A business degree for global careers

IF you have ever dreamt of working from a C-suite or owning your own business someday, a reputable business degree might get you there.

The business world is increasingly globalised.

The world of business is a constantly evolving one, with the advent of globalisation, and ease of connectivity and communication available today.

To keep up with the times and be able to adapt to the modern-day needs of the business world, much importance is placed on building relevant connections and being a part of the global generation.

A business degree is imperative to help you develop pertinent dexterities and concepts to develop cogent ideas that would solve various business solutions. This would translate to attracting top employers that will serve as an impetus to a fruitful career.

As a matter of fact, the importance of possessing a business degree at this point of time cannot be emphasised better, than from the Covid-19 crisis.

In the UK, almost 59 million people without a university degree are at risk of losing their jobs. In a report by The Guardian, it was pointed out that close to 80% of staff in Europe without a degree face reduction in salaries, furloughs and layoffs.

A business degree at a time as such, or regardless of the situation of a pandemic, will enable anyone to remain resilient. By developing valuable skills especially in relation to forging industry connections, you will develop an edge that will benefit you for a lifetime.

However, choosing the right university or higher learning education institution can be a daunting task for school leavers. This decision is colossally crucial, and the implications can have a lasting impact.

A business degree should essentially give you versatility. Not only must the degree be recognised, it should also give you skills like leadership and the adaptivity to changing environments.

As employers would want to make the right hiring decision, all sorts of questions would be thrown at you during an interview.

UCSI is renowned for its excellent track record in teaching and learning for over three decades.

At UCSI University’s Faculty of Business, graduates are challenged to benchmark themselves against the best in the world.

Students are constantly competing against and surpassing other students as well as even working professionals in various professional examinations. They also win in competitions and are selected to represent the country.

James Koo emerged as the first student in Malaysia to obtain the Associate of Canadian Institute of Actuaries (ACIA).

James Koo, an alumnus of Bachelor of Science (Hons) Actuarial Science, emerged as the first student in Malaysia to obtain the Associate of Canadian Institute of Actuaries (ACIA).

The valedictorian of the Class of 2019 is also the first UCSI student to pass the Society of Actuaries Fundamentals of Actuarial Practice before completing his study.

This is no result of chance.

To give students a headstart in their careers, the faculty works closely with its Industry Advisory Panel members, including Ammetlife Insurance, Digi Telecommunications, iTrain, Petronas and more.

These collaborations provide valuable industry insight that are incorporated in the faculty’s programmes. As a testament to its esteem, the faculty has an excellent relationship with accrediting and professional bodies, which has resulted in professional papers exemption for its degrees.

UCSI is the nation’s best private university for two years in a row according to the QS World University Rankings 2019 and 2020. It is long renowned for its excellent track record in teaching and learning for over three decades.

Your studies here will be challenging, but they will also be rewarding. Strong camaraderie among students will see you compete with – and learn from – other bright minds and this will spur you further.

If you are ready to be on the fast track to success, get in touch at http://online.ucsiuniversity.edu.my for online counselling or send your queries over to info.enq@ucsiuniversity.edu.my

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