This Diploma in Retail Management course is the only industry focused retail course in Ireland which encourages critical thinking and solutions to current retail management issues. This retail course is a comprehensive part time evening programme delivered over 3 months which covers every aspect of managing a successful retail operation.
Unlike other retail diploma courses which are purely academic, this course is practical and offers you opportunities to discuss with fellow peers new techniques and approaches which is transferable into your role.
The aim of this Retail Management Diploma course, is to introduce you to proven retail strategies and tactics. Retail management is a multifaceted role involving managing the operations of stores or departments to maximising profits and minimising costs. Getting Customers to visit again and again is vital and ensuring promotions are run properly and that staff are working towards daily and weekly targets. Depending on the size of the store, and structure, retail managers may also be required to deal with:
Key areas include: Motivating a team to increase sales, manage stock levels, analyse sales figures, using IT to record sales figures and analyse data, employee management, cost management, store atmosphere, visual merchandising, retail buying, transportation and distribution, location and store design
You will learn the latest retail management trends and challenges and retail industry best practice. You will learn from industry experts and retail consultants who have worked with Dunnes Stores, Superquinn, SuperValu and several other retail brands.
The course offers career advancement and progression opportunities and past graduates now enjoy successful roles as: Retail managers, Head of Retail operations, Warehousing managers, Retail Merchandisers, Store Design, Retail Administrator and Retail Marketing Managers.