individuals, teams and leadership within your organization and establish your place within your organization and industry.

Grow your skills, value and career with professional development from Wisconsin’s premier public, urban university. Learn from instructors with real-world experience who provide up-to-date knowledge in small group sessions.

Group Training – Develop your staff on your terms and at your convenience. Invest in professional development training for your organization, specifically tailored to your needs and delivered at your site or ours. For more information, contact our customized training team at or call 414-227-3208.

Effective Interpersonal Communication Skills

Course available June 25-26

Dec 16-17

Effective Speaking and Presentation Skills

Course available May 5-19

Oct 13

From Technical Expert to Strategic Leader

Course available June 9-16

Oct 1-2

Managing Virtual Staff and Teams

Course available July 14-16

New Manager/Supervisor Certificate

Course available Mar 12-Apr 9

4 weeks, Oct 8-29

Technical Writing for Nonwriters

Course available Jan 6-June 30