Moraine Valley, in conjunction with the Western Association of Food Chains (WAFC) and a grant from the League for Innovation, is proud to offer the Retail Management Certificate. This industry certificate is awarded through the WAFC and provides an opportunity for individuals wishing to advance their retail career or open doors to new workplace opportunities. This industry recognized certificate can be completed in as little time as one year and the courses required for this program can be applied to an A.A.S degree in Business. The Retail Management Certificate allows individuals to develop competencies in the following categories:

  • Computer Applications (Technology)
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Principles of Management
  • Business Communication Skills for Managers
  • Human Resources Management
  • Human Relations/Organizational Behavior
  • Financial Management and Budgeting
  • Retail Management

Program Requirements

Awarding of the WAFC Retail Management Certificate follows the completion of the 8 courses below:

  1. IMS-115 Microsoft Office
  2. BUS-231 Principles of Management
  3. BUS-130 Principals of Marketing
  4. COM-103 Speech Fundamentals
  5. BUS-170 Introduction to Human Resources
  6. PSY-201 Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  7. BUS-142 Financial Accounting
  8. BUS-131 Principles of Retailing

Those wishing to become part of the program should complete an information form. Our staff will help individuals with the enrollment and registration process and determine if you are eligible for any tuition assistance through the League for Innovation Brighter Futures 3.0 grant.

Tuition Assistance

Those individuals currently working in retail may be eligible for tuition assistance through the League for Innovation Brighter Futures 3.0 grant. For the purposes of this program “retail” is a broadly defined industry and may include some occupations and/or employers not normally thought of as being in the traditional retail sector. Please contact us to find out if your current position may qualify you for tuition assistance.

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