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Overview

Here’s what to expect from a career in business.

By studying business, you’ll develop an array of relevant and necessary skills to make sure that any business you are involved with is a success.  You’ll need to develop skills in Marketing, Finance, E-Commerce, Sales, Negotiation and as you progress in your career, and studies you’ll develop an understanding of the social, technological, economic, and cultural implications and strategies within a business environment.  

Ideally, you’ll be personable, analytical, able to grasp a variety of concepts, willing to adapt and change and be resilient.  This really is a varied field and one that, if it appeals to you, you are going to enjoy.

Job Opportunities

So, a career in Business interests you?  If it does, you’ll be inspired by these facts;

  • Wherever there is a business, there’s a career in business - your opportunities will be unlimited.

  • You’ll develop many transferable skills that will be useful in any career.

  • Salaries can range from the average wage and can reach unlimited heights.

  • There are plenty of opportunities to progress into different roles.

Types of Courses

The level of course that you work up to in business will help you to advance your opportunities at entry level and beyond.  Particularly if you remain employed rather than self-employed. An MBA is the highest level and is usually studied by those who have made it to senior management level or are intending to.  

Short Courses:

There are an array of short course options related to Business that you might like to try; leadership, marketing, big data, finance, and so much more.  Business Short Courses are useful for many types of career and are a great way to update your knowledge throughout your career.

Short Courses can last around 3 to 7 weeks and can focus in on a variety of niche topics.

Certificate III Courses:

A Certificate III in Business will provide you with an all-around repertoire of knowledge and skills that will serve you in a variety of roles across multiple industry sectors.  While it’s not a prerequisite to hold a certificate III in business, it will help you immensely in your career and to stand above the competition.

Certificate IV Courses:

A level IV Certificate will set you up to be able to start your own business and to be able to work at a proficient level or to potentially seek entry at a higher level than somebody who hasn’t studied for such a course.

Career Outcomes

If you educate yourself in business, you’ll have a lot of scope for success and a lot of job opportunity.  Roles you may choose to seek include;

  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Market Researcher
  • Marketing Officer
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Direct Marketing Officer
  • Market Research Assistant
  • Small Business Owner
  • Small Business Manager
  • Office Administrator
  • Operations Officer
  • Small Business Analyst
  • Project Administrator
  • Receptionist
  • Administration Officer
  • Admin Clerk
  • Human Resources Officer
  • Human Resources Assistant
  • Human Resources Administrator
  • e-Research Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Database Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Database Manager
  • Big Data Visualiser
  • Data Entry Operator
  • Customer Service Advisor
  • Clerk
  • Office Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Executive Personal Assistant
  • Program Administrator
  • Accounts Supervisor
  • Administration Assistant
  • Information Desk Clerk
  • Clerical Worker
  • Office Junior
  • Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Accounts Receivable Clerk
  • Telemarketer
  • Client Contract Officer
  • Information Services Officer
  • Senior Customer Service Representative
  • Supervisor
  • Department Manager
  • Project Leader
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Contract Administrator
  • Project Coordinator
  • Senior Project Administrator
  • Database Administrator
  • Information and Data Professional
  • User Support Technician
  • UX Designer
  • User Experience Designer
  • Sales Manager
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Business Coordinator
  • Sales Team Leader
  • Business Operations Manager
  • Small Business Operator
  • Small Business Retail Owner
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