Top Career Options after 12th – Commerce
12th Grade! A major milestone crossed! Every student worries about their future, General questions that run in our mind are –
- Which career do I choose after Commerce 12th?
- Which career has scope for commerce students?
- What are the options available to make the right career choice?
- What are the job opportunities? And so on.
We all look for more and more options while choosing a career and that’s when confusion sets in, to iron out these confusions and questions, let’s address all the worries and help you make the right career choice!
Interests (comfort of individual) and personality traits (qualities of individual) of every individual are different and they contribute towards choosing of the course and add to achieving the desired career. Many a times, once individuals choose a specific career, they would want to switch to some other career, which is possible with courses, training, certifications, etc.
Additional courses & certifications always aid the career with growth. More the merrier!!!
Now, lets’ understand what Commerce as a field has to offer too us!
- Chartered Accountant
This course is offered by ICAI (Institute of Charted Accountants of India). After 12th grade student can peruse CA which is a course of 5 years with a designated syllabus and certificate which is approved by a statutory body that the accounting professional can handle the accounting, taxation, filing returns and taking care of financial statements of business and individuals and maintaining records.
- Company Secretary
This course is offered by ICSI (Institute of company secretaries of India). The company secretary is responsible to manage the administration of the company. Ensuring regulatory and statutory requirements and ensuring the pronouncements of board of directors of the company are implemented.
It is offered in 3 programs – Foundation, Executive and Professional Programme. Each of which is a minimum of 1 year.
- Financial Management
This course focuses on the deeper study of finances and financial management, budgeting, capital structuring, capital management are the work of study. Various certifications available are CFP(certified financial Planner), CFA (Chartered financial analyst), FRM (Financial Risk Manager) CPA (Certified public accountant)
- Investment Banking
To become an investment banker, CFA certification is required after a bachelor’s degree. Investment banker deals with financial operations and market investments. MBA in finance also is a popular course.
- Financial Analyst
Bachelors in business administration or Masters in finance with critical thinking skills helps make a career as a financial analyst.
It is a vast field that operates in loans, investments, wealth management, financial services, currency exchange & deposits. With a bachelors or a masters’ degree in finance, one can enter this field.
- Cost Accounting
It is a part of a managerial study of accounting focusing on the various cost data available in the company. It is a part of the course covered in bachelors and master degrees.
It is a 3-year course that involves a study of concepts, cases studies and analytics of economics. Base and backbone every industry, company and field. Specialization in economics opens a lot of doors in various fields in India and overseas.
Study of numerical data, solving cases studies, opens opportunity in the public and private sector. Using a various statistical tools like ANOVA, regression analysis, Chi-Squared and many more for research and analytical study, statisticians achieve results and expertise as statistical consultants.
- Actuarial Science
Dealing with matters of uncertainty, professionals in this disciple are professionally trained to solve risks in insurance and other major risk involved in the industry and other professions. It requires a rigorous study of mathematics.
- Business Management
Businesses run on systems, processes, ideas and clients, and they need to be administered timely for the better follow of business into the market. This is when BBA graduates come in, be it establishments, independent entities, entrepreneurs or even government companies, all need BBAs’. This course of 3 years works on specialization.
Course & Career based on specialization –
Banking and Insurance – Investment banker, Credit and risk manager, internal auditor, loan officer, recovery agent
Finance – Financial analyst, business analyst, Tax assistant
Human Resource Management – PR manager, HR executive, Recruitment manager, IT recruiter, Production manager
Information Technology – Graphic designer, Information architect, Information systems manager, hardware and networking expert
Communication and Media Management – News reporter, Radio jockey, TV anchor, Scriptwriter, Event planner, media planner
Marketing – Sales executive, marketing manager, Production manager, brand manager, market research analyst.
Hospitality and Hotel Management – catering manager, hotel co-ordinator, billing executive, guest relations manager, floor manager
Foreign Trade – Retail manager, Business development manager, supply chain manager, export manager, international business manager
Sports Management – Athletic director, facility manager, sports agent
Hospital and Health care management – Hospital administrator, Staff administrator, billing executive, Relationship manager, Front desk executive
- Foreign Trade
understanding the exchange of good, capital and services on international borders. Some colleges offer a specific course as BFT(bachelors of foreign trade), MBA with integrated coursed on foreign trade, BA in foreign trade courses can be done.
- LLB – Bachelor of Law –LLB is a study of the constitution and laws. It can be pursued almost after any degree or master degree. It is an open educative segment. This is a 4 years course after LLB one can study for a masters LLM.
- Hotel Management
Hotel management stream is a hospitality industry. It works with hotels, clubs, resorts, tourism and more. Specialization in the following specific fields aids employment.
– Culinary management.
– Food and Beverage management
– Housekeeping management
– Marketing & sales
- Travel and Tourism Travel and tourism is a pleasure and business industry. It involves giving people memories to cherish. It caters to accommodating and attracting tourists to the place and helping them explore and understand the culture and cuisines of the place. It involves studying hotel / Resort Planning, Environmental study, Intercultural communication, Food management, Service management and much more.
A career being the most important part of livelihood, I wish all those perusing their respective.
Careers best of luck and hard work always shines bright! Happy Selecting!