What occupations may be pursued with a masters degree in management?

The management industry is one of the most diverse job sectors. In fact, there are hundreds of courses available that cater to various specialisations.

These courses are conducive to a number of prospective occupations, exposing graduates not just to the world of management but also to a vast array of specialisations. Even if you have never studied management before, a number of our courses are available to graduates from other disciplines.

Following completion of one of our postgraduate management degrees, the following occupations may be available to you.

Professional Managers
Becoming a “manager” is the most apparent but also the most diverse career path for management graduates. However, the word “manager” is a very broad, all-encompassing phrase that does not adequately describe how one manager’s function might vary from another.

Postgraduate training in management provides the opportunity to really specialise in one subject. Your undergraduate course would have given you a solid foundation to build upon, but not necessarily all the insight and expertise needed to move straight into a specialist role. Only during courses is it possible to specialise in subjects such as:

Marketing Management – Supervising the creation, production, and acquisition of marketing materials.

Finance Management – Overseeing the financial operations and transactions of organisations and supporting them in achieving their financial objectives, raising money, managing mergers and acquisitions, and evaluating worldwide financial activity.

Human Resource Management – Overseeing employee/employer interactions, resolving disputes, implementing disciplinary measures, and managing absenteeism. There are also HR Business Partners, who build complicated HR strategies at a top level inside organisations and conglomerates.

Product Management – Overseeing the creation and launch of new products, ensuring that numerous business components work together to ensure their success.

Operations Management – The oversight of the entire daily operations of an organisation, including buying, inventory management, departmental collaboration, and policy formulation.
Audit Management entails supervising and assisting internal audits, ensuring they are conducted properly and in compliance with best practises and professional standards.

Insurance and Risk Management – understanding risk in the context of an organisation and how insurance is used to mitigate those risks.

Organisation Risk Management – identifying, analysing and monitoring risks and how they are managed across the organisation.
These are just some examples of specialist management roles that await those who graduate from postgraduate management courses. There is also the possibility that you already have specialist knowledge of a field, and come into postgraduate study to acquire the management skills needed to complement it. Several of our management courses enable you to do so, since they do not need prior management study.

Management Consultancy
On the other side of the coin, there are also those who businesses go to when they want to improve their own internal management. Management consultants are external advisors who aid organisations with their problems, either on a small scale by working with individuals, or on a larger scale by looking at a business’s whole management structure.

This is a line of work that typically requires a lot of personal experience of different management roles, as your experiences elsewhere will be able to inform any solutions you offer. However, if you are up to the task, management consulting may provide you with the opportunity to work with a wide variety of firms while facing new and fascinating difficulties every day.

Obviously, you may conclude that you are the only one worth controlling! A career in management doesn’t necessarily have to start by slotting into a big company – the skills you pick up during your studies could easily be spun into starting your own business and growing it yourself.

Plenty of our graduates have gone on to take their ideas and develop them outside of big business. And as things grow, there’s no reason why you won’t eventually become a manager anyway, as you start to gain employees as your business goes from strength to strength. This to speaks again to the diversity of studying management – it can really take you anywhere you want to go.

Looking for a less convention path? With a sector as vast as management, there is plenty of researchers delving into it, analysing the sector in thousands of ways to figure out how and why it all fits together, and how it can be improved going forward.

Making a choice

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