FAQ’s in PGDM Retail Management

PGDM (Retail
Management) -Two Years FULL Time AICTE Approved and AIU endorsed Post Graduate
Programme.

1. To
whom your Programme is meant for? Alternatively, what kind of traits do you
expect the aspirants to be ideally possessing?

People who
want to make a profession in the front end of marketing ie  retailing of products and services should
aspire to take up the Retail Management program. Aspirants who wish to join the
growing retail business should have a detail oriented focus on working as also
a strong positive service attitude to serve the customers. Besides these
traits, good man management skills would be an added asset. The PGDM (RM)
course is structured for those joining aspiring to join the nascent but
fast-growing retail management Industry. Graduates from BMS/BMM/BFA/BBI/Economics/Commerce
as well as engineers are eligible to enroll for this course. Orientation
towards numbers and key focus on detailed driven work would be traits  beneficial for the candidate to make a good
success in the Retail Industry.

2. Indicative
career opportunities to students who would successfully complete the Programme
(sectors/ job title/ prospects down the line)

Participants having completed the retail management
course from Somaiya have found well 
placed  in store operations management,
CRM function, logistics and supply chain, brand and private label management in
retail  chains, modern trade divisions of
large multinational companies, banks, and retailing of services. Eg insurance products,
financial services, managing retail chains such as Enrich, Kaya, Wellness
Forever, Apollo Pharma.etc. SIMSR students have been placed in companies such
as Pantaloons, Shoppers Stop, Landmark Group( UAE), Reliance Retail, Tata
Croma, etc.

Profile of
Jobs: Front end

·
Counter Selling

·
Shopper Experience Management

·
Visual Merchandising and Designing

·
Store Operations  Management

·
Category Management

·
Store Promotion Management

·
Store Brand Management

·
Private Label Management

Back end jobs

·
Logistics

·
CRM/eCRM

·
E-Retailing

·
Retail Analytics

Globally retail management specialists will find good
opportunities with experience and specially for the high performing
professional global MNC’s and large retailing businesses would be a great
opportunity to work for such as the Landmark Group in the middle east,
Carrefour, Tesco , Marks & Spencer’s, Walmart, Metro Cash & Carry.etc

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