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.

Customized Training Solutions

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

Agile Project Management

Sept 18-26, 2024 Live Online

May 19-20, 2025 In-person

Critical Thinking: Business Analysis and Decision-Making Strategies

Oct 28-Nov 5, 2024 Live Online

Apr 21-29, 2025 Live Online

Effective Interpersonal Communication Skills

Nov 13-21, 2024 Live Online

May 14-22, 2025 Live Online

Finance Skills for Nonfinancial Managers

Oct 7-8, 2024 In-person

Mar 10-14, 2025 Live Online

From Technical Expert to Strategic Leader

2 Tue & Thu, Oct 15-24, 2024 Live Online

Apr 8-16, 2025 Live Online

Having Difficult Conversations

Oct 29-30, 2024 Live Online

Apr 29-30, 2025 Live Online

Leading Virtual and Hybrid Teams

Mar 4-5, 2025 Live Online

New Manager/Supervisor Certificate

4 Tue, Oct 29-Nov 19, 2024 In-person

Feb 27-Mar 20, 2025 Blended

Setting a Foundation of Leadership

Sept 18-19, 2024 In-person

Feb 10-13, 2025 Live Online

Technical Writing for Nonwriters

Open enrollment – Register anytime On-Demand Online

Trauma-Informed Management

Sept 24, 2024 In-person

Feb 25-26, 2025 Live Online

Understanding Business Strategy: Decision-Making and Disruptive Thinking

Dec 9-10, 2024 In-person With Livestream

Apr 21-24, 2025 Live Online


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