Business meeting, portrait and woman writing with team for planning, strategy and marketing idea in office. Design, collaboration and face of designer with notes for group project, vision and mission.

Five things to do with a management degree

Managers move a company forward. In their roles as team leaders or project coordinators, they unify employees and enable them to achieve a company’s goals.

Students and professionals can gain the tools they need to manage effectively through the University of Florida Warrington College of Business’s management bachelor’s degree program. Management skills, leadership, organizational behavior, human resources and strategic planning are all emphasized in the program, along with operations and logistics, supply chain and project management.

UF Warrington management graduates have joined businesses such as Google, Microsoft, JPMorgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, Procter & Gamble, Unilever, Walmart, Amazon, Bain & Company, Boston Consulting Group, Bank of America, Morgan Stanley and Allstate, while others take inspiration from Warrington’s entrepreneurship courses and start their own businesses. Based on the industry, job role and individual experience, the average salary for managers can range from $40,000-$60,000 with a signing bonus of $1,000-$3,000.

There’s room for managers in every industry. Eager for leaders with skills in communication and problem-solving, companies are on the lookout for managers who will motivate teams to reach their best potential. Below are five positions available to those with an education in management.

1. Business Development Manager

Business development managers identify and create opportunities for business growth. To push a company forward, they are involved in strategic planning, market research and establishing partnerships to expand the company’s reach.

2. Financial Analyst

Financial analysts manage data to provide insights and recommendations for improving financial performance. Budgeting and forecasting are on their agendas to help organizations make informed financial decisions.

3. Management Consultant

Management consultants work for consulting firms or independently to help organizations solve business problems and improve efficiency. Through their analyses of business processes, they provide strategic advice and implement solutions to enhance overall performance.

4. Sales Manager

Sales managers are responsible for leading sales teams, setting targets and developing strategies to achieve revenue goals. Their role is crucial in driving sales, managing client relationships and contributing to the overall growth of a business.

5. Supply Chain Manager

Supply chain managers oversee the entire supply chain process, from procurement to distribution. They optimize logistics, manage inventory and ensure the efficient flow of goods and services within their organization.

With a management degree from the Warrington College of Business, you will be equipped to enter these roles with confidence and make a difference at your company.

“A management degree encompasses a comprehensive study of fundamental business principles,” said Scotty Goodloe, associate director of Undergraduate Business Career Services. “The curriculum fosters problem-solving and critical thinking skills, preparing graduates to address business challenges.”

For more information on the management programs offered at UF Warrington, visit Heavener Academic Advising or contact Scotty Goodloe with any career-related questions.