MBA in Retail Management

Find out all you need to know about our MBA in Retail Management degree here at BSM Thailand, in partnership with (EGS) European Global School -Paris.

Address

Bangkok School of Management, Amarin Tower, 16th Floor, Khwaeng Lumphini, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330   View map

11 – 12 months

8 Core Modules
+
1 Action Research Paper 

Bangkok, Thailand/
Distance Learning

Retail management is a sub-discipline of the general field of management that deals with overseeing the distribution and selling of products directly to consumers, in specific vending points such as shops, chain stores, markets and malls. Retail managers are in charge of everyday operations within a retail store or department. They plan how merchandise is promoted, organize employees, handle customer service, and supervise inventories. Retail managers also have to understand client profiles and empathize with their needs in order to adjust product supply and to anticipate demand, in order to increase profits. Retail management is closely related to others disciplines ranging from business and international business, marketing and logistics, to supply chain management, operations management, fashion merchandising and others. In this MBA in Retail Management programme, students will learn management models and practices, in addition to relevant marketing strategies. They will also acquire leadership, communication and decision-making skills. Graduates in the filed can work as managers of hotels, catering, food and beverages companies, travel agencies, and franchise chains among many others. Examples of professional positions include purchasing manager, logistics and distribution manager, personnel manager, merchandise planner, store director or division merchandising manager.

 

Awarding Body

European Global School is established as a private higher institution to promote programmes internationally. The French higher education system is characterized by the coexistence of several types of institution. There are: universities; grands établissements publics (major public institutions); grandes écoles (elite schools); administrative public institutions; private higher education institutions or schools. European Global School falls under the category of private higher education establishment. The degrees obtained from the European Global School are in accordance with the French Code – Decree of January 25th, 1876, Articles L. 731-2, L. 731-3 and L. 731-4 – since October 01, 2015 under receipt No. E-15-04 to offer higher education awards at Bachelor, Master and Doctorate levels. The UAI (unité administrative immatriculée) is 0755835K. For more information about the university’s legal / academic status, along with its degree granting authority, please contact the French Embassy in your respective country, and/or contact the French Ministry of Education, in Paris, France.

EGS Recognition & Profile Information

Check for yourself by visiting the French Government Official Website: 
http://www.education.gouv.fr/acce_public/index.php

A. CORE MODULES:

  1. MGT 510: Managerial Accounting
  2. MGT 520: Managing Business Strategy
  3. MGT 530: Human Capital Management
  4. MGT 540: Marketing Management
  5. MGT 550: Managing Operations
  6. MGT 560: Leading Organization
  7. MGT 570: Financial Management
  8. MGT 580: Project Management


B. ACTION RESEARCH PAPER
This requirement of the MBA programme will enable the student to prepare a research paper that applies managerial concepts and research techniques to a significant organizational issue or problem, within the context of his/her chosen specialization area. After completing the action research the student should be able to:

  • Select, evaluate and apply critical management thinking to an organizational issue or problem.
  • Critically evaluate the techniques and processes used to investigate an important organizational issue or problem.
  • Synthesize information to arrive at a coherent conclusion.
  • Critically evaluate the implications for the recommendations presented.
  • Critically reflect on his or her development of knowledge, skills and techniques used during the preparation of the action research paper.

In order to obtain the MBA degree (with specialization), students need to complete:

  • 8 core modules + Action Research Paper in his/her chosen Specialization Area.
  • The 8 core modules are taught modules (with option to be accessed from wherever, particularly for those students who are not Thailand-based) and are assessed using Application-Oriented-Assignments (AOA). Each module is assessed through an AOA of 3,500 to 4,000 words.
  • Student will carry out an action research and produce a full report of his/her research and its findings in an area of specialization (minimum 5,000-word long research report). The following specialization could be considered and selected by student.
1. Recognized Bachelor Degree in any field
2. Sufficient English language proficiency (IELTS 6.0 or its equivalent)
3. At least 3 years of working experience in the managerial position
Note: Mature & high potential candidates without a degree could be considered on case-by-case basis.

Whilst most of the courses do not set an exact deadline for applications, students are advised to apply 2-3 weeks prior their preferred date of commencement to secure the place and organise any sponsorship or funding.

International students are encouraged to apply 1 month prior the commence of the preferred programme. This allows sufficient time to process our decision, for you to obtain visas and to organise your accommodation and travel arrangements.

Application forms should be provided directly to Bangkok School of Management via our online application form. Simply click on the Apply Online button or visit our campus.

Here is the list of documents required for the MBA admissions:

  • Education Certificates + Transcripts
  • Latest CV / Résume
  • 2-3 Reference Letters (past or current employer(s) or professors)
  • Personal Statement (500 words)
  • Passport Copy
  • Passport Size Photo (jpg format)
  • 500 THB Application Fee

One-time Payment:

 

240,000THB

Installment Payment:

1st Installment – 98,000THB (Upon Enrollment)
2nd Installment – 50,000THB (Beginning of 3rd Month)
3rd Installment – 50,000THB (Beginning of 5th Month)
4th Installment – 50,000THB (Beginning of 7th Month)

Total248,000THB

First day of every month.

Programme Benefits

  1. To enable the advanced study of organizations, their management and the changing external context in which they operate.
  2. Equip individuals for and/or development of a career in business and management by developing skills at a professional or equivalent level to assume senior managerial and leadership positions in business.
  3. Development of the ability to apply knowledge and understanding of business and management to complex issues, both systematically and creatively, to improve business and management leadership and practice.
  4. Enhancement of lifelong learning and personal development so as to be able to work with self-direction and originality and to contribute to business and society at large.

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