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 and leadership prepare 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: First-line supervisors in retail sales earn a median income of $39,454, while general and operations managers earn $107,073 annually. If the idea of being recognized as a leader appeals to you – read on to learn more about the Management and Leadership program offered at OCC.
A sampling of courses for these careers
Introduction to Business
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.
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.
In less than 2 years
you can earn:
Certificate of Achievement
Build on your certificate
of achievement with a:
Certificate of Specialization
Or earn your
in under 4 years
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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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