Leadership and Organizations

Registration Information

Next Offering: April 8 - May 5​, 2024

Registration Deadline:
Register by March 25, 2024


Course Length:  4 weeks

Course Resources

Success Guide: This 100% online course requires access to a computer, 8-10 hours a week, and your professional support network.

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Upcoming Course

April 8 - May 12, 2024
March 26, 2024 registration deadline

Aug. 12 - Sept. 22, 2024
July 26, 2024 registration deadline

Cancellation Policy

Written requests received prior to the course start date will be granted a full refund. Requests received within the first week of class will receive a 50% refund. No refunds will be granted to requests received after the first week of classes. To receive a refund send a request to the Wisconsin Forestry Center.​


Course Information


Whether your role is to plan and manage the UVM program at the utility level or whether your role is to implement the UVM projects at the contractor or consultant level, a shared vision is required to get the job done successfully. Participants in this course will explore business process mapping within their current company. You will also acquire a systems and business process thinking approach and understand how organizational strategy, structure, and culture can impact and align within UVM.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe leadership, management, and leaderment® in relation to UVM.
  • Examine organizational structure and culture as they relate to UVM.
  • Analyze business systems and processes related to UVM.


This 4-week course is 100% online using a combination of tutorials, discussions, and projects. All course work is delivered asynchronously, i.e. no set meeting times.

Participants can expect to spend 8-10 hours per week completing the assigned tasks.

Target Audience/Pre-requisites

This course is designed for utility vegetation management professionals or individuals looking to enter the field. Previous experience with utility vegetation management, arboriculture, or forestry is beneficial but not required.

Pre-requisite: successful completion of Utility Arboriculture. (or Introduction to UVM 10-week course)

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