Retail Management program
is approved by the Western Association of Food Chains, and persons completing these
courses are eligible to receive both the COD Certificate of Achievement and the
WAFC Retail Management Certificate.
Retail Management Certificate is a specially recognized program designed to
prepare individuals for the fast-paced retail industry. This program is also intended
to help students develop an understanding of the retail manager’s job and the
requirements for success in the retail environment. Retail Management is an expanding
career path supported by industries such as electronics, clothing, food,
entertainment, home furnishings, children’s supplies, publishing, cosmetics, educational
materials, gift, athletic equipment, pet supplies, and just about every other
imaginable consumer product and service.
program, designed in collaboration with industry leaders, is intended to provide
the student with many of the competencies required for success at the management
level within the vast retail industry. This program encompasses business
essentials such as accounting and marketing, and also emphasizes the “soft
skills” of management and communication required for career success.
Advisor: Kelly Hall
||Priniciples of Management
||Retail Merchandise Management
|or *College Level Mathematics (4-5)
||Human Resource Management
||Financial Accounting (4)
*will not only satisfy a requirement for the certificate but will also contribute towards the goal of a transfer AA degree, see Counselor or Advisor for more information.