Retail Business Management Certificate

This certificate, endorsed by the Western Association of Food Chains (WAFC), provides grocery employees access to a consistent curriculum and also meets the needs of other segments of the retail industry.

The program serves both entry-level job candidates and incumbent employees.

Program Length

The program is offered online and is approximately three-to-six quarters long, depending on full- or part-time attendance and the time students need to satisfactorily complete all graduation requirements.

Admission Dates

Summer, fall, winter, and spring quarters.

Completion Requirements

Prerequisite(s)

None.

Important Note: Taking the Accuplacer assessment or equivalent is not required for this certificate.

Program Course List

RBM 105Fundamentals of Organizational Behavior

3

RBM 107Marketing

3

RBM 109Principles of Retailing

3

RBM 111Essentials of Business Communication

3

RBM 113CLBusiness Technology for Retail Applications

3

RBM 115Human Resource Management

3

RBM 117Principles of Management

3

RBM 119Financial Management

3

Total Credit Hours:24

RBM 105 and RBM 109: Articulated courses with high schools for dual enrollment.

Optional Electives

CAS 105Keyboarding

3

RBM 123Customer Service

5

RBM 129Speaking for Success

5

RBM 133Effective Selling

5

RBM 159E-Commerce Principles & Applications

4

RBM 162Social Media Marketing

5

RBM 164Marketing Communications

5

RBM 166CAPSuccessful Career Development

5

RBM 168Consumer Behavior

5

RBM 201Introduction to Business Etiquette

5