Business Studies » Career Opportunities
Business practices are rapidly changing due to technological advances, globalization and the recent global, financial crisis. To run a business efficiently and effectively requires individuals who are skilled in a wide range of areas. Thus, Business Studies courses are extremely useful. It is unlikely that you will enter into the workforce in a senior position, but with your skills, the sky’s the limit!
Business Studies can lead into the following careers
Management consultants help organisations to solve issues, create value, maximise growth and improve business performance.
Business analysts research the systems and procedures an organisation uses, and decide if, and how, computer applications and systems could be used to improve business efficiency and productivity.
Training and development managers examine the needs of organisations and identify the learning and training solutions that will meet those needs and produce measurable results.
Bank managers are responsible for the overall development and performance of their branch and staff, ensuring quality service, business growth and profitability targets.
Store managers are responsible for the daily performance of their store, ensuring that monetary goals are met and employees are productive and happy.
Merchandise managers buy and arrange products in-store to maximise sales.
Publicists work with clients to manage and promote their image in the public eye.
Small business owners run their own businesses, selling products or providing a service.
Hotel managers plan, organise and control the operation of a hotel.
Food and beverage managers are responsible for the operation of all food and beverage outlets and services in a hotel or conference centre.
Fast food managers supervise staff and the running of fast food outlets.
Cafe managers are in charge of cafeterias, cafes, canteens, snack bars or similar food outlets.
Bar managers are responsible for the running of a pub or tavern and ensure that customers receive good service.