Dec 09, 2023  
2020-2021 SLCC General Catalog 

Retail Management: CC (CTE)

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Certificate of Completion | 30 credits minimum

Management and Marketing Division
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
BB 115
General Information 801-957-4073
Program Information 801-957-4470
Program Website
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Program Faculty
Assistant Professors - A.C. Cox, Ahmad Kareh, Jen Klenk, Whitney Wilkinson

Program Description
The Retail Management Certificate program is designed to prepare new and returning students for advancement in the retail industry. The program is structured so as to serve a broad retail segment and be effective in developing future talent to fill the void created by retirement within the retail field. This program is a gateway program intended to introduce higher education and training to the retail industry. The Retail Management Certificate of Completion can be used toward the AAS degrees in Marketing Management and the AAS in Business Administration.

Students will develop basic educational knowledge and technical skills in the following key areas: written and oral business communication, business mathematics, bookkeeping/accounting, computer applications, management and marketing, human relations and leadership, retail management and merchandising.

Career Opportunities
Students pursuing the Retail Management Certificate can either start their own retail business, move into an entry level position within a retail business be prepared to move into management if currently working in a retail environment. The Retail Management Certificate will give retail employees, at any level, the opportunity to move more quickly into management position and boost their earning potential. The national retail salary range is up to $19.80 per hour or an annual salary of $45K - $100K with bonuses.

Estimated Time to Completion
If students follow the suggested semester schedule, time to completion is two semesters.

 Program Student Learning Outcomes Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
  1 - Acquire substantive knowledge
2 - Communicate effectively
3 - Develop quantitative literacies
4 - Think critically & creatively
5 - Become a community engaged learner
6 - Work in professional & constructive manner
7 - Develop computer & information literacy

Communicate effectively, written and oral


Analyze basic budgets and profit & loss statements


Use current industry standard software


Fundamental knowledge of organizational behavior and human resources basics


Understand business side of retail sales and customer relations


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