Trainings

Fall 2021 Offerings

WCMA Front-Line Leadership Trainings

WCMA's popular Front-Line Leadership Classes are designed for new and seasoned supervisors of focused teams, and will help build their skillset in the areas of conflict resolution, communication, stress and time management, and the cultivation of a team mentality.

Classes are offered à la carte, and may be taken in any order. Tuition for each course is $135 per person.

Winter 2022

These trainings will be held in a hybrid format, meaning that participants may choose to participate in-person at the La Quinta Inn & Suites - Madison American Center (5217 E Terrace Dr, Madison, WI 53718) or live online.

Spring 2022

These trainings will be held virtually, based on member feedback, meaning that participants may choose to participate online from anywhere in the world.

Fall 2022

NOTE: Registration for these courses will open in June 2022.

These trainings will be held in a hybrid format, meaning that participants may choose to participate in-person at the La Quinta Inn & Suites - Madison American Center (5217 E Terrace Dr, Madison, WI 53718) or live online.

  • WCMA Front-Line Leadership Training – Part A: Essential Leadership Skills|Tuesday, April 19
  • WCMA Front-Line Leadership Training – Part B: Boosting Staff Performance | Wednesday, May 18
  • WCMA Front-Line Leadership Training – Part C: Cultivating a Team| Tuesday, June 14

WCMA Next Step Leadership Training

WCMA's Next Step Leadership Training is open to established leaders and encouraged for those member employees who have completed any of WCMA’s Front-Line Leadership or Advanced Leadership courses. While a refresher on essential skills will always be a part of this course’s curriculum, in 2022, the class will also feature a deep dive into talent retention strategies.  Register now for WCMA Next Step Leadership, set for Thursday, March 31.


WCMA Advanced Leadership Series

NOTE: Registration for this course will open in June 2022.

The highly rated WCMA Advanced Leadership Series is designed for mid-level managers and employees transitioning to such positions. The series also features guest speakers from industry detailing their leadership successes and challenges, and requires participants to complete projects to implement and demonstrate their new knowledge. Enrollment is limited to 20 individuals and those enrolling participate in all sessions as a cohort to better facilitate relationships. The cost for the entire series is $495 per participant.

In 2022, at members' request, this series will be held in a hybrid format, meaning that participants may choose to participate in-person meaning that participants may choose to participate in-person at the La Quinta Inn & Suites - Madison American Center (5217 E Terrace Dr, Madison, WI 53718) or live online.

  • Part 1 on Thursday, September 29 pushes participants to take initiative in driving change and generating positive results for their company.
  • Part 2 on Wednesday, November 2 focuses on the development and application of a creative and collaborative problem-solving process.
  • Part 3 on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 will detail the tools and strategies leaders can use to foster collaboration and resolve workplace conflict.