UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN (UCT)

Retail Management online short course

Course starts 26 March 2018

Course information

Registration Closes:
20 March 2018
Course Starts:
26 March 2018
Length:
8 weeks online
Effort:
7 - 10 hours per week
Price:
ZAR R12,900Options Available
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Course Information

Registration Closes:
20 March 2018
Course Starts:
26 March 2018
Length:
8 weeks online
Effort:
7 - 10 hours per week
Price:
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Introduction

In the cut-throat retail industry, you have the opportunity to stand out from the competitive crowd with a certificate from UCT.

Understanding your customer and possessing the necessary skills to manage retail staff and inventory will ensure you’re recognised for your ability to lead your retail business to success.

Earn the practical management skills needed to secure that top retail job and move into retail management.

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What will set you apart

This short course will ensure you’re recognised as a top retail manager by equipping you to:

  • Understand exactly what keeps customers coming back through developing innovative retail loyalty programmes
  • Develop your own marketing plan, geared towards retail growth
  • Master store location and layout by understanding the pros and cons of various options and which best suits your retail business

 

Course curriculum

This management course is designed to provide you with all the necessary retail skills to lead a team to success in this lucrative industry. With a personalised and supported framework, you will study in your own time, guided by industry experts and a dedicated support team. Here’s what you’ll cover:

  • Orientation Module Welcome to your Online Campus
  • Course Module 1: Strategic retail management
  • Course Module 2: Store management
  • Course Module 3: Store location and store layout and design
  • Course Module 4: Merchandise management
  • Course Module 5: Customer relationship management
  • Course Module 6: Strategic retail marketing
  • Course Module 7: Technology and data management in retail
  • Course Module 8: Risk management retail

Earn a certificate from the University of Cape Town (UCT)

On completion of this course you earn a certificate from a top-tier university as powerful proof of your new competencies and use it to set yourself apart from the rest and get recognised in the job market.
Disclaimer: The visual representation of the certificate here serves as an exemplar, and may be subject to change at the discretion of the University.

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Your teaching team

At GetSmarter, we improve lives through better education. One of the ways that we achieve this is by bringing rich industry context to an academic environment through our expert facilitation and engagement. We work with university faculty and industry experts to provide a practical, industry lens on the world's leading university subjects.

When do I start?

Our next available short course starts 26 March 2018.

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