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Retail Management Diploma

Starts: Tues 8th October 2024 - 10 weeks - 18.30 -21.30

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Become a qualified Retail Manager in 3 months. This cutting edge Diploma in Retail Management encourages critical thinking and solutions to current retail management issues.

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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.

Industry knowledge

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:

  • Customer Service
  • Store Promotion
  • Finance
  • Human resources
  • Information technology
  • Logistics
  • Marketing
  • Store design

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.

Graduate opportunities

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.

Award: Diploma in Retail Management
Award Body: CMI
Professional Award
Progression to Major Award level 6 or Ordinary level degree.


Depending on your experience, this course will provide the fundamentals of Retail Management and qualify you to work as a Retail Manager .

Yes the course has no exams and is highly practical with a workplace project to do.

This course is a foundation course and allows you to progress to do a full Major Award in Retail at level 6 or an Ordinary Degree at level 7

Yes the Retail sector in Ireland has grown tremendously and there is not enough qualified Retail Managers to fill full time roles. According to Retail Excellence Ireland growth is at 5.6% annually.

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Retail Management Diploma
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Starts: Tues 8th October 2024 - 10 weeks - 18.30 -21.30
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