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What does a General Manager?

General Managers oversee the profitability, administration, operations and compliance of an organisation. Depending on the size of the business they might report to the CEO or directly to the Board of Directors.

As a General Manager you’ll be leading a team of departmental managers as well as the general staff. A typical day could involve finalising a budget, approving a risk management plan, hiring a new operations manager, and negotiating a supplier contract.

General Manager Courses

There are 8 courses available for people who want to become a General Manager.

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How much do General Managers earn?

In Australia, the salary range of a General Manager can vary greatly. Many General Managers negotiate their own salary package with bonuses (based on performance).

What are the job opportunities for General Managers?

There are currently 47,00 General Managers employed in Australia right now and this job role declined over the last 5 years. General Managers lead medium to large business, government departments, and corporate enterprises in all industries and employment sectors.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a General Manager?

General Managers normally have formal qualifications in their industry or employment sector but also need skills in business administration and leadership. To expand your employment options and salary range try the Diploma of Leadership and Management or the Advanced Diploma of Business. Many General Managers are degree qualified.

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Here are some potential career pathways within Leadership and Management.

Sourced from The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training and MySkills.gov.au