A Profession in International Business

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Through the process of obtaining a Bachelors of Business Administration in international business, which qualifies an individual to work in the business field as a management analyst, one will accrue debt that can be paid off through annual income. A management analyst works in the business field in aims of improving a business’s efficiency, making the business more profitable in areas such as cost and revenues. Management analysts can be self-employed and work on a contractual basis or work for a company itself. According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, “In 2012, about 21 percent of management analysts were self-employed. Self-employed analysts can decide how much, when, and where to work. However, self-employed analysts often are under more pressure than those who are wage and salary employees, because their livelihood depends on their ability to maintain and expand their client base.” As many analysts are self-employed, they chose to work long hours, typically more than forty hours a week. Being self-employed requires many analysts to bid for jobs against fellow analysts by submitting a proposal. Multiple proposals are viewed by a company, and the most efficient analyst is commonly chosen. A management analyst after receiving a job collects information about the company’s inefficiency problem; collecting this information can involve personnel interviews, financial reports, and on-site inspections. Once information has been collected, the management analyst then evaluates the information to best advise managers and other company officials on the best actions to take. These actions can range from buying new equipment to enacting new training methods to changing whole company procedures. Once changes have been enacted, anal... ... middle of paper ... ...ibilities of working in the international sector. Every day would offer a new experience or a new challenge to overcome. Overall, I strongly believe that a Bachelor’s in Business Administration with a concentration in International Business would provide me with the education and experience to be successful as a management analyst, which has a strong likelihood of employment at the same time providing an income capable of paying off educational debt in a reasonable period. Works Cited Office of the Bursar, Division of Administration and Finance. Fees by College. University of Cincinnati, n.d. Web. 11 Jan. 2014. United States. Dept. of Labor. Bureau of Labor Statistics. "Management Analysts." Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition. US Bureau of Labor Statistics Office of Occupational Statistics and Employment Projections, 8 Jan. 2014. Web. 11 Jan. 2014.
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