• Western Association of Food Chains (WAFC) Retail Management

    Certificate

    This certificate is sponsored by members of the retail industry and is recommended for students currently working in retail sales positions or those students who would like to work in retail sales and progress into management roles and responsibilities. Course work is specific to the retail industry and focuses on preparing retail employees for upward mobility.

    PROGRAM OUTCOMES

    Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

    • identify effective human relations and leadership
    • communicate effectively using written documents, spreadsheets, and slide presentations;
    • demonstrate an understanding of marketing concepts,
    • analyze and evaluate the legal, procedural and ethical impacts of personnel management decisions,
    • interpret and analyze financial information to make budget forecasts and analyses,
    • evaluate retail management strategies to make sound

    CAREERS

    Career opportunities include retail clerks, cashiers, manager trainees, sales associates and other similar positions in all types of retail establishments.

    For information contact Sharon Parker, 503-594-3075 or sharonp@clackamas.edu

    Western Association of Food Chains (WAFC) RETAIL MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE

    COURSE Credits

    BA-104 Business Math 3

    BA-217 Budgeting for Managers 3

    BA-131 Introduction to Business Computing 4

    BA-214 Business Communications

    or BA-205 Business Communications with Technology 3-4

    BA-206 Management Fundamentals 4

    BA-223 Principles of Marketing 4

    BA-224 Human Resource Management 4

    BA-249 Retailing 3

    BA-285 Human Relations in Business 4

    Credits required for certificate 32-33

    Note: This certificate is designed to be completed in less than one year.

    Most courses in this program can be applied to partially satisfy elective requirements in the Business Management certificate.

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    Call us: 503-594-3071