11 retail manager training scholarships

11 Retail Manager Training Scholarships up for Grabs

Independent retailers are invited to apply for eleven free scholarships to attend the prestigious Oxford Summer School announced today by Skillsmart Retail and Retail Trust. The week-long training course, worth nearly £2,000, gives attendees the opportunity to develop their retailing skills and exchange ideas with fellow retailers from across the UK. The Summer School, run by BHF-BSSA, takes place between 20th and 26th August 2011 at Oxford University’s Keble College. In the current economic climate many smaller retailers are unable to fund extensive training, which is why Skillsmart Retail and Retail Trust are offering the scholarships exclusively to companies that employ fewer than 1,000 people. Anne Seaman, Chief Executive of Skillsmart Retail said: “We want to encourage businesses to p... »