Merchandising Online Training Courses & Degree Programs

Schools providing online certificates, diplomas or degrees for AAS, BS, MS, MBA

Total 20 online training courses and degree programs available.

Research and Theory - Design and Merchandising - Online

School/Trainer: Colorado State University OnlinePlus
Fort Collins, United States

Theory and various approaches and philosophies of research in design and merchandising. Critical evaluation and synthesis of scholarly literature.

Fashion Merchandising - Online

School/Trainer: The New School
New York City, United States

Study the fundamentals of merchandising: market research, planning and control, product development, promotion, and presentation. Analyze case studies outlining strategies used by manufacturers and retailers. Study the impact of consumer behavior, its relationship to forecasting, and the importance of global merchandising.

Funeral Merchandising - Online

School/Trainer: Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service
Houston, United States

A course in funeral home management and practice that reviews the aims and objectives of the funeral home practitioner. The student will learn the component parts and the construction of caskets and outer burial containers and how to professionally arrange the selection room and the methodology for pricing funeral service merchandise. Various experts from the funeral service profession provide special presentations and/or field trips that will incorporate the theoretical with practical aspects of funeral service merchandising.

Merchandising - Online

School/Trainer: Rio Salado College
Tempe, United States

Surveys structure and operation of retail organizations. Emphasizes merchandising to include price, location, time promotion and quantity. Prerequisites: None.


School/Trainer: LaSalle College
Montreal, Canada

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.

Visual Merchandising & Promotion - Online

School/Trainer: Southeast Community College
Beatrice, Lincoln, Milford, United States

Focus on using visual elements and design for marketing purposes. Application of design principles in window displays, logos and signage, point-of-purchase displays, special events, and other visual promotions. Course includes hands-on construction of window displays, store layout and design planning, individualized visual marketing projects, and field experience.

Diploma of Visual Merchandising - Online

School/Trainer: Open Universities Australia
Melbourne, Australia

The Diploma in Visual Merchandising is offered by Sydney Institute which is part of TAFE NSW. This course is designed for people who want to work in the visual merchandising industry. Students will learn how to plan, present and maintain an organisation&,#146,s image and provide service and merchandise to potential customers.

This involves the preparation of layouts, fixtures and fittings, the design and presentation of in store or window merchandise displays, and the production and installation of exhibitions and major display projects. Students will learn about working safely in teams, working in a small business environment and liaising with marketing personnel and external organisations such as manufacturers, suppliers and tradespeople. Students will also assist in the design, organisation and implementation of seasonal or special promotions such as product launches or special events.

On completion of this course and depending on the electives chosen, students will be able to work as a visual merchandiser in:

Retail department stores
Visual merchandising consultancies and supply companies
Display and exhibition departments and companies
Display production companies
Advertising agencies.

Merchandise & Sell - Online

School/Trainer: ABEX Training Group
Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Australia

Designed for
People working in a retail environment or a business to business environment, and anybody wishing to get into a merchandising role
Suggested Completion Time
3 to 6 weeks

Course delivery and Assessment
This course is completed online - anytime, anywhere.

ABEX Institute offers competitive pricing

Payment methods
Flexible options available.

This course will give you the ability to up-sell and increase your product turnover rate.


Merchandise Products
Optimise Customer and Territory Coverage
Coordinate Merchandise Presentations
Interact with Customers
Monitor instore Merchandising Display

On completion, you will receive an ABEX Institute Certificate and Certificate of Attainment

Retail Merchandise Management - Online

School/Trainer: IADT Online
Tampa, United States

Retail merchandise management is a dynamic business arena that requires an in-depth understanding of direct sales operations, buying strategies, merchandise procurement, and sales supply chains. In order to be successful in the field, you need to develop strong management and communication skills as well as leadership capabilities.

At the International Academy of Design and Technology, students who pursue Retail Merchandise Management degrees can learn the skills needed to sell goods from manufacturers and retailers to businesses and individuals. They can also learn how to select vendors for sourcing, analyze products, develop pricing strategies, and manage merchandise from concept to consumer. Through a combination of hands-on learning and classroom instruction, students can gain a well-rounded understanding of retail merchandising, management and buying.

IADT offers associate’s and bachelor’s degrees in Retail Merchandise Management. You can learn more about the details of these programs by clicking on the campuses listed below, which are currently accepting applications for the next available start date.

Foodservice Management: Menu Planning and Marketing, and Merchandising Strategies - Online

School/Trainer: eCornell
Ithaca, United States

A critical element in the marketing of your foodservice business is the menu. There’s far more to a menu than meets the eye; it’s the key to establishing and reinforcing the business?brand or personality. Winning over a customer rests on meeting--or better yet--exceeding their expectations based on the menu and delighting them to the degree that you win their loyalty.

This course lays out how to create and design an appealing menu, one that aligns with your business?values and goals. Learn how to properly evaluate a menu and understand the psychology behind layout, language, pricing and design.

You’ll then examine various functions of marketing and merchandising in foodservice by evaluating a Manhattan restaurant’s overall business strategy. You’ll then formulate your own plan for the restaurant by setting up the perfect marketing mix, combining effective menu-building with an sophisticated merchandising strategy.

Merchandising - Online

School/Trainer: K-State Division of Continuing Education
Manhattan, United States

The Master’s in Merchandising degree program is designed to provide merchandising knowledge that relates to consumer behavior, product design and development, issues in global trade and retail systems, professional leadership development, and retail practice, theory, and management.

Graduates of the Master’s in Merchandising program may work in areas such as product development, promotions, and retail management.

Visual Merchandising - Online

School/Trainer: Drake Training
Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, Australia

This course is designed to provide you with an understanding of how to use merchandising skills to be more effective merchants. To achieve this, the course will firstly identify the key issues, and then discuss merchandising principles that help to manage the key issues. These principles will then be related to relevant examples online and in your store. A checklist will then be provided for you to consider in your store, and an online assessment to check your understanding. You will be guided with online activities and visual images to demonstrate the principles, and can print out the sections to use for future reference.


At the completion of this course, you should be able to:

- Attract more customers; increase interaction and product sales by being a better merchant;
- Create an environment that stimulates sales by understanding what motivates your customers to buy;
- Maximise return on your display space by matching the location of your products to the needs of the customer;
- Create impact and store identity through effective window presentations and display areas;
- Reinforce the features and benefits of your products by using effective ticketing and signage techniques;
- Increase traffic flow and interest by coordinating effective promotional campaigns;
- Present problem stock effectively to ensure it continues ... [Read More]

Fashion Retailing - Online

School/Trainer: Professional Career Development Institute
Norcross, United States

Our Fashion Retailing school covers the following:
Fashion Merchandising
What is Fashion?
Consumer Behavior
Store Organization and Management
Merchandising Pricing
Advertising and Promotion
Store Layout and Visual Merchandising
Fashion Direction and Research
The Marketplace
Personal Shopping

Fashion Merchandising - Online

School/Trainer: Harrison College Online Campus
Indianapolis, United States

This program provides students with a combination of highly creative, fashion-oriented courses as well as a solid business background. By including management classes, students are prepared for such positions as merchandise manager, buying assistant, fashion coordinator, and retail store manager.

Total Credit Hours: 96

Fashion Merchandising and Design - Online

School/Trainer: Stratford Career Institute
Montreal, Canada

The great thing about Stratford’s fashion merchandising and design course is that you can learn about both the artistic and business aspects of this creative and exciting career field.

Our comprehensive curriculum can help you gain a well-rounded introduction to fashion merchandising and design and help to prepare you for a rewarding new career! You can learn about everything from types of textiles and fibers to the design process, wardrobe planning, clothing production and so much more!

Studying with Stratford is both convenient and affordable. All of your course materials are delivered directly to your door. You study at a time and pace that is most comfortable to you. If you do need assistance Stratford’s qualified instructors are only an e-mail or toll-free call away.

Your low tuition covers everything you will need to successfully graduate and earn your career diploma:
?All textbooks, study guides, and learning aids
?A full range of student services, including online exams
?A personalized career diploma upon graduation
?Unlimited access to qualified instructors by e-mail or toll-free phone
?Free shipping and handling

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