In this article, we explore MBAs, the career paths you can take after completing one and the high-level positions you can level up to with this advanced qualification.
MBAs are designed to bolster leadership, communication and critical thinking skills, expand your network and give you a solid grounding in business principles.
These things are useful across a range of industries, and employers and recruiters are looking for leaders with a versatile skill set. High-paying business roles demand professionals with a range of hard and soft skills – and an MBA can give you these and more.
The business skills taught in an MBA course can put you ahead of the competition for high-paying roles in the business world.
Where exactly can an MBA take you? Let’s look at some of the highest-paying business jobs in Australia.
Having an MBA can boost your career prospects. Regardless of your background or industry, an MBA offers valuable opportunities for advancement. You’ll find students from a range of backgrounds and a variety of industries studying MBAs.
Even without undergraduate qualifications, MBA entry requirements vary and students may be eligible to enrol depending on their experience.
It’s also important to consider your situation before embarking on an MBA. Clarify your professional goals and how an MBA can help achieve them. Consider the time and resources you’ll need to commit to studying. Research the courses and potential specialisations of MBAs.
MBA Discovery’s Student Enrolment Advisors can offer guidance on finding the course that’s right for you to support your career growth.
So, how can an MBA help your career? By teaching you globally recognised, real-world skills that organisations and stakeholders highly regard.
According to data insights from LinkedIn, businesses are facing global talent shortages and some of the most in-demand skills are:
An MBA can give you all these skills, accelerate your career growth, increase your salary and help build your networks.
Want career growth and to be your own boss? An MBA is a great place to start.
Diana Arlett, writer, speaker and public policy specialist, started her first business in the first year of her MBA. She had been travelling between Indonesia and Australia frequently studying herbs, yoga and meditation and made some business connections along the way.
Diana instigated a grassroots project and partnered with a herbal supplements company based in Java to produce products she later imported and sold in Melbourne. She then donated a portion of the profits to sponsoring young Indonesian children in disadvantaged communities via an established charity. The project came about after speaking with a young girl in a remote community in Indonesia who was unable to access funding for education.
“A big part of the reason why the people involved in the project agreed to work with me was because they had confidence in my abilities because of my MBA,” Diana says.
You’ll graduate from Southern Cross University’s online MBA with a multifaceted skill set and a strong managerial perspective to successfully lead teams. You’ll gain the strategic leadership skills employers want and be prepared for an evolving global business future.
Victoria University’s online MBA focuses on career growth, helping you cultivate the skills senior business leaders need. As well as strategic, financial and analytical skills, you’ll graduate with a valuable network of like-minded peers.
Creating strong leaders is the focus of James Cook University’s online MBA. Graduate with the ability to take a global perspective on strategy and make fast, data-driven decisions. Advanced theoretical and technical knowledge are key learning outcomes.
Keen to learn more about digital trends? As part of RMIT University’s online MBA, leading industry experts deliver units on design thinking methodologies and authentic leadership, marketing and strategy. Graduate with the skills and mindset that will give you the edge.
Not sure if you’re ready?
Arlett says if you have the drive and the time to study, go for it.
“I honestly think anyone who wants to have more flexibility in their life should study an MBA. The skills that you’ll gain from it will be incredible for your own personal development.”
An MBA will give you the career growth you desire and the pay to match. Where to now? Our Student Enrolment Advisors are ready to answer your questions.
Whether you’re ready to enrol, or just have a quick question, simply fill out the enquiry form below to speak directly to the university’s enrolment team. They will be able to guide you through:
Course eligibility and recognition of prior learning
Course structure and what you will study
Next intakes and how to apply
Fees and time commitments