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Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How do I enroll in the new Supervisor/Manager Series classes?
  2. Can I see a list of the courses I have taken so I know what I need?
  3. I took a management class last year with the American Management Association. Can I get credit for that toward the certificate series?
  4. I am using my Staff Educational Benefit to take a management class at the McCombs School of Business. Can I get credit for that toward the certificate series?
  5. I have already taken some of the PDC classes required for the certificate series. Will I get credit for those?
  6. I took “Managing@UT” can I get credit for that toward the new series?
  7. Where can I get information about earlier programs such as “Managing@UT”, Transition to Management, Sharpening Management Skills, and Moving from Manager to Executive?
  8. “Managing@UT” is required in my department. Can I still get a certificate for it?
  9. Who should I contact if I have questions?

How do I enroll in the new Supervisor/Manager Series classes?

For courses offered by Human Resource Services (HRS), the Office for Institutional Equity (OIE) and other classes found it TXClass, log into the “TxClass” Web site [EID Required]:

  1. Enter your EID and password;
  2. Click on “course offerings;
  3. Under “Search by Course Category” choose “Professional Development – CareerSmart Supervisor/Manager Series Level 1,” active courses, and you will see a list of the classes for level 1. For levels 2 and 3, choose that level in this menu;
  4. Click on the title of the course;
  5. Click on the “Start Date” for the class you want to attend;
  6. Scroll down to “Class Enrollment;” and
  7. Click on “Enroll/Withdraw yourself or others from this class.”

For other courses, follow the registration procedures listed for the specific course or contact the training partner who offers the course.

Can I see a list of the courses I have taken so I know what I need?

Yes, you need to log into the “TxClass” Web site [EID Required],

  1. Enter your EID and password,
  2. Click on “training history“
  3. Your training history will appear, including classes you have taken at the Professional Development Center.

I took a management class last year with the American Management Association. Can I get credit for that toward the certificate series?

Possibly.  This type of class may count as an elective in Managing Beyond the Basics.  Please discuss this with your 360˚ Feedback coach or contact CareerSmart for guidance.

I am using my Staff Educational Benefit to take a management class at the McCombs School of Business.  Can I get credit for that toward the certificate series?

Possibly.  This type of class may count as an elective in Managing Beyond the Basics.  Please discuss this with your 360˚ Feedback coach or contact CareerSmart for guidance.

I have already taken some of the PDC classes required for the certificate series. Will I get credit for those?

Possibly.  This type of class may count as an elective in Managing Beyond the Basics.  Please discuss this with your 360˚ Feedback coach or contact CareerSmart for guidance.

I took “Managing@UT” can I get credit for that toward the new series?

Credit is not available; however, “Managing@UT” is equivalent to Management Essentials when certification is required or preferred. 

The courses previously included in “Managing@UT” are revised periodically to include changes in law, policy, and practice.  You may wish to attend these classes again for updated information.

Where can I get information about earlier programs such as “Managing@UT”, Transition to Management, Sharpening Management Skills, and Moving from Manager to Executive?

Please contact CareerSmart to obtain course requirements, to request a certificate, or for assistance in determining whether to complete a retired certificate or transition to a current program.

“Managing@UT”, a retired training program, is required in my department. Can I still get a certificate for it?”

Yes.  Completion of CareerSmart Management Essentials is equivalent to “Managing@UT” when certification is required or preferred.

Who should I contact if I have questions?

Send an e-mail to hrs.sws@austin.utexas.edu or call 512-475-7200.  Please reference “CareerSmart” in any communication.