Professional Certificate in Retail Management (PCRM) - BA424010P
Professional Diploma in Retail Management (PDRM) - BA424009P
Professional Diploma in Retail Operation Management (PDROM) - BA424019P
Introduction

To raise the status and professionalism of retailing through education and training, the HKRMA has cooperated with Vocational Training Council (VTC) to offer the PCPD and PDRM since October 2013, and PDROM in 2017.

Programme Aims

The programmes are special designed for retail managers and practitioners, with an aim to equip them with the necessary technical and professional knowledge and skills, via the blending of theoretical knowledge and practical application, to enable them to pursue a career in retail management.

Target Participants
  • Suitable for shop managers and practitioners
  • Suitable for Foundation Diploma graduates of Earn & Learn Pilot Scheme for Retail Industry
PCRM PDRM PDROM
Duration Half - 1 year (Part-time) 1 - 2 year (Part-time) 1 - 2 year (Part-time)
QF Level Level 4 Level 4 Level 4
Medium of Instruction English English Chinese
Further Study Path Way Articulate to PDRM and PDROM Articulate BA (Hons) Business Administration Degree offered by Coventry University (UK) through PEAK/VTC Articulate BA (Hons) Business Administration Degree (BABA) offering by Coventry University (UK) through PEAK/VTC *
Programme Content and Fee
Programme Structure
(a) Professional Certificate in Retail Sales & Management (PCRM)

Upon successful completion of any 3 of the following modules and pass the assessment with minimum 70% attendance. (Except Project Module)

(b) Professional Diploma in Retail Management (PDRM)

Upon successful completion of the following 7 modules and pass the assessment with minimum 70% attendance.

Modules QF Level Credit Value Curriculum Hours Tuition Fee HKRMA Price
1. Managing Yourself by Enhancing Personal Effectiveness 3 15 30 $3,450 $3,105
2. Managing People and Human Resources Management 4 22 45 $5,175 $4,660
3. Fundamental Accounting for Retail Industry 4 15 30 $3,450 $3,105
4. Retail Branding and Marketing 4 45 $5,175 $4,660
5. Retail Store Management 4 22 45 $5,175 $4,660
6. Quality Sales and Customer Services for Retail Industry 4 15 30 $3,450 $3,105
7. Project 4 22 45 $5,125 $4,605
TOTAL 133 270 $31,000 $27,900
(c) Professional Diploma in Retail Management (PDRM)

Upon successful completion of the following 6 modules and pass the assessment with minimum 70% attendance.

Modules QF Level Credit Value Contact Hours Tuition Fee HKRMA Price
1. Fundamental Accounting for Retail Industry 4 15 30 $3,450 $3,275
2. Retail Human Resources Management 4 21 42 $4,830 $4,585
3. Store Management 4 24 48 $5,520 $5,235
4. Implement Retail Business Plan and Risk & Crisis Management 4 21 42 $4,830 $4,585
5. Retail Branding and Marketing Communication 4 21 42 $4,830 $4,585
6. Quality Retail Sales Team and Customer Services 4 24 48 $5,520 $5,235
TOTAL 126 252 $28,980 $27,500
Special Discount

HKRMA member companies could enjoy 10% discount off for PDRM and 5% off for PDROM. (Please refer to the HKRMA price in the tables)

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Programme Content and Fee
Entrance Requirement
  • Five HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English and Chinese Languages, or equivalent with relevant working experience; or
  • Five HKCEE subjects at Grade E/Level 2 or above, including English and Chinese Languages, or equivalent with relevant working experience ; or
  • Completion of a QF Level 3 programme or above that is deemed acceptable to the "Programme Board" with relevant working experience; or
  • Relevant Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) qualification(s) at QF Level 3 or above AND a pass in the entrance assessment, which can be either oral or written; or
  • Other relevant verifiable prior learning and/or work experience that is/are deemed appropriate by "Programme Board" AND a pass in the entrance assessment, which can be either oral or written; or
  • Mature applicants, i.e. those aged 21 or above with at least two years' relevant work experience, may also be accepted. Where appropriate, the applicant may be required to pass the entrance assessment, which can be in an oral and/or written form.
Application Procedures

Please complete and return the application form to VTC by mail or in person.

Enquiry
Tel: 2708 6402
Fax: 2957 5730
Email: hwba@vtc.edu.hk
Website: http://www.vtc.edu.hk/ba/ivesite/html/en/ba_ist.html