6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
- First semester 2018 (On-campus)
An overview of retailing from a management perspective. The development of retailing; the Australian retail industry and its environment; merchandising planning, control and distribution; pricing merchandise; selling and sales promotion; store location, layout and presentation.
The learning goals associated with this unit are to:
- provide students with a broad appreciation of the business of retail now and in the future
- provide students with a working knowledge of retail processes and procedures
- develop in students an understanding of how the industry is structured
- equip students with the skills necessary to analyse a retail business
- provide students with an understanding of the various retail formats in Australia and internationally.
Within semester assessment: 55% + Examination: 45%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.
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