Programme Summary

The OSS Academy is an unparalleled learning journey that challenges talented retail leaders to drive their own performance and improve the performance of their teams.

Through a mix of inspiration and challenge the intensive 7-day residential enhances the delegate’s understanding and leadership of five key retail themes: People, Finance, Merchandise, Brand and Retail Channels. Delegates can then use this knowledge to drive the commercial performance of their part of the business.


WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Experienced managers in retail operations and head office functions
  • Store managers and area managers
  • Senior managers of independent retailers

BENEFITS FOR YOU

  • Develop effective leadership styles
  • Understand how to influence your team as a leader
  • Grow confidence in introducing wellbeing in the workplace
  • Gain new insights into the effective use of the key financial retail levers of space planning and sales densities, stock turn, cost control, multi-channel trading and profit management
  • Develop an understanding of the importance that brand plays in retail marketing
  • Formulate business strategies designed to improve business performance

BENEFITS FOR YOUR BUSINESS

  • Enhance your leaders’ abilities to positively impact business results
  • Enable you  leaders to manage differing personality types effectively
  • Maximize productivity and reduce absenteeism by developing leaders with a knowledge of workplace wellbeing

course FEE

£2,995 +VAT (course fee includes accommodation and all meals).


testimonials

“Once in a lifetime opportunity”

Delcour Gregory, Ralph Lauren


“Game changer, loved it, I am inspired beyond believe. I already have so many plans in my mind, watch out Portmeirion I am ready to adapt now to change our future, can not wait to do this!!!!!”

Melanie Raftery, Portmeirion


LET'S TALK

To book places or speak to us about any of our programmes please contact:

Terry Lees
Head of Residential Programmes
M: 07595 928 721
E: terry@ossretail.co.uk

For more information please visit the OSS Retail website.


PROGRAMME SPEAKERS

Academy 2019

OSS Retail management development programmes offer a unique learning experience for talented professionals from UK, international and leading independent retailers.

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