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Management Certificate

Technical Certificate

11 Credits | Less than 1 year

Ashland*, Balsam Lake*, Hayward*, Ladysmith*, New Richmond*, Rice Lake*, Superior*

*Combination of Online, Your Choice, In-Person and ITV (Interactive Television) Instruction

Managers are found in every field – manufacturing, food service, banking, retail and education. The management positions range from front-line supervisors to upper-level managers and executives. The need to fill management positions will continue to grow because organizations need employees who can work well with others, inspire those around them, and develop human resources. This certificate will help you to gain these skills.

Program Overview

The Management Certificate is a series of courses to develop the practical skills for dealing with the day-to-day management of a business or organization.

Program Outcomes

The Management Certificate will prepare you to:

  • Make good management decisions
  • Create healthy working relationships within organizations
  • Determine the strategic direction of a department or organization
  • Gain practical skills to overcome daily workplace challenges
  • Categorize managerial styles
  • Apply key management concepts to various situations
  • Practice delegating tasks
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Actually practice and perform the interpersonal aspects of dealing with and coaching our employees to create at high performing team. Take two-courses a semester, one night a week to supplement class time with online learning to complete the certificate in less than one year. 

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Designed for working adults.

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Build relationships.

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Improve interpersonal communication. 


Key topics include managing priorities, managing performance, legal issues of the supervisor, setting priorities, delegating tasks, developing employees and safety in the workplace. Designed for working adults, participants take two-courses a semester, one night a week, for two semesters and supplement class time with online learning.

Experienced Instructors

WITC is large enough to serve you but small enough to know you. The experienced faculty are knowledgeable, approachable, and eager to help. The sizes of your classes will allow for the attention you deserve.

Cutting-Edge, Relevant Curriculum

Continuous networking with business professionals, employers and recent graduates keeps your courses up to date and applicable to your future career.  

Real-World Based

The curriculum centers on what actually happens in the world of business within the WITC region, as well as nationally and internationally.


When you complete the Management Certificate, you’ll be able to make good management decisions, create healthy relationships within organizations, determine the strategic direction of a department or organization, gain practical skills to overcome daily workplace challenges, categorize managerial styles, apply key concepts to various situations and practice delegating tasks.

Explore the Curriculum

Featured Management Certificate Courses

| 3 CR
In Managing for Quality, the learner applies the skills and tools necessary to implement and maintain a continuous improvement environment. Each learner will demonstrate the application of a personal philosophy of quality, identifying all stakeholder relationships, meeting/exceeding customer expectations, a system-focused approach, using appropriate models and tools, managing a quality improvement project, and measuring effectiveness of continuous improvement activities.
| 3 CR
An introduction to safety and loss prevention in the workplace with an emphasis on the supervisor's responsibility for maintaining a safe, productive environment. Students will study safety concepts, hazard controls, developing safety and health programs, and federal- and state-mandated regulations.
| 3 CR
Addresses changes taking place in the workforce and their effect on the supervisor and the organization. Explores a broadened view of diversity, including values, age, gender, disabilities, education, and culture. Provides an action framework for the supervisor to gain advantage by blending and capitalizing on the different skills and perspectives of people and creating an organization where everyone gives his or her best.

Admissions and Tuition

WITC has a simple admission process that can be completed in one step: simply fill out an application form. That's it! 

Tuition and Fees

WITC breaks down the cost of education, so you'll have a good idea of how much your education will cost.

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Estimated Total Program Costs 2019-20*

Management Certificate

11 Credits | Less than 1 year


$600 for books (including tax)

*Tuition is an estimate and does not include any miscellaneous fees for various courses, tools, books, supplies or uniforms. Program book costs are in addition to tuition and fees and vary depending on course selection and where the books are purchased or rented. 

After the WITC Management Certificate Program

Upon completion of the program, you will obtain a Management certificate. 

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Transfer Options

Transfer your WITC credits to a four-year college in Wisconsin to obtain your bachelor's degree and beyond. 

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Career Outlooks

WITC's graduates experience success. Learn more about the types of careers you can get after graduation.

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Rice Lake Admissions Contact

Sara Eckstein

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 5220


Ashland Admissions Contact

Jennifer Bednarik

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 3195


New Richmond Admissions Contact

Jodi Saliny

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 4339


Superior Admissions Contact

Mary Glad

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 6243



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