The rapidly evolving world of business, driven by technological advancements has paved the way for new career opportunities. Businesses are looking for skilled people to drive success in the digital era and move through work a more agile way.
The National Skills Commission have identified 25 emerging occupations in Australia, and split them into seven categories. Three of those categories sit within business:
The National Skills Commission have also tipped ‘Professionals’ as the biggest employment growth group with nearly all jobs in that area requiring a Bachelor degree or higher. Overall, it’s likely that 91.7% of new jobs will require post-school education.
In this article, we’ll explore the future trends in the business world and shed light on skills that are likely to be in high demand.
Here are some examples of growing employment areas and the degrees that may get students there:
Data analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Data has become such an integral part of the modern business. Companies are constantly collecting data – from your email address to how long your mouse hovers over a button on their website. To make this data valuable, businesses need analysts, data scientists and AI specialists to help make data-driven decisions.
Change and project management
According to Mercer’s 2023 Global Talent Trend report, functional design and creating end-to-end agile teams are two of the main organisational design trends this year. Change managers, project managers, agile coaches and consultants are some of the emerging careers to help workplaces implement new ways of working.
As more companies shift their budget away from traditional marketing and into online ad space and content – careers in digital marketing and e-commerce continue to grow Insider Intelligence is predicting digital ad spend to reach US$1 trillion in 2024. Roles like digital marketing managers, social media strategists and SEO specialists will likely continue to rise.
Business at La Trobe
A benefit to a degree like commerce, information technology or business is the flexibility. There’s no prescribed career waiting for you when you graduate so students get more time to discover their passion.
During their time at university, students can connect with industry experts and mentors. They can get real-world experience with placements and work-based learning embedded into our business courses.
To find out more about any of our courses you can visit our website or speak with one of our course advisors.