MBA Program

MBA in Retail Management (RM)
Overview

Retail management is a sub-discipline of the general field of management that deals with overseeing the distribution and selling of products directly to consumers, in specific vending points such as shops, chain stores, markets and malls. Retail managers are in charge of everyday operations within a retail store or department. They plan how merchandise is promoted, organise employees, handle customer service, and supervise inventories. Retail managers also have to understand client profiles and empathise with their needs in order to adjust product supply and to anticipate demand, in order to increase profits.

Retail management is closely related to others disciplines ranging from business and international business, marketing and logistics, to supply chain management, operations management, fashion merchandising and others. In this M.B.A. in Retail Management programme, students will learn management models and practices, in addition to relevant marketing strategies. 

They will also acquire leadership, communication and decision-making skills. Graduates in the field can work as managers of hotels, catering, food and beverages companies, travel agencies, and franchise chains among many others. Examples of professional positions include purchasing manager, logistics and distribution manager, personnel manager, merchandise planner, store director or division merchandising manager.

  • To enable the advanced study of organisations, their management and the changing external context in which they operate.
  • To equip individuals for and/or development of a career in business and management by developing skills at a professional or equivalent level to assume senior managerial and leadership positions in business.
  • To develop the ability to apply knowledge and understanding of business and management to complex issues, both systematically and creatively, to improve business and management leadership and practice.
  • To enhance a lifelong learning and personal development so as to be able to work with self-direction and originality and to contribute to business and society at large.

Duration: 2 years

  • Master of Business Administration is a 2-year MBA Online program with core in Retail Management, the minimum eligibility for which is graduation in any stream from a recognized university with minimum qualifying marks. The program is spread over 4 semesters.
  • The MBA in Retail Management program aims to create a new generation of smart retail professionals who are equipped with the best retail management policies practiced across the globe.

Indian Students

The University welcomes applications from all the aspirants who have completed their Bachelor Degree Examination in any discipline from any recognised university or an equivalent degree recognised by the University Grants Commission with minimum of 40% marks

  • 10th (SSC) Statement of Marks
  • 12th (HSC) Statement of Marks
  • Degree Certificate & Last Year / Semester Statement of Marks
  • Photo ID Proof (PAN card / Passport / Driving License / Election Card )
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Passport Size Photograph (not more than 3 months old)
  • Self Declaration on Rs. 100 stamp paper

International Students

Proof of Education
  • Graduation Transcripts
  • O Level Certificate (completing 10 years of formal schooling. Diploma will not be acceptable)
  • A Level Certificate (completing 12 yrs of formal schooling. Diploma will not be acceptable)
  • Graduation Degree with Minimum 35% or Equivalent Marks (3 years or 4 years degree program. Diploma will not be acceptable)
  • Certificate of Equivalence from Association of Indian Universities (required by any student with foreign education to apply in any University in INDIA, refer to https://www.aiu.ac.in)

Proof of Identity (All given below)
  • Passport Size Photograph (not more than 3 months old)
  • Attested Copy of Passport.
  • Attested Copy of VISA (If applicants are not living in their native country).
  • Attested Copy of Resident Permit Certificate (if applicant is presently in India) Note: Attested copy of PAN is mandatory if applicant has a PAN.

Proof of Address (Choose from options below)
  • Attested Copy of Passport (with address included).
  • Attested Copy of Any Other Government / Bank Issued documents

*All necessary documents must be uploaded attested

Retailing is a dynamic industry, comprising a vast variety of sectors and home to some of the world's biggest companies. Candidates with the retail management can start career in supervisory, client communication, merchandise shipment, sales, management and administrative services.

Retail management offers more than 2 million job opportunities across the globe.

  • Retail Manager
  • Store Manager
  • Retail Buyer Merchandiser
  • Analyst
  • Supply Chain Distributer
  • Marketing Executive
  • Warehouse Manager
  • Brand Manager
  • Customer Care Executives
  • Image Promoter

The post graduate degree program, MBA in Retail Management is spread across 2 years. The detailed program structure is as follows :

First Year (Semester - I)
Subject Code Subjects Credits
MBA-ON1-OB Organizational Behaviour 3
MBA-ON1-POA Principle of Accounting 3
MBA-ON1-ME Managerial Economics 3
MBA-ON1-POM Principles of Management 3
MBA-ON1-QT Quantitative Techniques 3
COMPULSORY CREDITS 15
Electives – Any One
MBA-ON1-GBE Global Business Environment 2
MBA-ON1-BLCG Business Law & corporate Governance 2
MBA-ON1-BC Business communication 2
TOTAL CREDITS 17

First Year (Semester - II)
Subject Code Subjects Credits
MBA-ON2-HRM Human Resource Management - I 3
MBA-ON2-STM Strategic Management 3
MBA-ON2-FM Financial Management - I 3
MBA-ON2-PM Principles of Marketing - I 3
MBA-ON2-OM Production & Operation Management 3
COMPULSORY CREDITS 15
Electives – Any One
MBA-ON2-SCM Supply Chain Management 2
MBA-ON2-MIS Management Information System 2
MBA-ON2-SM Sales Management 2
TOTAL CREDITS 17

Second Year (Semester - III)
Subject Code Subjects Credits
MBA-ON3-IB International Business 3
MBA-ON3-RM Research Methodology 3
MBA-ON3-PM Project Management 3
MBA-ON3-EE Entrepreneurship Essentials 3
MBA-ON3-CMA Cost & Management Accounting 3
Project Work - Part 1 (Credits in Sem 4)
COMPULSORY CREDITS 15
Electives – Any One
MBA-ON3-DM-X Digital Marketing – By edX (Fundamentals of Digital Marketing, Social Media, and E-Commerce-Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania) 2
MBA-ON3-OR-X Operation Research-By edX (Operations Research: an Active Learning Approach-The Hong Kong Polytechnic University) 2
TOTAL CREDITS 17

Second Year (Semester - IV)
Subject Code Subjects Credits
MBA-ON4-RM-CORM Concepts of Retail Management 3
MBA-ON4-RM-PBM Product & Brand Management 3
MBA-ON4-RM-BA Business Analytics 3
MBA-ON4-RM-MRE Merchandising & Retail Environment 3
MBA-ON4-RM-SPS Strategic Personal Selling 3
MBA-ON4-RM-CRM Customer Relationship Management (Option by edX-Customer Relationship Management- IIM-Bangalore) 3
MBA-ON4-RM-PW Project Work - Part 2 Final Submission 3
COMPULSORY CREDITS 21
TOTAL CREDITS 21

Note : When you come in semester 4th you will be given access to edX course with your personalized ID and Password.

Evaluation of student performance in each program-unit has two components :

  1. internal continuous assessment (program work) and
  2. evaluation of the assignments will out of 30 marks
  3. Passing marks in assignments out of 30 will be 12 marks
  4. The term end examinations which are held at the end of Semester will be out of 70 marks
  5. Passing marks in the semester end examination out of 70 will be 23 marks.
  6. Overall out of 100 marks a student needs to score 35 marks to pass.

The level of student academic performance as the aggregate of continuous evaluation and end semester examination is reflected by letter grades on a ten - point scale according to the connotations given below :

Grade Qualitative Value Grade Points Marks
A++ Outstanding 10 96-100
A+ Excellent 9 86-95
A Very Good 8 76-85
B Good 7 66-75
C Above Average 6 56-65
D Average 5 46-55
E Satisfactory 4 35-45
F Fail 3 0-34

Program credit units are integer numbers indicating the weightage assigned to a program unit, project. Research work, summer internship etc. on the basis of contact hours per week on all learning activities.

Minimum Academic Requirements :

  • The student must score a minimum Grade 'E' in each program unit.
  • The minimum passing SGPA for each semester is 4.0 for Under Graduate Programs and 4.0 for Post Graduate

All the students who wish to take admission in the program MBA in Retail Management university offers the following options for payment of fees:

1. Full Fee Payment
Particulars Amount (For Indian Student) Amount (For International Student)
Admission Processing Fee INR 1,500/- INR 3,000/-
Full Fee to be paid INR 1,60,000/- INR 3,50,000/-

2. Payment on yearly basis ( 2 instalments )
Particulars Amount (For Indian Student) Amount (For International Student)
Admission Processing Fee INR 1,500/- INR 3,000/-
Program duration (years) 2 2
Program fee per year INR 80,000/- INR 1,75,000/-

2. Payment on semester basis ( 4 instalments )
Particulars Amount (For Indian Student) Amount (For International Student)
Admission Processing Fee INR 1,500/- INR 3,000/-
Program semesters 4 4
Program fee per semester INR 40,000/- INR 87,500/-

IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS:

  • Pay the fee through the online payment gateway. All major credit cards/debit cards/net banking is accepted for payment of fee.
  • The students can also pay the fee via DD drawn in favour of D. Y. Patil University, payable at Mumbai.
  • Please feel free to contact on 8448444827 for any assistance regarding fee payment.

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