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David's presentation about working in the business and finance career sector.

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  • 1. Business and Finance By David Hodgins
  • 2. Business and Finance
    • Business and Finance is everything included in starting a business, this includes:
      • Buying and selling goods and services
      • Advertising the good or service of your company
      • Doing Taxes and managing money
      • Designing new products and creating them
      • Finding a dealer for your product
    • As you can imagine, doing all these things requires many different jobs in the business and finance career cluster.
  • 3. Types of Careers
    • Accounting and Finance
      • Accountant
      • Bank Manager
      • Economist
      • Investment Adviser
      • Mathematician
      • Research Analyst
  • 4. Types of Careers
    • General Business
      • Operations manager
      • Customer service representative
      • Industrial Engineer
      • Administrative assistant
      • Manufacturing manager
      • Agent
  • 5. Types of Careers
    • Sales and Marketing
      • Marketing Manager
      • Product Manager
      • Technical Sale Representative
      • Real Estate Agent
      • Account Manager
      • Entrepreneur
  • 6. Common Traits
    • Mathematical Ability
    • Organizational Skills
    • Post-Secondary Education
    • Problem Solving Skills
    • Analytical Skills
  • 7. Working Environment
    • All Types of Businesses
      • Banks
      • Insurance companies
      • Investment firms
      • Product Companies
      • Retail stores
  • 8. Income Potential
    • Average: $35,000 - $100,000
    • Some jobs such as an entrepreneur can earn upwards of $100,000
  • 9. Labour Market Conditions
    • Consistent demand for business jobs
    • Skills are portable across sectors
    • Many jobs begin with an internship or with a position as an assistant
    • Typically takes lots of work and years in a job before becoming a successful business person
  • 10. More Information
    • Government Websites
      • www.rev.gov.on.ca/en/resources/small business /
      • www.Canadabusinnes.ca
    • Job Hunting Websites
      • www.monster.ca
      • www.workopolis.com
    • Professional designation Websites
      • www.CGA - Canada.org
      • www.PMI.org
  • 11. Agent
    • Type of work
      • Represent entertainers e.g. actors, athletes, models
    • Tools
      • Telephone, email, internet, contracts
    • Where they work
      • They can work for themselves or for an agency firm
    • Income
      • Average: $50,000 - $70,000
      • Salary is dependent on client’s income
  • 12. Agent
    • Education and Training
      • General Business Degree
      • Good negotiation skills
      • Internship is required
    • More information
      • Government websites
      • Professional association websites
    • Real people
      • Likes: potential high income
      • Dislikes: time commitment and travel
  • 13. Entrepeneur
    • Type of work
      • Starting new businesses from scratch
    • Tools
      • Market Research, Trends Analysis
    • Where they work
      • Hot market for their product
    • Income
      • Average: $30,000 - $75,000
      • Salary is dependent on product success
      • High risk with potential for high income
  • 14. Entrepeneur
    • Education and Training
      • General Business Degree
      • Good negotiation skills
      • Marketing skills
      • Innovative ideas
    • More information
      • Government websites
      • Successful Business Contacts
    • Real people
      • Likes: potential high income
      • Dislikes: time commitment and travel