Business Management and Administration Career Cluster
Business Management and Administration careers encompass planning, organizing, directing and evaluating business functions essential to efficient and productive business operations. Business Management and Administration career opportunities are available in every sector of the economy.
Career Pathways within this Cluster:
General Management - General Management focuses on careers that plan, organize, direct, and evaluate all or part of a business organization through the allocation and use of financial, human, and material resources.
Business Information Management - Business Information Management is an umbrella term covering those careers that provide a bridge between business processes/initiatives and IT. Employees in this area help to align business and IT goals.
Human Resources Management - Human Resources Management focuses on the staffing activities that involve planning, recruitment, selection, orientation, training, performance appraisal, compensation, and safety of employees.
Administrative Support - Administrative Support facilitate business operations through a variety of administrative and clerical duties including information and communication management, data processing and collection, and project tracking.
Operations Management - Operations Management focuses on planning, organizing, coordinating, and controlling the resources needed to produce/provide a business's goods and/or services. Examples of activities in Operations Management are quality control, scheduling, procurement, and warehousing.