Retail Management Program - IIM Calcutta
This unique 1-year program has been designed by IIM Calcutta to fulfil the need for comprehensive and rigorous management training for the retail sector. Participants would be equipped for managerial careers in the Retail sector upon completion of this program.The program focuses on marketing, operations and finance in the context of the retail sector. Topics covered include merchandising and purchase experience, value of assortment, shopper behaviour, logistics & supply chain management, volume driven relationships, channel consolidation, financing options, people-management, among others.
Who should Attend?
The program has been specially designed for those who seek to create or accelerate managerial careers in the Retail industry. Working professionals with at least one year’s experience in the organized retail sector, or at least two years’ work experience in any corporate function, would find the program challenging and stimulating. Senior professionals in the retail or allied sectors would also find the program useful because of its coverage of the theoretical principles (as well as best-practice case studies) of the emerging discipline of Retail Management.
The duration of the program is one year. Students will undergo seven Introductory courses and eight Advanced courses during this period.
A three-day workshop will be conducted at IIMC campus at the start of the program, and a three-day intensive workshop will be conducted at the campus during the advanced module.
Candidates will successfully complete the program if they have received Poor grades in not more than two courses. Successful candidates will receive a certificate of completion from IIM Calcutta. Those with requisite participation but unable to complete successfully will receive a certificate of participation.
Minimum eligibility criteria is an undergraduate degree (10+2+3 or equivalent) in any discipline with 50% marks. 1 year’s work experience in the organised Retail sector, OR 2 years’ work experience at any company, is required.
Candidates would be selected on the basis of their performance in the Program Aptitude Test to be conducted by NIIT Imperia, together with the assessment of background and motivation based on the application form submitted.