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Specialized Business Certificates

While the Global Transportation and Secure Logistics, Human Resource Specialist, General Warehouse Clerk, Manufacturing Leadership Management, and Retail Leadership certificates are not areas of concentration, they may be applied to satisfy requirements for the Associate in Applied Science degree in Business.

Entrepreneurship Certificate

(26 credits)

This certificate is designed to provide students with an entrepreneurial mindset and the business skills to create a sustainable venture.

ACCT 101

Practical Accounting I (may substitute ACCT& 201)

5

BUS 140

Marketing and Business Development

5

BUS 160

Small Business Entrepreneurship

5

BUS 295

Entrepreneurial & Innovative Mindset

5

IT 257

Social Media

3

LOG 112

Importing and Exporting

3

General Warehouse Clerk Certificate

(12 credits)

Instruction is offered in the following areas: global supply chain logistics life cycle, logistics environment, material handling equipment, safety principles, safe material handling and equipment operations, quality control principles, workplace communications, teamwork, and workplace behavior to solve problems using computers. Equivalents of BUS 102 (Customer Service) and CU 91 (Keyboarding) are prerequisites to the certificate.

CU 100

Introduction to Practical Computing

2

CU 102

Word I

2

HD 101

Student Success Seminar

3

LOG 104

Warehousing and Inventory Management

5

Global Transportation and Secure Logistics Certificate

(21credits)

Provides a big-picture perspective on the transportation and logistics industry and the international aspects of logistics and technology needed to make the transportation of goods more efficient.

LOG 102

Transportation and Distribution

5

LOG 104

Warehousing and Inventory Management

5

LOG 110

International Logistics

3

LOG112

Importing and Exporting

3

BUS 150

Global Business

5

Human Resource Specialist Certificate

(20 credits)

Prepares students for careers in a Human Resources departments. This certificate is for individuals who currently in the workforce who are returning to school to enhance their skills.

ACCT 145

Payroll and Business Taxes

5

BUS 102

Customer Service

2

BUS 163

Management Principles and Organizational Systems

5

BUS 164

Leadership and Human Relations

5

BUS 165

Human Resource Management

3

WAFC Retail Management Certificate

(48 credits)

The WAFC Retail Management certificate program is a 10-course college-level program that has been fully endorsed by the Washington Association of Food Chains and its member companies. The certificate's curriculum was developed out of a collaborative effort between several food industry and college professionals and encompasses several business essentials, including the "soft skills" of management and communication required for career success in the retail food industry.

ACCT 101

Practical Accounting I (may substitute ACCT& 201)

5

BUS 110

Business Math (may substitute MATH 147)

5

BUS 140

Marketing & Business Development

5

BUS 145

Retailing Management

5

BUS 163

Management Principles and Organizational Systems

5

BUS 164

Leadership and Human Relations

5

BUS 165

Human Resource Management

3

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

5

CU 105

Word I, Excel I

5

ENGL& 101

English Composition I

5

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Manufacturing Leadership Management Certificate

(8 credits)

Prepare individuals for leadership in the manufacturing industry.

BUS 120

Teamwork Essentials

2

BUS 121

Introduction to Manufacturing

2

BUS 122

Continuous Improvement

2

IT 230

Introduction to Project Management

2

Retail Leadership Development Certificate

(18 credits)

The Retail Leadership Development certificate is a specialized certificate for individuals currently employed in the grocery or retail industries to increase job skills and/or prepare for assistant manager career paths.

BUS 102

Customer Service

2

BUS 164

Leadership and Human Relations

5

BUS 145

Retail Management

5

BUS 280

Career Readiness Skills

1

BUS 290

Work Internship

5

Supervision and Management Certificate

(15 credits)

Prepares students to guide others in a work, professional or personal context.

SMG 101

Supervisor Survival Skills

3

SMG 120

Supervising the Problem Employee

3

SMG 201

Management Communications

3

SMG 261

Dynamics of Leadership

3

SMG 264

Motivation and Productivity

3

Tribal Enterprise and Gaming Management Certificate Concentration

(14 credits)

Prepares students for entry-level management positions with tribal enterprises and casino operations.

TEGM 110

Casino and Enterprise Finance Essentials

2

TEGM 163

Supervisory Essentials & Front Line Leadership

2

TEGM 165

Casino HR & Personnel Management

2

TEGM 200

Casino Regulations Compliance & Game Protection

2

TEGM 240

Casino Hospitality & Guest Service

2

TEGM 292

Enterprise Operations

2

TEGM 293

Casino Game Management

2

 
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