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Advanced Management & Leadership

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Midcareer executives, frontline managers, and supervisors can cultivate business acumen and build expertise in change management, relationship building, and strategy through the Wisconsin School of Business Center for Professional & Executive Development’s Advanced Management & Leadership Certificate.


Is this program right for you?

The Advanced Management & Leadership Certificate helps those with management experience make the leap to managing managers. It’s ideal for leaders seeking to build high-performing teams, managers who face strategic challenges and opportunities, and managers responsible for department-wide transitions.

A manager of managers needs to understand every part of an organization, and the Advanced Management & Leadership Certificate helps you develop that expertise. It will identify you as a high performer, ready to step up to the next level.
You will learn either online or in a full-day, in-person environment with fellow managers from diverse backgrounds and instructors with practical business experience.

The programs offered by the Center for Professional & Executive Development include self-assessments, case studies, peer-to-peer learning, and action plans to improve individual and team performance that you can implement immediately back at work. Programs are offered multiple times per year, so you can easily fit them into your schedule.

Is this program right for you?

The Advanced Management & Leadership Certificate helps those with management experience make the leap to managing managers. It’s ideal for leaders seeking to build high-performing teams, managers who face strategic challenges and opportunities, and managers responsible for department-wide transitions.

A manager of managers needs to understand every part of an organization, and the Advanced Management & Leadership Certificate helps you develop that expertise. It will identify you as a high performer, ready to step up to the next level.
You will learn either online or in a full-day, in-person environment with fellow managers from diverse backgrounds and instructors with practical business experience.

The programs offered by the Center for Professional & Executive Development include self-assessments, case studies, peer-to-peer learning, and action plans to improve individual and team performance that you can implement immediately back at work. Programs are offered multiple times per year, so you can easily fit them into your schedule.

Registration information

How you'll learn

  • Each program is offered multiple times per year and many programs are offered in-person and online.
  • Programs may be taken individually to meet business needs.

Sample curriculum

Core Programs (complete all)

  • How to Influence Without Direct Authority
  • Business Acumen and Strategy
  • Effective Meeting Management and Facilitation
  • Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Professionals

Elective Programs(complete two)

  • Business Process Improvement Using Lean Six Sigma and Performance Metrics
  • Change Management
  • Coaching and Motivating in the Workplace
  • Effective Negotiations in the Workplace
  • Project Management: Planning, Scheduling, and Control

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