MBA in Retail Management

Become adept in understanding retail environment management, and planning, evaluating, building, selecting, and effectively managing channels for retail distribution. 

Program Features

Program Structure

Career Options



  • The two-year Online MBA in Retail Management(Blended and ODL mode) allows you to integrate general management concepts with retail management principles.
  • Discover the fundamentals of business management, with a focus on retail management.
  • Identify the various activities that occur in the retail sector.
  • Recognize the critical role of logistics and supply chain management, as well as the importance of governance and risk management in the organised retail sector.
  • Online MBA in Retail Management program teaches you about the financial and cost implications of the retail industry.
  • Make decisions about the location and design of the store.
  • If you successfully complete this program, you will be awarded a Master of Business Administration (Distance) degree.


  • In the retail management sector, identify problems and develop solutions.
  • Be capable of planning, evaluating, constructing, and selecting retail distribution channels.
  • Manage retail channels effectively and develop retail marketing strategies
  • Understand the management of shops or large malls, as well as the complexities involved in their day-to-day operations.
  • Create a marketing plan for new or existing products or services that incorporates marketing concepts, strategies, research, and retail distribution principles.
  • Oversee retail store operations and inventory management systems.

All Subjects has 4 credits.

Semester 1: Subjects 

  • Management Theory and Practice
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Marketing Management
  • Business Economics
  • Financial Accounting & Analysis
  • Information Systems for Managers

Semester 2: Subjects 

  • Business Communication
  • Essentials of HRM
  • Business Law
  • Strategic Management
  • Operations Management
  • Decision Science

Semesster 3: Subjects 

  • Introduction to Retail
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Merchandising Management
  • Sales Management
  • Retail Store Design and Location
  • Retail Store Operation and Inventory Management

Semester 4: Subjects 

  • Global Retailing
  • International Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  • Marketing Research
  • Business: Ethics, Governance & Risk
  • Research Methodology
  • Project

Gain a competitive advantage by having the right tools and resources to build a successful venture and sustain its growth. The program prepares you for a variety of roles, including:

  • Retail Manager

Manage statistical and financial records, as well as customer inquiries and complaints. In addition, supervise pricing and stock holdings, as well as maximizing profitability and meeting sales targets.

  • Merchandising Manager

            Coordination and communication with company buyers are required to purchase the appropriate items to                          complete the store's inventory.

  • Store Manager

            Plus, supervising pricing and stock holdings along with maximizing profitability and achieving sales targets.                    Manage statistical and financial records, as well as dealing with customer queries and grievances.

  • Display Specialist

            Execute design decisions effectively and create compelling merchandise presentations that will engage                            customers and increase sales.

  • Retail Operations Manager

            Streamline processes across stores and make sure the store is adequately staffed and stocked.

  • Bachelor's Degree (10+2+3) in any discipline from a recognized university or an equivalent degree recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) with at least 50% marks at the graduation level.
  • OR a Bachelor's Degree (10+2+3) in any discipline from a recognized university, or an equivalent degree recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), with less than 50% marks at the graduation level and a minimum of two years of work experience.
  • Option 1: Payment in Full (in INR) 168,000Pro# 144,000 Prime
  • Option 2: Annual payment 91,000Pro# 79,000 Prime
  • Number of Years 2
  • Option 3: Pay fees in instalments (in INR) 48,000Pro# 42,000 Prime
  • Number of Semesters 4

Students can choose between two modes of lecture delivery: #Pro & Prime

Pro: The Pro mode allows students to view recorded lectures as well as live interactive lectures. 

Prime: Students can view recorded lectures using the Prime delivery mode. 

Prime+: The Prime+ mode gives students access to live-interactive lectures of their choosing. Contact a student counselor for a more detailed understanding of the fee structure.


  • All admissions are subject to Rs. 1,200/- processing fee.
  • At the time of registration, an initial fee of Rs. 5,000/- will be collected from the program fee.
  • Detail fee information can be downloaded.
  • The above-mentioned fee structure is subject to change at the University's discretion. Any payment made by Demand Draft should be made payable to "SVKM's NMIMS" in Mumbai.
  • Furthermore, students must pay an examination fee of Rs 600/- per subject.

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