Top Retail Management Schools

Top schools offering retail management programs:

University of Washington (USA) - The University of Washington Michael G. Foster School of Business Retail Management Program addresses the challenges of an industry that reverberates with change in technology, customer service and market expansion. Foster is consistently ranked in the top 10% by U.S. News & World Report at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, with student job placement rates among the very best in the nation.

Capella University (USA) - The undergraduate Retail Management specialization offers a strong foundation in general business disciplines, including management, marketing, human resources, organizational communications, and finance. Capella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the NCA.

The University of Surrey (UK) - The Business and Retail Management degree at Surrey was introduced in 1989 as one of the first of its type to be developed. This degree aims to provide stydents with the skills and knowledge required to be a successful retail business manager. The School holds simultaneous accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

Milton Keynes College (UK) - The foundation degree in Retail Management prepares students for a variety of roles and they are able to develop within in all areas of retailing including finance, marketing and HRM as well as the general management route. Milton Keynes College has become the first in the region to offer tailored retail courses.

Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen Business School (UK) - The Retail Management undergraduate degree BA (Hons) has been designed to provide a specialist education for a profession in retail management and will open doors to a varied career. The course combines a thorough grounding in the areas like Marketing, Retail Operations and Human Resource Management alongside specialist modules covering Store Design, Fashion Buying and International Retailing. Robert Gordon University is rated the best Scottish University for jobs prospects (Guardian University League Tables 2010).

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