Certificate Overview

The Olympic College Retail Management Certificate is designed to prepare students for career opportunities and upward mobility in the retail industry. It is endorsed by the Western Association of Food Chains and Food Marketing Institute, and is relevant in any retail sector as its course content and learning outcomes mirror those advocated by the National Retail Federation.

Revised curriculum available winter term, 2017. New and existing students, can still complete or start the retail management certificate prior to availability of revised curriculum. Contact Hella-llona Johnson to develop a course plan.

Approved Certificate Courses

Section & Course Title

Course Number

Credits

Human Relations in Business
Please complete the following course:
Human Relations in the Workplace OLRM 220 3
Business Technology
Please complete the following course:
Survey of Computing CIS 1504
Business Communication
Please complete the following course:
Career Communications CMST 2425
Principles of Management
Please complete the following course:
Principles of Leadership/Mgmt.BMGMT 2825
Principles of Marketing
Please complete the following course:
MarketingBMGMT 1805
Business and Human Resources Management
Please complete the following courses: (Courses offered in a hybrid online format. Courses can be taken during same quarter.)
Business Ethics BMGMT 1452
Human Resource Management BMGMT 1472
Human Resource Performance ReviewsBMGMT 2472
Financial Management/Budgeting
Please complete one of the following courses:
Principles of Accounting ACCT 2015
Practical Accounting BSTEC 1305
Retail Management
Please complete the following course:
Retail Management Essentials BMGMT 1825
A total of 38 credits is required for this certificate.
Updated February 2017