“A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go but ought to be.”
– Rosalynn Carter
Administrative Services Managers
Administrative services managers plan, direct, and coordinate supportive services of an organization.
Advertising, Promotions, and Marketing Managers
Advertising, promotions, and marketing managers plan programs to generate interest in products or services.
Architectural and Engineering Managers
Architectural and engineering managers plan, direct, and coordinate activities in architectural and engineering companies.
Compensation and Benefits Managers
Compensation and benefits managers plan, develop, and oversee programs to compensate employees.
Computer and Information Systems Managers
Computer and information systems managers plan, coordinate, and direct computer-related activities in an organization.
Construction managers plan, coordinate, budget, and supervise construction projects from start to finish.
Elementary, Middle, and High School Principals
Elementary, middle, and high school principals oversee all school operations, including daily school activities.
Emergency Management Directors
Emergency management directors prepare plans and procedures for responding to natural disasters or other emergencies. They also help lead the response during and after emergencies.
Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
Farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers operate establishments that produce crops, livestock, and dairy products.
Financial managers produce financial reports, direct investment activities, and develop strategies and plans for the long-term financial goals of their organization.
Food Service Managers
Food service managers are responsible for the daily operation of restaurants or other establishments that prepare and serve food and beverages.
Human Resources Managers
Human resources managers plan, direct, and coordinate the administrative functions of an organization.
Industrial Production Managers
Industrial production managers oversee the daily operations of manufacturing and related plants.
Lodging managers ensure that traveling guests have a pleasant experience at their establishment with accommodations. They also ensure that the business is run efficiently and profitably.
Medical and Health Services Managers
Medical and health services managers plan, direct, and coordinate the business activities of healthcare providers.
Natural Sciences Managers
Natural sciences managers supervise the work of scientists, including chemists, physicists, and biologists.
Postsecondary Education Administrators
Postsecondary education administrators oversee student services, academics, and faculty research at colleges and universities.
Preschool and Childcare Center Directors
Preschool and childcare center directors supervise and lead their staffs, design program plans, oversee daily activities, and prepare budgets.
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers
Property, real estate, and community association managers take care of the many aspects of residential, commercial, or industrial properties.
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
Public relations managers direct the creation of materials that will enhance the public image of their employer or client. Fundraising managers coordinate campaigns that bring in donations for their organization.
Sales managers direct organizations’ sales teams.
Social and Community Service Managers
Social and community service managers coordinate and supervise social service programs and community organizations.
Top executives devise strategies and policies to ensure that an organization meets its goals.
Training and Development Managers
Training and development managers oversee staff and plan and coordinate programs to enhance the knowledge and skills of an organization’s employees.