Business management roles can be found in all Industry and sectors. Business Management provides you with an all rounded skill to be able to succeed in establishing your own business or working for someone. There are many employment opportunities in this sector ranging from Human Resources, Operational, Marketing, Finance and much more.
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Every business sector needs an efficiency expert, such as administrative support professionals, to ensure that things run smoothly. Administrative support professionals, or administrative assistants and secretaries, are responsible for performing routine clerical and administrative office duties. This includes maintaining proper records through filing systems while adhering to confidentiality guidelines. Typical administrative support duties will vary slightly depending on the industry they work in and the size of the company they are hired by. However, most administrative support staff can expect to answer telephones and either taking messages or transferring the call to the correct employee. Be responsible for the mailing system (ensure outgoing mail is sent and incoming mail gets received by the correct person). Scheduling appointments and updating event calendars. Arranging staff meetings and sending out invitations. Preparing and editing memos, invoices and documents.
Information management professionals are in demand to contribute to high performing teams to maximize the value of information management solutions with a goal of reducing costs while increasing process integrity and efficiency. Information Management the collection, storage, management and maintenance of data and other types of information. It involves the gathering, dissemination, archiving and destruction of information in all its forms. Information management covers the procedures and guidelines organisations adopt to manage and communicate information among different individuals, departments and stakeholders.
An individual in a GM role is a generalist who is familiar with all areas of the business and can coordinate processes and operations across the organization. A general manager usually must speak the languages of finance and accounting, operations, sales, marketing, human resources, research and development. To be successful in this role, you will need to develop Strategic planning skills to ensure the development and implementation of a clear strategic plan for an organisation or business unit. Financial planning skills: to look at the future of the business and making key investments and investment recommendations. Interpersonal skills to be able to support the development of a healthy internal culture that retains key employees and encourage their professional development.
Human resources (HR) is the division of a business that is charged with finding, screening, recruiting, and training job applicants. It also administers employee-benefit programs. An HR department is an essential component of any business, regardless of an organisation's size. It is tasked with maximising employee productivity and protecting the company from any issues that may arise within the workforce.HR responsibilities include compensation and benefits, recruitment, firing, and keeping up to date with any laws that may affect the company and its employees.
In operations management, the possibilities and career paths are varied and many. You can be an engineer working in the operations arm of a technical company, or a food services expert overseeing the functioning of a restaurant. It includes management practices that help an organisation achieve its goals with regard to production and inventory, as well as those practices involved in planning capacity requirements for meeting demand. The goal is to provide goods at a cost-effective price while satisfying customers’ needs for quality products. Operations managers also need to ensure compliance with laws and regulations (e.g., environmental standards).
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