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					International Academy of Design and Technology Detroit IADT-Detroit Adds
Retail Merchandise Management Degree Programs

The new associate’s and bachelor’s Retail Merchandise Management degree
programs at IADT-Detroit iadt.edu/Detroit allow students to gain a solid
understanding of merchandising planning and management.

Troy, Michigan, July 14, 2011 -- The new associate’s and bachelor’s
Retail Merchandise Management degree programs at IADT-Detroit
http://www.iadt.edu/Detroit allow students to gain a solid understanding
of merchandising planning and management. They can also develop skills
used in today’s retail operations industry and learn how to communicate
with customers, manufacturers and buyers.

In these career-focused degree programs, students learn how to sell goods
from manufacturers and retailers to businesses and individuals. They can
discover how to evaluate buying trends and sales records, while also
assessing merchandise price and quality. Retail Merchandise Management
classes offer instruction in direct sales operations and procedures,
including customer service, supply chain management, and merchandise
procurement.

The Associate of Science in Retail Merchandise Management degree program
offers a solid foundation in both retailing and merchandising principles.
Through a variety of hands-on learning opportunities, students gain the
skills necessary to buy and sell merchandise. They can also develop an
understanding of consumer behavior, selling strategies, visual
merchandising solutions and pricing techniques.

Students who obtain their AS in Retail Merchandise Management degree
should be able to pursue a variety of potential career opportunities in
the field.

The Bachelor of Science in Retail Merchandise Management degree program
offers industry-current instruction in direct sales operations,
merchandise procurement and customer outreach. Through a combination of
interactive learning and general education, students can develop a well-
rounded understanding of visual retailing, management solutions and
inventory planning.

Students who obtain their BS in Retail Merchandise Management degree
should be able to pursue a variety of potential career opportunities in
the field.

The associate’s and bachelor’s Retail Merchandise Management degree
programs at IADT-Detroit combine engaging classroom instruction with
industry-current training to offer a well-rounded educational experience.

About IADT-Detroit:
With more than 30 years as an established institution, the International
Academy of Design and Technology offers students a hands-on education
with experienced faculty dedicated to providing students with the
necessary skills, knowledge, support and guidance to pursue fulfilling
career opportunities in the design and technology fields. The Detroit
campus (IADT-Detroit), which opened in 2003, offers degree programs in
fashion design, fashion design and merchandising, interior design,
graphic design, game production, digital media production, Internet
marketing, Web design and development, information technology, and retail
merchandise management. Students also have the opportunity to take a
portion of their coursework online through IADT-Online. The school is
accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and
Schools (ACICS). ACICS is a national accrediting agency recognized by the
United States Department of Education. The International Academy of
Design & Technology – Detroit’s Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design
program is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation
(CIDA), 206 Grandville Ave, Suite 350, Grand Rapids, MI 49503,
http://www.accredit-id.org. IADT-Detroit cannot guarantee employment or
salary and is part of the Career Education Corporation network of
schools. For more information, please visit http://www.iadt.edu/Detroit
or call 888-838-2111.

Contact:
Cynthia Bechill
International Academy of Design and Technology in Detroit
1850 Research Dr.
Troy Michigan 48083
1.866.544.2200
iadtdetroitpress@yahoo.com
http://www.iadt.edu/Detroit

				
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