Now Online! Due to COVID-19, our cohorts will be held via virtual classroom experience until further notice.
Prioritizes real-world application, with a strong focus on understanding and communicating with team members
Take 6 classes over one year to complete the program.
Improve your career options with the Professional Management program! Its dynamic and engaging courses will help any working professional broaden their understanding of team management and their ability to develop collaborative and effective teams in a business environment. Courses will provide students with greater understanding of the fundamental principles of conflict management communication tactics across teams and managing generational diversity. Students will gain insight into applying these principles of management while working in teams where they may encounter real world challenges such as competing interests and values.
Students may also register for classes individually rather than the full program.
Schedule: Classes are generally offered each semester during the following times:
1-day in-person classes: Weekdays from 9 am to 4 pm (with a 1-hour lunch)
2-day in-person classes: Weeknights from 6 to 9 pm
Classes may be offered online, conforming to the same schedule.
Tuition: Each in-person class is $279/ $1699 total upon completion*
There is a $25 fee required to register for the full program. Registration and payment of the $25 nonrefundable fee, signifies the intent to complete all courses associated with this program. Fees cover additional student services provided for our program students.
Tuition is due at the beginning of each course.
Financial aid is not available for this noncredit program. Students are encouraged to inquire with their employers to determine if tuition assistance is available.
* Tuition listed above is for the 2020-2021 academic year, and subject to change without advance notice. Online options, when available, may result in a lower overall tuition.
Most daytime classes: University of Utah Sandy Center One Sandy Center 10011 Centennial Pkwy, Suite 100 Sandy, UT
Most evening classes: Continuing Education Building Research Park 540 Arapeen Drive Salt Lake City, UT
This program is entry-level, with no prerequisites. Register for the program, then 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:
Conflict Resolution in the Workplace
Building Teams of Trust, Collaboration, and Results
Leading from a Position of Limited Power
Communication with People and Teams
Identify and Develop Your Management Style
Managing Generational Diversity
Total Hours of Instruction: 36
Classes may be taken in any order.
Gain core team management skills. Whether you currently manage teams or aspire to, you’ll gain skills that help you better understand yourself and team members, which can translate directly into more effective, collaborative teams.
Learn from experts in the field. Each class is taught by an instructor with deep management experience, ready to share their real-world experiences and help students apply the concepts to their own workplace challenges.