The Most In-Demand Business Administration Skills

20/11/2022

Business administration jobs are to grow by 7% from 2021 to 2031, so opportunities await. This represents 715,100 new jobs over the decade and over 980,000 jobs annually from company growth and replacement needs. Despite the positive outlook, competition for jobs is extremely high, and you need something special for employers to notice you. Below is a guide to the most in-demand business administration skills and how an MBA Business Administration degree can help you attain them. 

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Course Highlights…  

Firstly, before we delve deeper, take a look at some of the core highlights that you can benefit from by studying an MBA in Business Administration at the University of Bolton:  
 
- Study in our £4 million Institute of Management  
- Join a well-established postgraduate community 
- Access to a research and study skills module that will assist your studies  
- Opportunity to work with experienced academics and undertake your own research; developing your own areas of - expertise 
- We offer opportunities for you to engage directly with organisations 

Companies are looking for individuals that can come up with innovative business solutions. Here are the in-demand skills you will learn when studying for the MBA Business Administration from the University of Bolton.  
 
Analytical Skills 

Business environments are always changing, and companies need individuals to develop solutions to make them competitive. Analytical skills help you devise appropriate business action plans and apply argumentative evaluation and structure to different scenarios. 
 
Business decisions involve different stakeholders with individualistic motives, which may delay the decision-making process. However, you can achieve total buy-in from them by employing the analytical skills you will learn from the MBA Business Administration degree. The University of Bolton teaches the programme through guest speakers, group activities, and away days, giving students maximum exposure to where you can apply the skills. 

Communication Skills 

Effective communication skills are vital in any business, especially where there are different modes of interaction. The MBA Business Administration degree equips you with the techniques necessary to achieve agreement among all stakeholders. You will learn to engage others one-on-one and express your messages via telephone, email, and social media. The University of Bolton in Greater Manchester offers its students direct engagement with organisations, which is essential to developing your global communication skills. 
 
Leadership Skills  

Employers are also looking for individuals with excellent leadership skills. The MBA programme teaches you how to motivate and harness your team members’ abilities to improve company productivity. You will also learn time management, delegation and objective setting. 
 
The University of Bolton empowers its MBA Business Administration students with effective leadership skills through a team of highly dedicated and experienced staff. You will also have a chance to join the University’s well-established postgraduate community, improving your chances for a successful senior management career.      

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Critical Thinking Skills
 
Critical thinking enables you to make clear, rational and open-minded decisions informed by evidence. An MBA Business Administration degree teaches you to analyse available facts, evidence, observations and arguments to reach a conclusion. You will also learn to apply rational, sceptical and unbiased analysis to your thinking, a skill necessary for a successful business administration career. 
 
Studying MBA Business Administration at Bolton University 

The MBA Business Administration course from Bolton University was established in 1992 and continues to attract students from various business and industry sectors. You can look forward to learning alongside fellow professionals from different backgrounds and cultures. 
 
Your teachers have specialist knowledge in various subject areas, and their close links to business and industry will improve your career advancement opportunities; meaning that we are in an excellent position to provide the teaching-intensive, research-informed approach to ensure that our students gain the postgraduate education that need to become an expert in their chosen career. Visit the MBA Business Administration course page or make a direct course enquiry for more information. We look forward to welcoming you to the Bolton family and making your career ambitions a reality. 
 
To speak to a member of our team directly, please contact us at enquiries@bolton.ac.uk or call on 01204 903807.  
 

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