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Business Economics

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Academic Information: -top


What is Business Economics?  - top

Business economics is a field in applied economics which uses economic theory and quantitative methods to analyze business enterprises and the factors contributing to the diversity of organizational structures and the relationships of firms with labour, capital and product markets.


Career Information  -  top


Typical Job Titles  -  top

Advertising

  • Account Manager
  • Account Executive
  • Media Planner
  • Media Buyer
  • Market Researcher
  • Traffic Manager
  • Talent Administrator
  • Copywriter
  • Art Director
  • Media Representative
  • Commercial Banking
  • Consumer Loan Officer
  • Mortgage Officer

Community Small-Business

  • Loan Officer
  • Branch Manager
  • Credit Analyst
  • Corporate Loan Officer
  • Real Estate Loan Officer
  • Treasury Officer
  • Trader
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Bank Examiner

Corporate Finance

  • Cash Management Officer
  • Accounts Receivable Manager
  • Inventory/Operations Manager
  • Project Analyst
  • Financial Planner
  • Financial Analyst

General Business

  • Retail Store Manager
  • Hotel Manager
  • Human Resources
  • Admin.
  • Management Trainee
  • Credit & Collections
  • Manager
  • Equal Opportunity Representative
  • Job Development
  • Specialist
  • Industrial Relations Director
  • Personnel Recruiter
  • Manufacturing Supervisor
  • Quality Control
  • Coordinator
  • Credit Analyst
  • Labor Relations Specialist
  • Small Business Owner
  • Management Consultant
  • Employment Interviewers
  • Entrepreneur
  • Operations Manager
  • Account Executive
  • Branch Manager

Human Resource Management

  • Human Resource Planner
  • Career Planning Specialist
  • Job Analyst
  • Succession Planner
  • EEO/Affirmative Action Planner
  • Employment Specialist
  • Recruiter
  • Performance Appraiser
  • Personnel Researcher
  • Compensation Analyst
  • Benefits Analyst
  • Labor Relations Advisor
  • Safety Manager
  • Training Specialist
  • Program Developer

Investment Banking

  • Investment Banking Associate
  • Financial Analyst
  • Salesperson
  • Trader

Other

  • Entrepreneur
  • Purchasing Agent
  • Travel Agent
  • Paralegal
  • Lobbyist
  • Hotel/Motel Manager
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Banquet and Catering Planner
  • Special Events Coordinator
  • Convention and Meeting Planner

Management

  • Retail Store Manager
  • Personnel Managers
  • Human Resources Adm.
  • Personnel Recruiter
  • Personnel Specialists
  • Employee Training
  • Instructor
  • Job Analyst
  • Quality Control
  • Coordinator
  • Credit and Collections
  • Manager
  • Compensation & Benefits Administrator
  • Compensation Admin.
  • Labor Relations Specialist
  • Employee Benefits Analyst
  • Small Business Owner
  • Job Development Spec.
  • Management Consultant
  • Personnel Admin.
  • Employment Interviewers
  • Entrepreneur
  • Operations Manager
  • Account Executive
  • Branch Manager
  • Equal Opportunity Rep.
  • Management Trainee
  • Manufacturing Supervisor
  • Industrial Relations
  • Director
  • Hotel manager
  • Credit Analyst

Marketing

  • Brand Manager
  • Export Manager
  • Field Supervisor
  • Media Analyst
  • Promotion Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Statistical Analyst
  • Account Executive
  • Project Director
  • Marketing Research Specialist
  • Salesperson
  • Market Research Interviewer

Public Relations and Business

  • Communications
  • Account Supervisor
  • Account Executive
  • Account Writer
  • PR Researcher
  • PR Assistant
  • Public Information Officer
  • Internal Publications Editor
  • External Publications Editor
  • Speech Writer
  • Community Relations Professional
  • Fund-Raiser
  • Communications Coordinator
  • Technical Communicator

Real Estate

  • Agent
  • Appraiser
  • Broker
  • Developer
  • Property Development Officer
  • Property Manager

Sales and Buying

  • Salesperson
  • Retail buyer
  • Purchasing Agent

Securities

  • Broker
  • Trader
  • Investment Banker
  • Portfolio Strategist
  • International/Political Analyst
  • Securities Analyst
  • Researcher

Typical Places of Employment  -top

Finance

  • Banks
  • Brokerage firms
  • Insurance companies
  • Securities firms
  • Real Estate agencies
  • Investment firms
  • Federal Reserve Bank
  • Consulting firms
  • Government
  • Wall Street

General Business

  • Retail Stores
  • Human Resource Department
  • Banks/Financial Inst.
  • Consulting Firms
  • Restaurant/Food Service
  • Hospitality Industry
  • Health Services
  • Public Utilities
  • Manufacturing
  • Companies
  • Telecommunications
  • Computer Industry
  • Wholesalers/Distribution
  • Hospital Administration
  • Insurance

Management

  • Retail Stores
  • Human Resource Dept.
  • Banks & Financial Institutions
  • Consulting Firms
  • Restaurant & Food Service
  • Manufacturing Companies
  • Hospitality Industry
  • Telecommunication
  • Health Services
  • Computer Ind. Wholesalers
  • Hospital Administration
  • Distribution
  • Public Utilities
  • Insurance

Marketing

  • Advertising agencies
  • Media
  • Consulting firms
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Entertainment firms
  • Public relations firms
  • Franchisees
  • Franchisors Retailers
  • Government Sports teams
  • Athletic organizations
  • Industry Transportation firm
  • Manufacturers Wholesalers

Required Skills and Abilities -  top

Finance

  • Manage, evaluate, and distribute loans
  • Analyze companies offering stocks
  • Risk assessment
  • Furnish information about market conditions
  • Advise clients on proper investment strategies and financial planning
  • Providing property and casualty insurance, life insurance, or health
    insurance
  • Develop and prepare lease or rental agreements
  • General Business
  • Problem solving and trouble shooting
  • Working independently and as a team member
  • Tolerating ambiguity and change
  • Planning and organizing events
  • Delegating authority to others
  • Prioritizing tasks so as to make efficient use of time & resources

Management

  • Problem solving and trouble shooting
  • Working independently and as a team member
  • Tolerating ambiguity and change
  • Planning and organizing events
  • Delegating authority to others
  • Supervising and managing the work of others
  • Prioritizing tasks so as to make efficient use of time and resources

Marketing

  • Explain available services and/or products
  • Take payment or arrange for credit
  • Manages products and services
  • Order, price, display, and inventory merchandise
  • Creates advertising campaigns
  • Conducts sales analysis
  • Develops research methodology and analyzes data, generates reports
  • Conducts marketing audits
  • Develops marketing strategies and tactics

Alumni Resources  -  top

(Listed below are examples of SU Alumni and their Jobs in this major-For more alumni resources, go to Mentor Network)

-Theodore Agrillo - Agrillo Financial Group / LPL Financial - Financial Advisor
-Pam Barrington - Avaya - IT Operations Manager
-Jane Bidwick - Bidwick & Associates, Inc. - Recruiter
-Mary Bodroghy - State Farm Insurance - ACT Specialist
-Dawn Bonenboerger - WCBOE - Teacher
-Jay Bozman, Sr. - Vanderbilt University - Graduate Assistant
-Harry Brubaker - Mclean-Keller Williams - Senior Partner
-Kathleen Case - Towson University - Facilitator


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