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Discover Career Opportunities

Sample Career Options

Note: Additional training and education may be required.

  • business analyst
  • business development representative
  • data governance officer
  • enterprise architect
  • help desk representative
  • information security analyst
  • IT auditor
  • marketing analytics specialist
  • marketing specialist
  • product manager
  • project coordinator
  • project manager
  • quality assurance analyst
  • systems analyst
  • technical sales representative
  • technical support representative
  • technical writer
  • web/social media developer

Laurier Grads are Successful

Laurier Graduate Survey Results (2019)

Respondents from the Laurier Graduate Survey conducted by Career Centre. Graduates were surveyed within 12 months of graduation.

29 Business Technology Management Graduates:

  • Employed: 82.6%
  • Looking for Work: 17.4%

Sample Jobs within the First Year After Graduation

  • business analyst
  • implementation associate
  • information technology consultant
  • market research analyst
  • operations analyst
  • product marketing engineer
  • sales and digital marketing analyst

Careers of Alumni Two-Five Years After Graduation

  • business analyst
  • business systems analyst
  • consultant
  • data governance associate
  • IT project analyst
  • risk mitigation officer
  • technical project manager

Develop Your Knowledge and Skills

At Laurier, develop these competencies through both curricular and co-curricular opportunities to help you achieve your goals for the future.

Functional Knowledge

  • Learn to plan and implement tasks strategically to meet organizational goals.
  • Develop knowledge of project management theory and tools, as well as systems analysis and design using the Unified Modelling Language (UML).
  • Demonstrate an understanding of technology and innovation management strategies and effective data management techniques to enhance performance and improve security.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of software development and enterprise architecture processes.
  • Determine the appropriate allocation of resources, finances, materials and personnel.
  • Develop knowledge of business and IT-focused law including intellectual property, licensing, security, and privacy.
  • Discover how information is sourced, valued and used in creating new knowledge.

Collaboration & Teamwork 

  • Work effectively as part of a team by identifying your role and contributing, leading, teaching, motivating, and/or encouraging others for team success.
  • Oversee, lead and/or contribute to a project including determining goals, planning details, making decisions, and completing tasks.
  • Demonstrate professional behaviour and an understanding of individual perspectives and diversity.

Communication 

  • Explain information, ideas, and opinions effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Probe for information by asking questions and listening, and engage in constructive conversations.
  • Prepare interesting and informative reports and presentations for diverse audiences using current technology.

Critical Thinking & Problem Solving 

  • Identify and access a wide range of relevant information and resources.
  • Learn, understand, and critically interpret information and apply knowledge to new situations.
  • Set priorities, meet deadlines, and manage time, data, and resources.
  • Make well-reasoned decisions, think creatively, identify, and consider all sides of an issue.
  • Analyze and evaluate data to discuss, support, and/or question ideas, opinions, reports, theories, and proposals.