Retail is a dynamic, global industry – with innovative new markets constantly emerging to keep pace with increasingly sophisticated consumer behaviour. This foundation degree course is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in this competitive world. You’ll gain a clear understanding of the key management functions of a retail business and its trading environments, together with a sound knowledge of business disciplines. From an organisational viewpoint, you will study retail operations; processes; structures and cultures; and wider considerations such as trading relationships, environments, and markets – investigating how all these inform retail management practices. From an individual viewpoint, you’ll explore the management and development of people within and beyond the organisation. The Foundation Degree in Retail Management will also help you develop an understanding of concepts and analytical approaches, problem-solving skills, and practical and professional skills that will enhance employability.