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Bachelor of Business Administration in Retail Management

Overview

The Bachelor of Business Administration: Retail Management (BBA: Retail Management) gives you a thorough understanding of retail organisations. It is for people who are new to the retail industry and those who complete the Regenesys HCBM in Retail Management may be considered for admission to the BBA in Retail Management.

It offers you career opportunities by broadening your understanding of local and international retail business administration and management.

After successfully completing the BBA: Retail Management programme, you will be able to:

Develop and monitor a retail business strategy using the strategic planning process

Analyse the impact of retail sector trends on the development of a business strategy

Understand the importance of ICT in managing retail operations

Apply strategic human resource management models to the retail environment

Critically evaluate the impact of legislation on human resource management in the retail environment

Apply talent management strategies within the retail sector

Evaluate the impact of training and development interventions in a retail organisation

Develop a marketing and sales strategy for a retail business

Conduct a customer needs analysis and manage the retail marketing mix

Develop a retail branding strategy and a retail business plan

Develop strategies to manage a retail organisation’s current assets and liabilities

Determine the viability of a retail business

Analyse a retail store’s performance and develop strategies for improvement of profitability and cash flow

Manage relationships with different stakeholders in the retail chain

Develop a retail service quality management strategy

Conduct research to assess retail service quality and apply relevant tools to monitor the retail service quality

General information

This programme helps you gain a thorough understanding of retail organisations through in-depth investigation and interrogation of what it takes to manage such organisations. Retail business managers are equipped with the relevant management skills to successfully perform their roles and responsibilities in retail more effectively.

Duration: 3 years

Eligibility

NQF level 4 qualification (eg Matric exemption) and basic computer skills. Students who complete the Regenesys HCBM may be considered for admission to the BBA.

Structure

The BBA: Retail Management is an NQF level 7 qualification comprising 360 credits. It is a three-year degree that helps students gain thorough understanding of retail organisations, through an in-depth investigation of what it takes to manage retail functions.

Compulsory

Retail Strategic Management I, II

People Management I, II

Retail Marketing I, II

Financial Management I, II

Retail Management I, II, III

Economics

Information and Communication Techology

Electives (choose two in your third year)

Retail Strategic Management III

People Management III

Retail Marketing III

Financial Management III

Mergers and Acquisition

Faculty

Since business education involves putting theory into practice, we have assembled a world-class faculty team with exceptional industry experience. Each member will inspire you with the results of their research initiatives and experience-based insights into the best global management practices which are necessary for succeeding in emerging markets. Through our exposure to multiple industries, we can share best practices, and demonstrate what works and what does not.

Career impact

Regenesys will help you optimise your career potential. Our friendly career office team assists in all aspects of getting you ready to climb the corporate ladder to achieve your dreams.

Self-assessment

As part of the BPM programme, you get to understand your interests, values, strengths and weaknesses, which is the first step to success in career planning. Self-assessment tools are available to determine your optimal career path and identify your goals.

Career Counselling / Coaching

Individual sessions with our counsellors/coaches are available upon request. These sessions are useful to help you to clarify your goals and develop personalised ‘job-search’ strategies.

Work readiness

Workshops and training resources on topics ranging from CV writing and interview skills, to business etiquette and networking to prepare you for your job search are available upon request. Mock interviews can also be arranged to prepare you for real interviews.

Leadership Conversations

Our Leadership Conversations can link you to top business and industry leaders and show you which industries and areas are more likely to interest you.

Company Presentations and Recruitment Talks

When companies are invited to make presentations on their businesses and recruiting practices, this is a great way to learn more about different industries and specific company cultures.

Networking and Alumni Events

Having individual contacts and being in the right place at the right time often leads to job opportunities. Students are encouraged to attend off-campus networking events to meet professionals from a variety of industries. Our Alumni Committee also organises informal social functions that bring alumni and students together.

Career Events

Regenesys offers access to career events for interested individuals and organisations.

Getting Started

Check that you meet the entry requirements below and then:

Choose your modules from the Structure section

Choose your start date below

Choose your payment method from the Fees sectionA registration fee of R1000 is required to process your application.

Please note that MBA, international and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) students are also required to take our RMAT test for an additional fee of R250. Therefore, the total registration fee for these students is R1250.”

Submit documentation (registration form, CV, copy of ID document, certified copy/copies of highest qualification/s, proof of payment)

Entry Requirements

NQF level 4 qualification (eg Matric exemption) and basic computer skills.

Exemptions

Exemptions for BBA modules may be considered in accordance with the academic rules and regulations

These must be approved by the Registrar on submission of the required information

Choose your Start Date

Regenesys has two major intakes per year: January and July

Please consult your Business Development Executive for the alternative options

Documentation Requirements

Your completed registration form or you can complete our online application

A certified copy of your highest qualification

A copy of your Identification Document (ID)

A copy of your CV, which should include details of all of your work experience

Proof of payment of the registration fee so that the letter of acceptance can be processed. Our bank account details for the registration fee are:
Regenesys Management (PTY) Ltd
First National Bank
Rivonia Branch
Branch Code: 250355
Account Number: 620 846 509 20

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Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA):

Retail Managemen NQF Level 7