Post Graduate Diploma in Fashion Retail Management at VIDM focuses on moulding aspiring fashion professionals, to succeed in the competitive Retail Sector. It will impart the fundamental knowledge, skills and values relevant for employment in the various retail establishments.
In the first year, students will cover functional skills and knowledge of retail operations such as selling products and services, providing customer service, handling and displaying merchandise, managing stock inventory, visual merchandising and after-sales service. The course also emphasizes on various roles and responsibilities of a professional retail associate.
During the second year, the course is aimed to enhance their understanding of cross cultural challenges in the global fashion economy.
Apart from this, the students will have opportunities to practice retailing skills in simulated retail settings. This will help in nurturing a service-oriented mindset, develop effective communication skills and instill qualities valued by today’s employers. There will be a strong emphasis on hands-on learning and practical skills training, along with focus on developing a professional work approach. Students will observe and learn from real-world retail practices and will also get an opportunity to work on Industry based projects in the final semester.
- Unique learning experience through an Internship in the Retail Sector
- Industry integrated modules to gain valuable commercial experience.
- Industry experienced faculty, to impart unparalleled delivery of curriculum.
- Research project in the Industry with submission of an intensive dissertation.
- Seminars, discussions and conventions by Industry experts
Fashion and Retail Organisations are constantly recruiting trained applicants for Managing, Supervising and Merchandising positions. On successful completion of this course, you can look at pursuing career choices like, Retail Merchandisers, Category Managers, Buyers, Visual Merchandisers, Fashion Stylists and Store Managers.