Registration Information

Next Course Offering: Fall 2024

Cost: $1050 

Length of Course: 12 weeks

Contact the Wisconsin Forestry Center to be notified of future offerings.​




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 written request to the Wisconsin Forestry Center.​


In this course participants will summarize and integrate the knowledge and skills acquired within the previous UVM courses into a final project plan. The Program Planning Project focuses on systematically utilizing the program and project management processes, tools, and techniques to develop an effective, efficient, and sustainable UVM program plan based on integrated vegetation management best practices. This course serves as a prepatory course for the UAA Certified Utility Vegetation Management Professional Credential.

Learning Objectives:

  • Prepare a program resource management plan related to utility vegetation management.
  • Assess program records mangement systems related to utility vegetation management. related to utility vegetation management. agement planrelated to utility vegetation management. Create a program quality management planrelated to utility vegetation management.
  • Explain program schedule and project time management, and develop a program schedule management plan.
  • Examine program financial and project cost management processes and develop a program financial management plan.
  • Explain the program and project procurement management processes and contracts. Develop a program procurement and contract management plan.


This 12-week course is 100% online using a combination of tutorials, discussions, and projects.

Target Audience/Pre-requisites

This course is designed for professoinals who have completed the UVM Professional Certificate and will be seeking the UAA Certified Utility Vegetation Management Professional Credential.