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What job opportunities do I hv when I offer bachelor of commerce
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Career opportunities for BCOM

Don't follow the leader–become one.

There's a lot that goes on behind the scenes of any business––financial decisions, marketing data, HR considerations. The range of career options you'll find in the world of business is truly impressive.

Our commerce graduates launch careers in the local, national and international world of business in a wide range of industries including financial and insurance services, energy and resources, information management, and marketing and communications. Potential career options include:

  • accountant
  • business manager
  • communications officer
  • financial professional
  • human resources manager
  • entrepreneur
  • marketing professional
  • project manager

Career options for Accounting majors

After earning your Bachelor of Commerce degree, you may decide to pursue a Chartered Accountant (CA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA) or Certified General Accountant (CGA) designation. Having this designation will ensure you have acquired all the competencies that the marketplace demands and will also start you out at a higher salary.

Accounting majors can also work in a number of areas for government, not-for-profit organizations, and other corporate or entrepreneurial areas as:

  • budget analysts
  • financial consultants
  • management consultants
  • system professionals

Career options for Managing People and Organizations majors

Graduates who major in Managing People and Organizations may choose to start their own small businesses, become sales representatives, manage retail and/or wholesale establishments or choose from various fields in marketing. Potential career paths include:

  • account executive
  • business manager
  • communications officer
  • insurance agent
  • property manager
  • purchasing agent
  • quality control auditor
  • sales representative

Career options for Entrepreneurship majors

Perhaps you have an idea for a new product or you'd like to start your own business. Companies also value employees who can think entrepreneurially to start up a new division or move a product into a new market. A major in Entrepreneurship prepares you for a variety of career opportunities, such as:

  • economic developer
  • executive coach
  • franchiser/franchisee
  • small business development specialist
  • small business executive
  • venture capitalist

Career options for Finance majors

A major in finance can lead to a multitude of careers paths that are both satisfying and lucrative. Below are some fields you may consider.

  • commercial banking
  • corporate finance
  • financial planning
  • insurance
  • investment banking 
  • money management
  • financial analyst
  • real estate 

Career options for International Business majors

In business, many opportunities exist in other countries and cultures. That's why employers seek well-trained individuals who have the skills necessary to transverse our borders. Potential career options include:

  • business strategy consultant
  • finance advisor
  • foreign market analyst
  • international trader
  • management consultant
  • stock analyst

Career options for Marketing Logistics majors

Marketing logistics involves planning, delivering, and controlling the flow of physical goods to point of sale in the most effective and cost-efficient manner. Logistics has come to be regarded as a key determinant of business competitiveness. Major transportation carriers, manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers all employ logistics specialists. Career options inlude:

  • supply chain manager
  • logistics analyst
  • supply and transportation manager
  • supply chain consultant
  • operations and logistical coordinator

Career options for Marketing Management majors

Today's careers offer Marketing Management majors an opportunity to work in a wide variety of exciting industries including: entertainment, fashion, advertising/public relations, market research firms, pharmaceutical companies, publishers, real estate development companies, healthcare, travel, retail and many others. Entry-level, marketing positions can lead to marketing management positions, such as:

  • advertising manager
  • brand manager
  • marketing research manager
  • public relations specialist
  • purchasing agent
  • sales manager
  • sales promotion director

We can help you with your job search

Our Management Career Services team can help you identify and launch your ideal career, or at least set you on the right path to it. From tailoring your resumé and prepping you for interviews, our career and recruitment specialists will connect you with employers and help you secure co-op work terms and full-time positions after graduation.



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