Retail Management

Specialisation within the Design & Business programme

Retail Management qualifies you to work strategically with the development and management of retail concepts. You learn to lead and motivate staff and you insight into developing and optimising store concepts.

About the programme

  • Content

    Specialise in Retail Management within the fashion and lifestyle branch. . 
    Retail Management is an area of specialisation on the Bachelor top-up degree in Design & Business and is located in Herning.

    You learn to develop and manage shops within the fashion and lifestyle sector. 

    You will be able to transfer the core values and concept of the store to employees in order to make the relationship between idea and implementation clear and distinctive. You will acquire a profound knowledge of how to supervise and motivate staff and gain insight into developing and optimising store concepts. By gaining an in-depth understanding of consumer behaviour and marketing, you will be able to fine-tune store management. You will learn to work in an independent manner with development, human resources and strategy on a skilled level. 

    The joint projects of the course programme enhance your skills with regard to interdisciplinary collaborations, and the compulsory placement period provides you with the chance to expand your network and CV. 

    Read more about the BA top-up in Design and Business, admission requirements and international opportunities

  • Career guidance

    Become the compnay's key person regarding store optimisation.

    With a BA degree specialising in Retail Management, you can work with preparing and implementing sales and marketing activities, designating ideal store locations, determining a store's pricing strategies, and planning employee development. 

    You will typically find a position as a retail manager, chain manager or concept developer. 

    Further education

    With a BA specialising in Retail Management, you have the opportunity to take up further studies at another college. Some of our students choose to take up a Master’s degree at colleges around the world. Our student counsellors will be happy to guide you on this. 

  • Contact

    You are always welcome to contact us.

    VIA Design & Business
    Birk Centerpark 5
    DK-7400 Herning 

    M: + 45 87 55 05 00

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