Business & Information Systems

 

Sample Careers
Accountant What you'll do: An accountant produces financial records for organizations, updates financial statements, and checks financial records for accuracy. Accountants usually work in an office setting. Start at SUNY CCC with this program: Business Administration. Questions: Ask Tom Owens
Account Manager  What you'll do: An account manager is responsible for the management of sales and relationships with customers. An account manager maintains the company's existing relationships with a client or group of clients, so that they will continue using the company for business. The account manager does not manage the daily running of the account itself. They manage the relationship with the client of the account(s) they are assigned to. Generally, a client will remain with one account manager throughout the duration of hiring the company. Account managers serve as the interface between the customer service and the sales team in a company. The account manager understands the customer's demands, plans how to meet these demands, and generates sales for the company as a result. Start at SUNY CCC with this program: Business Administration. Questions: Ask Tim Bonomo
Financial Analyst  What you'll do: Financial analysts work in banks, pension funds, insurance companies, and other businesses. They provide guidance to businesses and individuals making investment decisions. They assess the performance of stocks, bonds, and other types of investments. Start at SUNY CCC with this program: Business Administration. Questions: Ask Barb Squires
Marketing Managers What you'll do:  Marketing Managers estimate the demand for a product and identify markets in which the product will best thrive and prosper, as well as develop pricing strategies to help maximize market share. Start at SUNY CCC with this program: Business Administration. Questions? Ask Tim Bonomo
Hotel General Manager What you'll do: The general manager of a hotel oversees all hotel operations. They oversee personnel and services to make sure guests have a great experience and want to return. This may involve checking the quality of provided services and handling customer questions and complaints. While it is possible to work your way up to this position from an entry-level hotel job, a bachelor's or master's degree in hotel management or hospitality management will open more opportunities for advancement. Start at SUNY CCC with this program: Business Administration. Questions? Ask Tim Bonomo
Event Planner What you'll do:An event planner coordinates and organizes meetings, luncheons and other special events for companies or individual clients. Event planning careers typically require strong organizational and communication skills. Start at SUNY CCC with this program: Business Administration. Questions? Ask Tim Bonomo
 Technical Support Specialist What you'll do: The role of a Technical Support Specialist is to provide assistance and maintenance to all computer systems and hardware. Their work may include installing, configuring, and updating hardware and software, as well as fixing any issue related to the equipment that may come up on a daily basis. Most Technical Support Specialists work in two ways, providing assistance and support to the company itself or to outside customers from a help desk or over the phone in a call center. Depending on how big the company is, the work of a Technical Support Specialist may span over several areas of expertise or just one. For example, some companies employ Technical Support Specialists to work on either computers or portable devices, whereas some others may require their employees to tend to all sorts of requests. Start at SUNY CCC with this program: Computer Science. Questions: Ask DJ Dates
Cybersecurity Analyst

What you'll do: Security analysts are ultimately responsible for ensuring that the company's digital assets are protected from unauthorized access. This includes securing both online and on-premise infrastructures, weeding through metrics and data to filter out suspicious activity, and finding and mitigating risks before breaches occur. If a breach does occur, security analysts are often on the front line, leading efforts to counter the attacks. Security analysts are also responsible for generating reports for IT administrators and business managers to evaluate the efficacy of the security policies in place. They will then help to make the necessary changes for a more secure network and may also create training programs and modules to educate employees and users on proper security protocols. Start at SUNY CCC with this program: Cybersecurity. Questions: Ask DJ Dates

Network Technician

What you'll do: A network technician is an IT professional employed to help with the creation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of present and future computer network hardware and software products, in support of business operations. A network technician is responsible for the setup, maintenance, and upgrading of networks and resources and prepares presentations for educating management about the need for upgrading network resources. Start at SUNY CCC with this program: Information Technology. Questions? Ask DJ Dates