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SIR50112 Diploma of Retail Management

The National Retail Institute is the training arm of National Retail Association, Australia’s leading retail employers’ association.

Our trainers are retail industry people who understand our sector.

The qualification is designed for retail managers such as middle to senior management in a larger retail or wholesale outlet or for the management of a smaller, retail store or wholesale outlet.

Learners will complete core units in managing operations to budget and setting strategic plans. Learners will also be able to choose from a wide range of electives in finance, human resource management, marketing, public relations, product management, quality and management and leadership , to suit their particular interests and work context.

How does learning happen?

Our approach is very flexible. We respond to the needs of employers that we work with.

A range of learning options are available to suit your needs.

The process starts with an interview to determine eligibility for recognition of prior learning. Experienced retail managers with at least 5 years experience in a Retail Environment, have Retail SKILLS that can be recognised towards a National Qualification.

For those units that need to be completed through a learning process there are several options.

Most learners choose our one day workshops.

This learning is supported by print resources, on-line resources and work-based projects making the learning easier, more convenient, and more importantly, more relevant to the job.

Who is it for?

  • Retail Store Managers
  • Wholesale Managers
  • Visual Merchandise Managers
  • Buyer or Sales Managers
  • Retail Owners
  • Retail Managers/Supervisors
  • Retail Area Managers or Team Leaders

All applicants must currently be employed in the retail industry and have sufficient relevant wholesale or have retail experience in a current or previous job role.

What are the benefits?

  • Instruction by Leading Industry specialists
  • Learning in a peer group environment
  • Interaction and networking with other executives
  • Development of Individual Business Improvement Plans
  • Completion of a nationally recognised and accredited qualification
  • Pathway to higher level tertiary qualifications.

Diploma Graduates will be able to:

  • Determine effective business strategies to grow and develop their business
  • Develop and implement effective buying and financial strategies for improved performance and control
  • Lead and manage teams, suppliers and business relationships for optimum performance and return in their business
  • Manage marketing, visual merchandising and store presentation strategies

Diploma Course Structure

To qualify for a Diploma of Retail Management, a total of 9 units of competency must be completed, comprising two core units and 7 electives.


Steps to Higher Education...

As a nationally recognised qualification, the Diploma of Retail Management will be given advanced standing (credit) towards a bachelor degree in retail management.

Better still, through the NRI’s partnership with the University of Wollongong’s Sydney Business School, completion of the Diploma will give students the qualifying entry standard into the Graduate Certificate/Master of Retail Management. This flexible Masters is delivered through a combination of weekend workshops and on-line study making it easy for you to achieve you goals.

University of Wollongong

How to Register

To register your interest in the Diploma of Retail Management, please complete the Expression of Interest form and return by fax or email to the National Retail Institute.

Price

A range of government subsidies both Commonwealth and state may be available.

Employers may be eligible for subsidies of up to $4000 to support their staff completing the course. The subsidy is greater than the cost of training.

The full fee for the course is $3500

 

If you would like further information on our training courses or would like to register, please contact National Retail Institute on

FREE CALL TRAINING: 1800 732 066 or PHONE: 07 3240 0100 Email: training@nra.net.au

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