03/06/2020

What a career in Business Management looks like

Choosing which degree to study can be challenging. Weighing up multiple options, between what you enjoy, what you’re good at and what you want to be doing in the future. At the end of the day, the best way to discover where your degree will take you is to investigate the job roles in the sector.

Studying for a Business Management degree allows you to develop a broad business understanding and provides you with subject-specific knowledge; customers, finance, operations, communication, markets, information technology and strategy.

In this blog, we’ll be focusing on one specific Business Management career. By the end, you’ll hopefully be able to picture your future career and take inspiration from one of the UK’s most affluent business leaders.

Potential careers

A degree in Business Management prepares you for a career in virtually any industry. The combination of decision-making, problem-solving and strong communication skills will ensure you leave University ‘job ready’ for whatever career you decide on. 

As with any degree, there are a variety of careers to embark upon after graduation. One option which is available to graduates is to become a data analyst. You would be working as part of a team, that delivers innovative solutions around data, that will support your employer’s business goals.   

Learn various data solutions from data integration, architecture, modelling, infrastructure and management. Generally, you would be supporting the data solutions team across varied projects, analysing the business performance, and creating value.

Did you know that 80% of the roles held by UK graduates are related to business, HR and sales?

People in the spotlight

There are many incredible names in the world of business, but there are only a few who have built their fortunes from the ground up. One of them is Mike Ashley, famed for owning the huge retail brand, Sports Direct. The self-made entrepreneur started his venture with just £10,000 opening his first shop in Maidenhead, today Mike Ashley’s net worth is reported to be over £2 billion. 

The first step to starting a career in Business Management is by getting a bachelor’s degree. Click here for more information about the courses on offer at the University of Bolton.

 

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