Every business and organization needs strong leaders to thrive. With the OCC Career Advantage, you can be that successful leader. Whether you are ready to step into a management role or already are a manager and want to sharpen your skills, our certificates in management prepares you for success in a variety of settings—retail stores, small business or large corporations. Like the businesses and organizations they lead, well-prepared leaders have wide-open opportunities. If the idea of being recognized as a leader appeals to you – read on to learn more about the Management program offered at OCC.

A sampling of courses for these careers

  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Personal Leadership
  • Introduction to Business
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Business Law
  • Entrepreneurship

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Did you know?

Employment of sales managers is projected to grow 7 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as
the average for all occupations, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.


Program Details

Complete one of our certificate programs, and you’ll be well-prepared to enter a career in management.

Build upon your skills if you’re already employed in the field. Or earn an associate degree for even greater advancement opportunities.

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Management and Leadership Studies

Build or upgrade your skills in leading and managing people. Learn skills, principles and tools that will help you function effectively in a leadership or management role through courses that emphasize leading, organizing, planning, communicating, training and controlling.

Retail

Build on your retail experience through this program by learning management principles that will allow you to function as an effective manager in a retail environment. This certificate of achievement is approved by the Western Association of Food Chains (WAFC), and students who complete the program receive the WAFC Retail Management Certificate.

Management Institute

Sharpen your managerial skills through this institute. Learn management principles and how to distinguish between effective and ineffective managers and become prepared to apply these skills to function effectively in a variety of settings. View program detail in course catalog.

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Management and Leadership Studies

Complete the Management and Leadership Studies Certificate of Achievement and the Associate in Science graduation requirements to earn an associate degree. Build or upgrade your skills in leading and managing people. Learn skills, principles and tools that will help you function effectively in a leadership or management role through courses that emphasize leading, organizing, planning, communicating, training and controlling.

Retail

Complete the Retail Certificate of Achievement and the Associate in Science graduation requirements to earn an associate degree. Build on your retail experience through this program by learning management principles that will allow you to function as an effective manager in a retail environment. This is approved by the Western Association of Food Chains (WAFC), and students who complete the program receive the WAFC Retail Management Certificate.

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Other Programs That Might Interest You

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MARKETING

Launch a career in marketing or specialize through one of our certificate programs

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BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Choose from our certificate programs to launch a career in business

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RETAIL SALESPERSON (NONCREDIT)

Choose from a variety of certificates that prepare you to enter the field – or advance through specialization

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Did you know?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, people who have a certificate as
their highest level of education earned, on average, 20 percent more than
those whose highest education level is a high school diploma.

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