The major business schools are quite generalist with specializations in different and varied fields such as communication, logistics, management, auditing, banking, finance, commerce. Many students ask themselves the following question: “What to do after business school? » Therefore, this article presents you the possible jobs after business school (this list is of course not exhaustive!)
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Marketing and communication
Marketing and communication allow you to think about how you sell and communicate a product in order to gain a lot of market share. The possibilities in terms of sector and profession are numerous. Today, this sector has to keep up with digital developments, hence the emergence of new professions.
- Assistant and product manager: A product manager and his assistant are present in all phases of a product’s life (design, manufacturing, marketing plan, sales communication) and adapt it according to the specifications and the target customer base.
- Market researcher: This function requires collecting and synthesizing a lot of information about the products/services and then marketing them in the best possible way.
- Sales manager: The goal is to have the best placement of the product in a point of sale. This job is very formative with many contacts and requires a lot of travel.
- Head of advertising: The ad manager approaches potential advertisers for ad spots. It is necessary to have good interpersonal skills and increased negotiation skills.
- Marketing Director : It determines the strategy to be followed for launching products/services and the brand image to be given.
- Data analyst and/or data scientist: This is the position currently in vogue with the ever-growing amount of data to analyze and exploit in the context of digital marketing.
- Project manager multimedia: The work consists of setting up a project according to the wishes of the clients, their budget and their choices.
- Public relations : This work is to promote an organization and its events to employees, management, institutions and customers.
- Press officer: The media relations officer is responsible for communicating with the media and influencers of the organization, the projects and the products/services that the company produces.
- Communications director: He develops and implements the internal and external communication policy of his organization.
Trade and Purchasing
Trade and logistics are high-opportunity sectors with great career development potential because a company’s primary goal is to market its products/services.
Business developer or sales engineer: The business developer develops and increases the turnover of a geographical sector or a category of products and/or services.
- Head of Sales : He is the head of a sales team and ensures that the sales targets are met, but also that the work is done well. Finally, it is he who is responsible for recruitment, promotion and training.
- To export area manager: He sells goods abroad and at the same time is an ambassador for his company by leading a sales network or managing a subsidiary in another country.
- Commercial Director: He oversees and determines the sales strategy for a sector.
- Logistics and purchasing: This professional manages a company’s flows of raw materials, transportation, storage and deliveries. It also analyzes the results and creates a policy for promoting and launching products/services.
- Responsible for planning: Its role is to reconcile production goals and customer requirements by ensuring product availability and inventory fluidity, while minimizing costs.
More and more business school students choose to start their own business immediately after obtaining their master’s degree. Otherwise, every school has its own incubator guiding future entrepreneurs from the art of pitching to fundraising, including applying for patents and writing the business plan and business model.
Management and Human Resources
Management and human resources offer many opportunities in all types of organizations because this requires a global vision and a long-term strategy, especially in the areas of communication, recruitment and well-being at work.
- HR assistant: He arranges the preparation and drafting of administrative acts related to personnel management. A feature suitable for beginners.
- Training manager : It evaluates employees’ needs to increase their skills and experience in new areas that complement what they already do.
- Recruitment employee: He must manage the recruitment process from A to Z (sourcing, qualification, interviews, administrative)
- Career Manager: The career manager adapts the number, profile and organization of employees to changes in the company. This position calls for listening to employees but also to management.
- HRD: He oversees the management of all staff on every aspect be it recruitment, training, promotions and layoffs, etc.
Finance, Accounting, Auditing, Banking & Consulting
In this field there is a wide choice of possible professions where the main condition is: strategic insight confirmed such as in auditing, insurance, asset management or chartered accounting.
- management control : The roadmap is to observe the financial indicators of the organization and make concrete proposals to the management to realize the objective of the company.
- Treasurer : This function is especially in large groups where there is a need to manage the financial flows entering and leaving the company.
- accountant : The accountant records all financial transactions of an organization and is a valuable advisor to the chief executive officer (CEO).
- Asset manager : He is responsible for overseeing the assets of his clients and often works at the bank, even though he can do his job as a liberal.
- Financial director : This management position oversees all accounting and finance departments of the company.
- Trader: It is the expert person in financial transactions who sells and buys stocks, for clients of a bank or brokerage firm. is an expert in financial transactions. Its mission is to take measured risks for its customers.
- The company auditor: He controls the consistency and operation of the company with regard to all transactions involving purchases, sales, inventories, cash, etc.
- Business Client Manager: A bank’s corporate client manager develops, enriches and manages a client portfolio by offering them solutions adapted to their needs.
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The Grandes Ecoles of Business and Management enable their students, depending on their specialization, tohave the opportunity to do a large number of jobs with many possible outlets thanks to the versatility offered by the different courses on offer.