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Retail Management - Advanced Diploma QLS Level 3
Course at QLS Level 3
Endorsement Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme
Study Method Online Learning
Course Duration 200 Hours Approx.
Entry Requirements No Entry Requirements
Start Date Ongoing
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Discounted Fee: £ 385.00 £ 77
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Retail Management Certificate

Ready to take your career in retail to the next level?  Interested in joining one of the world’s most dynamic and enjoyable sectors?  With a Level 3 Retail Management Certificate on your CV, the job of your dreams could be right at your fingertips!  Oxford Home Study Centre is proud to offer this exclusive certificate course in retail management, open for enrolment right now.  Our complete catalogue of endorsed Retail Management Courses is open to ambitious candidates worldwide, with no time restrictions or deadlines imposed.  Learn how to boost your productivity, develop advanced selling skills and improve your understanding of customer behaviour.  Study supplier relationships, inventory management and the art of ‘smart’ selling, as you work your way towards an endorsed Level 3 Retail Management Certificate.  With all study aids and learning resources included in the initial fee, our exclusive courses represent unbeatable value for money.  Sign up online, or contact the admissions team at Oxford Home Study Centre for more information.

Why Study Retail Management?

Increasingly, retail management is becoming more about the experience than the products themselves.  Even if you satisfy customers’ needs with the products they require, this doesn’t mean they’ll leave happy or satisfied.  Unless you focus on every aspect of the customer journey from start to finish, they’ll go straight to your competitors and never look back.  This is where the art of effective retail management comes into the equation.  Retail Management is what ensures the entire shopping experience is enjoyable, memorable and distinctive.  It’s the reason customers walk away with the desire to return, and to tell others to pay you a visit.  It’s also why large and small retailers worldwide are constantly on the lookout for talented leadership personnel to add to their ranks.  Whether new to retail or ready to take things a step further, this endorsed Level 3 Retail Management Certificate has you and your career covered!

With Oxford Home Study Centre, every candidate enjoys the freedom to study at a pace and time to suit their lifestyle.  This exclusive Level 3 Retail Management Certificate takes place over a series of five engaging modules, each concluding with an online assessment:

Module 1. Essential Skills for Smart Selling                       

The course begins with a detailed introduction to selling skills, covering concepts such as customer-focused selling, consultative selling and the importance of ‘smart’ selling in retail.  Candidates study a detailed breakdown of the sales cycle, while considering how to build and credibility with clients and the importance of nurturing good customer relationships.

Module 2. Productivity Techniques for Maximum Selling

Module two turns attention to productivity in a retail setting, in which candidates learn how to evaluate the ‘needs’ and ‘wants’ of the customer.  The roles and functions of up-selling, cross-selling and value-added selling in retail are discussed, along with the 10 most common mistakes made by salespeople and how to avoid them.

Module 3. The Selling Process                                 

Candidates are then guided through each of the component stages of the personal selling process, while considering the differences between personal selling and general sales.  Several important selling theories are also discussed, along with the qualities and characteristics of the effective salesperson, various tools used in consumer protection and more.

Module 4. Dealing with Suppliers

The differences between procurement and purchasing are discussed in module four, in which candidates are presented with a detailed breakdown of the procurement cycle.  The importance of monitoring and measuring supplier performance is also discussed, along with the benefits of single sourcing and how to choose appropriate suppliers for a business.            

Module 5. Dealing with the Management of Stock

Concluding the course, module five provides a fascinating introduction to inventory management and the concept of ‘economic order quantity’.  Candidates consider the various different types of stock, techniques for buffering supply and demand, the costs of carrying stock and the importance of carrying safety stock to cope with unforeseen demand.

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Paying in Instalments: £385(Interest FREE Instalments)

Deposit: £85

No of Instalments: 12

Each Instalment: £25

Pay in Full: (£75 Discount) £310

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Career opportunities in retail management are broad and dynamic on a global basis.  Focus on one specific aspect of retail management, or work your way towards a senior leadership role at the top of the ladder.  Typical job titles in the field include team leader, store supervisor, warehouse manager, human resource manager, floor manager, sales specialist and many more besides.  Entry-level roles in retail management typically attach salaries in the region of £18,000 and up.

Who Should Take This Course?

This intermediate Level 3 Retail Management Certificate is open to anyone looking to build a successful long-term career in a retail setting.  The content of the course was created by a team of experienced academics, with the following applicants in mind:

  • Newcomers with no retail background or experienced
  • Members of the workforce pursuing promotion
  • Managers, supervisors and team leaders at all levels
  • Anyone who runs their own retail business
  • Employees working in sales, marketing or PR
  • Jobseekers looking to boost their employment prospects

Wherever you see yourself in five years, you’ll be a step closer to making it happen with a Retail Management Certificate on your CV!  Enrol online, or contact our student support team anytime for more information.

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