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Tribal Management Certificate- 31 credits

The goal of the Tribal Management certificate program is to prepare students for successful employment in tribal government. Through a combination of classroom instruction and practical experiences, students will gain an understanding of tribal government operations and acquire the communication, computing, organization, and management skills needed for working in tribal government offices. The Tribal Management certificate will provide a broader and deeper level of training for students interested in working as tribal managers and administrators.

Graduates will be able to:

Describe key functions within federal budgeting process and the potential impact on tribal management.

Demonstrate understanding of non-profit vs. for profit organizations.

Explain the duties of human resource personnel.

Discuss work place ethics issues and the dilemmas faced by employers and employees.

Demonstrate knowledge of effective communications as related to the work places.

Plan of Study
1st Year Fall Semester
ACT 161 Accounting I 3
AIS 100 American Indian Studies 3
BUS 104 Business Math 3
BUS 110 Workplace Ethics 3
GS 115 Freshman Seminar 1
WRIT 101 College Writing I 3
Total 16
1st Year Spring Semester
AIS 130 Tribal Government 3
BUS 120 Human Resource Mgmt.
and Conflict Resolution 3
BUS 180 Govt Grants/ Contracts 3
CIS 110 Intro to Computers 3
WRIT 122 Intro to Business Writing 3
Total 15
Total credits for degree: 31

Note: If placement tests scores indicate refresher classes are needed, the student's program will require more than a year to complete.


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