Ask Joe
Mt. SAC Emergency Alert

Alert: Mt. SAC has Transitioned to Online Classes and Services (see www.mtsac.edu/online). Learn more about our COVID-19 response at www.mtsac.edu/health.

 
Retail Management - Level 1 (Noncredit)View Catalog Details

Enroll Now

Thousands of students get their start at Mt. SAC every year. Take the path to your future career one step further by enrolling in our program. Apply Now

Retail Management - Level 1 (Noncredit)

View Catalog Details

Questions?

Contact: Short Term VocationalTitle: DepartmentContact: stv@mtsac.edu
Career Outlook Retail Management - Level 1 (Noncredit)

Certificate of Completion
#24418

This introductory certificate exposes students to the business world and the role of retail distribution. Students become familiar with careers in retail management, as well as the latest trends in this fast changing field. This certificate may aid the student’s search for an entry-level job in retail management.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Students will compose an appropriate, effective letter presenting good news, bad news, sales, or persuasive content.
  • Students will use informative and sales letters to convey information and influence people favorably.
  • Students will develop and deliver a 3-5 minute presentation on a business related topic.

    Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Required Courses

Industry StatisticsJob Titles & Salaries
Select a related job title below to view demand & salary information
    • General and Operations Managers

      General and Operations Managers

      SOC Career Code: 11-1021.00

      Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $130.77

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $112,476.35
      Annual Job Openings
      29,182

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

      Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

      SOC Career Code: 41-1011.00

      Directly supervise and coordinate activities of retail sales workers in an establishment or department. Duties may include management functions, such as purchasing, budgeting, accounting, and personnel work, in addition to supervisory duties.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $38.84

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $38,568.17
      Annual Job Openings
      17,867

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
Certificate Information

Why Choose Our Program?

Gain ample skills to make you a versatile employee

Certificate & Degree Details

Select a certificate below to expand details
  • Retail Management - Level 1 (Noncredit)

    Certificate of Completion
    #24418

    This introductory certificate exposes students to the business world and the role of retail distribution. Students become familiar with careers in retail management, as well as the latest trends in this fast changing field. This certificate may aid the student’s search for an entry-level job in retail management.

    Program Learning Outcomes

    • Students will compose an appropriate, effective letter presenting good news, bad news, sales, or persuasive content.
    • Students will use informative and sales letters to convey information and influence people favorably.
    • Students will develop and deliver a 3-5 minute presentation on a business related topic.

      Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    VOC BO25
    Business Communication
    VOC BS50
    Retail Store Management and Merchandising
    VOC CSB15
    Microcomputer Applications

    Back to Vocational Programs

  • Retail Management - Level 2 (Noncredit)

    Certificate of Completion
    #24359

    This intermediate certificate builds upon the Level 1 Certificate to expose students to the various functions of managers in retail positions. Fundamentals of business organization, retail marketing and staffing provide the student a solid foundation from which to build a career in retail management. 

    Program Learning Outcomes

    • Students will apply management concepts and functions.
    • Students will explain theory and practical application of Equal Employment Opportunity current employment laws.
    • Students will develop a working knowledge of marketing terminology.

      Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

    Program Requirements

    Column 1 Column 2
    This certificate requires:
    Completion of the Retail Management - Level 1 coursework
    PLUS
    Completion of the Retail Management - Level 2 coursework

    Required Courses 

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    Retail Management - Level 1 Coursework
    VOC BO25
    Business Communication
    VOC BS50
    Retail Store Management and Merchandising
    VOC CSB15
    Microcomputer Applications
    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    Retail Management - Level 2 Coursework
    VOC BA11
    Fundamentals of Accounting
    VOC BM61
    Business Organization and Management
    VOC BM62
    Human Resource Management
    VOC BS36
    Principles of Marketing

    Back to Vocational Programs

  • Retail Management - Level 3 (Noncredit)

    Certificate of Completion
    #24383

    Students completing the advanced Level 3 Certificate will increase knowledge and practical experience in business communication, leadership and financial controls. Successful completion of this certificate prepares students to handle the increasing diversity and complexity of modern retail management. 

    Program Learning Outcomes

    • Students will describe the basic accounting system and how it is used to serve business needs.
    • Students will define organizational culture, socialization and mentoring.
    • Students will apply communication skills in simulated business situations such as conferences and business groups.

      Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

    Program Requirements

    Column 1 Column 2
    This certificate requires:
    Completion of the Retail Management - Level 1 coursework
    PLUS
    PLUS Completion of the Retail Management - Level 2 coursework
    PLUS
    Completion of the Retail Management - Level 3 coursework

    Required Courses 

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    Retail Management - Level 1 Coursework
    VOC BO25
    Business Communication
    VOC BS50
    Retail Store Management and Merchandising
    VOC CSB15
    Microcomputer Applications
    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    Retail Management - Level 2 Coursework
    VOC BA11
    Fundamentals of Accounting
    VOC BM61
    Business Organization and Management
    VOC BM62
    Human Resource Management
    VOC BS36
    Principles of Marketing
    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    Retail Management - Level 3 Coursework
    VOC BA07
    Principles of Accounting - Financial
    VOC BM60
    Human Relations in Business
    VOC BO26
    Oral Communications for Business

    Back to Vocational Programs

Contacts

Department Contact

Contact: Short Term VocationalTitle: DepartmentContact: stv@mtsac.edu

Office Contact

Hours: 8:30 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.Location: Building 40-101Phone: (909) 274-4220