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Management Certificate
Semester Hours:  24
Effective Term: Fall 2016
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

Program Description: The Management Certificate focuses on communication, computer skills, finances, and human resources and includes basic marketing and management principles that develop leadership and supervision skills used in general or retail management. This certificate qualifies for sponsorship by the Retail Management Certificate Program with the Western Association of Food Chains (www.WAFC.com) or WAFC national partnership. See centralaz.edu/business.

Gainful Employment Disclosures per 34 CFR 668.6: centralaz.edu/documents/disclosures/Management/Gedt.html

Recommended Proficiencies: None

Course Requirements
Management Certificate (24-25 Credits)

Recommended Proficiency:
RDG094 College Reading

Core Requirements (24)

Human Relations/Organizational Behavior course (3):
BUS123 Business Relations (3)

Select one of the following Computer Applications (Technology) courses (3):
CIS110 Fundamentals of Computer Literacy (3)
CIS120 Survey of Computer Information Systems (3)

Business Communication Skills for Managers (3):
BUS207 Business Communications (3)

Select one of the following Principles of Management courses (3):
BUS190 Principles of Management and Leadership (3) (recommended)
BUS292 Fundamental of Logistics - Organizational Management (3)

Principles of Marketing course (3):
BUS180 Introduction to Marketing (3)

Human Resources Management course (3):
HRM252 Managing Hospitality Human Resources (3)

Select one of the following Financial Management & Budgeting courses (3):
ACC100 Fundamentals of Accounting (3)
ACC201 Financial Accounting (3)

Retail Management capstone course (3):
BUS220 Retail Management (3)

Optional Internship course (1):
BUS196 Applied Business Internship (1)
(45-90 hour internship in related industry)

Other Requirements
Students must earn a cumulative grade point average of at least a 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.
Students must earn at least one-third of the Certificate credits from CAC.
Program Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Application Level) Apply communication strategies and customer service solutions to improve supervision and leadership.

2. (Application Level) Apply fundamental computer concepts, programming techniques, networking and emerging technologies.

3. (Analysis Level) Recognize, describe and analyze common business organizational practices and environments.

4. (Application Level) Apply management principles to organizational situations.

5. (Analysis Level) Identify and analyze management and marketing concepts and practices.

6. (Analysis Level) Outline supervisory practices beneficial to employee development.

7. (Analysis Level) Examine legal practices and ethical issues within the business environment.

8. (Analysis Level) Investigate various models of managing a diverse work force.

9. (Application Level) Demonstrate mathematical computations in various business transactions.

10.(Analysis Level) Examine the fundamental accounting principles for management systems and procedures utilizing standard applications in financial accounting.

11. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate the sales processes of goods and services from individuals or businesses to the end-user.

12. (Synthesis Level) Develop professional work skills.
Standards for Program
Western Association of Food Chains (WAFC) national partnership endorsed Retail Management Certificate (RMC).