Supervising Others: Online Certificate Program

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This program is a great fit for:

Individuals wishing to grow their career

New leaders or managers

Employees who wish to upskill

Step into any leadership role with confidence and competence through this comprehensive online program designed to equip supervisors and aspiring leaders with the necessary skills, mindset shifts, and research-based tactics for immediate success in their new role.

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Course length

72 hours

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Weekly time commitment

4 hours

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This program is perfect for those who have recently moved into a supervisory role or individual contributors looking to shift into leadership roles in the near future. The core coursework for this class is as follows:

  • Boost for New Leaders: For new managers and supervisors, this course provides essential leadership skills, confidence, and support to navigate the transition into a management role.
  • Innovation Leadership: Explore the world of innovation and learn how to create a culture of innovation within your team or organization using the Targeted Innovation™ process, including phases such as Clarify, Ideate, Develop, and Implement.
  • Managing Virtual and Hybrid Teams: Develop the mindset, skill set, and tool kit required to lead virtual and hybrid teams with greater effectiveness.
  • Better Conversations Every Day: Cultivate a culture of feedback and candor in your workplace by mastering the skills of deeper conversation at work, enhancing trust, psychological safety, collaboration, and emotional intelligence.

Why Choose Siena Heights University?

Siena Heights University’s Workforce Development certificate programs were built to meet the needs of modern-day students. You can start learning as soon as today and be on the path to a fulfilling new career in just a few weeks or months.

Online and self-paced coursework

Affordable tuition

Fulfilling, flexible job opportunities

Industry-leading credentials

Clinicals included (if necessary)

Certificates matched to industry demands

89% of HR leaders agree that ongoing peer feedback and proper communication is key for successfully supervising others. Leaders who equip themselves with key interpersonal skills stand to retain and motivate employees better than those who don’t.

Source: Forbes

Is this Supervising Others Certificate Program right for me? 

  • Have you recently transitioned into a supervisory role and are now seeking leadership skills, mindset shifts, and tactics for immediate success?  
  • Are you interested in fostering a culture of innovation within your team or organization to stay relevant in your industry?  
  • Do you need to lead virtual and hybrid teams effectively and build a sense of "team" in a virtual environment?  
  • Are you committed to fostering a culture of candid conversations, trust, and collaboration in your workplace?  
  • Are you dedicated to your personal and professional growth and ready to enhance your supervisory skills? 

Career Paths

Team Leader
First-Line Manager
Department Head
Shift Manager
Operations Manager
Site Manager
Project Manager
Office Manager