Create Your Own Certificate Program

$4,000

Address your unique career goals and development needs with this customizable certificate program, designed for professionals and leaders from various backgrounds and industries who seek to enhance their knowledge and skills in human-centered organizational challenges.
Upcoming Start Date: Start Anytime
Location: UT Austin

This certificate program consists of three required courses (listed below) and one elective course option.

This certificate is comprised of four single-day courses.

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Description

This program is designed for professionals and leaders from various backgrounds and industries who seek to enhance their knowledge and skills in human-centered organizational challenges. Whether you are a seasoned executive, a mid-level manager, or an emerging leader, you can tailor this program to address your unique career goals and development needs.

This program allows participants to select any four courses that align with their schedules and professional development requirements. This means you can create a curriculum that suits your specific goals and time constraints.

Learning Objectives

Our courses are designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge required to become a more effective leader of individuals and groups. The curriculum emphasizes key issues such as communication, decision-making, ethics, strategy, leadership and change management.

Certificate Requirements

Participants have a generous 18-month period to complete their program. This extended timeline ensures that you can balance your training with your professional and personal commitments. You must complete four one-day courses within 18 months to earn your certificate.

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Details & Registration

Dates: Start Anytime
Time: 9 a.m.–4 p.m. each day
Location: UT Austin
Continuing Education Units (CEUs): 2.4 – 24 hours of instruction (CEUs awarded upon completion of the program)

Certificate Pricing:

Registration fee includes all course materials, catering (lunch and refreshments), WiFi access, and parking.

  • Standard Registration: $4,000
  • UT System Staff/Alumni Registration: $3,000
  • Educator, Nonprofit, Government, Military Registration: $3,000

Get employer support! We’ve gathered resources to help you make the case for your employer to support your HDO education.

If you have questions prior to registering, please see our Professional Training FAQ or contact or contact Andrew M. Vasquez, HDO’s Enrollment & Success Coordinator at hdo-pro@austin.utexas.edu.

Upon successful completion of your fourth course, you will be awarded a certificate in the Human Dimensions of Organizations. This credential signifies your commitment to enhancing your leadership and organizational skills.

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Who Should Participate

This program is designed for professionals and leaders from various backgrounds and industries who seek to enhance their knowledge and skills in human-centered organizational challenges. Whether you are a seasoned executive, a mid-level manager, or an emerging leader, you can tailor this program to address your unique career goals and development needs.

Testimonial

HDO’s Certificate Program provided me an opportunity to learn from dynamic professors and network with various industry professionals in the pursuit of being a better leader, driven by the desire to achieve operational excellence, all while trying to understand people, behaviors, and motivations. I found this experience truly enlightening.

Brian L. Robbins

Director of Operations Management, Life Care Services

From Certificate Seeker to Competitive Advantage in Just Four Days

Built on strong academic fundamentals and real-world relevance, HDO Certificate Programs are designed to enhance the portfolios of mid- and upper-level professionals.

Over the course of your program, you will gain immediately-applicable tools and skills to accelerate your career, whether your goal is advancing in your current organization, deepening your capacities to excel in your existing role, or developing additional skills for a transition to a new position. In the process, you will learn alongside and network with experienced professionals from a wide range of industries.

Courses Led by Top Faculty

“My favorite part of the Certificate Program was, hands down, the cross-disciplinary faculty. What remarkable minds! I gained multiple new lenses through which to view workplace challenges. I felt so lucky to have exposure and access to these extraordinary educators. The HDO faculty is world class. I can’t stop raving.”

Sarah Gerichten, Director of Marketing, Square Root, Inc.

Transform Your Organization with Group Training

By applying cutting-edge research and expertise from UT Austin’s top faculty to your organization’s unique challenges, our training programs are designed to:

  1. Build a dynamic organizational culture that fosters innovative thinking and embraces change.
  2. Strengthen team cohesion around existing or aspirational goals.
  3. Enhance leadership skills at all levels, from first-time managers to senior leaders and executives.