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Deakin University's expertise in research, education and industry partnership combine to deliver an integrated and contemporary program of tertiary qualifications, professional development options, research, thought leadership and graduate employment opportunities specifically for the retail industry sector.
The Deakin Graduate School of Business offers a range of postgraduate qualifications relevant to the retail industry. These include a Graduate Certificate of Retail Management as well as an MBA, MBA International and a Master of Commerce with retail specialisation options.
DeakinPrime, the University's commercial education and consulting division, provides world class professional learning and development solutions to high profile organisations in a diversity of sectors.
DeakinPrime offers the retail industry:
DeakinPrime's key aim is to provide the expertise and resources needed to deliver the combination of programs and services required to advance the goals of each client organisation. With significant retail industry experience, DeakinPrime designs and delivers value-adding programs which support the organisation's strategic and operational goals while meeting the education and development needs of each learning group and individual.
More than a decade of extensive retail industry research by Deakin academic staff has resulted in a significant track record of successful publications, industry engagement, international research partnerships and a strong media presence. The academic and commercial research competencies offered by Deakin present opportunities for retail-related organisations to explore research partnerships and harness knowledge for competitive advantage and long-term business sustainability.
Contact Associate Professor Stella Minahan or Steve Ogden-Barnes
Through academic research and publications, industry trend analysis, a new Deakin Retail Acumen Series of white papers, conference addresses and workshops, Deakin academics have proven expertise in areas central to retail effectiveness.
This presents an opportunity for the retail industry to partner with subject matter experts and contribute towards thought leadership in the sector, or to capitalise on the thought leadership output of the University.
Contact Steve Ogden-Barnes
Deakin University produces exceptional graduates with the right knowledge, skills, experience and attitude to make a difference in today's retail industry. Organisations can rise to the increasing challenges involved in the recruitment and retention of management-level employees by advertising employment vacancies via Deakin University's Jobshop, participating in career fairs, employment events and initiatives and increase their presence and profile by acting as event sponsors and supporters.
Through a range of industry-based internships and business practicums, businesses can also benefit from engaging high performing students to conduct value-adding project work within the business.
Find out more about Deakin's wider industry engagement and employment services.
Contact Steve Ogden-Barnes