Trainings

Fall 2022 Offerings

WCMA Front-Line Leadership Trainings - Sold Out!

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.

Fall 2022

New in fall 2022, Front-Line Leadership participants may choose between an in-person or virtual track! Participate in all sessions in-person at the La Quinta Inn & Suites - Madison American Center (5217 E Terrace Dr, Madison, WI 53718) - or choose the virtual track to join live online from anywhere in the world.

Front-Line Leadership: In-Person Track

Front-Line Leadership: Virtual Track

Members with questions or who would like to join the waitlist for a training may contact WCMA Senior Director of Programs & Policy Rebekah Sweeney.


WCMA Advanced Leadership Series - Limited Availability!

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, who participate in all sessions together as a cohort to better facilitate relationships. The cost for the entire series is $495 per participant.

Fall 2022

At members' request, the Advanced Leadership Series will again be held in a hybrid format, meaning that participants may join each session in-person at the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection or live online.

  • Part 1 on Thursday, September 29 will push participants to take initiative in driving change and generating positive results for their company.
  • Part 2 on Wednesday, November 2 will focus on the development and application of a creative and collaborative problem-solving process.
  • Part 3 on Thursday, January 12, 2023 will detail the tools and strategies leaders can use to foster collaboration and resolve workplace conflict.

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, each session of Next Step Leadership features a unique focus.