A business relations manager is the liaison between an organization and their clients. These people manage several accounts and
Name: Rick Lau
Position: Relations Manager, Cisco Systems
Education: BA Hospitality Management
Career Bio: Sales/Account Manager, Champion Communications; Relations Manager, Cisco Systems
Advantages: The contacts you make in the business relations world will take you far. Working with different clients affords you with the opportunity to travel all over.
Disadvantages: None, Rick Lau enjoys all aspects of his profession
Advice: Take advantage of every networking opportunity you have. With that you must develop excellent oral and written communication skills in order to be successful in business relations. Finally keep a positive attitude and stay in good shape.
How a background in Political Science will help: In the business world, politics is very much involved. Rick Lau found that by reading books on political philosophy, (The Art of War, The Prince to name a few) help him deal him in his career in the business world.