District Manager Training

Develop the Skills to Lead from a Distance. Strategically.

Managing multiple locations and regional/territory teams requires a unique set of leadership skills and strategies. To get the most out of their stores and personnel, retail district managers must inspire managers, motivate sales teams, and conduct effective site visits. Drawing from our national retail industry research and in-the-field experience, our proprietary Retail Multiunit Management training program develops the planning, prioritizing, and leadership behaviors your DMs and other remote leaders must adopt to get results, especially when they’re not physically able to be in each location.

On-Site Training

Two-day Core retail district manager training program delivered by our professional facilitators at your location. Blended learning solution that includes Everything DiSC® online behavioral survey for each participant and optional benchmarking survey prior to the workshop. Also includes RMM+, a 90-day mobile-enabled game-based microlearning app for ongoing learning, reinforcement, and application. An optional DM Store Visit Effectiveness survey post-classroom that lets your store managers give their DM feedback on their leadership progress anonymously.

Advanced Training

Blended learning solution that includes mobile-based microlearning and augments the two-day RMM Core with advanced modules on Leading Change, Influencing for Results, Communicating for Success, Turning Feedback into Change, and Peer Ideation. Advanced modules can be facilitated in individual one-half day sessions or combined (two modules) for a full-day session, implemented in the order that best meets your continuous development needs.

Public Sessions

Two-day retail district manager training program delivered by our professional facilitators in a public open-enrollment format. Includes 15-minute Everything DiSC® behavioral survey for each participant prior to the workshop.


Enhance your internal capabilities by equipping your facilitators to deliver Retail Multiunit Management for your organization. Certification workshops delivered by our professional master facilitators for up to 6 candidates. Each participant receives full sets of facilitation materials for all RMM modules. Participant materials are ordered as needed post-certification.