Supervisory Management Certificate Program FAQ's

Frequently Asked Questions

Who should participate?

This seminar series is for managers with supervisory responsibility including, but not limited to: manufacturing plant managers and supervisors, government agency administrators, medical clinic managers, office managers, doctors and lawyers with office staff and educational administrators.

What are the benefits to my employees? To myself?

  • Higher productivity and higher morale
  • Less time spent on "people problems" (hurt feelings, dueling egos, power struggles)
  • More time spent on problem identification and resolution
  • Lower costs due to lower turnover
  • Greater employee job satisfaction

How do I earn the Supervisory Management Certificate?

You receive the certificate upon completion of six seminars. Three core seminars are required: Supervisory Management One, Supervisory Management Two, and Supervisory Management Three. We strongly recommend that you take the required seminars in sequence. Three two-day or six one day (or any combination) specialized management courses of your choice are also required. You have five years to complete the six course requirements. For complete seminar listings and detailed program information, click here.

What are the costs?

Any individual course is $450 per person per seminar, although some discounts apply. 
Fees include materials and instruction, luncheons, and refreshments.

If three to five people from the same group enroll, each person receives a $50 discount.

If you register and prepay for Supervisory Management One, Supervisory Management Two, and Supervisory Management Three together (required courses in the Supervisory Management Certificate Program), the total fee is discounted by $150.

How do I register?

You may register online, by phone, mail or fax.

Register online:
For quick, secure online registration, click here. Payments may be made by Visa or MasterCard.

Register by phone:

Phone 608.785.8783 for registration or to have a registration form brochure mailed to you. If you wish to register over the phone please have your credit card information ready, as well as the name and date of the seminar(s) you wish to attend.

Register by mail:

Complete the registration form and return it with payment to:

Small Business Development Center-Registration
UW-La Crosse
1725 State Street
La Crosse, WI 54601

Register by fax:
Fax to (608) 785-6919.  Payments may be made by check, credit card (Visa or MasterCard), or purchase order number.

Additional Questions?

For any additional questions about the University of Wisconsin Supervisory Management Certificate Program, please contact the UW-La Crosse Small Business Development Center at 608.785.8783 or