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Enterprising people like situations that involve using resources for personal or corporate economic gain. Such people may have an opportunistic frame of mind, and like commerce, trade and making deals. Some are drawn to sales and marketing occupations. Many will eventually end up owning their own business, or managing a section in larger organisations. They tend to be very goal-oriented, and work best when focused on a target. Some have an entrepreneurial inclination.
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College of Further Education Dundrum

Retail Management & On-Line Marketing

Code:  5M2105
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

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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.
Advertising / PR manager   Product Marketing Manager  
Advertising Account Manager   Marketing Executive  
Marketing Adviser   Media Buyer  
Media Sales Executive   Public Relations Officer / Press Officer  
Direct Marketing Manager   Advertising Media Buyer  
Advertising Art Director   PR / Public Affairs Consultant / Lobbyist  
Digital Marketing Executive   Brand Manager - Marketing  
Advertising Media Salesperson   Advertising Media Planner  
Events and Promotions Manager   Market Researcher  
Market Research Executive   Public Relations Account Executive  
Marketing / Communications Manager   Corporate Affairs and Communications Manager  
Social Media Specialist   Producer  
Shipping Clerk   Export Manager  
Customer Services Manager   Customer Support / Telesales Agent  
Department Manager   Betting Shop Manager  
Purchasing Manager - Retail   Call Centre Manager  
Purchasing Manager - Manufacturing   Procurement Officer / Buyer  
Bar Manager / Publican   Auctioneer  
Dispensing Optician   Area Sales Manager  
Sales Manager - Retail   Retail Manager  
Store Manager    Business Development Executive  
Fundraiser   Customer Service Representative  
International Sales Representative   Medical Sales Representative   
Retail Merchandiser   Wholesaler   
Estate Agent   Client Relations Manager  
Consumer Scientist    

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.
Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations
Sales, Retail & Purchasing
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Progression Routes

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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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