The Australian Government’s Job Outlook predicts strong growth in job opportunities for business managers over the next decade, predicting the profession will grow to employ an additional 7,900 people by 2020. Currently employing approximately 51,000 people, the profession is considered large, and roles are available in most areas of Australia.
Similarly, job opportunities for chief executive officers and managing directors are also increasing, with Job Outlook reporting that approximately 67,700 people will be employed in those roles by 2020. Currently, approximately 58,900 people are employed as CEOs and managing directors in Australia.
Opportunities are also available for management course graduates seeking to start their own small business. The Australian Bureau of Statistics reports that approximately 1.96 million small businesses operate in Australia, representing nearly 96 per cent of all businesses operating.