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Post Graduate Programme in Retail Management (PGP-Retail)

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Corporate Internship / Training


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Dual Qualification Programme

Two Year Full Time, Job Oriented
Post Graduate Programme in Retail Management (PGP-Retail Management)

- Masters in Business Administration (MBA Degree) MBA degree is awarded by a UGC Recognized University

About the Programme

The Post Graduate Programme in Retail Management combines a thorough understanding of retailing, client orientation and consumer behaviour with sound business, financial and strategic management skills. The program includes studies in the following areas:

Business accounting
Consumer behaviour
Retail management
Retail merchandising
Retail operations and systems
Strategic management

Career opportunities

As a graduate, you will be qualified to assume management roles within the retail sector. You will be able to apply expert knowledge in consumer behaviour, retail operations, merchandising and systems. You will have the necessary skills to undertake key functions within the retail industry, such as:

Interview store executives and sales people to obtain information on stock levels and identify fast and slow-moving goods

Consider which goods will sell well in particular locations, the prices consumers are prepared to pay, and which will make the most profit

Evaluate sales and inventory reports from stores to determine customer demands and trends

Anticipate changes in public demand for certain consumer goods such as clothing, footwear and furnishings

Inspect, compare and select goods

Attending trade fairs

Minimum Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree or equivalent in any discipline from a recognized Indian or foreign university. Candidates in the final year of bachelor’s degree course may also apply. They will, however, be required to furnish evidence of minimum qualification within 2 months of the commencement of the session. High proficiency in the English language. Foreign and NRI candidates, whose mother tongue or education medium is not English, are required to furnish their score in TOEFL


Teaching methods at the Institute of Management and Development include - lectures, case studies, seminars, group discussions, self managing teams, business games, role plays, simulation exercises, structured and unstructured group work and field/industrial visits. The emphasis is on involving the students in learning and helping them to relate concepts and theories to business requirements. Consistent with advances in teaching technology, the programme integrates the use of computers in learning the basic principles in different functional areas of management. It also enables students to acquire skills in identifying and dealing with complex problems in management. The students also undertake several field-based projects so that they can get better insights into the business workplace reality. The curriculum is revised on an ongoing basis through discussions with practicing managers from the industry to reflect current business needs.

Corporate Internship / Training

At the end of the first two terms, the students go for an industry internship or summer training with an organization. The internship usually spans over an eight to ten-week period. This is a compulsory component of the curriculum for the completion of the programme and is designed to provide exposure to organizations working, develop an understanding of business realities and an opportunity to apply tools and techniques to real life business situations. The Summer Internship is evaluated by the organization. In the second year, the students take elective/optional courses and can specialize in a maximum of two functional areas. These areas are - Finance, Human Resource Management, Information Technology Management, Marketing and Retail Management as a compulsory specialziation. This industry experience will be recorded on the student's Academic Record. All concentration packages however may not be offered, as this would be determined by the number(s) of students showing interest in majoring in the different areas. The Institute may also consider new electives in line with recent developments and availability of expertise to offer the same.


Retail Management (compulsory specialization)

Marketing Management

Human Resource Management

Financial Management

Information Technology Management

Programme Fee

YEAR 1:Rs.1,85,000/-

YEAR 2:Rs.1,45,000/-

(Please note: Fees has to be deposited before the start of the Academic Year)

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Key Features of
PGP-Retail Management

Dual Qualification

Dual Specialization

Live Industry Projects

Free Laptop

2 Months Industry Internship

Regular Industrial Visits

Regular Guest Lectures by eminent Corporates

Regular Seminars & Conferences

Role Plays and Simulation Exercises

Yoga & Meditation Sessions

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