Professional Management Program

professional management

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.

Program Registration Fee $25.00   Register Now!

Upcoming Classes

Class Title Next Start Date
Conflict Resolution in the Workplace 10/05/2021
Conflict Resolution in the Workplace 03/22/2022
Conflict Resolution in the Workplace Online, Starting: 11/11/2021
Conflict Resolution in the Workplace 03/17/2022
Building Teams of Trust, Collaboration, and Results 02/17/2022
Building Teams of Trust, Collaboration, and Results Online, Starting: 09/30/2021
Leading from a Position of Limited Power Online, Starting: 10/07/2021
Leading from a Position of Limited Power 02/24/2022
Communicating with People and Teams Notify me!
Develop Your Leadership Style 02/10/2022
Managing Generational Diversity 03/15/2022
Managing Generational Diversity 10/19/2021

Class Details

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.
  • Find out about the Professional Education Tuition Installment Plan and other payment options »

* 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.

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

Who Should Attend

This program is ideal for employees who are either new to management or want to polish and update their existing managerial skills. It is designed for a variety of individuals:

  • Individuals from any functional area who want to gain exposure to professional management principles to assist them in adding value and impact in their current role.
  • Individuals who want to make a transition into a management or supervisor position.
  • Individuals who are already working in a managerial role but would like to enhance their current skill set.

Experience in a managerial or supervisor role is not required.

Professional Education at the University of Utah

Phone: 801-585-1780
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