The following resources are made available to help you promote and successfully implement the WAFC endorsed Retail Management Certificate at your college. Check back for additional resources.
Community College Toolkit and Informational Webinar
This printable toolkit contains an overview of the Retail Management Certificate Program and a step-by-step guide to become an approved participating college. Download now. Also, please view the informational webinar that walks through the steps for program implementation using the Toolkit as a guide.
Course Outcomes / Curriculum Crosswalk
The Course Outcomes provided in this document were updated in February 2013 to establish the most relevant, competency based Retail Management curriculum.
Community Colleges seeking endorsement from WAFC must demonstrate that their selected courses include at least 75% of the required outcomes listed. Download the Curriculum Crosswalk form and save to your desktop as a PDF, enter your information in the downloaded form and select “Save As” to save your completed PDF form. You may also download and fill out by hand and then scan and return.
NEW! Curriculum Modules designed to enhance all 8 Retail Management Certificate courses are now available! These modules have been developed to help new and existing colleges bring their courses in closer alignment with the required outcomes for each class (as found on the Curriculum Crosswalk form).
Core Competencies Revalidation
Review the WAFC Retail Management Certificate curriculum revalidation process.
Education and Career Pathway Model
Many students may not realize the potential opportunities for career growth in the retail industry. Use this career pathway to demonstrate career options and education requirements to potential and current Retail Management Certificate students.
Discover ideas and best practices for starting a Retail Management Certificate program at your college. Read More.
Download “Expression of Interest Form” and use with local retailers to measure program demand in your area. Download and save to your desktop as a PDF, enter your information in the downloaded form and select “Save As” to save your completed PDF form.
Marketing & Outreach Materials
Download digital and print advertising and promotional templates and other materials. View Materials.
View and share videos highlighting the benefits of the Retail Management Certificate.