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Supervisory Management Certificate

Motivate, lead, think creatively and master the big picture

Designed for supervisors at all levels — novice, veteran or aspiring — Supervisory Management courses from Extended Studies provide the tools necessary to successfully motivate, lead, think creatively and see the big picture. In a highly interactive setting, program participants will examine the techniques and philosophies that work for their peers and develop strategies to effectively supervise, manage and direct a workforce.

To earn a certificate in Supervisory Management, a student must successfully complete a total of 10 courses, consisting of five Supervisory Management core courses and five professional development courses approved as electives. Certificates of completion are awarded at the conclusion of each course. Upon completion of the 10 courses, a Certificate in Supervisory Management will be awarded. Please note that Project Management Essentials courses, Supervisory Management core, and Human Resources Management core courses may only be applied toward the completion requirements of one certificate program.

Required Core Courses:
Click here to enroll to current core courses. 

  • Effective Communication Skills in the Workplace*
  • Legal Aspects and Liability Issues for Employers*
  • Managing and Supervising People*
  • Managing and Supervising People II*
  • Strategies for Understanding Financial Statements*

*Courses marked with an asterisk have been approved or submitted for HR or business recertification credit hours toward PHR or SPHR recertification through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) and PDCs through SHRM. For more information about certification or recertification, visit the HRCI homepage at or the SHRM site at


Some electives are offered on rotation. Click here to enroll to current classes. 

  • Colorful Personalities: Navigating the Differences and Bringing Out the Best
  • Conducting Interviews and Talent Selection
  • Delegating for Effective Management and Employee Development
  • Employee Retention Tactics That Work
  • Influential Leadership
  • Power Writing For Business
  • Talking Till You're Blue? How to Handle Difficult Conversations
  • The Art and Power of Coaching: How Leaders Engage and Inspire Others
  • Working with the Problem Employee
  • Conflict Resolution & De-Escalation Skills Training
  • Leading & Managing with Effective Conversations
  • The Power of Social and Emotional Intelligence for Leadership Success

Five Course Discount:

Individuals who register and pay for five Supervisory Management courses at the same time will receive a 10% discount. Please call (775) 784-4046 or (800) 233-8928 to register for all five courses at the same time and ask to receive the five course discount (not available for online registrations). Completion of all five courses is required to receive the discount; participant-initiated cancellations void the discount.

For more information, please contact Extended Studies.