EduKart Certificate Course in Retail Management (RAI) - with FDI modules
What our customers say about the course...
"I am the Vice President of InSync Tech-Fin Solutions Ltd. When our company decided to enter into online retail segment, I found it imperative for me to join a course to understand the segment better. I took a course in Retail Management from EduKart and the course really served my objective of joining it. Moreover, being the Business Head of an online retail magazine, Retail Biz, this course has also helped me to manage the Supply Chain and back-end operations. The course has made me more confident and my understanding of the concepts of retail management has increased. It has enabled me to take some very crucial and profitable decisions." - Devendra Singh, Vice President, InSync Tech-Fin Solutions Ltd.
"I was working in the IT wing of a leading retail organization when I joined the Certificate Course in Retail Management being provided by EduKart.com. The course content was very helpful and I could easily relate the concepts to real life incidents. I aspire to have a career in retail sector and I am confident that EduKart.com’s Certificate Course will help me in excelling in my career and getting a better job." - Dhivya Selvamani, Bangalore
Why to study Retail Management?
The Retail Sector is all set to grow in India. The Government of India has allowed 51% foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi brand retail in India which means that foreign supermarket chains such as Walmart, Tesco and Carrefour will be able to setup operations in India in the near future and require many skilled employees in the retail sector.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi have said that Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in retail will benefit the common man and create more jobs.
Retailers Association of India (RAI) believes that FDI in Retail is "a big positive step". Kumar Rajagopalan, CEO of RAI has said that FDI is Retail is one more step towards encouraging those who have been sitting on the fence to invest in India.
Prepare yourself for a rewarding career in the retail sector, by studying Retail Management and learning the tools and terminologies that will be required to survive and grow in this ever growing sector.
What is the program?
The EduKart Online Course in Retail Management is a six month online course which leads to a Certification by Retailers Association of India (RAI) and EduKart Rating of Employability. The comprehensive certificate course is offered by EduKart.com and certified by RAI. The course has been made with detailed inputs and feedback from current and former employees of Shoppers Stop, Big Bazaar, Himalaya, Asian Paints, Snapdeal.com, HealthKart.com and more.
The comprehensive certificate course in retail management develops practical understanding of the retail sector covering crucial areas like Retail Buying, Category Management, Retail Store Operations and Customer Marketing. The certificate course gives real world understanding of the complete retail sector and prepares the participant to get ready for a rewarding career in the retail sector. The course also equips the participants with the tools and terminologies that will be required to survive and grow in this ever growing sector.
What is the importance of certification?
Successful candidates will get certified by Retailers Association of India. RAI is the recognized association of the retail industry in India and brings best practices to the retail industry and its stakeholders. They will also get an EduKart.com certification with EduKart Rating of Employability, which talks volumes about one's industry knowledge. This rating is easily accessible to the employers as well through EduKart.com whenever they would like to check the credentials of the participants during interviews. Therefore, participants can use the certification with employers across the country and across industries.
What is the Course Structure?
The Topics covered in the Certificate Course in Retail Management are:
- Introduction to Retail
- Category Management Process
- Category Management
– Benefits, Enablers & Challenges
- Merchandising Overview
- Retail Sourcing Overview
- Merchandise Procurement
- Merchandise Forecasting and Budgeting
- Sourcing: Measures, IT & Trends
- Objectives of Store Design
- Store Layout
- Space Management
- Fixtures, Presentation and Atmospherics
- Global Sourcing and Green Sourcing
- Communication and Customer Handling
- Pricing, Promotions & Markdowns
- Stock and Inventory Management
- Supply Chain Management
- Retail Store Operations
- Enterprise Resource Planning
- Measuring Retail Performance
- Introduction to Retail Selling
- The Sales Process
- Customer Loyalty Scheme
- Retail Strategy and FDI
- Retail Essentials
- Understanding FDI in Indian Context
- FDI: Execution and Impact
What is the mode of examination?
There are continuous assessments throughout the course. Such assessments are in the form of quizzes or assignments & will encourage constant learning and self assessment. Course also includes small exercises. 4 Quizzes, 2 Assignments and 1 Telephonic presentation at the end of the course. Course also includes small exercises.
What are the features of EduKart Online Course?
The course comes along with:
- RAI Certification and Rating of Employability
- Unlimited telephonic doubt solving support
- CD of the course (if requested)
- Money back guarantee (not that you will ever want one!)
The successful participants are ready to be employed in profiles such category managers, retail buyers and supply chain, logistics managers, customer care associate, procurement manager etc in companies like Shoppers Stop, Big Bazaar, Reliance, Lifestyle, Pantaloons, Tata Croma etc.