Native American Tribal Management Certificate develops the skills of people who work or plan to work in a First Nations environment. Successful tribal managers possess fundamental management skills, and understand how a Native nations legal, political, and cultural context impact an organization’s work.

Through this certificate, students learn to lead, motivate, and supervise others; to plan and execute projects and everyday operations; to manage organizational culture; the relationship between tribal governance and administration; essential tribal functions; and economic development strategies-all in the context of Native nations.

Student Profile

As a Native American Tribal Management student, you should:

  • Have a desire to manage a tribal business

  • Be committed to Ojibwe Values

  • Enjoy producing detailed and accurate work

Program Outcomes

Students completing the Native American Tribal Management program will:

  • Successfully facilitate 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

Career Outlook

Graduates with a certificate in

Native American Tribal Management may be led to areas such as:

  • Tribal governance

  • Tribal development

  • Tribal Business management (gaming or lodging, )

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Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College (LCOOC) is a non-profit Ojibwe tribal community college.  We are an open-door institution which welcomes anyone who would like to work toward a better tomorrow.  LCOOC does not discriminate based upon race and will not deny admission to any Native student regardless of tribal enrollment or affiliation. We are compliant with Title IX which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex.


LCO Ojibwe College
13466 W. Trepania Rd.
Hayward, WI 54843

Phone: 715.634.4790
Toll-Free: 888.526.6221
Fax: 715.634.5049

LCOOC Sustainable Agriculture Research Station

13457W Froemel Rd.

Hayward, WI 54843


Phone: 715.634.9666


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