This series of five online modules underpins an understanding of the development of creating a robust strategy which meets the needs of the customer, and delivers the goals of the business. This critical step starts the whole process of the retail cycle and everybody from junior team members upwards needs to understand why and how retailers create their strategy.

  • £175 plus VAT
  • 5% discount if you buy 3+ courses
  • 10% discount if you buy 5+ courses
  • Contact us for large group quotes
£ 175.00 £ 87.50 plus VAT

What you will learn

What you will learn

  • The definition of a strategy and the benefits of developing one
  • Which roles contribute to a strategy, and how they contribute
  • What is used to inform a departmental strategy
  • How to interpret and evaluate the output of your strategy to develop targets and goals
What the course covers

Modules in more detail

  1. Introducing a business strategy – what is a strategy, why do we need one and how it is used?
  2. The customer – ensuring that the customer is at the heart of all of your decisions
  3. Internal influences – how to review and interpret learnings from past performance to shape future strategy
  4. External influences – how to manage the impact that forces beyond your control can have on your strategy
  5. Developing a department strategy – using the SWOT tool to inform strategic actions for the future
Who it is suitable for

Who it is suitable for

  • Entry, intermediate and assistant level roles within buying, merchandising and planning
Price

Price

  • £175 plus VAT
  • 5% discount if you buy 3+ courses
  • 10% discount if you buy 5+ courses
  • Contact us for large group quotes

At a glance...

At a glance
  • Five online modules
  • Total learning time = 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Gamified self-led learning
  • Works across PC, tablet and phone
  • Currency choice: sterling, euros, dollars or rands
  • Full audio voiceover
  • Video and eLearning format
  • Digital activities, quizzes and action plans
  • Practical application of best practice
  • Full access for 6 months
  • Developed by retail B&M professionals
  • Aligns to current apprenticeship standards
  • Digital certificate on completion