Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible to participate in the Essentials of Leadership program?
The Essentials of Leadership program is designed for managers in supervisory roles. Newly hired or promoted leaders will be required to attend the program as part of the onboarding process.

How do I enroll in the program?
To participate in the program, you must be recommended by your supervisor, who must complete a program commitment form. If you are a manager in a supervisory role and are interested in enrolling, we encourage you to discuss this program with your supervisor.

How do I make a recommendation for participation in the program?
As a supervisor, you may recommend your direct report by completing a program commitment form.

How long does it take to complete the program?
The program lasts four months and includes a blend of four interactive modules, leadership discussions, individual assessments, experiential learning activities, and coaching.

How much does the program cost?
This program is offered to UM managers at no cost.

How do I learn more about the program?
Contact Talent and Organizational Development at 305-243-3090 or