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Retail Management online course

£384.00 £310.00

This Retail Management online course is the perfect introduction for students looking for the basic principles and knowledge to either enter the retail management sector, set up on their own or go on to further study to gain a higher qualification allowing them to enter the profession at a more senior level.

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Testimonial

“I previously took this course and found it immensely rewarding and enjoyable throughout, with positive feedback from the tutor. very happy” Jackie F

 

The retail sector is a large and significant part of the UK economy and ranges from a one-man business (which need not even be a shop these days with the power of the internet) to massive multi-national retailers like Sainsbury’s and Tesco. These outlets offer a variety of different challenges to retail managers today.

About the course

This Retail Management online course is the perfect introduction for students looking for the basic principles and knowledge to either enter the retail management sector, set up on their own or go on to further study to gain a higher qualification allowing them to enter the profession at a more senior level.

Module Module Title

1 Retail

2 Classifications of Retailers

3 Population Trends

4 Store Layout and Image

5 Ordering and the Receiving Function

6 Security

7 Merchandising

8 Housekeeping

9 Customer Relations and Buying Behaviour of Customers

10 Stocktaking

11 Staff

12 Budgets

Award 1 is Retail Management Diploma

Award 2 is Level 4 Retail Management Award
At the end of this course successful learners will also receive a Level 4 ABC Awards Certificate of Achievement.

What Are Your Study Options?

The Distance Education Academy aims to provide flexible, convenient arrangements for our students, so you can study through two methods:
Traditional paper-based;
Online study provides quick access to online course material and enables you to submit question papers to your tutor, and receive feedback and results, through your personal online student account. The online system also gives access to course material instantly.
Study Hours
The Distance Education Academy can only approximate the time it takes to complete online courses as it will largely depend on your speed of learning and assimilation plus how often and how much time you can dedicate to study. You also need to complete a question paper after each lesson and these normally will take 1 – 2 hours.
The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is: 120 hours.

Learner Support And Assessments

This distance learning course provides unlimited access to your personal tutor who will be a specialist in the field you are studying. Their role is to make sure you get appropriate and constructive feedback and to answer your questions and provide guidance on areas you are not sure about. You can contact them by phone, email or fax.
We also have a team of online course advisors and administrators who will give you friendly and relevant advice on issues relating to your online courses and study. We will always try to make you feel like you’re not by yourself and that someone will help you if you get into difficulties with anything.

Assessment Method
There are question papers set after each session; these have to be completed and sent to your tutor to mark. Continuous assessment like this means that your progress is monitored regularly and that any problems or difficulties are identified and addressed as early as possible.