If you are looking for a way to get ahead in your career, business schools offer a highly effective way to grow, learn and find rewarding opportunities. Whether you have a natural talent for marketing or a head for business admin; an interest in Human Resources or a passion for finance, taking a course at a trusted school opens up doors in ways that you could only begin to imagine.
And, you don’t have to limit yourself to traditional campuses, either. Distance learning has changed the way that we learn, offering flexible, innovative teaching solutions that allow you to learn from anywhere in South Africa.
How does studying through this type of tertiary learning institute help you forge ahead in your career? Let’s take a look…
Boosting Your Career Opportunities Through Business Schools
Some of the ways that a good business school helps you succeed in your career include the following:
- Allows you to make a career change.
If you are already working but wish that you could pursue another path, studying through distance programmes at a trusted school that is geared towards business is the best way to change careers. You may find that you want to do a full change from one field to another, pursuing a degree in something that has always interested you. Or, you may find that there are options within your general field that you had not considered. From financial management, to Islamic Finance, real estate management… or even something like entrepreneurship, there are many courses that help you get into the right path.
- Grow your leadership skills.
Those who have natural leadership skills can greatly enhance them with the help of courses such as an MBA (Masters of Business Administration). This programme is an excellent choice for future leaders and many global CEOs and leaders have earned their proverbial stripes through this programme. If other business areas are more your thing, studying further will still help you gain critical leadership skills to help you become a better manager in your role.
- Increase your earning power.
Another benefit of further education in business is the increased earning potential. Experience is essential in the majority of fields, but education is equally important. Sometimes, that bit of paper that states your extensive expertise can make the difference between a pass and a hire at a job interview. It can also make all the difference at performance appraisals and salary reviews.
- Gain vital entrepreneurial skills.
Careers are not only limited to working for other people, either. You can grow your own path by starting your own venture, equipped with vital skills that are learned through carefully chosen courses aimed at encouraging self-starters. Finance, marketing, HR, accounting, business management and many other facets of the business can be perfected through a variety of courses.
- Broaden your horizons and sharpen your skills.
Finally, studying further is a great way to broaden your perspective and hone your skills – both vital for career growth. Meeting new people, learning new things, pushing your boundaries, gaining confidence, learning more about yourself and gaining hard and soft skills will go a long way in helping you become a valuable, highly employable asset.
Whether you decide to go for an MBA or try a short course that gives you competitive edge, studying is a life-changing, game-changing experience. To get a full overview of the courses offered at REGENT Business School, use the menu above to view all our under-graduate and post-graduate programmes.