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Business Roles

Balance recruitment and nuturing talent vs strategic and operational demands:

  • What jobs do you expect each role to be able to complete?
  • How deep is your coverage of key processes?

Quantify position with Organisation Processes vs Roles Matrix


Experience is generally overrated compared to desire, teamwork and approach to solving problems.


When starting out with building a business what should expect to pay for various professional services?




CEODecision making on vision and strategy
CFOCapital allocation, Reinvestment, Accounting practices, Legal
CMOSales and marketing
COOOperations, HR and workflow optimisation
CQOProvides expert advice related to the quality of service
CTOChief technology officer

Targeted by MBA grads:

  • Business operations manager
  • Financial manager
  • Human resources manager
  • Information technology, or IT, manager
  • Management consultant
  • Marketing manager
  • Medical and health services manager

Standardised roles and expected capabilities:

📄️ Business Analyst

In addition to performing financial and operational modelling, a Business Analyst is expected to develop new models that underpin sound business decisions. A Business Analyst job description should recognise the streamlining and improving of internal and external reporting. The role should also call for a strong understanding of regulatory and reporting requirements as well as plenty of experience in forecasting, budgeting and financial analysis combined with understanding of key performance indicators.


Top Five In-Demand Soft Skills

  1. Creativity
  2. Persuasion
  3. Collaboration
  4. Adaptability
  5. Time Management

Top 5 Most In-Demand Hard Skills

  1. Cloud Computing
  2. Artificial Intelligence
  3. Analytical Reasoning
  4. People Management
  5. UX Design