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Retail Management Certificate

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Fast-track your career with CCC’s Retail Management Certificate

In today's competitive retail industry, standing out from the crowd is essential. Clackamas Community College's Retail Management certificate equips you with the skills and knowledge you need to advance your career in retail management.  Designed for those currently working in retail sales who aspire to supervisory roles, this program can be completed in under a year, fast-tracking your career advancement.

Developed in collaboration with retail industry leaders, the Retail Management Certificate curriculum focuses on practical skills directly applicable to real-world retail management scenarios. Whether you're transitioning from sales or aiming to refine your existing leadership abilities, this program equips you with the expertise to excel in retail management positions.

For detailed description and outcomes for this program, view the course catalog.

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Job Outlook

Secure your future in retail management  

The job outlook for retail management professionals is promising and steady, with a 3.7% increase in the Portland metro area. Retail career opportunities remain steady due to several factors, including the increasing complexity of retail operations, the growing importance of customer service and the need for businesses to adapt to changing consumer trends.

With a Retail Management Certificate from Clackamas Community College, you'll be well-positioned to take advantage of these opportunities and secure a rewarding career in retail management. 

For more information on career opportunities for this program, view the course catalog.

Learn the skills for retail management 

Our Retail Management Certificate covers a comprehensive range of in-demand retail management skills.

  • Build high-performing teams: Hone your human relations and leadership skills to create a collaborative and productive work environment. 
  • Communicate with impact: Develop clear and concise communication across all formats (written, visual, verbal) to engage employees, customers, and stakeholders.
  • Become business savvy: Gain a strong understanding of marketing principles to develop and implement effective retail strategies.
  • Make data-driven decisions: Learn financial analysis and legal considerations to make informed decisions that optimize store performance and profitability.
  • Optimize performance: Evaluate retail management strategies to make informed decisions that optimize performance and profitability. 

Clackamas Community College's Retail Management Certificate can equip you with the skills and knowledge to excel in today's dynamic retail industry. Launch your leadership journey and secure a rewarding career in retail management.

For more information on expected outcomes of successfully completing this program, view the course catalog.

Investing in your future

Clackamas Community College offers some of the lowest tuition rates in the Portland metro area. To begin building the cost for your program, you can start with the base estimate below. 

This estimate includes the cost of tuition and the general fees applied per class and per academic term. This estimate does not include additional fees required for many courses or the cost of course materials. Contact the program to learn more about additional costs that may apply. 

You can also find more information about the costs of attending CCC on the Tuition and Fees page.

Get help paying for college

Scholarships and grants (free money!) are available for students in this program. For help with financial aid and scholarships, contact the Financial Aid Resource Lab.  


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