Diploma in Retail Management
Course Title: Retail Management, Diploma
Course Code: DRM
What the course will give you
MSU’s diploma programme in retail management is designed to provide you with comprehensive understanding of the theoretical and applied aspects of retail management, with emphasis on the key perspectives that shape the retail marketplace, including environmental influences, retail relationships, and the retail operation. Special attention will be given to supply chain relationships, quality and value, ethics, consumer satisfaction, and social responsibility.
Your subjects of study include retail sales management, finance, accounting, marketing, strategic management, and business law. Your lecturers are industry professionals, and the learning opportunities and experiences we provide you will add depth and breadth to your understanding and develop both your trade and life skills. An internship or industry project at the end of your studies ensures your industry-readiness for a career in retail management.
How long it will take you
2 ½ years
Where the qualification may lead you to
You can pursue interesting careers within the public and private sectors, in government agencies, department stores, and retailers (e.g., of health and beauty, food, home furniture, household goods, home equipment, sports, leisure and personal goods, clothing, footwear), and franchisers. Industry job titles include Store Supervisor, Floor Supervisor, Retail Supervisor, Purchasing Executive, and Marketing Executive, among others.
Who may enrol
You will need at least THREE (3) Credits at SPM level; OR a PTPL Business Management Certificate with a Pass in all subjects; OR an equivalent qualification recognized by MSU Senate.
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