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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 Resources (HR), the Office for Institutional Equity (OIE) and other classes found in UTLearn, log into the UTLearn website [EID required]:

  1. Click on “Login to UTLearn”
  2. Enter your EID and password
  3. In the search bar in upper right corner, type in “Management Essentials” or “Managing Beyond the Basics” depending on which certificate you are pursuing
  4. Click on the name of the event/course you are interested in
  5. Select the session (date) and click the orange “Request” button to the right of the date of the session
  6. This will enroll you in the session requested

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 UTLearn website [EID required]:

  1. Click on “Login to UTLearn”
  2. Enter your EID and password,
  3. Roll over “Learning” in the top navigation and select “View Your Transcript”
  4. Your “Active” training classes will be shown, to see your completed classes, change “Active” to “Completed”

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 Careersmart@austin.utexas.edu or call HRSC at 512-471-4772 (please reference CareerSmart when calling).