Retail Management

Programme Highlights

EMPLOYABILITY & CAREER PATH WAYS :

  • Go on to be a Professional – Technician, Supervisor, Executive, Manager,
  • Further Study: M Voc., MBA, MCA, MCM, MMM, M. Phil, Ph. D etc.
  • Take up careers in Retail as Showroom Manager, Retail Manager, Lead sales manager, Regional sales Manager, Retail Head- General Manager, Retail operations manager, Retail Consultant, Retail Procurement manager, Business Analyst, Sales executive, Big data analyst

IN NUMBERS

Ability Enhancement Course -6
Skill Enhancement Course -3
Core Discipline Courses -12
Elective Courses -6
Project/ internship-3

QUICK FACTS

  • B. Voc : 3 Years – 6 Semesters –180 Credits- Full Time
  • Advance Diploma: 1 Year-2 Semesters-60 Credits-Full Time
  • Diploma:1 Year-2 semesters-60 Credits-Full Time
  • Choice Based Credit System (CBCS)
  • Outcome Based Education (OBE)
  • 10 Point Credit and Grading system
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PROGRAMME DIFFERENTIATORS

  • On Job Training with Industry o Affiliation with Sector Skill Councils
  • Proficiency in Specific Skills o Industry Projects and Field Visits
  • Professional Certifications o Career progression to Post Graduate Programmes.
  • Education that prepares you for life.
  • Enriched programme structure with a fine blend of core, elective, ability enhancement and skill enhancement courses designed to provide in depth knowledge and requisite skills.
  • Experiential and blended learning that enhances effectiveness of classical teaching – learning methods.
  • Expertise – led by in house faculty and augmented by visiting, guest and adjunct faculty as well as accomplished advisory board

ADMISSIONS PROCESS

“Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice” - Faculty / Quote by educationist

CURRICULUM

The challenge of the retail business is the human condition.

B. Voc. in RETAIL is a undergraduate degree pathway programme of three years designed to provide students with skill based essential knowledge in the fields of RETAIL. It prepares students to enter the corporate world by equipping them with the necessary Technical, decision making and managerial abilities. Completion of the first year of this programme offers Diploma in RETAIL, Completion of Second Year of this programme offers Advance Diploma in RETAIL and Completion of Third Year of this programme offers Bachelor of Vocation Degree in RETAIL, which is equal to Level & of National Skill Qualification Framework. This degree has all the advantages of any traditional degree like B. A., B. Sc, B. Com.

The programme is designed to give a broad knowledge of the technical and functional aspects of a company and their interconnection through general RETAIL and advance courses. The students become aware about the RETAIL technology and learn the modern tools and techniques of RETAIL domain through classroom and practical Training.

PEO1 : To make students capable of the applicable National Occupational Standards (NOS) in the RETAIL industry in the national and global context

PEO2 : Students will be able to apply techniques, frameworks and tools to arrive at informed decisions in profession and practice.

PEO3 : Graduates will have a solid foundation to pursue professional careers and take up higher learning courses such as M. Voc., MBA, MCA, MCM, MMM, M. Phil, Ph.D as well as research.

PEO4 : Graduates with a flair of self-employment will be able to initiate and build upon entrepreneurial ventures or demonstrate entrepreneurship for their employer organizations.

PEO5 : Graduate will recognize the need for adapting to change and have the aptitude and ability to engage in independent and life – long learning in the broadest context of socio-economic, technological and global change.

At the end of the programme the learner will be able to :

PO1 : Develop the knowledge, skill and attitude to creatively and systematically apply in the RETAIL field

PO2 : Develop fundamental in-depth knowledge and understanding of the techniques, principles, concepts, values, substantive rules and development of the core areas of RETAIL.

PO3 : Exhibit self-confidence and awareness of general issues prevailing in the technological field and in the society and communicate effectively with the other departments, professional fraternity and with society at large through digital and non-digital mediums and using a variety of modes such as effective reports & documentation, effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.

PO4 : Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in teams, and in multidisciplinary settings by demonstrating life skills, coping skills and human values.

Sr. No.Course CategoryCourse NameCredit ValueNo. of Courses
1 Ability Enhancement Course Communication, Language, Soft skills 4 6
2 Skill Enhancement Course Computer Concept, Software, decision making 4 3
3 Core Discipline Retail Courses 6 12
4 Elective in Core Discipline Retail Courses of specific stream 6 6
5 Elective Inter Disciplinary Project/ Internship 12 3

GA1: Sound Knowledge of the discipline

GA2: Independent and Critical thinking

GA3: Effective and confident communicators

GA4: Investigative, Resourceful, and Responsible

GA5: Ethically and socially aware.

GA6: Entrepreneurship

GA7: Life Skills

The method of instruction (pedagogy or teaching-learning processes) shall be determined by the requirements of a course, the learning objectives, learning outcomes & the learner’s context. However, the following methods of instruction shall be commonly used: Actual on job training, Case Method, Class Discussions, Field Work, Group Exercises, Lecture Sessions, MOOCs, Projects, Role-plays, Self-Learning Materials (SLMs), Self-study, Seminars, Simulations, Study Tours, Workshops.

During the courses students are encouraged to take up live projects in an industry to align their theoretical knowledge and its application. Also project work is added as a separate subject in second semester of every year. Industry based live projects allow students to gain valuable work experience while they’re still studying in college. They pave way for self-empowerment through skill building and hands-on-training.

1. 180 credits to be earned

2. Minimum CGPA: 4.0

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