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Community College Presentation

  1. 1. Pathways to Your Future Business & Information Technology
  2. 2. Careers in Management <ul><li>The Michigan Department of Labor has indicated that many positions in management will experience high growth through the year 2012. </li></ul><ul><li>Management positions exist in virtually every industry. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Management trainee positions, internal promotions and advanced education are effective methods in achieving a management position. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bachelor’s degree candidates can expect starting salaries averaging about $41,030 with a range of $58,000-$78,000 for six years of experience. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>*Sources: 2005-2006 Salary Survey, NACE & Occupational Outlook Handbook </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Job Titles for Management Careers <ul><li>Human Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Customer Service </li></ul><ul><li>Sales Managers </li></ul><ul><li>Office Management </li></ul><ul><li>Property Management </li></ul><ul><li>Health Care Management </li></ul><ul><li>Public Administration </li></ul><ul><li>Industrial Production </li></ul><ul><li>Operations Managers </li></ul><ul><li>Purchasing </li></ul><ul><li>Retail Management </li></ul><ul><li>Quality Assurance </li></ul>
  4. 4. Careers in Accounting <ul><li>Increasing demand for accounting professionals due to government mandates and business expansion. Accounting is one of the top five careers in business, offering entry-level opportunities and growth. </li></ul><ul><li>Accounting career paths </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Public </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Government </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Corporate </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Average starting salary for 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>accounting grads was $46,500. </li></ul><ul><li>Salaries increase with experience </li></ul><ul><li>to $64,750-$200,750. </li></ul><ul><li>Sources: 2005-2006 Salary Survey, NACE & Occupational Outlook Handbook </li></ul>
  5. 5. Job Titles in Accounting <ul><li>Staff Accountant </li></ul><ul><li>Auditor </li></ul><ul><li>CFO </li></ul><ul><li>Cost Accountant </li></ul><ul><li>Tax Accountant </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Analyst </li></ul><ul><li>Government Accounting </li></ul><ul><li>Accounting Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Budget Analyst </li></ul><ul><li>Controller </li></ul><ul><li>Public Accountant </li></ul><ul><li>Revenue Agent </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Insurance Actuary </li></ul>
  6. 6. What do computer scientists and information technologist do? <ul><li>Computer scientists impact society through their work in many areas.  Because computer technology is embedded in so many products, services, and systems, computer scientists can be found in almost every industry.  Design of next generation computer systems, computer networking, biomedical information systems, gaming systems, search engines, web browsers, and computerized package distribution systems are all examples of projects a computer scientist might work on. </li></ul><ul><li>*Source: Sloan Career Cornerstone Center </li></ul>
  7. 7. Careers in Information Technology <ul><li>The Michigan Department of Labor has indicated that many positions in information technology will experience high growth through the year 2012. </li></ul><ul><li>IT positions exist in virtually every industry. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>IT entry level positions, internal promotions and advanced education are effective methods in achieving an advanced position. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bachelor’s degree candidates can expect starting salaries averaging about $41,030 with a range of $58,000 - $90,000 for six years of experience. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>*Sources: 2005-2006 Salary Survey, NACE & Occupational Outlook Handbook </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Job Titles in Information Technology <ul><li>Systems Analyst </li></ul><ul><li>Hardware and Software Design </li></ul><ul><li>Business Application Developer </li></ul><ul><li>Network Analyst </li></ul><ul><li>Chief Security Officer </li></ul><ul><li>Network Administrator </li></ul><ul><li>Chief Information Officer </li></ul><ul><li>Chief Technology Officer </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Customer Service </li></ul><ul><li>Programmer </li></ul><ul><li>Web Site Design and Administration </li></ul>
  9. 9. Who’s hiring all these IT professionals? <ul><li>Computer Science Industry Typical Employer </li></ul><ul><li>Telecommunications Companies Motorola </li></ul><ul><li>Information Providers Google </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Equipment Dell </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Institutions Flagstar Bank </li></ul><ul><li>Government Agencies Central Intelligence Agency </li></ul><ul><li>Insurance Carriers Blue Cross Blue Shield </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Institutions Lawrence Tech </li></ul><ul><li>Information Technology Industry Typical Employer </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Systems Integrators IBM </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Management Services Ramsoft </li></ul><ul><li>Disaster Recovery Services 911 Computers </li></ul><ul><li>Insurance and Financial Svcs. Firms American Express </li></ul><ul><li>Government Agencies State of Michigan </li></ul><ul><li>Manufacturers DaimlerChrysler </li></ul><ul><li>Web Developers Google </li></ul>
  10. 10. Michigan Will Survive! <ul><li>Despite the declines in the economy; S. E. Michigan has seen a 2% growth in non-automotive employment. </li></ul><ul><li>S. E. Michigan has a significantly higher concentration of technology industry employment than anywhere else in the nation. </li></ul><ul><li>The automotive industry remains a key component of Michigan’s economy; growth in advanced manufacturing, chemical and materials, information technology, life sciences and other industries is creating new opportunities. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Michigan Will Survive! <ul><li>S. E. Michigan remains the global automotive leader; home to research, development, design and testing centers for domestic and foreign manufactures. </li></ul><ul><li>Life Sciences is rapidly growing in Michigan making us leaders in life sciences technologies. </li></ul><ul><li>Small businesses are thriving as more funds for research and development in S. E. Michigan are made available. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Michigan Will Survive! <ul><li>S. E. Michigan universities are attracting and spending billions on research and development of new technologies and programs to meet the demand for high-skilled workers. </li></ul><ul><li>Defense and homeland security are playing a major role in expanding the relationships between industries and universities. </li></ul><ul><li>Most businesses in S. E. Michigan are very optimistic about our future. </li></ul><ul><li>Despite the economy; technology businesses are reporting positive trends in employment and revenue. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Michigan Needs: <ul><li>Business Managers; Leaders; Entrepreneurs and Information Technologist if it is to survive! </li></ul>
  14. 14. Pathways through Partnerships
  15. 15. Background <ul><li>Lawrence Technological University: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Located 5 miles west of Detroit in Southfield, Michigan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Four Colleges: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Architecture </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Engineering </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Management </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Arts and Sciences </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>4,500 Students </li></ul><ul><li>Over 60 degree programs </li></ul><ul><li>Offering Associate, Bachelor, Master and Doctoral degrees </li></ul>Saturday, June 6, 2009
  16. 16. Opportunity for Social Change <ul><li>Michigan needs a shot in the arm </li></ul><ul><ul><li>8.7% unemployment (as of 10/10/08) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Housing Foreclosures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial Markets in Turmoil </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Base Industries in Jeopardy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Job Creation – Management and High Tech Jobs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Declining High School Graduates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No “Worker Left Behind” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A population that reportedly sees/saw little value in Higher Education. </li></ul></ul>Saturday, June 6, 2009
  17. 17. LTU Pathways through Partnerships <ul><li>True partnerships with Community Colleges </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The program: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>75 semester credit hours will transfer to LTU* </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>32-36 semester credit hours in general education (meeting LTU’s Core Curriculum) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>39-43 semester credit hours in Business or Information Technology </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>45 semester credit hours through LTU </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>27 semester hours in the IT or Business Management Core </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>9-12 semester hours in appropriate electives (may include masters level courses) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>3 semester hour Jr/Sr. LLT/SSC/PSY elective (required) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>3 semester hour MCS Jr/Sr. elective (required) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Saturday, June 6, 2009
  18. 18. LTU Pathways through Partnerships <ul><li>New Initiatives and options (In development): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Direct admit to Masters from High School </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>High School students would have to meet and maintain a higher GPA for consideration under this program (3.0 GPA) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Must start with one of our CC partners (up to 75 semester hours) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Would take LTU courses to complete the bachelors (45) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>If the student maintains a 3.0 GPA would be admitted into the full Masters program with less paperwork </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership and Entrepreneurship minor for our degrees </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. LTU Pathways through Partnerships <ul><ul><li>We would like an opportunity to build a solution for you, please contact us: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Richard Bush: [email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lisa Kujawa: [email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jane Rohrback: [email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Phone: 248-204-4000 </li></ul></ul>Saturday, June 6, 2009
  20. 20. Questions?

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