Business & Leadership

We offer 25+ credit programs, courses and certificates in the area of Business & Leadership. Browse the list below to find the right match for you.

7 Skills for Leadership in Dynamically Changing Environments Non-credit

Whether dealing with the unprecedented challenges of today or planning ahead for the "new normal", stay agile and keep your skills sharp no matter what changes your organization, community, and environment face. In this course, organizational and team leaders will…

Become a Smarter, Faster, More Efficient Learner Non-credit

Learn how to make learning easier, faster and more rewarding! Enhancing your learning capacity is key to becoming a successful leader and invaluable employee. Whether you are just starting out in your career, returning to learning, a seasoned professional, or…

Business Process Improvement Non-credit

You are busy enough throughout the day just trying to get things done. Trying to improve a process seems only to require more effort. But what if it didn’t? And what if you could measure and show how small changes…

Certificate in Leadership and Management Certificate

"Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other." —John F. Kennedy In today’s rapidly changing global business environment, effective and skilled leadership is in higher demand than ever before. The Certificate Program in Leadership and Management provides concrete skills for…

Certificate in Professional Communication Certificate

The ability to communicate clearly, effectively, and persuasively is a critical skill in today's workplace, no matter what industry you are in. Miscommunication leads to misunderstandings, errors, and frustration. This certificate program will help you develop powerful speaking, writing and…

Certificate in Professional Writing Certificate

Effective and persuasive writing and communication skills are valued professional assets and essential to organizational success. Whether conveying ideas in print or digital formats, the ability to articulate clearly - and appropriately - to a variety of stakeholders are skills…

Certificate of Project Management Certificate

Project Management skills are in demand by the vast majority of positions regardless of industry or title. Professionals who earn University of Hawaii of Manoa Outreach College’s Project Management Certificate demonstrate relevant skills, a breadth of knowledge, and commitment to…

Change Management - Be a Successful Change Agent & Engage Others to Build Positive Change in Your Business Non-credit

In today's rapidly changing business environments, change management skills are essential for success. Projects and organizational transitions require not only strategic planning from team leaders, but also the ability to understand how others respond to change and how to guide…

Cultivating Optimism and Resilience for Success and Well-Being: Enhance Your Life Satisfaction Using Positive Psychology Non-credit

This interactive class is designed to give you tools that will help manage the professional and personal challenges you encounter on a daily basis. You will learn how to use evidence-based strategies grounded in Positive Psychology that, with practice, will…

Distance Learning Executive MBA (EMBA) credit

The Shidler College of Business offers its Executive MBA program in a format designed to meet the needs of business professionals across the Hawaiian Islands. The Distance Learning EMBA offers the majority of its classes via video conferencing, eliminating the need to travel. However, in order to maximize the value of networking opportunities among diverse […]

Effective Business Writing Non-credit

Business writing, when done well, makes you stand out at your job and improves your professionalism. The modern workplace is driven by a rapidly changing economy, new technologies, and the need to communicate with a variety of audiences from all…

Effective Communication for Today’s Leaders Non-credit

As a leader, it's not about how much or how often you communicate, it's the quality and the effectiveness of your communication that matters. In this course, we will look at communication from a different perspective: from the receiver's point…

Engaging and Communicating WITH Your Stakeholders Non-credit

Get your team engaged, proactive, and ready to jump into the next project to accomplish great things. This course will address ways to engage WITH your team members, letting them lead the charge, and drive great (and measurable) results. You…

Executive MBA (EMBA) credit

For over 30 years, the UH Executive MBA program offered by the Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa has afforded many business leaders the tools necessary to succeed in this fiercely competitive work environment.

GMAT Test Preparation Non-credit

Join the successful MBA students who have benefited from our GMAT Prep Class. We will help you improve your skills, confidence, and score, all of which increase your chance of admission into the MBA or other business program of your…

Introduction to Change Management – And Why Change Work Is Critical to Business Today Non-credit

The world around us is constantly changing. Business leaders in all industries need to be able to grasp what change is, why others may resist it, and why it’s crucial to their organizations. This understanding is critical to the success of…

Learning to Lead - Fundamentals of Leadership Non-credit

It is a big decision to transition from an individual contributor to a manager and leader. Leadership is a life-long pursuit and a great responsibility. It is ultimately a way of being and behaving that inspires others to pursue a…

MBA for Executives in Vietnam (VEMBA) credit

As Vietnam emerges fully onto the world economic stage, new and constantly-evolving demands are placed on business executives in all industries. To successfully manage these challenges, today’s executive must possess strong analytical skills, the ability to think strategically and effective leadership capabilities.

Machine Learning and Predictive Analytics Non-credit

This workshop will provide an overview of modern machine learning methods for predictive analytics and provide hands-on experience with the most important modeling tools. Participants will be introduced to supervised learning for classification and regression, then walk-through a step-by-step tutorial…

Master of Human Resource Management credit

The Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM) program is offered in an accelerated executive format for working professionals and is specifically customized to equip human resource managers with the tools necessary to effectively meet the challenges of an ever-changing business climate. In the past, the MHRM program has been offered on Oahu, Maui, Moloka‘i, Kaua‘i, Lana‘i and […]

Project Management Basics Non-credit

Project management is a key workplace skill for managers, team leaders, and members of a project team that has significantly increased in importance and recognition in the recent years. Projects are the primary mechanism for organizational transformation and improvement, and…

Proofreading Fundamentals for Business & Marketing Professionals Non-credit

If you have found yourself wishing that you could create sentences that are clearer, simpler, and better understood by others, this course is for you. If you have found yourself pensively contemplating the placement of a single comma in something…

SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Certification Review-Part I Non-credit

This SHRM certification review is designed for individuals seeking credentials that focus on the knowledge and practical real-life experiences needed by HR professionals to excel in their careers today. For those not seeking certification, the course provides a comprehensive HR…

SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Certification Review-Part II Non-credit

Continue your HR certification review or professional development in HR with in-depth study of the remaining knowledge domains.  For training subsidies, please call 808.956.8400.

The 4 Steps to Successful Business Presentations Non-credit

Whether online or in person, your success depends on your ability to present yourself and your ideas with impact. In meetings and prepared presentations, you need to present skillfully and persuasively. In this highly interactive course, you will learn and…

Women in Leadership - Own Your Seat! Non-credit

The number of women in leadership roles is growing in all industries and areas of business. As we seek to decrease the gender divide, skilled women leaders are essential for the success of any organization. Whether you are currently in…