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Training content for the Retail Development Academy is provided by a portfolio of partners. Partners are selected for their quality and experience in their respective fields of expertise. For more information on each partner, click on their logo and for information on their respective courses, click on the course name. 

Provider Courses

Advanced Visual Merchandising
Best Practice Sales and Service Skills
Creating Loyal Customers Through Utilizing a Customer Database
Develop a Website for Your Store
Leadership and Coaching
Managing the Finances of Your Retail Store
Mini MBA of Retail Management
Promotional Planning and Calendar

Learning Evolution

3 Track Category Management Bundle
Category Planning and Spreadsheet Development (Basic)
Category Planning and Spreadsheet Development (Intermediate)
Category Planning Presentation Development (Basic)
Category Planning Presentation Development (Intermediate)
CPCA Category Management
CPCM Category Management
CPSA Category Management
How to Analyze Syndicated Panel Data (Intermediate)
How to Analyze Syndicated Scanner Data (Intermediate)
How to Create Effective and Collaborative Partnerships
How to Communicate Category Solutions to Retailers
How to Develop Comprehensive Category Reviews
How to Do Assortment Analysis (Intermediate)
How to Evaluate Retail Store Level Data and Category Performance (Intermediate)
How to Leverage Data for Retail Assortment Solutions
Leveraging Data for Advanced Shelving Solutions
How to Use Opportunity Identification for Shopper Insights
Leveraging Data for Basic In-Store Solutions
Retailer Economics and Supply Chain (Basic)
Retailer Economics and Supply Chain (Intermediate)
Space Management

The History and Process of Category Management
Understanding a Retailers Shopper Segmentation
Understanding Assortment Analysis (Basic)
Understanding Category Performance in Retail
Understanding Joint Performance Planning and Value Creation
Understanding Pricing Analysis
Understanding Promotion Analysis
Understanding Retailer POS Data Analysis (Basic)
Understanding Retail Syndicated Panel Data (Basic)
Understanding Retail Syndicated Scanner data (Basic)
Understanding Root Cause Analysis and Key Performance Drivers
Understanding Shopper Behavior
Understanding Shopper Behavior in a Category
Understanding Syndicated Geodemographic and Behavioral Data
Using Retailer POS Data to Measure Store Performance (Intermediate)

Allocation and Replenishment
Buying and Merchandising
Buying, Category and Merchandise Management
Building a Business Case and ROI
Conversation Starters
Developing the Sales Plan

Fundamentals of Retail Suite
Introduction to Store Operations
Merchandise and Assortment Planning
Negotiating with Retailers

Overview of Key Retail Processes
Retail Background and Trends 
Retail Financials 
Retail Financials for Buyers and Merchandisers
Retail IT Architecture
Retail Key Performance Indicators
Retail Marketing
Retail Organization
Retail Solution Selling Suite
Retail Wiki
Sales and Inventory Management
Solution Chains
Solution Selling vs Product Selling
Store Operations
Target Account Analysis and Research


Retail Math

An Introduction to Retail Management
An Introduction to Selling and Service
Human Resources
NRF Retail Management Training Suite
Principles of Financial Reporting

Appearance and Attitude
Becoming a FAB-ulous Sales Associate
Big Ticket Sales
Cashier Service Basics
Coaching for Retention
Consultative Selling
Demonstrative Selling
Greeting Customers
Introduction to Professional Selling
Introduction to Retail Finance
Impulse Merchandising
Merchandising Basics
Outside Sales
Profit and Loss: The Bottom Line
Project Selling
Retail Sales and Service Basics
Selling on the Phone
Structured On-the-Job Training
Suggestive Selling
The Retail Sales Transaction
Welcome to Retail
We're All Different

RFID Essentials

GMROI Inventory Productivity Kit
Projecting & Controlling INVENTORY
Projecting & Controlling Retail CASH FLOW
Projecting & Controlling Retail PROFITS
The Retail STRATA:G 3-in-1 kit

Customer Service Essentials
Selling Essentials