The plethora of job opportunities and the significance of an academic course in Retail Management in India has been noteworthiness in the prevailing market scenario. The Industry has been directly proportional to the populace’s increasing urge for- Convenience and Cost-Effectiveness. A paradigm shift which changed the face of Indian Retail Sector, from the traditional mom and pop shops and ‘kiranas’ to huge, highly systematic and extensively equipped departmental stores, to suit the needs and growing demands of the customer in every possible way.
The technological prodigy, e-tail (online markets) is also another arena where in an MBA graduate can surely secure a dream job. For the purpose of providing the students with relevant and structural information in the field of Retail Management, CMS-NALSAR had invited Mr. Pallav Goswami, an expert in the respective field to offer a Single Credit Course on the 20th and 21st September 2014. His knowledge, expertise and a fresh approach towards the subject helped the students to understand the several categories, departments, and operations, the Retail sector is divided into. Many upcoming topics viz. SMAC (Social Mobility Analytics Cloud), Customer Relationship Management, Linear and Neural Shopping Map were discussed in these interactive sessions. His experience in the domains of Change Management and Consulting were also beneficial for the students as many current issues regarding organizational and individual level changes were elucidated. This credit course was a successful contribution to strengthening the knowledge base of the students and provide them with extensive information about the different avenues in Retail Management.