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Apply before the December 15th, second application deadline.

Info session

Learn more about the Master of Management in Retailing (MMR) program at our upcoming information session.

Dive into retailing in

Fintech & Financial Services, Food & Grocery, Intelligent Mobility & more.

Program overview

The Master of Management in Retailing (MMR) is an intensive full-time, 16 months (*12 month accelerated option available for people with significant retail experience), pre-experience program with a strong emphasis on experiential learning. It also features a 3 month internship program.

Master of Management in Retailing Program Structure

The MMR consists of four modules:

The Core Module (15 credits)

Designed to teach the fundamentals of:

  • Retail
  • Management
  • Analytics
  • Digital marketing
  • Leadership

The Complementary Course Module (15 credits)

Designed to expose students to a variety of retail management and analytics applications. Topics including:

  • Creativity
  • Sustainability
  • Experiential branding/marketing
  • Digital media
  • Innovation
  • Supply chain
  • Negotiation
  • Technology

Experiential Module (12 credits)

Designed to provide students with the experience of hands-on application of the concepts taught in real-world settings and the opportunity to interact with practitioners in leading retail organizations.

  • Capstone 3-month retail internship (6 credits)
  • Workshop class (3 credits)
  • A weekend elective  (3 credits)

The Sector Module (6 credits)

Designed to give students an opportunity to dive deeper into a specific concentration. The sector concentrations include:

  • Fintech & Financial Services
  • Intelligent Mobility
  • Food & Grocery
  • Entertainment & Hospitality
  • Fashion & Beauty

The MMR Program Structure is inspired by the Customer Journey

Customer
Journey

Understanding
Customers

Attracting
Customers

Satisfying
Customers

Managing for
Sustainability

Skills Needed

Sociology
Marketing Research
Neuroscience

Psychology
Marketing
Analytics

Creativity
Merchandising
Architecture

Innovation
Design Thinking
Technology

MMR Courses

360 Customer Insight; Foundations of Retailing

Digital Retailing Models;
Retail Science and Data Analytics

Managing Retail Operations;
Creativity and the Experiential Economy

Managing for Sustainability (Fin, Env, Org);
Innovative Retail Technology and Business Models

Fast Track

Students with an extensive retail background can complete the program in 12 months by working on a professor-led research practicum.

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The Future of Retail

The MMR program has been made possible thanks to generous donations from Aldo Bensadoun and the Bensadoun School of Retail Management.

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