As a manager or supervisor, you are already a leader in your organization – and embracing this leadership role will improve the success of your team, as well as help you grow and develop professionally. Whether you’re already leading a team or are preparing for the role, or even if you want to improve your leadership as a team member, this program will provide you with the groundwork 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 techniques, strategies for understanding and motivating your team, and conflict resolution skills that you can apply within your team and beyond.
Schedule: The program is generally offered each semester, Thursdays from 9 am – 4 pm. The program generally meets synchronously online, using Canvas and Zoom. At times, it may also be offered onsite.
When the program is held in person, it will usually be scheduled at:
University of Utah Sandy Center
One Sandy Center 10011 Centennial Pkwy, Suite 100
This program is entry-level, with no prerequisites. Enroll in the program and participate in each weekly session to complete it.
Total Hours of Instruction: 36
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 »
This program explores a wide array of leadership skills, and is designed for a variety of individuals: