Career Options After Management

What is Management?

The key to leadership success is applying the right approach in the right situation. The goal of our management program is to create opportunities for our students to learn and experience leadership by applying the latest management theory to real-world problems both inside and outside the classroom. Our students join us with an open mind and a desire to learn. We then challenge them to take part in a unique curriculum designed to test their assumptions, evolve their ideas, expand their minds, and leave with the knowledge and experience to become the next generation of business leaders. 

Skills of Management Grads

  • Advise corporations on their business strategy
  • Analyze a business problem and provide solutions
  • Analyze potential business investments
  • Develop and maintain business support systems
  • Establish and maintain business relationships
  • Lead teams and motivate employees
  • Generate revenue and cost cutting strategies
  • Prepare financial statements
  • Record business transactions
  • Research and implement business forecasts

Entry-Level Jobs for Bachelor Grads

Common employment destinations include:

  • Financial Director
  • Merchandise Purchasing Manager
  • Real Estate Developer
  • Bank Manager
  • Economic and Trade Analysis Director
  • Sales and Advertising Manager
  • Chartered Accountant, Auditor
  • Financial Analyst, Credit / Securities Analyst

The Career Directory

Graduate & Professional Studies

  • Marketing - Master
  • ​Finance - Master
  • Human Resources - Master
  • Computing - Master
  • International Business Management - Master
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Examples of Fields that "Fit" the Skills of Management Grads

  • Chartered Banks
  • Real Estate Agencies
  • Law Firms
  • Consulting Firms
  • Business Research and Development Services
  • Business Management Services
  • Universities
  • Professional and Management Training
  • Foreign Economic and Social development Services

Your 4-Year Career Exploration Plan

1. Do Your Research

The databases below provide you with details about job prospects, nature of work, educational requirements, working conditions, pay, and related career paths:
Career Cruising: Log into CLN, click on Resources, and click on Career Cruising to be logged in automatically
O*Net: (U.S. site)
Attend our workshop Discover Your Skills and Career Options, meet with a Career Counsellor, and use our resources to get to know your skills, values, personality, and interests.
Use the advice on our tipsheets for gathering info:

  • Information Interviews
  • Working On-Campus
  • Internships
  • Volunteering

2. Explore Career Options and Get Experience

Gain exposure to your options in the world of work and make connections while you're a student via campus events and programs listed on CLN and CCR:

  • Extern Job Shadowing
  • In the Field
  • Explore It! (course-based)
  • Partners in Leadership (4th year students)
  • iLead, uLead, weLead (Dep't of Student Life)
  • Employer Information Sessions
  • Career & Volunteer Fairs
  • Departmental Student Association Events

Apply for Work Study jobs on CLN in Fall and Spring! You might also find work via SCSU. Find networking opportunities, internship programs, and entry-level jobs via websites like TalentEgg and CharityVillage. As an upper year student (14+ credits), attend UTSC's Get Hired Conference and participate in Jobs for Grads. As a graduate, explore internships and other trainee programs like CareerEdge.

3. Build Your Network

Explore Student Clubs and Professional Associations and get involved: volunteer for their events and conferences, and get to know people in your industry of interest. These are your future mentors, supervisors, and colleagues!

Please note: This document is a starting point for your further research into career options in this field of study. For more information on this program and course requirements, please visit the departmental website.