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Supervision Foundations SFD.S.STC

Short-term Technical Certificate - 9 Credit Hours

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Management
Effective as of Fall 2017

What is the program about?

The Supervision Foundations short-term certificate gives students the basic tools needed to be a successful supervisor in any business or industry, including retail, hospitality, healthcare, manufacturing and service industries. This certificate enables students to begin building their skills toolbox that will enable them to be successful in the workplace.

Program Outcomes

  • Design and present oral communications appropriate for a professional business situation.
  • Use software to create spreadsheets and presentations for business.
  • Apply supervisory concepts common to the efficient and effective functioning of organizations.

Career Opportunities

Students completing this short-term certificate can continue with the Retail Management certificate program and be positioned for a promotion or raise in their current position.


This Short Term Certificate is the first of three certificates that students will earn as part of the Retail Management Certificate program, which includes an industry recognized certificate from the Western Association of Food Chains.

Additional Information

Sinclair also has the option for you to grow your retail management education further with the Retail Management Certificate, which is an additional 15 credit hours. Prospective employers and interested students can contact April Carpenter, Chairperson, Management/Marketing at 937-512-3309 or email for more information.


Course Title Credits
BIS 1120 Introduction to Software Applications 3
MAN 2101 Introduction to Supervision 3
ENG 1131 (Business Writing) OR MAN 2150 (Management & Organizational Behavior) 3
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.