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Certified Retail Analyst Program


Due to a partnership among Walmart, the supplier community and NWACC, the Certified Retail Analyst (CRA) program offers a six course path to develop a proficiency in supply chain and retail fundamentals as well as data mining and analysis to create goals and recommended actions.

This is a competency-based, retail industry training program that provides students with live access to Walmart's Retail Link Decision Support system as well as a day-in-the-life analyst experience.

As a CRA graduate, you will qualify for entry level work as an analyst with Walmart and the supplier community. To date, 87% of our graduates report finding employment while in the program or within one year.

Long-Term Career Opportunities in Retail:

Supplier: Retailer:
Sales Analyst Financial Planner
Replenishment Manager / Analyst Replenishment Manager
Category Advisor/ Analyst Modular Planner
National Account Manager Buyer
Marketing Manager Sourcing Manager
Product Development Private Label Development
Business Development Manager Product Development