11 Credits | Less than 1 year
Ashland*, New Richmond*, Rice Lake*, Superior*, Online
Outreach Centers: Balsam Lake*, Hayward*, Ladysmith*
*Combination of Online, Your Choice and On Site instruction. Select courses are available at the Northwood Tech Outreach Centers. Please contact your local campus for specifics.
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.
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.
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
Practice and perform the interpersonal aspects of dealing with and coaching our employees to create a 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.
Designed for working adults.
Improve interpersonal communication.
Key topics include managing and setting priorities, managing performance, legal issues of the supervisor, 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.
Northwood Tech 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.
The curriculum centers on what actually happens in the world of business within the Northwood Tech 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.
Admissions and Tuition
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Tuition and Fees
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Estimated Total Program Costs 2023-24*
11 Credits | Less than 1 year
*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 Northwood Tech Management Certificate Program
Upon completion of the program, you will earn a Management certificate. After the program, continue your education at Northwood Tech in the Business Management associate degree, Leadership Development associate degree, and/or the Human Resource Management associate degree.
Transfer your Northwood Tech credits to a four-year college to earn your bachelor's degree and beyond.
Northwood Tech's graduates experience success. Learn more about the types of careers you can get after graduation.