Oct 02, 2022  
2016-2017 SLCC General Catalog 

Retail Management: CC (CTE)

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Certificate of Completion l 30 credits minimum

Management, Marketing, and Legal Studies Division
Taylorsville Redwood Campus, BB 109
General Information, (801) 957-4073
Program Information, (801) 957-4470

Academic and Career Advising
Academic Advisor,  Taylorsville Redwood Campus BB 132A, (801) 957-4323

Program Faculty

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 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, or current work 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 2
Analyze basic budgets and profit & loss statements 3
Use current industry standard software 4
Fundamental knowledge of organizational behavior and human resources basics 1
Understand business side of retail sales and customer relations 4

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