Urban Trade

Do you see market opportunities, do you often take the initiative and do you enjoy working with people? Then the Urban Trade course is perfect for you!


What does the course consist of?
You will learn to:
• Operate in a business or a shop.
• Respond to questions from people in your environment.
• Listen to customers and provide service.
  
Programme length and level
The Urban trade course can be studied at level 2 and 4
The level 2 course can be completed in 2 years.
The level 4 course takes 4 years. After completing the course you can start working or you have the possibility to continue your studies at a university of professional education. 
  
What will be taught throughout the programme?
You will gain the knowledge, skills and professional attitude you need for your future job. The programme is very varied. You will have to work on individual and group assignments, presentations and research. However, this course is focused on you as an individual. When you feel good and know yourself well, you will perform properly as an employee or entrepreneur.
 
Offered subjects within this programme are:
• Shop design
• Entrepreneurship
• Product knowledge and health
• Communication
• Trends
• Marketing
• Sales techniques
• Legislation and regulations
• Planning and organisation
• Business administration
• Leadership

In addition, you will do work placements at training companies.

  
What career options will you have?
After having completed this course you can work as a(n):
• Shop assistant
• Self-employed entrepreneur
• Store manager
• Department manager
• Subsidiary manager
• Sales specialist
• Retailer
• Wholesale employee
• International trade employee