What is a Strategic Planner
Getting in and Qualifications
If you want to become a Strategic Planner there are number of study options available. You can choose an apprenticeship, go to university for a degree or gain relevant experience in a fast-paced work role.
- Business administration
- Data analysis
Entry requirements for courses can change. Always contact the college, university or training provider to check exactly what you will need.
A high level of business knowledge is a common trait for Strategic Planners. Gaining work experience in a business environment will help you to improve your skills.
You can develop the necessary skills by doing a Modern Apprenticeship in Business and Administration at SCQF level 5 or 6.
Another option is a Data Science Graduate Apprenticeship.
Find out more about apprenticeships in Scotland.
A bachelor’s degree in marketing or an advanced qualification like a Masters in Finance can also help. After a couple of years, you may decide to move into the role of a Strategic Planner.