Professionals working in business and information management serve as a communication bridge between those who implement information systems technology and the business end users of these systems. They apply business skills and technology to make sound business decisions and drive strategic vision and actions. The field requires a solid understanding of business practices combined with an understanding of the role information systems play within an organization. Individuals who think fast, work hard and excel at multitasking should consider this high-paying profession. Whether you want to work for a Fortune 500 company or run your own business, this degree is for you.
Entrepreneurs need to understand how to grow opportunities. Business-oriented professionals who want to support organizations or become entrepreneurs must have both business and information skills. These professionals apply business skills such as marketing, investment strategies, legal and leadership skills in the world of commerce. Understanding information systems is a key factor in gaining success in today’s global marketplace.
The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Business and Information Management (BIM) emphasizes the skills necessary to sustain and grow business through marketing, general business and management practices and the application of law and ethics. The curriculum also focuses on leadership, soft skills, and the analysis and implementation of information systems, data management, data communications and emerging topics such as electronic commerce and knowledge management.
State figures project more than 1,054 annual job openings for business and information managers in Central Florida through 2017. Nationally, business and information systems managers command competitive salaries.
A bachelor's degree in business and information management prepares you for these careers: