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.

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
Inventory Management
BUSN-0183
40
Retail Management
BUSN-0185
40
Management Principles
BUSN-0184
20
Merchandising
MKTG-0067
20

Continuing Studies courses are offered on various dates and during varying time slots. To see upcoming courses, please visit our Continuing Studies’ course catalogue. You must search by the course title/name, not by program name (e.g. Inventory Management, not Retail Management).

If you cannot find the course you are interested in, please contact Continuing Studies at Assiniboine at continuingstudies@assiniboine.net or 204.725.8725.

Is there government funding available for the program?

Eligible employers may apply for up to $10,000 for each individual worker to assist with training costs. Employers that receive funding under the Canada-Manitoba Job Grant must contribute a minimum of one-third of the eligible training costs. With the maximum government contribution of $10,000, this means that up to $15,000 is available, per person, for eligible training costs.

For more information, visit https://www.gov.mb.ca/wd/ites/is/cjg.html

 

FAQs

Is there government funding available for the program?

Eligible employers may apply for up to $10,000 for each individual worker to assist with training costs. Employers that receive funding under the Canada-Manitoba Job Grant must contribute a minimum of one-third of the eligible training costs. With the maximum government contribution of $10,000, this means that up to $15,000 is available, per person, for eligible training costs.

For more information, visit https://www.gov.mb.ca/wd/ites/is/cjg.html

 

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