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business and finance

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

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