Business & Consulting

Business & Consulting Job Family includes aspects of business administration, information technology, leadership dynamics & ethics, and international relationships. Careers here involve extensive research on market trends, policies and practices to propose ideal solutions for businesses for enhancing productivity and output.

Professional Orientation

Persuasive
It refers to the orientation to inspire others. It requires motivating others to accept ideas, actions or opinions through means of explanation, reasoning or argument.
Enterprising
It refers to the orientation to take initiative, make plans & execute them to get things done. It requires detailed planning and decision-making.

Remuneration that an individual receives monthly for his/ her professional services

Division of an individual’s time and focus between working and leisure activities

Opportunities given to an individual to scale upwards in the organization

Opportunities given to an individual to travel and interact with experts in a professional setting

Opportunities given to an individual to innovate on new ideas and projects at work

Job Roles

1. Business Analyst

Business Analysts review business processes to gain a complete understanding of a business’s operations in order to make improvements for enhanced productivity and goal alignment.

Career Road Map

  • School
  • Graduation
  • Job and Career

At school level, any combination of subjects will work however English, Math, Economics, Accounting and Business Studies are recommended. If the school offers Computer classes, Business Law classes or any other classes that directly relate to business, the student may opt for those. For admission in a bachelor’s degree in a top college, the student must have passed in class 10+2 or its equivalent exam from a recognised Board with minimum 45% marks with English as a compulsory subject.

For higher education, a student may pursue Bachelor of Business Administration/ Bachelor of Business Management/ Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Arts in Economics and can subsequently pursue Master of Business Administration/ Master of Business Management/ Master of Commerce/ Master of Arts in Economics. Admission to some of these courses is through competitive exams such as GMAT and CAT. Click here for the top colleges.

Business Analysts are required in several industries since their work involves studying processes and recommending positive changes. These industries include Finance, Banking, Insurance, Telecom, Software Services and Government agencies amongst others. They may work in areas such as operations scaling, sales planning, strategy devising or even in developmental process.

2. Entrepreneur

An Entrepreneur is someone who sets up a new business and takes on the operational and financial risks with a goal to make it successful and profitable.

Career Road Map

  • School
  • Graduation
  • Job and Career

At school level, any combination of subjects will work however subjects like English, Math, Economics, Accounting and Business Studies are recommended. If your school offers Computer Classes, Business Law classes or any other classes then students can opt for that.

Higher studies for an entrepreneur may depend on area of interest and passion. If the student already has a business idea or plan in mind then the choice of subjects and college should be in line with that. In other cases, Graduation may be done in Bachelor of Arts (any stream)/ Bachelor of Commerce/ Bachelor of Science (any stream) followed by Master of Arts (any stream)/ Master of Commerce/ Master of Science (any stream) if needed. Click here for the top colleges.

Entrepreneurs have been successful across all industries ranging from Food & Beverages, Education, Transport, Robotics and Finance. Rather than working as an employee for another company or organisation, an entrepreneur runs a small business and performs roles of HR, IT, finance, management consultant, sales and marketing.

3. Management Consultant

Management Consultants propose ways to improve an organisation's efficiency. They provide strategic advice to managers on how to make organisations more profitable through reduced costs and increased revenues.

Career Road Map

  • School
  • Graduation
  • Job and Career

At school level, any combination of subjects will work, however English, Math, Economics, Accounting and Business Studies are recommended. If the school offers Computer classes, Business Law classes or any other classes that directly relate to business, the student may opt for those. For admission in a bachelor’s degree in a top college, the candidate should have passed in class 10+2 or its equivalent exam from a recognized Board with minimum 45% marks with English as a compulsory subject.

For higher education, a student may pursue Bachelor of Business Administration/ Bachelor of Business Management/ Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Arts in Economics and can subsequently pursue Master of Business Administration/ Master of Business Management/ Master of Commerce/ Master of Arts in Economics. Admission to some these courses is through competitive exams such as GMAT and CAT. Click here for the top colleges.

Management Consultants may specialise in any one the following areas: change management, strategic management, information technology consulting, human resource consulting, virtual management consulting, operations management consulting, engineering management and management science amongst others. Consultants are employed in mid to big size companies such as Deloitte, KPMG and Accenture.