Thursday, July 28, 2011

WSQ Certificate in Food Production

Students from the Diploma class going thru their paces in the western kitchen

I have finally enrolled myself in the Certificate in Food Production conducted by At - Sunrice Global Chef Academy.The programme will cover the following subjects

Hygiene and sanitation

Kitchen structure

Tools and equipment

Safety at work


Knife skills

Quality control procedures

Mise En Place

Asian and Western cooking techniques

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Handle Merchandise Display

I decied to take something different. Handle Merchandise Display is actually one of the mudules that will lead to a Certificate in Retail Studies

Monday, February 14, 2011

Retail Studies- Buy Merchandise

I started a new module today at SIRS.

As the name suggest, it deals with Merchandising.This module consist of the following elements

1) Identify the retail position of the store
2) Interpret changing consumer values and global trends
3) Build a strategic product range
4) Negotiate with supplier
5) Order stock

It is one of the elective module that will lead to a Diploma in Retail Studies

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Completion of unit

We finally completed the 40 hours of study and course work required in order to be certified as competent in the eletive unit - Set up a retail Business

Friday, January 7, 2011

Singapore Institute of Retail Studies -SIRS

I signed up for a module at the Singapore Institute of Retail Studies. It is a branch of Nanyang Polytechnic. As the name suggest they are devoted to teaching and training workers from the retail sector.

I chose to study the module - Set Up a Retail Business. This is one of the 9 modules that will lead to a Diploma in Retail.

In order to earn a Diploma In Retail Management you have to take 7 Core modules and 2 Elective modules.The following subjects make up the 7 core modules

1) Manage Merchandising and Store Presentation
2) Manage Finance for Retail Operations
3) Manage marketing Strategies
4) Lead and Manage Work Teams
5) Retailing and the Economy
6) Manage Service operations
7) Manage human Resources to Achieve Service Excellence

Elective Modules
1) Set Up Retail Business
2) Buy Merchandise