Open to:Undergraduate or Graduate Level
Prerequisites:Basic experience in sales, marketing or retail industry
Course Format:Individually Paced
Prerequisites:Typically 12 months
Course Code:DRM
The Diploma in Retail Management is a one-year program designed for retail managers, executives, and supervisors in the retail industry. The program helps participants integrate their retail experience with relevant retail concepts and international practices.
  • Developing Customer Relations and Managing People
  • Retail Accounting and Finance
  • Retail Buying and Merchandising
  • Retail Communications
  • Retail Operations
  • Retailing and the Economy
  • International Retailing
  • Retail Marketing
  • Retail Strategies
  • Retail Supply Chains
  • Project Paper
During the tutorials or seminars, the student will work on case studies and discuss various strategies and techniques. This course is delivered fully online, allowing students to study anywhere, anytime. Seminars or lectures may be provided “on-site” with our partners, as may be deemed necessary.
This course requires a properly maintained computer with high-speed internet access and an up-to-date web browser (such as Chrome or Firefox) and must be capable of viewing or downloading videos. The student must be able to communicate with the instructor via email or skype.

This course uses an asynchronous mode and students are provided with tiered video and self-guided learning modules. Live online interaction with the instructor can be arranged. The “on-site” classroom works on standard computers and instructor-led exercises, seminars, and workshops if applicable.

Most course lectures may be viewed on mobile devices, but in some cases, assignments and quizzes must be completed on a desktop or laptop computer.
In fulfillment of the course, students are required to take the final examination, as well as an end-of-course project or research paper.

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