FAQs

What is the time commitment for this course?

Approximately 5 – 7 hours a week.

Are there live sessions or is this course asynchronous?

This course is asynchronous. There are no live sessions.

Is this course for me? Yes, this course is for you if you are:

  • an emerging leader, supervisor, or manager who wants to become an outstanding leader
  • responsible for leading a dynamic team to reach their individual/company goals
  • seeking new tools to improve upon your current leadership skills

Why should I attend this course over others?

The course is taught by a leading subject matter expert in their field. It is designed for working professionals to minimize time away from work and family. The information you will learn can be applied immediately in your workplace, and help you better manage your organization.

Are materials included? If yes, how are they distributed?

Yes, all course materials are included and will be available in Blackboard/Teams.

Will I receive CEUs (Continuing Education Units) for this course?

Yes, you will receive CEUs for this course. You will receive 1 CEU for every 10 hours of instruction.

Is this course accredited?

No. Participants earn a UVM digital badge upon successful completion of the course.

Is this a graduate level course?

This is a professional level non-credit course.

Is Federal or Institutional Financial Aid available? Also, is tuition remission available for UVM employees?

This non-credit course does not qualify for federal student grants or loans or University of Vermont scholarships. Depending on your home state, this program may qualify for workforce development grants. Contact your State Department of Labor to determine which grants may support individuals seeking education to pursue opportunities for career change.

The Vermont Legislature designates a certain amount of grant money every year for Vermont residents who want to pursue education or training beyond high school. These grants are administered through VSAC, and are distributed based on financial need.

Can I enroll in this course if I am an out-of-state or international student? Does the tuition rate differ if I am an out-of-state or international student?

Yes! Anyone may enroll in the course and tuition does not differ based on a student’s residency.

Are payment plans available?

No formal payment plans are currently available for this course. Tuition must be paid in full prior to beginning the course. You have the option of making a minimum payment of $500 at registration, however, the balance is due two weeks prior to the start of the course.

What is the payment policy?

Students interested in a Leadership course may register by paying in full online via credit card or by calling us at 802-656-8407 to make a partial payment of $500. Should you make a partial payment, the remaining balance must be paid in full no later than two weeks prior to the start of this course. If payment is not received by then, you will automatically be dropped from the course the following business day. Refunds will be issued less a $25.00 cancellation fee.

What is the refund policy?

If you need to cancel your attendance, you must notify us via email at learn@uvm.edu or call us at (802) 656-2085 at least three business days prior to the start date of the course to receive a full refund, less a $25 cancellation fee. If a medical condition necessitates cancellation/withdrawal (documentation provided), this will be reviewed by our Studies Committee for any type of refund.

Will I receive a 1098-T for this course?

1098-T forms are not issued for this course. However, you may be eligible for a tax credit without this form if you meet IRS requirements.