Retail will not go anywhere as companies will continue to sell their services and goods. The top colleges have retail management courses so that students can have a rewarding career.
In today’s job market, the largest revenue share comes from retail sales. Undoubtedly, with the retail market growing to be the most emerging and attractive, it is demanding more trained professionals. So here are the top colleges that let you be a part of the dynamic industry.
Location: Sargam Marg, Vastrapur, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380015
IIM Ahmedabad is the oldest management college in India spread over more than 102 acres in Ahmedabad’s Vastrapur. The campus and the library are well equipped with state of the art infrastructure and modern facilities that enhance the quality of the learning process and teaching. Lecture rooms are Wi-Fi enabled and are fully air-conditioned with modern teaching facilities like LCD projectors.
IIMs PGDM do not offer any specialization in Retail per se, because Retail is a domain. But, students can choose subjects of their own choice during the second year. Say, if you desire a specialization in marketing then you can choose subjects like management, product strategy, distribution management, and sales. It also has designed a customized intensive program of 15 days.
Retail is not offered as a course but a subject, yet the placements in the PGDM have been stellar. Students have bagged the highest CTC of 70 LPA with the minimum being 17 LPA and average 25.83 LPA
Indian School of Business, Hyderabad
Location: Gachibowli, Hyderabad, Telangana 500032
The campus of ISB is known for providing access to 2176 journals, 6837 AV resources, 2548 e-books, 57729 print, and 58 databases. There are multiple study rooms, a center for browsing and a magazine lounge in the Wi-Fi enabled campus.
CSRM is the course offered in strategic Retail management and is an intensive one. The program enables the participants to evaluate retail strategies, explore industrial challenges, and discover the newer models from international markets.
ISB always sets the benchmark when it comes to placements. Last year there were a total of 1383 jobs offered right on the placement’s first day with most having an average CTC of 26.15 lakhs.
Management Development Institute, Gurgaon
Location: Block C, Sukhrali, Sector 17, Gurugram, Haryana 122007
MDI has a campus network built on the backbone of fiber optic cable with a capacity of 10 GB. There is copper Ethernet for intra-building connections and the computer labs are well equipped with one of them having Bloomberg Terminals. The library has a collection of electronic resources, 50, 000 books, and as many as 15000 journals.
You can pursue the Public policy course that offers integration of Retail management and relationship marketing. So you can either opt for a PGP or PGPM course.
Being one of the premier business schools, The MDI has had a remarkable placement drive in 2019 with Google offering a CTC of 40.79 lakhs and other companies an average CTC of 20.13 lakhs.
Location: Telav – Ghuma Rd, Shela, Gujarat 380058
The study center, information center and the library are the primary highlights of MICA because they are hi-tech, Wi-Fi enabled and happen to be exclusive by all means.
You can opt for residential CCC, FPM (fellow), and PGP (post graduate) programs.
MICA closed their final placements round with the highest salary of Rs 58.22 lakhs, and average salary in the range of 12.30 to 12.65 lakhs.
Location: Tiruchirappalli – 620 024, Tamil Nadu.
There are well developed behavioral labs, finance lab, sports facilities and hi-tech learning resource centre.
You can opt for general management where under operations management and quantitative techniques, you can learn logistics and supply chain management, and operations strategy.
2019 placements at IIM Trichy were commendable with the highest package offered being 35.15 LPA and average CTC of 14.91 LPA.
The retail industry is growing at a frenetic pace and the business is amounting in trillions. So, enroll for a course today and get picked up by top recruiters.