Business Management

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Business management concerns itself with the day-to-day operations, short-term and long-term plans of the organisation. This field touches on information technology, leadership dynamics and on ethics and international relationships. There is
tremendous opportunity for growth in the field as it is constantly evolving.
Business management graduates are expected to work in small groups, and as such there is a need for problem solving,
theorising and mathematical
skills. Business management is a versatile major as it allows a combination of other majors like accounting, marketing, finance, human resource management and communication. This major requires addressing issues such as diversity, ethics, politics, and other dynamics that play a role in every work environment.
Graduates will be required to develop a balance between sensitivity and fairness. They will need to be innovative, creative,
and a good problem-solver. These qualities will put graduates on a path to successful management in any number of

Job Description:

  • Analysis of financial statements, sales reports and other performance indicators
  • Application of innovative technologies to enhance efficiency
  • Appointment of department heads and managers
  • Consultation and cooperation with other executives, staff and board members
  • Direct and manage the organisation’s financial and budgetary activities
  • Management of general activities related to organisational goals
    • Negotiation or approval contracts and agreements
    • Oversee departmental or organisational goals, policies and procedures
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Career Paths:

  • Business Analyst
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Corporate Controller
  • Entrepreneur
  • Executive Director
  • General Manager
  • Human Resources Generalist
  • Independent Consultant
  • Junior Executive
  • Operations Manager
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Specific Skill Set Required:

  • A team player
  • An interest in organisational systems
  • Attention to details
  • Enterprising
  • Goal oriented
  • Highly organised
  • Negotiation skills
  • Strong people skills
  • Tech savvy
  • The ability to focus
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