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Management Analysts

Also called: Business Analyst, Business Consultant, Management Analyst, Management Consultant

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What they do:
Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies, and prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively. Includes program analysts and management consultants.
On the job, you would:
  • Gather and organize information on problems or procedures.
  • Confer with personnel concerned to ensure successful functioning of newly implemented systems or procedures.
  • Analyze data gathered and develop solutions or alternative methods of proceeding.

Knowledge

Arts and Humanities
  • English language
Business
  • management
  • customer service
Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
  • psychology
Education and Training
  • teaching and course design

Skills

Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • reading work related information
Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
People and Technology Systems
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
  • measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it

Abilities

Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information

Personality

People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Cooperation
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Initiative

Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Web platform development software
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  • Microsoft ASP.NET Core MVC Hot Technology
Data base user interface and query software
  • Blackboard software
  • Transact-SQL Hot Technology
Development environment software
  • Common business oriented language COBOL Hot Technology
  • Go Hot Technology

Education

Education: (rated 4 of 5)
bachelor's degree or
master's degree
usually needed

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Job Outlook

Bright Outlook
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
Salary
$93,000
$50,190
$163,760
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