2020 unit information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 2, 2020 will be online.
Last updated: 2 June 2020
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
1 x 1 hour class and 1 x 2 hour seminar per week
1 x 1 hour class (recordings provided) + 2 hour online seminar (livestreamed with recordings provided) per week
This unit explores the critical relationships that exist between retailers and suppliers, which increasingly define the effectiveness of merchandise management strategy across key supply chain stages including distribution, data exchange, shopper marketing, category captaincy and range planning.
Demonstrate knowledge and critical understanding of the theory and frameworks of contemporary retail management/marketing techniques and functions specific to the development of retail concepts and formats.
Communicate and disseminate information effectively by oral, written and visual means of creative ideas and concepts in the retail space.
Demonstrate an understanding of the complexity of merchandise moving through retail channels
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO4: Critical thinking
Demonstrate an ability to cooperate as a team to attain shared goals.
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
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