(Prerequisite for Level II Certificates)
This Management Core course is the foundation of the WISE Level II Certification Programs. It was created for those who are focused on being successful wine industry managers, on creating tomorrow’s wine industry leaders. Whether you are currently managing a consumer direct channel, newly promoted to, or planning to advance to direct to consumer management, this course will change your career. Leadership and communication styles (the skills required to lead individuals and teams) and fundamentals in accounting and operations financial management (including understanding financial reports, cash, credit & inventory management, planning, budgeting and ROI analysis are all covered. We believe these skills are essential to management and have made the WISE Management Core course a prerequisite for all Level II Management Certifications.
Best suited for:
- Those with management work experience, but limited formal training
- Those who need a quick management basics refresher on management basics
- Current winery Consumer Direct Managers (i.e., Tasting Room, Events, Wine Club and/or Online) who want to increase their effectiveness and/or prepare to advance
Also appropriate for:
- Those with little or no management work experience but with the ability and desire to advance their careers