Mid-Management Business Education
The transition from a non-management to a supervisory management role is complex and challenging. Let the SBDC's practical, real-world application seminars guide you on the path toward a successful role in supervisory management. The SBDC offers training that will align your efforts with the mission, vision and goals set forth by your company, and also with your employees and their needs. Bring more to your company by developing stronger skills in effective communication, time-management, decision-making and leadership. Essentially, the more you bring to your company, the more control you'll have over your own career.
Mid-Management Business Education Programs
Whether you're a supervisor, or
hope to be one soon, our Supervisory Management Certificate
Program can help you reach your goals. We've done it for more than 10,000
supervisors since 1979. Learn
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An innovative and collaborative education opportunity providing participants with a targeted and unique learning opportunity. Each participant’s program is custom designed to fill specific skill gaps and designed to work for their planned future career needs. Participants are required to complete 56 hours of learning activities to earn their certificate. Participants will work individually with the course instructor to select learning activities in-line with their goals and learning style. Program is self-guided.Learn more.
Ongoing sessions available*
UW-La Crosse campus
$1,500 Register online Download flyer
*This is an ongoing, instructor led program. Our
director will contact you within 48 hours of your registration
to work with you on your instructor selection and to schedule
the start of your program.
Direct questions regarding Project Management Certificate Program to Kay Wais: email@example.com
This confidential and personalized program is led by a highly qualified expert coach who guides participants through the identification and strengthening of behaviors critical for growing influence, strengthening self-confidence and projecting a clear professional brand.
Executive Presence isn’t just for executives. It’s for any professional interested in assessing and strengthening their confidence, authenticity, verbal and non-verbal communication skills, and the behaviors and qualities that determine how others perceive you.
The program is delivered in six 90-minute Skype sessions, combined with a series of self-development activities (to be provided by the coach) to be completed between the sessions. All participants will complete a total of 56 hours of program time, including calls, guided activities and individual investigation. The program must be completed within 12 months. Typical program completion time is 3 months.Participants should expect an intense feedback and guidance program that focuses on further developing key “presence” strengths and cultivating the right behaviors to fill gaps and eliminate weaknesses.
While the program is tailored to each individual, common topics include:
Self and external assessment of how others perceive your communication and professional style and behaviors.
Identification of your core professional value proposition.
Identification of and focused work on key limiting factors and perceived negatives with your professional/executive presence.
Ability to recognize and develop effective strategies for high value and high risk communication situations.
Strengthening your ability to deal with difficult discussions via feedback.
Ensuring your body language and non-verbal behaviors support your brand message.
Strengthening networking and relationship building skills to extend your influence.
Learning to better communicate with empathy and authenticity, and to project a sense of self-confidence.
Establishing a program of continuous improvement beyond this coaching program.
Schedule a phone informational session with our program director
prior to registration to help you determine if our Executive
Presence: Strengthening Professionalism program
is a good match for your goals. This discussion will help you
understand the program, review the instructors available for
your selection, explain course customization, course design
elements, and the assessment process. You can reach the program
director, Kay Wais, at director@myexecutiveprogram.
*This is an ongoing, instructor led program. Our director will contact you within 48 hours of your registration to work with you on your instructor selection and to schedule the start of your program.
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8 efficient evening sessions. Sessions held on the UW-La Crosse campus.
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