Native American Tribal Management

Technical Certificate

About the Native American Tribal Management Program

Develops the skills of people who work or plan to work in a First Nation environment including fundamental management skills, and how a Native nation’s legal, political and cultural context impact an organization’s work.

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Program Outline

Course # Course Title Credits
1010214000 Fundamentals of Tribal Management

Covers leadership, motivation, organizational dynamics, personnel, and budgeting within a Native American community and sovereign government context. Includes federal Indian law and policy, community and economic development, and culturally specific management practices.

1010214200 Tribal Supervisory Management

Develops an understanding of management theories and practical techniques for first-line supervisors. Teaches personal, interpersonal, technical, and administrative skills required of successful supervisors. Applies general supervision issues to a Native American tribal environment.

N/A Elective

Choose One:

10-102-163-01 Tribal Entrepreneurship 3
10-102-145 Business Finance & Budgeting 3
10-102-152 Business Marketing 3
10-102-107 Managing for Quality 3
10-102-115 Human Resource Management 3
20-801-234 Report, Proposal, and Grant Writing 3

At A Glance

Flexible Options

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Optional Lab Support

Approximate Cost


*Based on 10-level courses - materials, books, and fees may be additional

What You'll Learn

  • Understand the relationship between Native nation’s legal, political and cultural context and the workplace
  • Lead, motivate, and supervise others
  • Plan and execute projects and everyday operations
  • Manage organizational culture
  • Manage organizational personnel and non-personnel resources

Your Potential Careers

  • First Line Supervisor/Manager
  • Administrative Services Manager
  • Gaming Supervisor
  • Lodging Manager

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