As a program manager, you need to know a little bit of everything, from budgeting to strategic planning. And in addition to content expertise, program managers must also know how to effectively supervise and manage others. This Certificate Program develops the well-rounded, comprehensive understanding of nonprofit organizations that managers need.

This Certificate Program is designed for current program managers on a supervisory level looking to enhance their skills and broaden their knowledge base, or anyone who might be looking to develop managerial skills for a future position.

Required: four core workshops and two electives

Enroll in these classes on our Workshop Calendar.

Core workshops (all four):

  • Basics of Program Evaluation (January 18 - look for additional date in 2018)
  • Basics of Budgeting (August 9)
  • Building a Highly Effective Team (October 26)
  • Understanding Your Management Style (June 29)

Electives (choose two):

  • Investing in People: Performance Management & Evaluation (July 24, & December 5)
  • Project Management for Achieving Your Strategic Mission (October 31)
  • Beyond the Elevator Speech: How to Speak about Your Organization (February 9 - look for additional date in 2018)
  • Overcoming Conflict: Harnessing EQ to Build Relationships & Improve Outcomes (August 23)

Use our Workshop Calendar to register for classes in the Program Management Certificate Program.

Email Education Manager Callie Elliott at to enroll in the program.