Business is undoubtedly one of the largest and most important sectors in the world, and includes management, finance, law and marketing.
You will find that its wide variety of occupations cut across every single industry, giving you the opportunity to specialise your business skills for companies around the world.
As a business student at The Sheffield College, you will be able to join our Sheffield Chamber of Commerce Business and Enterprise Academy and learn more about risk-taking, finances, planning, media and marketing from some of Sheffield's most successful and well-known employers.
Khaled Al Ameri, former Business student
Picking the right course is the first step in your business career! Whether you choose a full-time study programme and pick your own specialism, join our Sheffield Chamber of Commerce Employer Skills Academy or head straight into an Apprenticeship, we're sure to have something that suits you and your learning style.
You can only learn so much about how a business works and what makes it successful from a textbook. To be really confident in your knowledge and abilities you'll need some practical experience. Luckily, all of our business programmes will allow you to do just that!
Throughout your studies you will have the opportunity to engage directly with local businesses so that you can learn from their experience. Whether that's visiting the offices of Sheffield's finest businesses or participating in a guest lecture with a local entrepreneur, we know that getting that first hand experience is vital.
All of our full-time study programmes have a practical element, this might include working in a group to set up your own enterprise stall and selling your own items, or getting stuck into a project that mirrors a scenario faced by a real business.
Our Employer Skills Academies are a unique opportunity for ambitious students to engage with local employers and apply their academic knowledge to real-life business scenarios.
The Sheffield Chamber of Commerce Employer Skills Academy allows students to engage directly with one of the biggest taxi firms in South Yorkshire and benefit from their business expertise. Members of the academy programme will benefit from:
We know that having the right facilities can make all the difference to your learning, so we've invested heavily in getting you the equipment you'll need to run a successful business.
No matter which campus you choose to study at, you'll have access to:
At the end of the day, we all know that a qualification is just the first step on the road to landing your dream job and kick-starting your career, and we're determined to help you get to where you want to be.
Almost every job available encompasses some aspect of business, whether that's administrative tasks or getting to grips with basic marketing, so the career prospects for our business graduates are really strong, particularly within the local area:
Whilst we offer business courses from Level 1 all the way up to university level, why not take a minute to find out a bit more about our Level 2 Business study programme?
Location: City or Hillsborough Campus
Choosing a career path when you've only just left school can seem like a daunting prospect, but our Careers Advice Team are on hand to offer you the best impartial careers guidance going.
They can help you to figure out the kind of jobs that you might enjoy based on your interests, skills and hobbies; or if you already have a pretty good idea of what you'd like to do in the future they can give you some pointers on how to go further and land your dream job. You can talk to them whether you're still deciding on a course or even if you're about to make the jump from education into full-time work.
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