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Anthony Pallotta, Director of the Careers Program at the Pre-Business Students' Network, gave an introduction to the functional areas of business to students at Western University. ...

Anthony Pallotta, Director of the Careers Program at the Pre-Business Students' Network, gave an introduction to the functional areas of business to students at Western University.

The workshop outlined the essential careers options for students potentially interested in pursuing a business-relevant job graduating out of University. The workshop also detailed the major corporate players in each field, as well as current options and strategies for students to pursue while they are studying at Western.

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    • {   CAREERS IN BUSINESS WORKSHOP }   presented by !
    • FRAMEWORK1 What  careers  are  available?    2    What  do  they  entail?      3 How  can  you  get  there?    
    • MARKETING FINANCE HEDGE FUNDS MANAGEMENT CONSULTING BUSINESSHUMAN RESOURCES INVESTMENT BANKING ACCOUNTING CONSULTING
    • 5 KEY INDUSTRIES
    • FinanceOther Accounting Business Management Operations
    • FINANCIAL CAREERS•  Investment  Banking    •  Commercial  Banking    •  Corporate  Finance  •  Asset  Management  •  Hedge  Funds  •  Actuarial  Sciences  •  Insurance  •  Private  Equity/Venture  Capital  •  Real  Estate  
    • INVESTMENT BANKING Assist  individual’s,  corpora2ons,  and   governments  in  raising  capital…..       How?  
    • INVESTMENT BANKING•  Issuing  and  selling  securiIes  in  the  primary   market  •  Raising  funds  in  the  capital  markets  (both   equity  and  debt)  •  Strategic  advisory  services     –  mergers,  acquisiIons  and  other  types  of  financial   transacIons  
    • INVESTMENT BANKING 3  Iers  Bulge:    -­‐  Goldman  Sachs,  Morgan  Stanley,  JP  Morgan  Chase,  Ci2group,  Bank  of  America  etc.  
    • INVESTMENT BANKING 3  Iers      Middle  Market:        -­‐  Medium  Sized      -­‐  Smaller  Deals  
    • INVESTMENT BANKING 3  Iers    BouIque:      -­‐  Specialized  by  Industry  
    • PRIVATE EQUITY/VENTURE CAPITAL   •  New  and  emerging  businesses   •  More  specialized  by  industry   •  Greater  risk,  Greater  reward  
    • Foundations for Finance: What you need to consider•  Strong  quanItaIve/math  skills,  communicaIon   skills,  grades  •  What  career  path?  Related  Degrees?   -  Chartered  Financial  Analyst  (CFA)  •  Industry  Experience-­‐  Internships,  volunteering  •  Where  the  jobs  are,  who  offers  them  •  Strong  Resume  •  Solid  Contacts  
    • How can you get there?•  QFAC     (Queens  Finance  AssociaIon  Conference)  •  Western  Investment  Club  •  Western  Capital  Markets  •  PBSN  Finance  Stock  Pitch  CompeIIon  
    • ACCOUNTING   •  Chartered  Accountant  (CA)   •  CerIfied  General  Accountant  (CGA)  •  CerIfied  Management  Accountant  (CMA)  
    • CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT Three  areas  of  Focus  1.  Public  PracIce  2.  Industry    3.  Government  
    • CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT Three  areas  of  Focus  1.  Public  PracIce  •  AccounIng  and  business  advice  to  clients     –  Audits   –  Business  valuaIon   –  Forensic  invesIgaIon  
    • CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT Three  areas  of  Focus  2.    Industry  •  Develop  financial  and  administraIve  policies  •  Analyze  informaIon  •  Provide  strategic  leadership.      *CA’s  add  value  to  organiza2ons  as  CEO,  CFO  etc.  
    • CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT Three  areas  of  Focus  3.  Government  •  Guide  financial  planning    •  Maintain  fiscal  control    •  Tax  auditors,  policy  planners  and  financial   analysts  
    • CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT 4  Step  Process    1.  Four  year  Degree  with  required  courses   •  B-­‐  avg.  in  accredited  program  (HBA)  
    • CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT   2.  Work  Experience  (3  Years)   •  CA  Training  Office     •  Public  AccounIng  Firm   •  Government  Office  
    • CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT  3.  Exams   •  ICAO  Professional  Program     •  Complete  the  Staff  Training  Program  (STP)   •  Pass  the  Core-­‐Knowledge  Exam  (CKE)   •  Pass  the  School  of  Accountancy  (SOA)  
    • CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT   4.  Exams   •  Pass  the  Uniform  Evalua8on  (UFE)   •  Standardized     •  3-­‐day  exam     •  3  papers  (one  per  day)  
    • CERTIFIED MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT•  CreaIve  soluIons  for  financial  problems  •  Financial  experIse  •  Strategic  insight  •  InnovaIve  thinking  •  CollaboraIve  approach     Help  grow  successful  businesses.  
    • CERTIFIED MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT Following  University  GraduaIon   –  Two-­‐day  exam   •  business  knowledge,  analyIcal  thinking  and  wrifen   communicaIon     –  HBA    and  BMOS  degrees  are  accredited   •  75%  avg.  exempt        
    • CERTIFIED MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT CMA  Strategic  Leadership  Program      –  Complete  24  months  of  pracIcal  work    –  Face-­‐to-­‐face  sessions  with  fellow  candidates,  and   program  moderators    –  Case  studies  –  Four  Hour  Case  ExaminaIon  –  Board  Report  
    • CERTIFIED GENERAL ACCOUNTANT•  Similar  to  CMA  •  More  emphasis  on  work  experience   –  12  Months  of  Canadian  Experience  •  Do  not  need  a  degree  unIl  cerIfied   –  Requires  pre-­‐requisite  courses  be  completed  
    • ACCOUNTING FIRMS THE  BIG  PLAYERS  
    • How can you get there?•  KPMG:  Fast  Forward    •  Deloife  NaIonal  Leadership  Conference  •  PWC:  CreaIng  Brilliant  Futures  Conference  •  Ernst  and  Young:  Emerging  Leaders  Program  •  Networking  Events  •  Waterloo  AccounIng  Conference    
    • How can you get there?•  PBSN  KPMG  &  CMA  Guest  Speaker  Series  •  Western  AccounIng  Society  •  BMOS  AccounIng  SpecializaIons  •  Ivey  HBA  
    • MANAGEMENT •  ConsulIng  •  Entrepreneurship  •  Human  Resources  
    • MANAGEMENT CONSULTING    Iden2fies,  diagnoses  and  solves  a  company’s  business  related  problems  through  providing   strategic  advice  
    • MANAGEMENT CONSULTING THE  BIG  PLAYERS  
    • MANAGEMENT CONSULTING VS. INVESTMENT BANKING1.  Salary    2.  Lifestyle  3.  QuanItaIve  vs.  QualitaIve    4.  Exit  OpportuniIes    
    • How can you get there?•  PBSNs  Entrepreneurial  Jumpstart  •  Ivey’s  Case  Method  Approach   –  1220  &  2257  •  DECA  U  •  ACE  Conference  
    • BUSINESS OPERATIONS •  MarkeIng   •  Sales   •  Manufacturing   •  InternaIonal  Trade  
    • How can you get there?•  PBSN  Case  CompeIIon  •  Business  1220  Case  CompeIIon  •  John  Molson  Sports  MarkeIng  Conference  •  Rotman  Commerce  MarkeIng      AssociaIon  Conference  
    • OTHER•  Sports  Business  •  Corporate  Law   •  …..  
    • How can you get there?1.  At  Western  2.  Outside  Resources   a.  Conferences   b.  Internships     c.  Websites    3.  What  YOU  can  do  
    • AT WESTERN•  Career  Counseling     –  Ivey  Career  Management  Department   –  Western  Career  Services  •  PBSN  Exec  Team  •  Professors  •  Guest  Speakers    
    • OUTSIDE RESOURCES•  Conferences  •  Online  Research  •  Supplementary  Courses  •  Volunteer  Work  
    • WHAT YOU CAN DO•  BUILD  A  STRONG  NETWORK   –  Talk  to  professionals   –  Talk  to  family  members   –  Talk  to  friends   –  Talk  to  past  employer….etc.  •  Update  your  Resume   –  LinkedIn.com  
    • A WORD FROM IVEYCAREER MANAGEMENT CRAIG INGRAM ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR & CAREER ADVISOR
    • Contact me anytime!CAREERS@PBSN.CA
    • ANY QUESTIONS?
    • THANK YOU