By Eva Traylor and Jake Merritt
Business is a field that stretches across all market sectors. Here at Indiana University, there are many ways to study business. Check out this resource on the various business-related majors at Indiana University. People with a business-related degree help keep hospitals, banks, universities, television networks, and sometimes even the government running! Many things that a business professional faces requires “on-the-job” training. Studying a major related to business allows students to develop their soft and technical skills. A few things you could learn include:
- Developing Strong Communication Skills
- Unlocking Your Inner Entrepreneur
- Learning About the World Around You and the Impact you Could Have
Developing Strong Communication Skills
Building connections and speaking with individuals face-to-face is a huge part of success in business. You will be assigned group work and be expected to maintain a professional relationship with professors. In addition to coursework, you’ll be sending professional emails and practice networking. Indiana University has a variety of companies that seek out own students. The career possibilities post-grad are vast.
Interested in learning more about possible careers? Check out this resource on informational interviews and connecting with professionals!
Unlocking Your Inner Entrepreneur
Not sure what you want to do after graduation? Do you feel like there’s nothing really out there for you? Think about entrepreneurship. You can find inspiration everywhere and will have the power to start your own company or create a product to solve a problem. Studying a business-related major can give you the necessary tools and resources to make that dream a reality.
Learning About the World Around You and the Impact you Could Have
Businesses are what help the world keep moving round. You can travel, meet new people, and watch how a series of decisions made in the United States impacts its international neighbors. A degree in business leaves much room for growth and development. People who work in this area have very flexible skillsets that can be applied in various settings.