Technical Leadership Certificate

Develop Leadership Skills

If you’re committed to being a leader, then you know that you need to continually acquire new skills, tools and techniques and improve existing ones to move up in your organization. Take the lead and guide your efforts for success by earning UW-Madison’s Technical Leadership Certificate.


Technical Leadership Certificate course topics were developed with your success in mind, by consulting with hundreds of engineers from leading companies. Develop leadership skills in such areas as managing technical teams, coaching, and project management. In addition, you’ll learn technical management topics, including capital budgeting and business process improvement. The mix of courses and topics – taught by UW faculty and industry experts – are constantly updated and improved to meet the needs of our global partners.

Show Your Commitment To Your Career

There is no cost or commitment to enroll in the certificate – by signing up you will receive discounts on individual courses and quarterly newsletters. Your participation in courses is tracked and you may verify your progress at any time by requesting a UW transcript.

Who Should Enroll?

Technical professionals who are currently in – or expecting to move into – a leadership and management role and want to confirm their commitment to improving their management effectiveness.

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