Certificate Overview

The WAFC-endorsed Retail Management Certificate is a comprehensive, academic, for-credit college program designed to prepare current and future employees for the fast-paced changes encountered in the retail industry, so they are better prepared to fill the numerous and varied management opportunities that are available. This broad program is appropriate for retail, wholesale, suppliers, etc. The Retail Management Certificate coursework incorporates both educational knowledge and technical skills, such as management styles, people skills, merchandising philosophies, and technology.

The Retail Management Certificate is available on campus or a company location, and 100% Online for California residents.

For more information visit the Retail Management Program for California Students section of our website.

Approved Certificate Courses

Section & Course Title

Course Number

Credits

Human Relations in Business
Please complete the following course:
Human Relations in BusinessBA 1073
Business Technology
Please complete one of the following courses:
Computer Applications for ManagersBA 1323
Introduction to Computer Information SystemsCIS 1013
Introduction to Microsoft OfficeBCOT 1143.5
Business Communication
Please complete one of the following courses:
Motivational Presentation Skills for ManagersBA 1563
Fundamentals of Oral CommunicationSPCH 1003
Fundamentals of SpeakingSPCH 1303
Principles of Management
Please complete one of the following courses:
Management-BusinessBA 1153
Organizational LeadershipBA 2053
Leadership for Women in BusinessBA 2083
Principles of Marketing
Please complete the following course:
MarketingBA 1143
Human Resource Management
Please complete the following course:
Human Resource ManagementBA 1063
Financial Management/Budgeting
Please complete one of the following courses:
Management-Accounting and Internal ControlBA 1203
Introduction to AccountingACCT 1003
Fundamentals of Accounting IACCT 1014
Retail Management
Please complete the following course:
Retail ManagementBA 1183
A total of 24-25 credits is required for this certificate.
Updated September 2014