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Carroll School of Management


Operations managers manage both processes and people, with a highly integrative career path tying together analytical decision making with strategic perspectives and the needs of employees and other stakeholders. Rather than simply answering questions about what, how, when, and where things have happened, today‚Äôs business analysts are able to push the use of data further. They can find out why things are happening and what will happen if identified trends continue, and they are able to model how an organization can use this information to optimize outcomes. Our graduates have successfully attained positions in process management and business analysis in major companies such as Accenture, Boston Beer, Deloitte, EY, Fidelity, General Electric, Goldman Sachs, IBM, JPMorgan Chase, and UBS. Students with these concentrations may pursue careers in consulting, financial services, healthcare services, accountancy, technology management, retail, transportation, government, manufacturing, and not-for-profit organizations. The demand for managers with these skills is strong and continues to increase as firms recognize that they compete not only with new products, good marketing, and skillful finance, but by leveraging a high degree of competence in managing their data, operations, and business intelligence.  Salaries in these disciplines are and will likely remain competitive with all other concentrations in management.