Management

Get the Leadership Edge.

Management is a basic requirement for career advancement in any field that you may choose.

Prepare for entry-level employment and supervisory positions in a variety of organizations. Become an expert in the use of the latest computer software, conquer office essentials, and get the edge needed to land that first job or earn that promotion!  Our program provides training in the communication, problem-solving, and leadership skills necessary for success and advancement in today’s workplace. Offering a variety of short term certificates to a two-year Associate's degree…

About the Program

  • Associate in Science Degree -- requirements (pdf)
  • Academic Subject Certificate, Management -- requirements (pdf)
  • Academic Subject Certificate, Travel Industry Management -- requirements (pdf)
  • Certificate of Achievement, Management -- requirements (pdf)
  • Certificate of Competence, Business Essentials -- requirements (pdf)
  • Certificate of Competence, Business Foundations -- requirements (pdf)
  • Certificate of Competence, Hospitality and Tourism -- requirements (pdf)
  • Certificate of Competence, Management Essentials -- requirements (pdf)
  • Certificate of Competence, Management Foundations -- requirements (pdf)
  • Certificate of Competence, Retail Foundations -- requirements (pdf)
  • Certificate of Competence, Sales and Marketing -- requirements (pdf)

The time to complete the certificates or the degree varies from one to four semesters. To obtain the associate degree in two years, you have to take an average of 15 credits/semester.

Costs: tuition and fees

Associate in Science Management Program Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program graduates will be able to:
  • Handle general business operations that require basic math and computer skills.
  • Communicate effectively with customers and co-workers in an organizational setting.
  • Carry out basic management, accounting and marketing functions in a workplace environment.
  • Understand how to train, motivate, and supervise employees/ associates to attain the goals of a business.
  • Establish and promote a collaborative work environment.
  • Work within the ethical, legal, and regulatory parameters on the industry.
  • Calculate, compile, and analyze financial records to make prudent business decisions.
  • Select, utilize and integrate appropriate current and emerging technologies to support business functions.
  • Use verbal, non-verbal, and written communication skill effectively in the business context.
  • Interact with internal and external customers in ways that effectively support the work to be accomplished and customer satisfaction.
  • Exhibit work behaviors that maximize the opportunity for continued employment and growth within an organization.
  • Assist in the design, implementation and continuous assessment of business strategies based on consumer needs and market changes.

Academic Subject Certificate in Management Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  • Handle general business operations that require basic math and computer skills.
  • Communicate effectively with customers and co-workers in an organizational setting.
  • Carry out basic management, accounting and marketing functions in a workplace environment.
  • Understand how to train, motivate, and supervise employees/ associates to attain the goals of a business.
  • Establish and promote a collaborative work environment.
  • Work within the ethical, legal, and regulatory parameters on the industry.
  • Calculate, compile, and analyze financial records to make prudent business decisions.
  • Select, utilize and integrate appropriate current and emerging technologies to support business functions.
  • Use verbal, non-verbal, and written communication skill effectively in the business context.
  • Interact with internal and external customers in ways that effectively support the work to be accomplished and customer satisfaction.
  • Exhibit work behaviors that maximize the opportunity for continued employment and growth within an organization.
  • Assist in the design, implementation and continuous assessment of business strategies based on consumer needs and market changes.

Academic Subject Certificate Travel Industry Management Program Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be able to communicate orally, and in writing, at levels that would make them succeed in baccalaureate degree travel industry management programs.
  • Students will be able to use basic computer application skills to create documents and produce information to assist with problem solving within the travel industry.
  • Students will be able to use logical and analytical problem solving skills to succeed in baccalaureate-level travel industry management programs.
Certificate of Achievement Management Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:
  • Apply basic math and computer skills to solve general business operations issues.
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external customers in a workplace setting.
  • Analyze management situations to determine the most appropriate basic management, accounting, and marketing strategies to apply to ensure the business functions productively.
  • Apply strategies to train, motivate, and supervise employees and associates to attain the goals of a business.

Certificate of Competence in Business Essentials Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Handle general business operations that require computer skills.
  • Communicate effectively with customers and coworkers in a work-place setting.

Certificate of Competence in Business Foundations Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Evaluate and apply decision-making components for successful problem solving in a workplace to satisfy customer (internal and external) needs.
  • Analyze business situations and prescribe appropriate solutions to resolve conflicts.
  • Evaluate life-long learning resources available and determine appropriate times to use them.
  • Model professional behavior acceptable in a business setting.
  • Provide exceptional customer service to attract new customers, retain current customers, and ensure loyal customers.

Certificate of Competence in Hospitality and Tourism Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Assess situations and apply the concepts of hospitality business management to select the best solutions within a hotel and lodging establishment.
  • Produce and present effective written and oral communication for the hospitality industry.
  • Analyze and articulate perspectives on the travel industry, including the impact local and international events have on industry trends.

Certificate of Competence Management Essentials Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Use computer and other office technology tools to fulfill administrative and supervisory responsibilities.
  • Demonstrate positive interpersonal interactions to create and maintain a well-managed medical office or health care unit.
  • Communicate effectively in a workplace setting.

Certificate of Competence in Management Foundations Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Carry out basic management, accounting and marketing functions.

Certificate of Competence in Retail Foundations Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Understand how to train, motivate, and supervise employees/ associates to attain the goals of a retail business.

Certificate of Competence in Sales and Marketing Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Develop strategies for effective communication and for dealing with various types of customers.
  • Carry out basic sales and marketing functions in an organizational setting.

Douglas Choy, Assistant Professor CC, Management; B.B.A., University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa; M.B.A., Hawai‘i Pacific University

Ross Higa, Assistant Professor CC, Management; B.B.A., University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

Don Fujiyama, Marketing Consultant

Susan Hashimoto, St. Francis Hospital

Gwen Yamamoto-Lau, Hawai‘i Community Reinvestment Corporation

Darise Marino, Safeway

Christy Nakano, J.W. Marriott Ihilani

Susan Hashimoto, St. Francis Hawai‘i

Nam Collins, C & S Wholesale Grocers

Paul Dun, Aqua Resorts

Jan Scroggs, United-Continental

Noreen Chavez-Kim, Costco Wholesale

Ed Saunders, Pacific Beach Hotel

Dan Waxman, Outrigger Hotels and Resorts

Joann Seery, BNI International

Derek Tam, American Savings Bank