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  28 Mar
44th Diploma in Retail Management (starting on 16 September 2014) - WSQ Funding Available!

The 44th intake for Diploma in Retail Management is now open for registration. It will commence on 16 September 2014. Jointly organised by the Retail Academy of Singapore and the Institute for Retail Studies, University of Stirling. 
This programme has seen more than 1,000 retail staff graduated over the last 16 or more years.  Some 100 retailers have sponsored their staff on this programme.  The programme is taught by a local faculty as well as the faculty from the University of Stirling. Conducted over a period of 15 months, the programme helps participants integrate their retail experience with the relevant retail philosophies, concepts, and international practices. The programme is ideal for experienced staff that is new to a managerial position or those who have potentials for higher responsibilities.

The Diploma in Retail Management is eligible for WSQ funding and absentee payroll retail company-sponsored participants. Call us for more details.  Closing date for registration is 1 July 2014. Sign up now to secure a place!

Please contact the Retail Academy of Singapore at 6391 1061 


28 Mar
Strategic Planning and Management in Retailing (23 - 26 June 2014)

The famed Strategic Planning & Management in Retailing programme by Professors Larry Ring and John Strong of the Mason School of Business.   

CEOs and top managers of many leading retailers in the USA and Asia-Pacific have benefitted from this programme and achieved better business results.  Some of the past participants from Singapore included CEOs and senior staff of Coldstorage, Courts, NTUC Fairprice, Homely Hardware, Pet Lovers Centre, King Power, Metro, DFS Venture and Tangs. It was also attended by international retailers from Kuwait, Hong Kong, Philippines, Vietnam  and Indonesia.


The fee is $7,200 ($600 discount for SRA Member).  Click here for more details.


Additional 5% Early Bird discount for registration before 15 April 2014


Register early to secure your seat and avoid disappoint!  

27 Mar
Visual Merchandising (24 & 25 July 2014)

This is one of the most popular of the Academy’s courses. Since it was introduced in 2004, over 778 retail executives and visual merchandisers from some 200 companies have attended the course.

The course aims to assist retail managers, operations managers, buyers and retail executives to better understand the secrets of how visual merchandising is being used by global players to enhance its brand image, improve merchandising skills and improve sales.

These secrets will be revealed, taught and demonstrated through the use of highly effective training tools and techniques. Participants will better understand how to differentiate themselves from the competition through visual merchandising and increase their market share. They will also learn how to structure and create the visual merchandising function based on the latest models being used by some of the world’s most successful retailers. Sign up now to secure a seat!

Please complete registration form and scan to email mailto:enquiry@retailacademy  or fax to (65) 6292 0482 

22 Nov
MBA in Retailing - 2014 Intake

The MBA 2014 Intake will commence on 17 May 2014.

It is now open for application. 

Complete the application Form and 2 reference forms (half a page to one page) supporting the application:

Upon completion, mail the above documents and photocopy of academic qualifications

to: The Retail Academy of Singapore
     371 Beach Road, #02-08B KeyPoint
     Singapore 199597

Please contact Goh Kay Bing at (65) 6391 1061 if you have questions or clarifications.





22 Nov
Social Media and Digital Marketing for Retailers (15 & 16 April 2014)

Social Media and Digital Marketing for Retailers is a course tailored specifically for the retail industry. It is an intensive 2-day training course designed for marketing professionals, retail managers, sales executives, corporate communication executives, or anyone who has an interest in Social Media and web tools.  During the course, we will demystify social media marketing, dive deep into what it can do for your business, and equip your team on how to successfully implement it.

22 Nov
Effective Performance Management (27 & 28 March 2014)

The 2-day course will familiarise managers with the principles of performance management – a better understanding on performance standards, measurements and criteria; and, using these to appraise, review and manage performance of the staff. Managers will explore techniques on feedback, counseling and dealing with under-performers.


Course details and registration form:


Do contact us at 6391 1061 if you have questions or clarifications.