Certified Retail Analyst Program | NorthWest Arkansas Community College

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Excel in the Retail & Supplier Industry
Certified Retail Analyst

Excel in the Retail & Supplier Industry
Certified Retail Analyst

Certified Retail Analyst Program


Have an advanced degree and seeking training to launch your career in the retail and supplier industry? Or perhaps you're ready to advance your current retail or supplier skills?

NWACC's Certified Retail Analyst (CRA) professional certification offers convenient online training to equip you with the tools, knowledge and strategies to navigate a career within the retail world. 

The program's six evening courses build your proficiency in retail fundamentals including supply chain, retail tools, data mining and analysis, and enable you to provide an expert opinion and recommendations to decision makers.

You'll learn strategic and critical thinking, collaboration and technical skills, be exposed to the latest industry trends and have live access to Walmart's Retail Link Decision Support system.

As a CRA student, you'll also have access to networking events and job fairs and be able to choose a career as a business analyst, replenishment manager, modular planner, product developer or others found at Fortune 500 companies.

Contact Retail and Supplier Programs

Registration

New and returning students are welcome to register for the CRA program. Use the buttons below to access an application, and feel free to use the instructional videos as well. 

Application Instructions:

 

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Resources

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Advising

Group advising sessions offer you the opportunity to ask questions about the CRA program and complete introductory registration steps.

Advising

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Coursework

View the pre-requisites and core courses required to complete the CRA program, as well as costs, textbooks, software and more. 

Coursework

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Class Schedule

Prepare for the CRA program by reviewing the class schedule. Classes are conveniently offered online and in the evenings.

Class Schedule

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Payment & Refunds

Learn more about financing your CRA classes, payment options, dropping a course and the college's refund policy.

Payment & Refunds

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Policies

View the policies regarding registration, grading, attendance, dropping a class, withdrawing from the program and refunds.  

Policies

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Space Planning

After completing the CRA program, consider taking Space Planning which consists of two classes and teaches you how to use ProSpace software. 

Space Planning

Events

NWACC's CRA program hosts a variety of career readiness events that connect you with experts in the retail and supplier industry and connects the experts with up-and-coming talent that is workforce ready. Learn more about these events. 

Events

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