When, Where & How Much

The Retail Innovation, Strategy and Excellence program is held at the Sobey School of Business at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

RISE is an intensive 6-day program from Sunday, April 7 (12:30 p.m. start) to Friday, April 12, 2019. For a day-by-day itinerary, view the program schedule.


This unique executive development program costs $7,500 per person. Group rates are available - the learning is amplified with more than 1 of your team participating.

Please contact DavidSobeyCentre@smu.ca for details and questions on cost.

The price includes all learning materials and meals. Taxes, travel and accommodations are extra.

Some provinces offer job grants to help cover the expense. Get in touch with your provincial economic development organization.

If you are coming from outside the region, learn more about Halifax, hotel and university accommodations, and how to get here.