Retail Leadership, Degree Level 6 Apprenticeship

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What is the course about?

The degree apprenticeship is suitable for Area/Store/Departmental Managers, Senior On-line Customer Managers, Senior Digital Managers or Commercial Managers who have responsibility for achieving excellence in customer service and profitability.

What will be studied?

Knowledge units:

  • The key aspects of the retail sector
  • Economic and political drivers
  • How product ranges are built
  • How buying decisions are made
  • Strategic marketing plans
  • The importance of the brand
  • How to identify the customers current and future needs
  • How to evaluate suppliers
  • Key financial levers
  • The importance of recruiting

Skill units:

  • Analyse and evaluate economic and political trends
  • Consider ther impact of different business models
  • Influence the design of a store
  • Evaluate the impact of new technology
  • Evaluate the impact digital channels play
  • Consistently apply the retail brand
  • Critically review the role of logistics
  • Review performance against KPI's
  • Recognise the impact the changing nature of retail has on people

 Behaviours and Attitude:

  • Inspire those around them
  • Be resilient and lead from the front
  • Innovative and willing to experiment
  • Challenge the status quo
  • Be an ambassador for the retail sector


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48 Months


Beverley, Bridlington, Employer premises/Location flexible, Hull



Start Date

Flexible start dates