Leadership Development

Whether you’re already leading a team, interested in or preparing for a leadership role, or want to improve specific leadership skills, this program will provide you with the foundation for a lifetime of leadership. You’ll leave this program with a strong sense of your personal leadership style, as well as a toolkit of communication and collaboration techniques, strategies for understanding and motivating colleagues, and conflict resolution skills that you can apply within your team and beyond.

Class Details


Our classes are for everyone! You do not need to be a student of the University of Utah to take this program.

  • Register for the 6 required classes at your own pace, over the course of one year.
  • Tuition is due at the beginning of each course.
  • Individual classes, and their upcoming dates and formats are listed below under Upcoming Classes. If a class has already been held, or states “Notify me” it will be held again during an upcoming semester.

Schedule: Classes are offered each semester during the following times:

  • 1-day classes: Weekdays from 9 am to 4 pm (with a lunch break)

Classes are offered in an online/virtual format. Attendance is required virtually or in person for the full duration of the class. Our live classes are not recorded.

Tuition:

  • Spring 2024: $307.00 per class (6 required classes)
  • University of Utah Employee Discount Eligible
    Financial aid is not available for this noncredit program. Students are encouraged to inquire with their employers to determine if tuition assistance is available.

Requirements

This program is entry-level, with no prerequisites. Complete 6 required classes within 1 year with a grade of “Satisfactory” to successfully complete the program, and to earn the completion award and digital badge.

Required Courses:

This program is entry-level, with no prerequisites. Please use classes listed below as a guide.

Total Hours of Instruction: 36
1. PROED 303 Conflict Resolution in the Workplace
2. PROED 403 Building Teams of Trust, Collaboration, and Results
3. PROED 404 Leading from a Position of Limited Power
4. PROED 415 Feedback, Expectations, and Delegation for Effective Managers
5. PROED 439 Managing Generational Diversity
6. PROED 442 Develop Your Leadership Style

Benefits

Build foundational leadership skills you can use in any role.
While this program focuses on using leadership skills in a managerial role, weekly topics are designed so that you can use what you learn to help you improve communication and organizational culture regardless of the role you hold.

Cohort structure creates a cohesive experience.
You’ll move through the program with a cohort of peers, using a single Canvas course that contains all of the materials you need. You will have an opportunity to network with peers and build relationships with instructors.

Receive a digital badge upon completion of the program.
Students will be awarded a University of Utah digital badge upon satisfactory completion of the program. Find out more about Digital Badges at the University of Utah »

Professional Education at the University of Utah

Phone: 801-585-1780
E-mail: proed@continue.utah.edu
Online contact form

Who Should Attend

This program explores a wide array of leadership skills, and is designed for a variety of individuals:

  • Current managers or supervisors who want to more effectively lead their team.
  • Those preparing for a managerial or supervisory role.
  • Individuals in any role who want to build their skills to lead those below, beside, and above them.

  • Upcoming Classes


    1. PROED 303 Conflict Resolution in the Workplace
    2. PROED 403 Building Teams of Trust, Collaboration, and Results
    3. PROED 404 Leading from a Position of Limited Power
    4. PROED 415 Feedback, Expectations, and Delegation for Effective Managers
    5. PROED 439 Managing Generational Diversity
    6. PROED 442 Develop Your Leadership Style