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What is a Business Administrator and Is It the Right Career For You?

Ligia Chelotti 01/06/2020
 

The day-to-day operations of a business are just as important as going after its long-term goals.

Whether it’s in the IT industry or a manufacturing concern, every business needs someone to take care of these daily dynamics – that’s where the business administrator comes in.

A career in business administration can help you gain experience and knowledge that can be applied to other fields as well. The curriculum included in a business degree incorporates practical and qualitative courses that provide you the skills needed to add value to your organisation.

So it’s no wonder that many top execs get their start working in office administration – gaining an in-depth understanding of the way an organisation operates.

But how would you know that a career in business administration is right for you?

For that, you first need to know what the role of a business administrator is.

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The ins and outs of online learning

Ligia Chelotti 28/05/2020

Is online studying a good option for me?

It’s a big decision, a potential life changer. It takes careful thought and planning among friends and family but importantly - a commitment to yourself. The impact of taking on a study commitment should not be underestimated.

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8 Ways Individuals Can Benefit From Online Education – Future Of Professional Development

Ligia Chelotti 01/05/2020
 

 

Online learning programs have immense popularity among students and educators alike because they get to take advantage of digital facilities that are convenient, flexible and also affordable. 

While the online learning industry is already worth $5 billion in Australia, this number is growing exponentially since the COVID-19 pandemic has swept the globe.

The resulting lockdown and self-quarantines are encouraging Australians to gain new skills, get higher education, and take professional courses to make themselves more attractive to employers. These distance learners have a golden opportunity to attend virtual lectures, get coursework, take exams, and conduct research online.

And that's just the start. Here are several reasons why online learning has caught on so quickly in Australia over the last few months:

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Is A Career Change Your New Year’s Resolution?

Jenna Meyerson 03/02/2020

 

At times, many of us find ourselves in an unfulfilling career, but the thought of changing jobs sounds intimidating and scary. So we end up delaying the change for as long as possible because it can be daunting to go into the unknown all alone.

Changing careers requires you to have a certain experience and skill set, or at least some working knowledge of your new career path. Even if you know your unique calling, you might lack the experience that a potential employer wants.

But despite all the financial and psychological hurdles, many people brave the winds of change to find more fulfilling careers – and they are much better off for it.

Even research shows that people will have several paths during their careers – millennials, for instance, expect to stay in jobs for less than three years and change professions as their perceptions about their dream careers change.

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Health And Safety 101: 5 Approaches To Gain Knowledge For Work

Jenna Meyerson 15/01/2020

 

Australia has the safest workplaces in the world, and it’s commendable that local businesses are committed to building even safer offices and factories because their conviction is paying off.

While the number of Australians killed at work has been declining steadily over the last decade, we can’t afford to be complacent just yet. Recent statistics show that 107,335 workers’ compensation claims were made in 2017-18, while the median compensation paid for each claim was AU$12,100.

23% of the claims were due to slips, trips and falls due to an absence of proper instructions regarding workplace health and safety – and 16% reported injuries were caused by moving objects.

Employers need to raise awareness about health and safety by implementing the right policies and training for the staff. Then it becomes the employees’ job to adhere to these rules to avoid potential safety and health problems.

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Reasons Why Learning Project Management Is Significant

Ligia Chelotti 20/12/2019

Project management is an expansive role where the term can mean a number of things for different businesses and professions. A project manager could be someone who drives change within a business, or a specialist leading his team members to realise their full potential. It could even be someone appointed to improve stakeholder engagement.

As such, there isn’t just a single type of project manager, but different individuals skilled in handling different projects, sectors and even industries. However, regardless of the variations, the fact remains that all projects need a structure for successful deliverable and outcomes.

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Business Administration: 6 Reasons to Learn for Smooth Business Operations

Ligia Chelotti 19/12/2019
 

Business administration is a diverse field of study that can help develop practical and technical skills both professionally and personally. Business touches on almost every aspect of society and a combination of academic background and practical experience can give you a competitive edge in the job market where business administration is in high demand.

Whether you want to pursue video making as a career, want to design buildings or play professional basketball, there’s always a business side to the equation. In fact, any skill set or interest has a business side to it. Every industry needs managers, accountants, marketers, financial analysts, and tech support staff, or administrators in business. 

Studying business administration gives you a definite leg up compared to the competition where applicants don’t have a degree or those who have less marketable credentials. Employers, recruiters, and leaders all recognise the value of good accreditation and will want to have you on board.

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5 Ways to Stay Motivated When Studying Online

Career FAQs 03/07/2019
 

Studying online is the new black. Smartphones and the Internet have taken our lives to a whole new level and have made studying more accessible. As classrooms slowly shift from a physical space to a digital one - making it more convenient, it can also come with its own set of challenges.

Studying online can have a different set of requirement to an on-campus course. Online study is flexible – allowing you to fit study around your life and maintain other commitments like your job; it allows you to go at your own pace and offers you 24/7 access to course materials (seriously, you can study whenever and wherever suits). On the flip side, an online course demands more motivation, self-discipline and better organisation.

Like all things, you have to work to get a good outcome. Follow our online study tips and strategies to help you on your way to success.

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Six Myths About Online Business Courses - MCI Institute

Ligia Chelotti 12/02/2019

When considering further education, many prospective students are of the mistaken opinion that online business courses pale in comparison to their traditional counterparts. To set the record straight, we debunk some of the most common myths surrounding online diplomas:

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School Graduate? Discover Your Career Path - MCI Institute

Jenna Meyerson 16/01/2019

Thanks to the wealth of information we have at our fingertips, and the wide range of online business courses and diplomas available, school leavers are spoiled for choice. To help you start your career search off on the right foot, take note of the following:

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Evaluate Study Options After Graduating High School - MCI Institute

Ligia Chelotti 12/11/2018

Once you’ve pinpointed the vocation or industry you’d like to pursue, you need to weigh up the study options available. Further education courses, degrees and diplomas vary greatly. In order to make a success of your studies, you need to choose a study option that best suits your particular needs.

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Ask These Questions For Your Next Career Path - MCI Institute

Ligia Chelotti 06/11/2018

Finding a career that’s a perfect mix of your passions, skills, and values is crucial if you want to make a success of it. Ensure the next step in your career is one that will serve you well, by bearing the following questions in mind:

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