Business Manager

Business Manager

A business manager is a person who manages people, resources and budgets to make projects a success. They need to build a good working relationships with internal and external customers and will have excellent interpersonal, negotiation, motivation and presentation skills.


Skills and aptitude

Skills and aptitudes that would make a great business manager include:

  • Problem Solving
  • Good communicator
  • Team work
  • Leadership

Entry-level business manager job roles

Someone entering a business manager job role might have the following job titles so look out for them while you're doing your research into possible future careers:

  • Junior Project Manager
  • Business Analyst
  • Solutions Analyst
  • Database Analyst
  • Cyber Security Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Analyst

Tech Stories

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