Business & Management

Business & Management

Business and management is management of business. It covers all aspects of the supervision and control of business operations. Management is the act of allocating resources efficiently and effectively to achieve the desired goals and objectives; it includes planning, organizing, staffing, leading or directing, and controlling an organization or effort to achieve a goal. Business & Management includes sub-disciplines like Project Management, Business Administration, Finance, Marketing, Human Resource Management, and others. Business and management degrees range from broad and comprehensive to highly specialized programs. Business and management degree teaches students about managing and inspiring the employees, knowing how the company is making money and how to reinvest it, advertising goods and helping the company expand and build business at home as well as globally. Business and management students will acquire skills of working under high-pressure of business, leadership skills, analytical skills and socializing with people to improve their business skills and improve their business. You will discover ways to increase revenue, hire better people and know where and when to invest. Most business courses also have a practical element, requiring students to complete a final year business project which will involve applying theoretical learning and research skills in real world business communities. The degree prepares you for a business career which offers a wide variety of options for graduates. After graduating many students have a clear idea of which field they want to step into. Larger companies also provide trainee programs for graduates which are an excellent first step on the career ladder. Many business and management graduates go to work in marketing, finance, HR and sales as project managers, accountants, bankers and many more.

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Enterprise Resource Planning Management

Enterprise resource management (also known as Enterprise Resource Planning) is a branch of business and management which refers to a category of software used by companies to handle day-to-day business activities such as accounting, procurement, project management, risk management and compliance processes, and supply chain. This course gives you an understanding of what Enterprise Systems are and why these systems are useful to businesses. You will also gain an understanding of the managerial aspects relating to the selection and implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning in this course. You also gain practical information that will help you solve real-world business concerns associated with the use and implementation of ERP. Graduates can work as: director of ERP development, ERP trainer, ERP training manager, ERP consultant and many more.
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Accounting

Accounting is measuring, processing, and communicating financial and non-financial information about economic entities such as corporations and businesses. Accounting, which was considered the "financial language," analyses the effects of the economic operations of an entity and sends this information to a range of users including investors, creditors, managers and regulators. Accounting can be divided into two main fields: management accounting and financial accounting. Students studying accounting are equipped with skills like: numerical and logical thinking, attention to details and analytical thinking required for manipulating and organizing a significant amount of financial data, communication of financial statements and many more. Graduates of accounting can select from jobs such as: accountant, payroll clerk, economist, tax consultant, management consultant, retail banker, auditor, treasury analyst, cost estimator, specialist in anti-money laundering, chief financial officer.
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Business

Business is the activity of making one's living or making money by manufacturing or buying and selling products (such as goods and services). Two key types of business degrees that you can simply put in words are: those that cover a wide range of business-related topics, and those that concentrate more specifically on a narrower strand. It is also common to see business degrees that allow students in a combined honor or joint degree option to combine a key business area with a second subject. Students will develop writing, analytical skills, learning skills that can be useful for a wide variety of business professions, enabling you to interact directly with representatives of multinational firms and financial centers around the world. You will learn about core business principles, evaluate business strategies and theories, analyzing cases, and many more. Graduates of business can work as: accountant, bank manager, business adviser, estate agent and more.
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Actuarial Science

Actuarial science is the discipline that applies quantitative and statistical methods in the insurance, banking, and other industries and professions to assess risk. It consists a variety of interrelated fields, including mathematics, probability theory, statistics, finance, economics, and computing. An actuarial science degree combines mathematics studies with business, computer science, and programming studies. While pursuing you degree in Actuarial Science the classes you can expect to take are financial accounting, micro-and macroeconomics concepts, econometrics, mathematics, probability and stochastic processes, risk models, multivariate statistics, insurance law and regulation, and others. The degree itself may be specialized, but the subjects you study to earn it still equip you with versatile knowledge and skills. Graduates in actuarial science degree can use their education to become market analysts, budget analysts, analyst intelligence agencies, research analysts, financial analysts, insurance underwriters, or insurance claims adjusters.
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Agribusiness

Agribusiness is the business of agricultural production. It includes agricultural goods, planting, crop production, storage, farm equipment, processing and supply of seeds, as well as marketing and sales of retail. It includes handling agronomic machinery and technology, raw materials, manufacturers, labor force and other agricultural tools. Other related disciplines include: animal management, forestry and nature management, living environment management, agricultural economics and rural business. Students get an insight into the manufacturing and supply chain systems, from raw manufacturing to hitting the customer, and all the stages between: industry, management and consulting, horticulture and food chains market practices. Graduates in agribusiness can work in various fields such as agricultural law, corporate ownership, foreign business, management of natural resources, farms or ranches, financial consultancy, trading and selling of commodities, transport or logistics in small and large companies.
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Auditing

Auditing is a review of any organization's financial records, whether profit-oriented or not, irrespective of its size or legal nature. Students can expect to learn about processes of internal auditing, corporate and individual income tax, expense accounting, and information audit systems, about laws controlling documentation and performance regulation, information systems, accounting, governmental systems, financial reporting and both external and internal auditing principles. For professional auditors, main skills and qualifications include numeracy and analytical skills, business expertise, economic and financial expertise, general IT skills, self-motivation, attention to detail, as well as good time management and communication skills. Graduates can take up positions in departments of corporate finance, investment companies, banks, accounting firms or government agencies and many more.
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Business Administration

Business administration is a branch of business and management that provides in-depth expertise on a broad variety of business-related aspects. The curriculum of the program combines theoretical and practical knowledge which includes subjects like accounting, marketing, economics, finance and more. As a graduate you can possess critical thinking skills as well as practical knowledge in one or more specialty areas and also gives you an opportunity to interact with like-minded individuals from different walks of life. Most MBAs need considerable work experience for entry, and as part of the application process, you will most likely need to have GMAT exam scores. As a graduate in Business Administration your career opportunities can be diverse and very exciting, which includes being a business owner, risk management consultant, financial planner, marketing representative, office manager and many more.
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Business Intelligence & Analytics

Business Intelligence and Analytics is a branch of business and management which analyzes business data using digital tools and strategies. The knowledge gathered is used for optimizing market processes, making future forecasts and adjusting strategies to match observed patterns. . It provides comprehensive business metrics, in near-real time, to support better decision making. You can create performance benchmarks, spot market trends, increase compliance, and improve almost every aspect of your business with better business intelligence and analytical skills. You will work at data warehouses, produce reports, analyze data and learn how to make informed business decisions using them. Graduates in Business Intelligence and Analytics can develop their career as device analysts, senior stats analysts, software creators, consultants for business operations, business intelligence managers and analysts and others.
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Commerce

Commerce is a subfield of business management and economics which refers to trade between economic agents. It deals with buying, selling and investing, distributing products, addressing market demand and creating new business opportunities. It is designed to provide students with a wide variety of administrative skills, while developing expertise in a specific business field. Students are also introduced to general business concepts, taking courses in accounting, finance, economics, actuarial sciences, business strategy, human resources and marketing; some programs also include business statistics and -calculus, and information systems. Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelors of Commerce and Administration (BCA), at the undergraduate level, and Masters of Commerce (M.Com.) at the graduate level are some of the courses provided by universities in Commonwealth countries. Graduates can find job opportunities such as: chartered accountant, investment banker, cost accountant, retail manager and many more.
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Finance

Finance is a term for matters concerning money and investment management, development, and research. While pursuing a finance degree you will learn about managing money, banking and financial operations, insurance, real estate companies, and public institutions. During courses, you will also develop your planning, synthesizing, and problem-solving skills. Finance experts have a passion for dealing with statistics, predicting current financial patterns on an ongoing basis and seeing how they can bring benefit and ensure that businesses or organizations fulfill their financial demands. Graduates in finance can search and get job opportunities such as: financial analyst, commercial or investment banker, investor relations associate, insurance or real estate broker, economist, tax consultant, attorney, and many more.
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Marketing

Successful marketing is vital to any organization's success. Marketing is a mechanism by which the importance of a product or service is conveyed to potential consumers in order to market that product or service. It includes predicting, controlling and meeting demand for goods and services and enhancing the capacity of a company to do so for its target market. As a marketer, you can help companies recognize and appreciate their clients, and come up with ways to express the advantages and unique selling points of the product or service of the company. Degrees in marketing are typically delivered through a mix of seminars, tutorials, case study analyzes and market analysis initiatives, with courses and tests used for evaluation. Graduates in marketing can seek various career opportunities such as: product manager, marketing assistant, event planner, market researchers and many more.
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Management

Management includes activities to develop an organization's agenda and coordinate the actions of its employees to achieve their goals through the use of available resources, such as financial, environmental, technical, and human resources. Most degrees in management have a very practical emphasis which includes opportunities to complete job placements and professional projects as part of the curriculum. If you are uncertain about which field you want to work in, or want to pursue a specific position or industry-related management specialization, there are plenty of degrees available to help kick-start your management career. The demand for management practitioners can be seen in almost every field which means that you can find a broad variety of management degree programs as well as job opportunities which includes: sales associate, administrative assistant, account manager, customer service associate and others.
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Project Management

Project management is the implementation of procedures, strategies, expertise, knowledge and experience under defined guidelines to achieve particular project goals according to the project approval criteria. Project management courses will teach you to meet deadlines, manage budgets and achieve the objectives set by the company. The skills you will learn during a Project Management degree are risk management, the exploration and argumentation of their efficacy, the understanding of the criteria and resources required, acceptance, progress tracking and input from other project stakeholders and also to evaluate the findings after a project is finished, draw certain conclusions and learn from the errors. Students graduating with project management degrees can work as project coordinators, project analysts, managers of industrial development, administrative managers and experts in efficiency.
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Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management is the strategic approach for the effective management of people in a company or organization such that they help their business gain competitive advantage. Theories and practices included while pursuing your degree are related to hiring processes, administrative services, performance management, staff administration, and training. Students learn how to motivate and enhance the contribution of employees with a view to maximizing organizational productivity along with management of people as per the working environment. Courses focus on organizational behavior and how it can be used within companies to create a positive atmosphere, flexibility and understanding to adapt to social and work environments, while at the same time reinforcing the values of company culture. Graduates with degrees in Human Resource Management can work as: human resource officer, office manager, occupational psychologist, career adviser, recruitment consultant, training and development officer, and many more.
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