The world's most flexible MBA programme
This is your MBA. Not ours. That means you start when you like and finish when you like. You can study from home or on campus. At EBS, our courses are designed to fit round you.
One of the world's largest MBA programmes
Edinburgh Business School is one of the world's pre-eminent business schools. We have more than 10,900 active students. More than 15,500 alumni. And partners across seven continents.
One of the world's most innovative business schools
Our rigorous courses can be studied in any order. You take exams when you're ready. At Edinburgh Business School, we take a different view. Come and see for yourself.
Some of the most talented students – and teachers – in the business world
We have students from more than 40% of Fortune 500 companies. Our courses are written by prize-winning business authors. For more than 20 years, our programmes have challenged, inspired – and rewarded.
Principles of Retailing
The Principles of Retailing course considers how retailers can achieve competitive advantage by rapid organisational response to changing consumer demands. As well as examining operational functions of retailing, the course shows how the integration of marketing, buying and logistics functions drive the growth of retail organisations. The course also investigates future patterns for retail growth particularly in international/global retailing and in e-commerce.
- The changing retail environment.
- Theories of retail change.
- Retail strategy.
- Managing the retail supply chain.
- The development of retail marketing.
- Retail buying in the twenty-first century.
- Retail logistics.
- Managing retail operations.
- Adding value through customer service.
- Retail selling.
- Retail security.
- Merchandising in retailing.
- Managing the future.
- The internationalisation of retailing.
- Electronic commerce and retailing.