Center for Management Development

W. Frank Barton School of Business - Wichita State University


Learning to better manage and oversee people, responsibilities, and resources is exactly what you need to continue your success at work. While earning your certificate you’ll lay the fundamental groundwork necessary to manage others and gain the essential skills you need to handle the problems you encounter everyday. You will not only be developing your ability to take control of your work, but you’ll also be building your future by continuing your education and remaining current on the most effective management principles available. Take hold of your future and enroll today.

To complete the Management Certificate, you must take


9 classes total

  »  4 from the Required list 

   »  5 from the Elective list

Required Seminars  - Complete four seminars on the list of required courses:

Build More Effective Work Relationships (formerly Developing Productive Work Relationships)
December 2, 2014

Coaching for Top Performance
    May 1, 2015

Emotional Intelligence
    November 11, 2014

Facilitation Skills for Team Leaders
    August 4, 2015

How to Be an Effective Manager
    July 14 & 15, 2015

How to Delegate & Empower Your Employees
    April 7, 2015

Improving Supervisory Skills
    December 12, 2014

Managerial Psychology
    October 23, 2014

The 10 Biggest Mistakes Managers Make (and How to Avoid Them)            
    June 9, 2015
Elective Seminars 
Complete five seminars from the electives list.

Basic Writing & Grammar Skills
    September 17, 2014

Communication Skills for Supervisors
   February 11, 2015

Enhancing Your Customer & Quality Service Skills
    November 12, 2014

Fundamentals of Accounting for the Non-Financial Manager
    March 31, 2015

How to Criticize; How to Praise
    November 6, 2014

Managing Time & Multiple Priorities
    November 21, 2014

Managing the Generations in the Workplace
    May 13, 2015

Overcoming Negativity in the Workplace
    September 22, 2015

Perfecting Your Presentation Skills
    July 21, 2015