A workshop on ‘Retail Sector – Growth and Opportunities’ was held at Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI), Chhindwara on 09th April 2019.
The workshop was attended by approximately 350 students/persons from various colleges of Chhindwara like Danielson Degree College, IPS College, Sony College & Girls College and Skill Development Centers (SDC) like Apparel Training & Design Centre (ATDC), Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Limited (IL&FS), Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Ambuja Cement Foundation.
Mr. Mahesh Singh, HoD – Retail and Mr. Manoj Sharma (Asst. Manager Corp. & PR) delivered their expertise as lectures and power point presentation where they briefed about the Growth and Opportunity, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), Past and Present Trends and Changes, Use of e-commerce, Contribution, Future of Retail Sector in regard to the Indian Economy & job opportunities and the role played by FDDI in providing skilled manpower to this fast growing sector.
They also highlighted the potential career choices available for future retail professionals in various operational areas.
An exciting quiz competition was also held during the workshop where the winners of the competition got prizes.
The retail sector, which is poised for robust future growth, needs more and more professionally qualified personnel, with specialized knowledge in retailing who can tackle the challenges of this intensely competitive sector.
To meet the requirements of the retailing sector, FDDI is imparting training in retail management through its long-term programmes namely Bachelor of Business Administration (Retail & Fashion Merchandise) and Master of Business Administration (Retail & Fashion Merchandise).