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Supervision and Leadership

Specialized Professional Program in Supervision and Leadership

Specialized Professional Program in Supervision and Leadership

Classroom Program


3 months


UCR Extension

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In the fast-paced and multifaceted world of business, leaders are increasingly being tasked to take on diverse and demanding roles to respond to issues in the workplace as they arise. Benefit from an insider's perspective and acquire key communication strategies and conflict management techniques to run an efficient organization and team. Whether you're just getting started or looking to enhance your existing leadership role, this program will help you maximize and improve your overall performance.

Designed For

This program is designed for individuals who are seeking a new supervisory position, as well as those who already hold a leadership role and want to strengthen their skills or knowledge.

What You'll Learn

  • Essential tools to be an effective supervisor, including how to evaluate others, providing constructive feedback, and providing clear objectives.
  • Core managerial skills and strategies for managing change.
  • Communication techniques for delivering information successfully.
  • Methods to achieve key organizational results through coaching and mentoring.
  • Principles and dynamics for high performance work teams, including how to positively manage workplace differences.

What You Can Do With This Certificate

Positions are available in a variety of industries all over the world, and can be found in firms, corporations, government, or nonprofit organizations. They might include:

  • Supervisor
  • Manager
  • Coordinator

Real People. Real Results.

“The exceptional instructors provided a professional insight, and contributed tremendously to the elevation of all the participants and their leadership qualities. My analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills became more effective, and my approach to managing change and conflict in the workplace has been redefined.”

Tosin Adenmosun

Inclusion Specialized Program Administrator
Los Angeles, CA

Earning the Certificate

Prior to enrolling, please ensure that you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • None

For more information see How to Earn a Certificate

Certificate Courses

Our certificate programs are designed to be flexible, allowing you the option to take just a few courses or to earn the complete certificate. If choosing to complete the certificate, we recommend you get the most out of your experience by following the suggested completion path below.

Quarter 1

Understanding Your Role as Supervisor

MGT X465.1

1 unit

Managing High Performance Teams

MGT X465.2

1 unit

Motivating, Managing, and Developing Others

MGT X465.4

1 unit

Communicating Effectively

MGT X469.02

1 unit

Quarter 2

Project and Process Management

MGT X465.3

1 unit

Managing Through Workplace Inclusion

MGT X465.5

1 unit

Moving Through Change

MGT X465.6

1 unit

Instructor Spotlight

“Like many managers, I fell into management by accident. Fortunately, today's managers and managers-to-be have access to training programs like the ones at UCR Extension Professional Studies to help them transition from employees to leaders.”

Luis Guzman

Lucaberi Consulting LLC
Riverside, CA

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