Retail Design & Management

Do you want to work with designing, organising and leading shops in the fashion and lifestyle industry? Then take an education in Retail Design & Management.

About the specialisation

  • Content

    Retail Design & Management is an area of specialisation in the Academy Profession (AP) Degree programme design, Technology & Buisness.

    The programme is located i Herning and teaches you to design, furnish and manage retail stores within the fashion and lifestyle sector. You learn to manage trends and consumer behaviour, and assist in designing the store concept for specific target groups. You learn how to analyse a store concept and interpret the results afterwards. You will also learn to transform knowledge into sales. 

    With an AP degree in Retail Design & Management you will co-operate with other professions. The programme introduces you to business and design, making you familiar with some of the partners you might team up with in the fashion industry as a retail design or management assistant. 

    Read more about the courses

    Download a full course description (pdf)

    Read more about the AP Degree in Design, Technology and Business, admission requirements and international opportunities

  • Career guidance

    With an AP degree specialising in Retail Design & Management, you will be able to work as an assistant to a retail designer or retail manager.

    Your job might be to improve the operations and daily routines of a store as well as developing and improving retail concepts. As a retail manager’s assistant, you will apply management tools in running the business. Your job could also be to sketch, trim and decorate a retail store in order to make its visual appearance agree with the values of the store chain. 

    The AP degree programme prepares you to manage global retail concepts as well. 

    Many AP degree graduates choose to do a BA top-up, which will offer you access to a wider range of career prospects. 

    Visit the BA top-up in Design and Business

  • Contact

    You are always welcome to contact us.

    VIA Design, Business & Technology
    Birk Centerpark 5
    DK-7400 Herning 

    M: + 45 87 55 05 00
    E: herning@via.dk 

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