Merchandising training courses and schools
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Total 37 training course(s)/program(s) at schools in Canada.

Centre for Arts and Technology

Training Centre/Campus: Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
Phone No.: 1-866-860-2787

Fashion Design & Merchandising (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

You’ll learn: Research and Inspiration—Trend Forecasting—Textile and Art Design—Creative Design—Technical Design—Product Development—Global Manufacturing—Runway Production—Sales and Marketing.

Graduates of our Fashion Design &, Merchandising program have great careers with well-known brands—many have even pursued their dream of opening their own design studio. Here are just a few of the places Fashion &, Design Merchandising could take you:

Raw Athletics ?Mark’s Work Wearhouse ?180Moda ?Joeffer Caoc ?Countless self-owned design studios

Instructors at the Centre for Arts and Technology aren’t just exceptional teachers—they’re career professionals who’ve reached the highest levels of the fashion industry. Our instructors inspire creativity and bring out your very best. More importantly, they will prepare you for the real world with hands-on training for the technology and business-side of your new career. So, you’ll be ready to hit the... [Read More]

Vancouver Community College

Training Centre/Campus: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Phone No.: 604.871.7000

Fashion Merchandising (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

When you select a career in fashion merchandising, you enter the dynamic and fast-paced worlds of retail and wholesale marketing. Merchandisers are “people-persons?who have an eye for colour, a flair for fashion, and an aptitude for management.

On completion of the Fashion Merchandising Associate Certificate Program, graduates will be able to undertake different occupations. Examples include wholesale representatives, buyer, fashion consultant, promotional events coordinator, retail manager,

This comprehensive core program is offered on a part-time evening basis. It takes a multi-dimensional approach in educating students for careers in the fashion industry by combining studies in business fundamentals with fashion theory. Curriculum is delivered from both a theoretical and practical perspective, depending on subject content. Students will learn to project accurate forecasts for profits in sales and to utilize the varied techniques of visual merchandis... [Read More]

Okanagan College

Training Centres/Campuses: Kelowna, Oliver, Penticton, Revelstoke, Salmon Arm, Summerland, Vernon, British Columbia, Canada
Phone No.: 1-877-755-2266


Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This course introduces students to current issues in the retail economy and in society that affect the different merchandising approaches used by retailers. By directly observing merchandising strategies and discussing the underlying causes of those strategies, students will understand the need for different approaches to achieve financial results and satisfying customer needs.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Training Centres/Campuses: Langley, Richmond, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
Phone No.: 604-599-2000

Visual Fashion Merchandising and Promotion

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Students will explore visual concepts of fashion marketing and promotion in 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional formats. They will interpret the elements and principles of design as they relate to 3-D areas, such as retail display spaces. Students will examine careers in visual merchandising and fashion promotion by experimenting with window and in-store display, creating merchandising floor plans for retail, styling still-photography shoots and creating fashion runway looks with garments. Students will identify current local and global trends in apparel, display, advertising and promotion as it pertains to the fashion industry.

Camosun College

Training Centre/Campus: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Phone No.: 250-370-3000

Retail Merchandising

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This course provides students with knowledge of retailing institutions?principles and practices with special emphasis on layout and store design, organization structure, merchandise assortments and strategy, financial strategy, the buying function, human resource management and building customer loyalty. Students study the interrelationship of merchandise strategies with retail marketing strategies.

St. Clair College

Training Centre/Campus: Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Phone No.: 1-800-387-0524

Merchandising Management

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This course deals with strategic planning and the tools needed to be successful in today&,#146,s fast paced retail environment. Merchandising, pricing and advertising are the tools that will lead to success. This course examines fundamental principles and techniques of merchandising mathematics that can be applied to solve certain retailing problems. As the retail sector plays a major role in the Canadian economy, the concepts presented will assist retailers in pricing and inventory management. Note: Basic mathematical skills are required in order for the student to be successful.

Sheridan College

Training Centres/Campuses: Brampton, Mississauga, Oakville, Ontario, Canada
Phone No.: 905-845-9430

Fashion Merchandising

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

An introduction to merchandising techniques used in retail fashion merchandising, with an emphasis on in-class labs and field work where the student can apply and experiment with the basic systems which they will be required to practice in the field. Content will concentrate on lifestyle versus mass merchandising, promotional versus institutional images. Basic versus fashion forward presentation, wall/floor merchandising, groupings by colour and style, selection and application of fixtures, space allocation/traffic flow and image/ambience development.

Retail Merchandising

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

In this course, students demonstrate their ability to analyze and organize for public display/exhibit retail goods to maximize profit. Class theory will stress the importance of an integrated and cohesive approach to retail design incorporating creatively applied space planning principles, lighting solutions, signage, graphics, and support fixtures. By means of lectures, field trips, both individual and collaborative research assignments, students analyze existing retail theories and design criteria in order to creatively design retail spaces specific to client requirements.

Visual Merchandising (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

What makes the visual merchandising training you’ll receive at Sheridan so dynamic and progressive is a curriculum specifically designed to develop and elevate your creativity and business savvy, as well as build your communication and leadership skills. Providing further support throughout your two-year merchandising diploma journey is a strong and dedicated faculty with years of experience and knowledge for you to draw from. There are also part-time professors who are active leaders in their field and are ready to share their insights on all the ins and outs of the business, and what you’ll need to know in order to succeed in the thrilling world of visual merchandising.

Begin your career with us today and let the Sheridan Visual Merchandising Arts program show you the art of designing retail environments, which will keep you ahead of the curve, and place you on the right track to working with the biggest and best brands in the industry!

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Georgian College

Training Centre/Campus: Barrie, Ontario, Canada
Phone No.: 705-728-1968

Selling and Merchandising

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

In this course, students will learn strategies of selling and merchandising based on theories of consumer psychology. The development of client relations and management of client expectations are studied in relation to the selling of interior decorating goods and services. Window display, showroom layout, and retail merchandising techniques are examined. Knowledge gained through lectures, research, and assignments will be applied to a design project that will demonstrate methods of product and service display, spatial planning, and the use of merchandising techniques applicable to a retail environment.

LaSalle College

Training Centre/Campus: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Phone No.: +1 514 939-2006


Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar

Targeted skills: Apportioning merchandise.
Maintaining appropriate stock levels.
Planning and supervising stocktaking.
Identifying the cause of discrepancies between physical inventory and the accounts book
Ensuring loss control.

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

Training Centre/Campus: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Phone No.: 780.471.6248, +18773336248

Professional Meat Cutting and Merchandising (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Meat merchandising and customer service are essential features of the Professional Meat Cutting and Merchandising program. It also provides hands-on instruction in:

working with beef, bison, pork, lamb, seafood and poultry
producing cured, smoked and processed meat and sausage
purchasing product

Sanitation, safety and quality controls are also emphasized. A 3-week work experience component provides further on-the-job training. Most students are offered jobs at one of their work experience sites.

Instructors in the School of Hospitality and Culinary Arts are life-long learners, as well as teachers. Our instructors regularly attend courses and seminars around the world to improve and expand our programs and bring back the knowledge required to provide up-to-date, quality instruction and practices for our students. Dan Westgeest, Chair of NAIT&,#146,s Professional Meat Cutting and Merchandising Program, repre... [Read More]

NorQuest College

Training Centre/Campus: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Phone No.: 1.866.534.7218

Retailing and Merchandising

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Examine the field of retailing and merchandising from a practitioner’s point of view. Mixing lectures with case studies and the examination of existing retail sites, you will develop an understanding of the concepts of retailing, merchandising, store layout, and design. Discuss different approaches to retailing, customer services, and entrepreneurship. Guest lecturers will be scheduled where appropriate.

University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies

Training Centre/Campus: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Phone No.: 416-978-2400

Merchandising (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

A thorough understanding of the added value, best practices and techniques of sales promotion in today’s rapidly changing market place is critical to a company’s success within its retail relationships in everything from development of brand identity to communication of product value and availability. This certificate will cover the broad range of sales promotion fundamentals and tools, and will present both time tested and cutting edge approaches to the creation, development and implementation of successful programs.

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