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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…

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 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 Foundations of Project Management Certificate

Project management skills are in demand by the vast majority of positions regardless of industry or title and are used in many contexts of our daily lives. While not necessarily designed for the formally-trained project manager, this certificate offers an…

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 Communication Certificate

"Communication is the key to all relationships." 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…

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…

Certificate in Virtual Collaboration Certificate

The Certificate in Virtual Collaboration equips you with the ability to work from anywhere (WFA), which has been identified as a vital skill with the increased emphasis on remote work and collaboration. In fact, according to Linkedin (2020), “This is…

Collaboration & Engagement: Wherever Your Teams Are! Non-credit

As our world continues, organizations and their teams, locations, practices, and even technology and markets will also adapt and change. Employee toolsets and approaches will likewise be required to evolve, regardless of where and how the team performs the work.  Connections…

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.

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…

Intermediate Microsoft Excel Non-credit

A vast majority of companies rely on Microsoft Excel to keep track of their business processes, and report on financial results. Because of this, employers require users to have experience using Microsoft Excel.  In this course, you will learn formulas,…

Introduction to Microsoft Excel Non-credit

Microsoft Excel is a complex program that can be intimidating to some. This course will provide a foundation that allows any student to become a savvy Excel user.  After this course, students will have confidence in their newly-gained abilities to…

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…

Learn how to become a facilitator for virtual strategic planning Non-credit

With working environments, technology, and even customers and industries constantly changing, employers are re-imagining how their businesses remotely serve customers, retain employees, achieve business goals, maintain the company culture, and in some instances, just survive in our dynamic world. Now…

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 […]

Microsoft Word Fundamentals Non-credit

Whether at work or in the classroom, displaying your command of Microsoft Word skills is essential to your success. This interactive, instructor-led course will improve your level of Word proficiency, including the ability to create and edit documents, and boost…

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 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…

Public Speaking for Professionals - Speaking with Confidence and Credibility Non-credit

Speaking proficiently in public is an essential asset for business professionals. What you say and how you say it is vital in today’s social media-oriented world. How you express yourself at work, in a meeting, or at an event with…

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.

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…

Take Control of Your Life: Own Your Emails, Tasks, and Priorities Non-credit

Aimed at boosting your efficiency and productivity, this class will help you to better manage your email, efficiently keep track of your tasks, optimally prioritize your workload commitments, and to efficaciously allow yourself time to step back to think and…

The Business of  Cybersecurity Non-credit

Cybersecurity is all the buzz now, especially with the massive and rapid growth of technology and organizations’ abilities to incorporate these into daily work. The security of a company’s intellectual property, access to assets, and the explosion of the Internet…

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…