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Retail Management & Marketing

Introduction

Do you like working with people in a dynamic environment?  Have you a confident, outgoing personality and good communication skills?  Are you skilled in the art of selling?  Can you see yourself in a management role in retailing?

With the recovering economy and the upsurge in retail sales, there is a strong demand for qualified self-motivated staff in this field.  The Advanced Certificate in Retail Management will greatly enhance your employment prospects at management level within the retail sector.

Career Opportunities

Retailing is a very significant part of the business sector in Ireland and graduates of this course will be equipped with the skills and qualifications to take up management positions in areas including:

  • Customer Service Management
  • Retail Operations Management
  • Marketing and Promotions
  • Buying and Merchandising
  • Accounts Management

Companies who have hired BFEI graduates include:

  • House of Fraser
  • Tesco
  • Topaz
  • Mac Make Up

Course Structure

Core Elements
  • Sales and Marketing Management
  • Business Management
  • Customer Service
  • Spreadsheets
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Sales Presentation
  • Leadership
  • Work Experience
  • Course Code

  • RMM
  • Duration

  • 1 year – full time September to May
  • Number of places

  • 30
  • Number of contact hours per week

  • 20 approx
  • Timetable contact

  • 4 days
Testimonial

After three years of studying Management in a theoretically way and achieving a first class honours degree at University, I now have a great opportunity to study Retail Management and Marketing in a very practical way. For me, the College is a great and challenging environment, where I am improving my knowledge about management and all my skills.

- Oana-Maria Turceescu,, currently studying for the Advanced Certificate in Retail Management -

Support Elements
  • Career Advice
  • CV Preparation
Assessment and certification
  • This course is certified by QQI.
  • Assessment is based on a combination of work submitted during the year and exams.
  • Learners who successfully complete all 8 subjects will be awarded a QQI level 6 Advanced Certificate in Retail Management (6M4385).

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Progression

If you are interested in doing further study to get a degree, then you can apply through the CAO system for advanced entry to courses such as:

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Entry Requirements

  • You will need to have a QQI Level 5 Business qualification or equivalent.

  • If you are a mature applicant (aged 21 or over), then you are welcome to apply, particularly if you have some retail experience.  Each application will be assessed individually.  

Advisory Meeting

Applicants will have an advisory meeting to offer guidance and to ensure course suitability. Places will be offered, on a first come basis, following the outcome of the personal Advisory Meeting, subject to the applicant meeting the entry requirement of the course. Applicants will also be advised on course costs and registration details.

Fees

At course commencement, students are required to pay for books, exams, €200 PLC Government Levy (unless exempt), a Student Services fee and where applicable professional body registration fees. There are no tuition fees for EU students.

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