The ability to look at the way things work, bring new ideas and introduce better processes, are all skills highly sought-after by employers. If you know that your day runs better with a plan, and if you’d like to help others get more out of each day, then study in business, education or psychology at UOW could be for you. Review your options below.
Manage people & optimise processes
How will you manage and optimise?
Are you a natural influencer, or would you like to learn how to persuade and guide others? Would you like to develop better processes that help businesses prosper? Maybe you’d prefer to help people find and develop their own career path? A degree in business and management at UOW could help you reach your goals.
Would you like to understand the way people behave in their professional lives? Do you want to help people plan their perfect career, understand how to maintain wellbeing and develop the skills to realise their ambitions? Consider study in the area of human behaviour, with a degree in psychology at UOW.
Would you like to help people develop their skills and reach their full potential? Is there a subject that you’re passionate about that you’d like to help others understand? Or maybe you’d like to understand how to influence and persuade others? A degree in education at UOW could be the answer.
The work that we do is helping innovators take their new ideas to market. We're having real impact in the world, growing new businesses in Australia, new industries for Australia, and we're helping the world at the same time.
Stories to inspire you
The time of profit at any cost has passed, and ethical leadership is becoming a prerequisite for a successful business. UOW’s Professor Mario Fernando and Associate Professor Belinda Gibbons are passionate about teaching future executives who not only understand responsible business management, but can translate business ethics into action.
Not all teachers work in a classroom. James MacDiarmid, an educator and entrepreneur, harnesses storytelling and technology to bring science to life for a children across Australia and the UK. The boy from the Burra Valley explains how a trekking holiday in Asia inspired a business that is capturing the imagination of the next generation.
When UOW graduate Tom Moore left the Army he learned first-hand what many others have struggled with – transitioning from military service to civilian life is hard. He teamed up with Luke Rix and WithYouWithMe was born; a training and recruitment company that has revolutionised how defence force veterans find work.
How do you make the leap from ski slopes to start-ups? Introducing Annabel Blake, a former freestyle skier, psychology graduate, and behavioural strategist exploring questions of creativity and human relationships with technology. Her start-up Little Literature Co. is helping to break down barriers to learning for young children.
The role teachers play in shaping and moulding future generations to be active and inclusive citizens is a challenging yet highly important aspect of the career, so this is something that motivates me the most and seems the most integral.
See where your degree could take you
Your interest in managing people and optimising processes could lead to a diverse and rewarding career, with opportunities in business and marketing, management, human resources, education, and psychology in both the public and private sectors.
No matter your path, your UOW degree is appreciated by employers; UOW is consistently rated in the world's top 200 by global employers (QS Graduate Employability rankings). Here are just some of the careers you could pursue:
- Brand manager
- Business adviser
- Clinical psychologist
- Cognitive psychologist
- Data analyst
- Demand planner
- Developmental psychologist
- Educational manager
- High school teacher
- HR manager
- Life coach
- Marketing manager
- Occupational psychologist
- Organisational behaviour consultant
- Personnel or human resources manager
- Primary teacher
- Product / category manager
- Project manager
- Public relations coordinator
- Recruitment consultant
- Rehabilitation services case manager
- School principal
- Social policy advisor
- Training and development manager
UOW's Careers Central offers advice on the career options that study in a particular discipline can provide, including sample jobs, employers, key skills, professional associations and postgraduate study options.
UOW offers a number of services that can help make finding work that fits with your studies a little easier.
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