Prepare to Be a Business Leader

Chemeketa's management programs teach you the skills to help businesses prosper. We offer -

Management Associate of Applied Science

This two-year program can qualify you to begin as a management trainee or other entry-level positions in a small business or large firm.

Procurement Management Certificate

Earning this certificate emphasizes skills in -

  • Public and private procurement
  • Contract administration
  • Project management

Graduates with this certificate may work as procurement clerks, purchasing agents and purchasing managers.

Retail Management Certificate

This certificate offers you training in the communication, accounting and management skills to succeed in a retail environment.

For more information, email or call 503.399.5048.

Class Schedule

The class begins Tuesday, September 26 and combines online and classroom instruction. Tuesday classes will be online for you to review as your schedule allows. The Thursday class will be taught from 12:30-2:20 pm in Building 3, Room 107 on Chemeketa's Salem Campus.

Please note, BA235 is a 10-week course. Classroom sessions begin September 28 and students are expected to attend all classroom sessions.

Class Description

Principles of Public Procurement covers state and local government

  • Laws, rules, policies and executive orders
  • Methods and best practices
  • Definitions, ethics, risk and sustainability
  • Credit applies for the credentials toward being a Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO) and Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB)


Complete the application and submit by Tuesday, August 31. Grants will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Be sure to obtain your supervisor's signature. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Apply for Admission

Grant recipients who have been enrolled at Chemeketa in the last three years will need to complete the college admission form. Note in the Intent section of the form, select "Personal Enrichment" to simplify your admission process.

Mail or email your complete application to

Karen Edwards
Chemeketa Community College
PO Box 14007
Salem, OR 97309-7070