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What can I do with a business degree?

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The business degree is a classic choice for students entering higher education but what can you actually do with this qualification?

The business degree is a classic choice for students entering higher education but what can you actually do with this qualification?

A business degree can lead to many career paths and is often seen as a foundational course for business people, entrepreneurs, consultants and managers.

According to the video 'Top Paying Jobs for Business Degree's wages for business occupations are also on the higher end of the job scale.

There are 4 major fields within the business sector that graduates can pursue once they have this degree.

Business Operations

"These jobs deal with the day-to-day activities of running a business."

Management analysts, market researchers, compliance officers and purchasing agents fall into the business operations category.

Professionals in these positions improve the organisations efficiency, identify business opportunities and ensure that the organisation complies with any legal requirements.

Finance

'These positions record and track the flow of money throughout each department of the company."

Personal finance advisors or financial analysts for example provide advice on investment decisions.

Individuals can also pursue careers in accounting, auditing or insurance underwriting among others.

Management

While graduates wont start their careers in management positions there is a lot of potential to grow into a senior role once you have a business degree.

These roles include chief executive officers, IT Managers, HR managers or Finance managers.

"These careers involve decision making in various aspects of business including purchasing, marketing, human resources and more."

Sales

Sales is an important aspect of any successful business. "In the sales category you'll find positions that represent a company to current and potential clients."

Individuals in this area of business learn to identify investors and sell products and services to other businesses or customers.

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