If I study business strategy, what sort of jobs would I be aiming to go into at the end of my studies?
Commerce is a broad program, and strategy seems to be one niche that appeals to me, but I don't know what careers can be led after studying in such a program. #undergraduate #strategy #commerce #career-path-planning #career-details
I have an MBA in Strategic Management, but I work in Finance. There is significant overlap in the functions. Some of the projects that I've been able to work on related to Strategy include building business cases (including financial models) for new marketing initiatives and back-office services, creating budgets and forecasting contract scenarios, and participating in a cross-functional system implementation team. Sales planning, capital budgeting, mergers/acquisitions/integrations, and commissions/incentives are other possibilities.
You could argue that doing a degree with "strategy" in the title could set you up to do ANY kind of venture (work for someone, set up your own business etc) where you building or planning something - where you have to think forward, using the strategy analysis skills to assess options and build a well-thought-through roadmap ...