Retail Management (WAFC)
Certificate of Proficiency
This certificate prepares individuals to manage a variety of retail sales operations or lines of merchandise. The program serves both entry level job candidates and incumbent employees. The Western Association of Food Chains (WAFC), a nonprofit organization representing major food retailers, endorses the program (http://www.wafc.com/programs/CC_CourseInfo.htm).
Program Outcomes Upon completion of this program, successful students will have demonstrated the ability to apply their skills and knowledge in the following ways:
- More fully develop and/or apply critical communication and computation skills related to a business setting.
- Develop a general understanding of retail management/business concepts related to sales and marketing of services and/or products.
- Explore the essential dimensions of leadership/management as they apply to business and develop an appreciation/understanding of critical ethical issues, human relations and resource concepts as they apply to general management situations.
||Business and Personal Mathematics*
||H.R. Interviewing/Risk Management
||Principles of Sales
||H.R. Performance Reviews
||Principles of Leadership/Management
Choose one of the following two courses:
||Prin of Accounting I
||Survey of Computing
||Human Relations in the Workplace
|Total Credits Required
*See course description for prerequisite.
Source: 2013-2014 Olympic College Catalog, Gainful Employment 11/10/11