What i learned from business class
By Jacob Vang
Jobs in Accounting
Their knowledge of accounting and auditing methods and procedures is important in helping a company choose the best software and overall system.
Financial auditors examine a company's financial statements, expense reports and accounting records to make sure that the information is accurate
systems auditors work on the technical side of accounting information systems
What is business management?
- Business management is the direct control of a business or enterprise.
- It means working with people and using resources effectively and efficiently to accomplish organizational goals.
Who performs management functions?
First-line or Supervisory Managers
- Set goals
- Plan for the future
- Examples: President, Vice President, or CEO
- Top-level managers usually consist of a small group of people or even one person
- Carry out the decisions of top-level management.
- Responsible for planning and controlling
- Examples: Plant managers, Department heads
The 4 Functions of Managers
- Setting company goals
- Deciding what must be done (Top-level managers)
- Deciding who will do what
- Deciding how the work will be group
- Assigning managers different tasks
- Coordinating activities
- Knowing what the other managers are doing
- Creating a vision for the company
- Setting standards
- Communicating company goals to employees
- Providing guidance
- Resolving conflict among employees
- Keeping the company on track
- Making sure all goals are met
Then you might consider a career in Business Management.
- Where you want to work (workplace)
- The money you want to make (salary)
- The things you do on your job (job duties)
Types of Education
- High School Diploma
- High School Career & Technical Education/Training (CTE)
- On the Job Training
- Bachelors' Degree
- Masters' Degree
- PhD (Doctoral Degree)
Jobs in managements
- Administrative Services Manager
- Farm Operations Manager
- Funeral Director
- Loan Officers and Counselors
- Health Service Manager
- Hotel Manager
- Human Resources (HR) Manager
Jobs in IT tech
1. Computer Engineer
Computer hardware engineers held about 77,700 jobs in 2014. The industries that employed the most computer hardware engineers were as follows:
Computer hardware engineers usually work in research laboratories that build and test various types of computer models. Most work in high-tech manufacturing firms.
Most computer hardware engineers need a bachelor’s degree from an accredited program.
Employment of computer hardware engineers is projected to grow 3 percent from 2014 to 2024, slower than the average for all occupations. A limited number of engineers will be needed to meet the demand for new computer hardware because more technological innovation takes place with software than with hardware.
The median annual wage for computer hardware engineers was $108,430 in May 2014.
2. Computer Programmer
Computer programmers write and test code that allows computer applications and software programs to function properly. They turn the program designs created by software developers and engineers into instructions that a computer can follow.
Programmers usually work in offices, most commonly in the computer systems design and related services industry.
Most computer programmers have a bachelor’s degree; however, some employers hire workers with an associate’s degree. Most programmers specialize in a few programming languages.
employment of computer programmers is projected to decline 8 percent from 2014 to 2024. Computer programming can be done from anywhere in the world, so companies sometimes hire programmers in countries where wages are lower.
The median annual wage for computer programmers was $77,550 in May 2014.
3. Help Desk Technician/ Computer Support Specialists
Computer support specialists provide help and advice to people and organizations using computer software or equipment. Some, called computer network support specialists, support information technology (IT) employees within their organization. Others, called computer user support specialists, assist non-IT users who are having computer problems.
Most computer support specialists have full-time work schedules; however, many do not work typical 9-to-5 jobs. Because computer support is important for businesses, many support specialists must be available 24 hours a day.
Because of the wide range of skills used in different computer support jobs, there are many paths into the occupation. A bachelor’s degree is required for some computer support specialist positions, but an associate’s degree or postsecondary classes may be enough for others.
Employment of computer support specialists is projected to grow 12 percent from 2014 to 2024, faster than the average for all occupations. More support services will be needed as organizations upgrade their computer equipment and software.
The median annual wage for computer support specialists was $50,380 in May 2014.
4. Graphic Designer/ Multimedia Designer
Multimedia artists and animators create animation and visual effects for television, movies, video games, and other forms of media.
Multimedia artists and animators held about 64,400 jobs in 2014. A little more than one-half half of workers were self-employed.
Most multimedia artists and animators need a bachelor’s degree in computer graphics, art, or a related field to develop both an impressive portfolio of work and the strong technical skills that many employers prefer.
Employment of multimedia artists and animators is projected to grow 6 percent from 2014 to 2024, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Projected growth will be due to increased demand for animation and visual effects in video games, movies, and television.
The median annual wage for multimedia artists and animators was $63,630 in May 2014
5. Software Designer/ Software Engineer
Software developers are the creative minds behind computer programs. Some develop the applications that allow people to do specific tasks on a computer or another device. Others develop the underlying systems that run the devices or that control networks.
Many software developers work for firms that deal in computer systems design and related services or for software publishers.
Software developers usually have a bachelor’s degree in computer science and strong computer programming skills.
Employment of software developers is projected to grow 17 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations. The main reason for the rapid growth is a large increase in the demand for computer software.
The median annual wage for software developers was $97,990 in May 2014.