Diploma in Retail Management (Full-Time / Part-Time)

Provided by Coleman College


Course introduction

Introduction


Be equipped with the appropriate skills to gain and excel in decision-making positions in business and other organizations.

Retail Management considers the traditional framework of retailing and looks at the complexity of the competitive environment, as well as technology that can be used in retailing. Retail Management includes the importance of building and maintaining relations, store and non-store activities, and a view of emerging technologies. It also looks at organization structure and human resource management as well as the pricing. Overall, the course deals with retail business and operation management, digital retail and visual marketing, electronic commerce, workplace safety and health practice, business statistics and decision making, purchasing management and industrial attachment or project.

Furthermore, students would be able to put their theoretical knowledge into practice through a 6 months Industrial Attachment or project.

Upon successful completion, students will be awarded the Diploma in Retail Management by Coleman College. This qualification widens the job opportunities in careers ranging from retail manager, store manager, sales and merchandiser, department manager and more.
 



Curriculum Overview


Programme Structure


The programme consists of 9 modules:

Business Communication
Basics of Statistics
Critical Thinking Skills
Academic Writing
Retail Business & Operation Management
Retailing in the Digital Age
Retail Sales and Buying Analytics
Workplace Safety and Health Practice
Industrial Attachment/Project

Module Synopsis

Business Communication
This module is designed for students to learn an effective business communication which is necessary to direct the day to day activities of the organization. It makes it possible to get immediate feedback and to avoid any misunderstandings that may arise.

Basics of Statistics
This module is designed for students to learn various statistical techniques and their applications that will assist them in making simple business decisions.

Critical Thinking Skills
This module is designed for students to learn how to apply the critical thinking process to problem-solving and decision making and enhance their personal effectiveness and work performance.

Academic Writing
This module is designed for students to build their proficiency and confidence as a writer of English, reading, critical reasoning, and research skills.

Retail Business & Operation Management
This module is designed for students to understand retailing from a business, management and operation perspective.

Retailing in the Digital Age
This module is designed for students to understand today’s digital world and about putting customers first with technology that engages at a personal level.

Retail Sales and Buying Analytics
This module is designed for students to understand retail analytics on how to use Data to Win More Sales, Tracking Orders and Customers.

Workplace Safety and Health Practice
This module is designed for students to appreciate health, safety and welfare legislation and policies are put into practice and monitor the effectiveness on health and safety in the built environment. Students will draft risk assessments to counter health and safety issues in the retail management.

Industrial Attachment/Project
Industrial attachment is part of the curriculum and it is seen as an integral part, where the students need to use their initiative to translate theories learnt in classrooms and perform assignments in an actual working environment. It instils in the students the right kind of work attitudes and professionalism through interaction with people in the organizations, and observation of their future roles in industry and reduce the on-the-job training requirements so that they can become effective and productive to their respective organizations much sooner than is usual for fresh graduates.

Students are expected to have successfully completed all modules (institutional) before they proceed to the 6-month Industrial Attachment. For this course, the industrial attachment is compulsory and has to be completed successfully before they are awarded the Diploma. In cases where the students are unable to obtain the Training Work Pass from the Ministry of Manpower for the Industrial Attachment, they are required to complete a project work (project paper) to be awarded the Diploma.
 



Duration & Intake


Programme Duration


Programme Duration
Duration
The course duration is 12 months
Full Time: (6 months of Institutional study and 6 months of Industrial Attachment).
Maximum allowed period for the student to complete the course is 18 months

Intakes
Every Term

For more queries, pls call 9115 9225
 



Fees & Funding


Full Time
Course Fee
$6,869.40

Part Time 
Course Fee
$5,692.40

Payment Mode
Installment plan available (for those Part Time students)
* All payments inclusive GST 
 

 

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