Principles of Supervision and Management


According to Gallup, 50% of US adults have left their job to get away from their manager. In Principles of Supervision and Management (PSM), a certificate program for managers and supervisors, learn practical skills to support your team and be a manager/supervisor employees want to work for! Learn and practice skills to create and maintain a healthy, inclusive, and engaging work environment for employees. Manager and supervisor effectiveness in creating an environment which supports employees’ success is crucial to support UW–Madison’s mission “to create, integrate, transfer, and apply knowledge through innovative programs of research, teaching, and public service.”


Key Program Elements

  • Attend classes with the same group of participants to build a network over time
  • Discuss the complexities and nuances in managing others
  • Practice skills for navigating real-work scenarios
  • A blended learning format—online courses and in-person classes (4-hour class once a week for 11 weeks)

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