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Description

The IQbusiness Retail School provides buyers, planners and operators with the critical retail knowledge and accelerated learning they require to develop commercial acumen and hit the ground running.

Our experienced retail professionals adapt our content to your specific business environment. We coach and mentor you along the journey, quickly enabling you to generate actionable insights to implement in your business right away. We harness your potential and enthusiasm to accelerate your productivity and skills development.

Overview

Fundamentals of Buying and Planning is a 12 month NQF5 qualification that equips buyers and planners with the critical retail knowledge and accelerated learning they require to develop commercial acumen and hit the ground running.

Who Should Attend?

This course is recommended for buyers, planners and operators from a beginner level to experienced

What you will learn

How to respond commercially to merchandise performance.

  • Merchant Maths
  • Actionable Insights
  • 6 days of classroom training over 3 months
  • 21 days of experiential training broken down into work days and assessment days

How to build a balanced and commercially relevant product range.

  • Customer Centricity CEMTM
  • Target Markets
  • Competitors
  • 9 days of classroom training over 4 months
  • 37 days of experiential training broken down into work days and assessment days

Effective supplier sourcing and negotiation.

  • Effective Supply Base
  • 6 days of classroom training over 2 months
  • 21 days of experiential training broken down into work days and assessment days

Supply chain management and allocation of the best assortment to stores.

  • Critical Path
  • Allocations
  • Importing
  • 9 days of classroom training over 3 months
  • 37 days of experiential training broken down into work days and assessment days

Pre-Requisites

  • Matric