Program Overview

The Program in Retail Management combines disciplines of Business Management and super-specializes in Retail Management which has been designed to cater to the glocal retail environment. The program's transformational cross-disciplinary learning aims to nurture the student into a competent future manager with leadership abilities and an innovative mindset to understand the contemporary retail environment.

It provides a unique blend of academic prowess of Welingkar and practical rigor of the industry. The learning process involves advanced training in theory and applications in the retailing business. Field visits, live industry projects, various work-shops, participation in industry events and competitions, interactive guest sessions from key industry professionals enhance the subject assimilation.

This program aims to provide students the skills, creativity and knowledge to understand retailing as a business management discipline. In the first nine months, the student will gain a thorough foundation in general business management and retail modules.

The second year involves class room learning with strong focus on retail. In both the years, along with theory, emphasis is given to the exposure to the practical application of the core retail aspects like Selling Skills, Visual Merchandising, SCM to name a few.

The academic content is designed to provide knowledge of business management in general and retail management in particular. The program is supported by practical assignments and case studies. Teaching methods include lectures, workshops, field trips, live industry projects and assignments. On successful completion of the program, besides a career in the retail sector, this program also provides a solid foundation for employment in any industry which interfaces with retailers.

Career Assistance and Support
The projected rate of growth in this sector is extremely encouraging and there will be an increase in the need for trained professionals in the years to come. This program has been conceptualized keeping in mind the growing need for talent.

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