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Michelle Ryan

Corporate Sales Manager

Failte Ireland

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  Michelle Ryan
Firstly it is very important that you get a third level education as this is a requirement in most hotels for a job in sales. This is the most important step in working in hotel sales. You should gain as much experience within the industry which I found very beneficial.
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Drumshanbo College of Further Education

Drumshanbo College of Further Education

Business IT


Course Code(s):  5M2468
QQI Award Code:  5M2468 Business Administration
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
The Business IT course, which has been established for over forty years, is continuing to up-date Post Leaving Certificate students and adults who may wish to return to the workplace, or provide an opportunity to upgrade Information Technology (IT) skills.

 

What you will Study...
These are the main subject modules available in this course. Note: Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands.

Communications
Work Experience
Word Processing
Business Administration Skills
Database Methods
Spreadsheet Methods
Desktop Publishing
Manual & Computerised Bookkeeping
Web Design
Presentations
Payroll

 

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Sample Careers...
If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
Builders' Merchant   Data Protection Officer  
Health & Safety Officer   Data Steward / Data Manager  
Chartered Secretary   Business Consultant  
Business Analyst   Accounts Team Leader  
Company Secretary   Business Adviser  
Management Associate   Manager - General  
Arts agent/promoter   Managing Director  
Management Consultant   Financial Adviser  
Financial Trader   Psychologist - Occupational  
Operations Research Analyst   Economist / Economist EU  
Change Manager   Data Scientist  
Human Resources Assistant - EU   Database Administrator  
Network Administrator   Web Designer / Developer  
Information Architect - IT   Web Editor  
Network Engineer   Software Production Co-ordinator  
Project Manager - Software Design   Multimedia Technical Manager  
Multimedia Designer   Android /iOS App Developer  
IT Consultant   Information Systems Manager  
Multimedia Project Manager   IT Security Specialist  
Computer Scientist   Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Specialist  
Big Data Specialist   Data Analyst  
Games Programmer   Software Developer / Architect  
Technical Architect - Data   Computer Systems Analyst  
Engineer - Software   IT Project Manager  
Geographical Information Systems Technicians   IT Manager  
Forensic Computer Analyst   Engineer - Computer Hardware  
Test Lead - Software   Games Tester  
Computer System Administrator   Computer Programmer  
Computer Systems Technician   Software Localisation  
Data Change Agent   Computer Assembly Technician  
Data Virtualisation / Cloud Specialist   Computer / IT Support Specialist  
Computer Trainer/Instructor   Payroll Manager  
Secretary   Front Office Junior Manager  
Personal Assistant   School Principal  
Music Manager   Bank / Financial Manager   
Recruitment Team Leader   Risk Analyst  
Travel Agency Manager   Retail Manager  
Area Sales Manager   Distribution Manager  
Taxation Consultant   Accounts Assistant  
Accountant   Management Accountant  

Related Career Sectors...
This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Business Organisation & Business Management
Computers & ICT
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Progression Routes

(Higher Education Links Scheme)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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BBSAX 

5M2468