Finance & Marketing
Training, Other Qualifications, and Advancement: People work extremely hard for their money. It is the job offinancial experts to protect people’s money while providing opportunities toincrease their standard of living.
Whilein the same breath, it can be said that increasing one’s standards of living also involves obtaining marketable consumer goods which benefits one’s abilityto live comfortably. Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers coordinate their companies' market research, marketing strategy, sales, advertising, promotion, pricing, product development, and public relations activities.
A bachelor's or graduate degree is strongly preferred for personal financial advisors. Employers usually do not require a specific field of study forpersonal financial advisors, but a bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, economics, business, mathematics, or law provides good preparation for the occupation.
For marketing, sales, and promotions management positions, employers often prefer a bachelor's or master's degree in business administration with an emphasis on marketing.