Division: Business and Public Services
Effective as of Fall 2017
Sinclair Community College introduces the Retail Management Certificate funded through The League for Innovation in the Community College and endorsed by Western Association of Food Chains. This program will benefit anyone interested in continuing their education who wants to advance in their career in the retail industry. No matter what area of the industry you are interested in, this program will expand and enhance your career options. Career opportunities are available in all areas of business including sales, marketing, management, customer service, accounting, merchandising, design, logistics, information technology and human resources.
Prospective employers and interested students can contact Rocky Belcher, Chair at 937-512-5702 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about the Retail Management Program.
COMPETENCY-BASED - sessions start every two weeks throughout the semester. Competency-based classes allow students to receive credit for material they already know and accelerate through the program.
The Retail Management Certificate is an 8-course community college program that prepares individuals for career advancement in the fast-paced retail sector. The curriculum has been carefully designed by retail industry and community college experts to deliver the competencies considered critical for managerial success. Students will earn three certificates during the program. The Retail Management Certificate is issued by the Western Association of Food Chains and is recognized throughout the retail industry.
The Retail Management Certificate program was created by experts in the industry to provide relevant knowledge and skills to their workforce. This program has successfully prepared nearly 2,000 graduates for management positions. Employees and employers benefit directly from the higher level of self-confidence and engagement displayed by graduates. Recently recognized by the White House as part of the Upskill Initiative, the certificate is currently available in a variety of formats including face-to-face, on-line, and in a competency-based model. The certificate program was established under the direction of the Western Association of Food Chains which includes many of today's leading retailers and wholesalers, and 7,500 + supermarkets. The program also has endorsement from leading organizations including Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and National Grocers Association (NGA). Most recently, the Retail Management Certificate has gained recognition from highly respected entities such as the ACT Foundation, and the U.S. Department of Labor.
Students will earn the Sinclair Retail Management Certificate as well as an industry recognized credential from the Western Association of Food Chains. This certificate is also endorsed by national associations such as FMI (Food Marketing Institute) and NGA (National Grocers Association).
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