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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 Non-credit

Leaders today have to deal with more complex projects, faster changing technology and environments, and higher expectations than ever before and need the skills that will keep them agile and sharp no matter what comes their way. In this course,…

Advanced Business Writing Non-credit

For anyone whose job includes frequent writing about complex issues with a variety of readers in a workplace environment, the task is hardly ever easy. Add to that the fact that consistencies within the English language are constantly changing, and…

Advanced Certificate in Project Management Certificate

“The global economy will need 25 million new project managers by 2030.” The Project Management Institute Project Management skills are in demand. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in project management are expected to grow faster than average…

Advanced Project Management Non-credit

Project management is beyond simply creating a plan. It is about delivering results by implementing changes by defining project goals, creating a detailed project plan, allocating resources, managing risks, monitoring progress, and delivering a final product. The project managers of…

Agile Project Management Essentials Non-credit

Budgets change, schedules are up-ended, and resources are in flux. Those managing projects in constantly changing environments in a sea of uncertainty will benefit from agile project management practices.  This course provides a structured methodology to enable you to welcome…

Business Analysis Non-credit

Business analysis is about digging into what's going on, understanding what's not quite right, and helping a company make intelligent decisions to fix things and do better. Think of it as the Sherlock Holmes of the business world, using data…

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 Effective and skilled leadership is in higher demand in today’s rapidly changing global business environment than ever before. The Certificate Program in Leadership and Management provides concrete skills for…

Certificate in Professional Writing Certificate

"Clarity in business writing is not a luxury."~Sir Richard Branson 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 -…

Certificate in Project Management Certificate

“Good fortune is what happens when opportunity meets with planning.” – Thomas Edison 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…

Certified Nonprofit Professional Non-credit

Unlock your potential as a dynamic and influential leader in the non-profit sector.    Led by UH Manoa Faculty: This online certificate program will be led by Morgen Johansen, Chair, University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, Public Administration Program. The program will immerse you…

Conflict with Confidence: The Art of Successful Outcomes Non-credit

How did you emerge from the last time you had some workplace conflict?  Would you like to learn to de-escalate conflict and bridge differing opinions and personalities?  Real-world scenarios we often face can feel impossible, yet with some strategic focus,…

Creative Writing: Writing Self, Land, and Memory Non-credit

“Memory begins to qualify the imagination, to give it another formation, one that is peculiar to the self …. If I were to remember other things, I should be someone else” – N. Scott Momaday. How do personal history and…

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…

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.

Improving Systems through Policy and Program Evaluation: An Introduction to Data Analysis in Evaluation Non-credit

This course will provide a hands-on experience in data-driven evaluation for evaluators working in Community Organizations, Local, State, and Federal Policy Organizations, and also in International Development Organizations. The participants will learn:  (i) how to formulate evaluation questions; (ii) the…

Introduction to Writing the Short Story: The Power of Words Non-credit

“The truth about stories is that that’s all we are." - Thomas King. This highly interactive course will consider the difference between short fiction (the short story) and short creative nonfiction, asking how culture, language, surroundings, and perceptions influence our…

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.

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 […]

Mastering Hybrid Facilitation: Fostering Engagement and Collaboration Across Digital and Physical Spaces Non-credit

Embrace the evolving landscape of hybrid work through the art of facilitation. This workshop will give you a front row seat to the power of technology and how it empowers teams to excel regardless of their location or mode of…

Project Management Basics Non-credit

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

Proofreading and Copyediting Fundamentals 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. 

Smart Data-Driven Decision-Making Non-credit

Every day we make multiple decisions in our work.  Are the decisions well-informed, thought-through, and data-driven, or are they reactive, gut decisions? Some of these decisions, from small daily responses to strategic planning, can determine the direction and success of…

Understanding Change Management and How to Do it! Non-credit

We have all heard that change is “hard,” yet the world around us is constantly changing.  People in businesses of all industries need to be able to grasp what change is and why it is essential to their organizations. The…

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…