Visual Merchandising Diploma: This online Visual Merchandising Diploma is the perfect flexible learning solution for anyone keen to pursue a career in the creative but competitive world of visual merchandising. Talented visual merchandisers are a key weapon in any retailer’s constant battle to stay ahead of the competition by using attractive displays to entice customers to choose their products. Therefore, those with visual merchandising skills will always be sought after by all kinds of retailers, from small boutiques to huge department stores and shopping centres. In a word, yes. There are no prerequisites to take the course – all that is required is a passion for creative displays and an interest in starting a career in visual merchandising. However, perhaps you already work in a retail sales environment and are keen to make the leap to visual merchandising? Or maybe you’ve already gained some informal hands-on experience through your retail job? Whether you have any retail experience or not, the principles and techniques this diploma teaches will qualify you to apply for junior-level visual merchandising positions. This diploma is also a wise investment for small business owners who need to improve their skills when it comes to creating enticing product displays, or employers who need a hassle-free solution for training staff in visual merchandising. You’ll start by learning the basics with a comprehensive introduction to visual merchandising. From there, you’ll progress to exploring visual merchandising in the areas of fashion, accessories and homeware. By the end of the course you’ll be confident with planograms, sales campaigns and arranging seasonal displays. You’ll also gain a valuable insight into what drives a customer to actually buy a product, and how you can tap into that feeling in the displays you create.
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