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Business Management Certificate

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Stand out from the competition with a Business Management Certificate 

Are you looking to gain the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in today's competitive business world? Clackamas Community College's Business Management Certificate can help you get there. 

Our one-year program provides you with a comprehensive foundation in essential business management principles, preparing you for entry-level management positions or to pursue further education. This certificate focuses on basic management and leadership skills, including motivation, decision-making, ethics, workflow analysis, supervision and human relations skills, effective communication, essential technology skills, basic budgeting and accounting, and managing change.

All coursework within this certificate seamlessly integrates with the Business Associate Degree program at Clackamas Community College. This flexibility allows you to transition toward a higher-level credential if desired.

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

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Job Outlook

A Business Management Certificate opens doors to job opportunities

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that management occupations will grow by 7% over the next decade. With a Business Management Certificate from Clackamas Community College, you'll be well-positioned to take advantage of these opportunities in a variety of industries, including health care, retail, manufacturing, government and nonprofits.

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

Gain the business management skills employers are looking for

Clackamas Community College's Business Management Certificate equips you with the skills today’s businesses need.

  • Data-driven decisions: Learn financial and budgetary analysis to make strategic choices that propel an organization forward.
  • Management: Understand the core functions of leading, planning, organizing and controlling — the cornerstones of effective management.
  • Communication: Develop clear and concise communication skills that empower collaboration and success across all levels.
  • Compliance: Gain an  understanding of employment laws and regulations, ensuring your supervisory practices are confident and compliant.

Don't wait to launch your management career. Contact Clackamas Community College today to learn more about the Business Management Certificate program.

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.  


See where your certificate can take you

The classes you take in this program can help you earn additional certificates or degrees. Take one step at a time and know that each step gets you closer to your future goals. Even if you decide to change direction later, you will have a solid foundation to build on to keep moving forward.

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