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 (retailmanagementcertificate.com). All courses in this certificate are accepted by Western Governors University and Brandman University.
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Upon completion of this program, successful students will have demonstrated the ability to apply their skills and knowledge in the following ways:
- 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.