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What is a Management Analyst?

A management analyst also known as a management consultant is a person who is employed by an organization to help them improve their efficiency and profits. A management analyst studies an organization’s structure and system of operation to identify areas that can be improved and to recommend ways to improve them.

A management analyst should be well organized, tactful, quick-witted, creative, practical and prudent, and have the ability to identify, analyze and solve problems. They should be good at communicating and able to relate to a wide range of people, as they work with a variety of professionals. They should have experience in data analysis and with computer.

What does a Management Analyst do?

Management analysts may do some or all of the following:

Working Conditions

Management analysts usually work normal office hours, but may sometimes work evenings and weekends to meet deadlines. They work in offices and sometimes on-site depending on the organization they are working in. They may travel to visit clients or to attend seminars or workshops.

What is Required to Become a Management Analyst?

To become a management analyst, a bachelor’s degree in public administration or a closely related discipline is helpful.

Knowledge, Skills and Attributes

Management analysts need to have:


Alternative Careers

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