QuantitativeBusiness Analysis (QBA) degree equip student’s with statistical andmathematical measuring and modeling skills for solving challengingbusiness problems. Students experienced in the field can use theirskills in predicting future market state. Since the internetinvention, online trading has become a lucrative investment.Presently, many financial institutions, including betting, futuretraders and stock selling is available online. Graduates in theprofession are in high demand as they can work in insurance companiesas policy predictors, the banking sector as financial advisors andstock trading officers (Anderson 17). The QBA department shouldencourage more students to major in the field, as there are numerousvacant positions available. Second, the demand for graduatesspecializing in the field increases each year. In fact, the rate ofnew jobs creation is higher than the job vacancies (Anderson 18).
Theinstitution can increase the number of students specializing in theQBA through offering partial scholarships to the graduates. Severalstudents studying either part time or full time are ever looking forpromising opportunities that can reduce their school fees. A partialor even complete waiver of school feels plan would significantlyincrease the number of students interested in specializing in thecareer path (Anderson 18). Second, the department can look forexperienced individuals in the field or a major employer of graduatesin the field to address the market value of a degree. The QBA expertshould use real-time data values and case studies to emphasize on themarketability of the career. Lastly, the QBA department can establisha partnership with local businesses that require QBA graduates. Theinstitutions should offer paid internship programs for all thestudents graduating from the university (Anderson 21).
QBAis a recession proof career as entrepreneurs, big companies, andindividuals are ever seeking professional knowledge concerning futuremarket trends irrespective of the market situation. This implies thateven private quantitative business analysts will have severalcustomers throughout the year (Anderson 23). Graduates are guaranteedto get jobs, either locally or internationally in the huge capitalinvestment organizations. The field is relatively new hence, theconcentration of experienced graduates is significantly lowercompared with traditionally popular degrees such as businessadministration (Anderson 24).
Anderson,Eric R. Howto choose a major and a career.Capital University Career Development. Blackmore Library. 2004. WestEnd. Print.