PGDM Program

PGDBM (Retail Management)


1. This 2-year program enables you to integrate concepts of general management with the principles of retail management
2. Learn the fundamentals of business management with a special focus on retail management
3. Identify various activities involved in the retail sector
4. Recognise the integral role of logistics and supply chain management and the importance of governance along with the risk in the organised retail sector
5. The program helps you understand the financial and cost implications in the retail sector
6. Implement decisions pertaining to store location and its design

1. Identify issues and devise solutions in the retail management sector
2. Be adept in planning, evaluating, building and selecting channels for retail distribution
3. Effectively manage channels for retail and build retail marketing strategies
4. Understand the management of shops or big malls and the intricacies involved in their day to day activities
5. Develop a marketing plan for new or existing products or services by integrating marketing concepts, strategies, research, and distribution principles for retail.


Subjects Credits
Management Theory and Practice 4
Organisational Behaviour 4
Marketing Management 4
Business Economics 4
Financial Accounting & Analysis 4
Information Systems for Managers 4


Subjects Credits
Business Communication 4
Essentials of HRM 4
Business Law 4
Strategic Management 4
Operations Management 4
Decision Science 4


Subjects Credits
Introduction to Retail 4
Consumer Behaviour 4
Merchandising Management 4
Sales Management 4
Retail Store Design and Location 4
Retail Store Operation and Inventory Management 4

    Subjects Credits
    Global Retailing 4
    International Logistics & Supply Chain Management 4
    Marketing Research 4
    Business: Ethics, Governance & Risk 4
    Research Methodology 4
    Project 4
  • Get an edge over the competition with the right tools and resources to build a successful venture and sustain its growth. The program prepares you to take up various roles such as:

    • Retail Manager

      Manage statistical and financial records, as well as dealing with customer queries and grievances. Plus, supervising pricing and stock holdings along with maximising profitability and achieving sales targets.

    • Merchandising Manager

      Coordinate and connect with company buyers to purchase the right items to complete the store’s inventory.

    • Store Manager

      Schedule and assign employee rosters and manage store staff recruitment, selection, orientation, and training.

    • Display Specialist

      Effectively execute design decisions and create compelling presentations of the merchandise which will engage customers and boost sales.

    • Retail Operations Manager

      Streamline process across stores and ensure that the store is well staffed and stocked.

    Eligibility & Program Fee

    • Bachelor’s Degree (10+2+3) in any discipline from any recognised University or an equivalent degree recognised by Association of Indian Universities (AIU) with minimum 50% marks at Graduation Level.
    • Bachelor’s Degree (10+2+3) in any discipline from any recognised University or equivalent degree recognised by Association of Indian Universities (AIU) with less than 50% marks at Graduation level and a minimum of 2 years of work experience.


    Option 1 : Full Fee Payment (in INR)

    • Full Fee Payment
    • Admission Processing Fee : 1,200/-
    • One Time Payment For Entire Course


    Option 2 : Annual payment (in INR)

    • Program fee Per Year
    • Admission Processing Fee : 1,200/-
    • No. of Years 2


    Option 3: Semester-wise fee payment (in INR)

    • Program Fee Per Semester
    • Admission Processing Fee : 1,200/-
    • No. of semesters 4
    • An initial amount of Rs. 5,000/- from the program fee will be collected at the time of registration.
    • The University offers special incentives to our armed forces with a 20% concession on the program fee.
    • The above-mentioned fee structure is subject to change at the discretion of the University. Any payment made via Demand Draft should be made in favour of “SVKM’s NMIMS” payable at Mumbai.
    • In addition, Students need to pay an examination fee of Rs 600/- per subject.
    • Now avail loan facility to pay fees for the Program even without a credit card.
    • EMI Facility (3, 6, 9, 12 months) available via credit cards of the following banks: HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, Citi Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, HSBC Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank.



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