Native American Tribal Management

Native American Tribal Management

Technical Certificate

Develops the skills of people who work or plan to work in a Tribal organization or Native American business environment. Areas covered include fundamental management skills, and how a Native nation's legal, political and cultural context impact an organization's work

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Business Management student in Mole Lake

Program Outline

Term 1
Course # Course Title Credits
1010210600 Business Programs Orientation

This class helps new Nicolet students make a successful transition to the College. Orientation is a chance for students to learn College resources, practice pacing and time management, grit and the learning management system. Students also receive an introduction and have opportunities to practice professional business communication.

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.

Elective Elective

At A Glance

How You'll Learn

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On Location Reservations

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Online Classes

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Optional Lab Support

Term Start Dates

Spring 2023: January 9 Summer 2023: May 8 Fall 2023: September 5

Start dates represent the beginning of a new term. Certain programs or courses may not be available to start every term. Please view the course schedules for a list of upcoming classes or contact the Welcome Center at 715-365-4493.

Approximate Cost


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

What You'll Learn

  • Understand the legal, political and cultural context in the trbal organization or Native American workplace
  • Lead, motivate, and supervise others
  • Plan and execute projects and everyday operations
  • Plan and facilitate efficient and effective Human Resource management and processes appropriate for a tribal organization.

Your Potential Careers

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

Median Annual Salary

$43,373 $57,192 $58,363
Local State National


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