Overview

Operating a successful retail business is becoming a greater challenge than ever before. This program prepares students to take the next step with their career in the Retail Industry. Retail managers must deal with a number of issues quickly and effectively. Everything from new trends to changing demographics to working with employees and suppliers, a manager tool kit needs to be extensive and efficient. The Retail Management part-time program prepares students to excel in all aspects of a managerial position within retail. A manager must be able to successfully operate a store, manage employees and keep up with emerging trends.

Students learn how to manage their supply chain and operations, including store layout, visual merchandising and strategic planning. In addition, students learn interpersonal development that includes teamwork skills, leadership, group behavior, and human resources management.

Admissions

There are no admission requirements for this program.

English is the language of instruction at Assiniboine. All applicants educated outside of Canada or in a country not on the test exempt list are expected to meet the English language proficiency requirement. See assiniboine.net/elp for more information.

If you don’t meet these admission requirements please visit our adult learning page for more information on assessment of special circumstances.

NEXT STEP

Courses for this program are available this term. 

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Careers & Connections

Already working in or looking to get into a position in the retail industry? This program will set you up for success and give you the tools needed for a management role.

Courses & Costs

To graduate with a Retail Management document of achievement, students must successfully complete 120 academic hours.

Tuition, fees and Student Association fess total approximately $1,400. All fees are estimated and subject to change without notice.

Course Title
Course Number
Hours

BUSN-0183

Inventory Management
40

BUSN-0184

Management Principles
20

MKTG-0067

Merchandising
20
BUSN-0185
Retail Management
40

Note: Timelines, applicable industry experience, and teaching methodology will depend on program delivery choice; program information sheets subject to change without notice.

Courses for this program are available this term. 

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Fast Facts

Frequently Asked Questions

What does the Retail Management program entail?

Students learn how to manage their supply chain and operations, including store layout, visual merchandising and strategic planning. In addition, students learn interpersonal development that includes teamwork skills, leadership, group behavior, and human resources management.

Do I need to apply to the Retail Management program?

An application is not required for this program.

Where can I view which Retail Management courses are offered this term?

View the eGuide for Continuing Studies Program & Courses for courses available this term.

How do I register for Retail Management courses?

Courses are available to register through MYACC instant enrolment.

Why are courses not offered every term for this program?

Courses in a program are offered based on several considerations such as, but not limited to, instructor availability, seasonality, demand, etc.

Are courses available by distance for the Retail Management program?

Courses are delivered on campus.

Am I required to purchase textbooks for the Retail Managements courses?

Textbooks are not required for this program.