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Supervisory Leadership Certificate

Next cohort begins January 15


The Supervisory Leadership Certificate Program is a 10-day leadership development program presented over six months for leaders in public, private and not-for-profit organizations. This interactive program helps new and experienced front line leaders develop skills those critical skills necessary to maximize individual and team performance.

Participants leave this program with a solid foundation that can immediately be applied into their workplace. Upon completion of the program, leaders also receive two additional days of training through our Professional Development programs.


days of training over 6 months


supervisory certificates awarded


average increase in competency

  • Instruction from local and regional thought leaders
  • Networking with other front line leaders
  • Multiple assessments, including a comprehensive 360
  • Feedback and coaching
  • Mentoring

This program is ideal for new or experienced supervisors or individuals preparing for a leadership role. You will address your unique needs through assessments, discussion and exercises that can be immediately implemented back in the workplace, gaining the tools needed in order to be a successful leader.

September 2019 Supervisory Leadership Certificate Calendar
  • Dec. 10, 2019 - Navigating Difficult Conversations
  • Jan. 23, 2020 - Coaching & Evaluating Performance
  • Feb. 6, 2020 - Effective Decision Making
  • Feb. 20, 2020 - Leading Change at the First Level
  • Mar. 5, 2020 - Leadership is Everyone’s Business
  • Mar. 5, 2020 - Graduation
January 2020 Supervisory Leadership Certificate Calendar
  • January 15, 2020 - Orientation: Understanding Leadership & Team Development
  • January 30, 2020 - Mentor Training
  • February 6, 2020 - Going from Peer to Supervisor
  • February 18, 2020 - Time Management & Personal Productivity
  • March 11, 2020 - Communication Skills for Leaders
  • April 7, 2020 - Navigating Difficult Conversations
  • April 28, 2020 - Coaching & Evaluating Performance
  • May 13, 2020 - Effective Decision Making
  • June 2, 2020 - Leading Change at the First Level
  • June 16, 2020 - Leadership is Everyone’s Business
  • June 16, 2020 - Graduation

The Supervisory Leadership certificate program is open to: 

  • Employees of UDCL partner organizations - $4,000 
  • Others – $4,300

The Supervisory Leadership Certificate program includes 10 days of leadership development training, leadership assessments, including a 360-degree feedback assessment, a formal mentoring program, all materials, and breakfast and lunch each day. Participants can attend two additional days of Professional Development programs at no additional cost upon completion of this program to further assist in their development.

Apply Today!

Supervisory Leadership cohorts start five times each year in Jan., Mar., May, Aug., and Oct. Prospective participants should submit an application here.


Supervisory Leadership Certificate Brochure

Download the PDF of the 2020 - 2021 Supervisory Leadership Certificate Brochure.


Supervisory Leadership Certificate Schedule

Download the word document of the 2020 - 2021 Supervisory Leadership Certificate Schedule.


"The SLC program not only strengthened what I already knew, but it also helped me learn what changes I needed to make so I can motivate others to achieve the common goals of the organization. This is the kind of knowledge that cannot be learned on the job."

Supervisory Leadership Grad


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