Running head: Preparation for Future Courses Preparation for Future Courses MGT 521 RON PEGRAM 04/06/2009 369 Words As I complete my MBA program, I will be prepared for many things. I am hoping that this program will provide me with the tools and courage to start a new career. I am hoping to learn the tools to become a great leader. By reading the Quantative Reasoning for Business Overview document, I have a greater understanding of what I will be prepared for with regard to future courses that I must take including Economics, Finance, Accounting, Operations, and Research. The QRB course will directly aid me in my future in Corporate America and as a self-employed entrepreneur.
I would really like to give back to the people who are less fortunate and assist those in need of help. My immediate goal after receiving my MBA is to work for a brokerage firm that will allow me to gain enough exposure to the brokerage business prior to me establishing my own firm in Tennesee. I believe that this move would help me further enhance my learning of the necessary management concepts I will need to succeed. Attending the university will prepare me for the actual situations I will face in the corporate world. After which, my experience being an employee would then give me further experience and knowledge to help me in building my own firm.
Innovation and Change Chantelé Shaw QHT1 Task 3 Innovation and Change Student # 000258452 6/15/13 1|Page Innovation and Change The Concept of Innovation in Business Entrepreneurs use innovation as a tool to exploit change and take that opportunity to show a new business style or service. Innovation can be learned and practiced as it is a discipline. However there needs to be a sense of purpose when entrepreneurs are searching for their sources of innovation. Once the sources are found they will need to learn how to successfully apply those principles. Business opportunities are chances to do things better and differently.
Running head: FINAL STRATEGIC PLAN Final Strategic Plan University of Phoenix Samantha Huggins Final Strategic Plan In the business environment, there are different ways to become successful. In order to be successful, a potential business owner must achieve the goals of having steady strategic planning and strategic management, to exist in its market to establish high profits. These goals are the foundation that makes up a good business in the business environment, and are known to be important. In addition, strategic planning is accommodating by implementing the company’s mission statements, visions statements, value statements, SWOTT analysis, balanced scorecard, and a communication plan, that are all beneficial to determine the future of the business about to prosper. As a result,
Concrete analysis was done through the use of ethnographic interviews, keen observations, and the obtaining of corporate documents. This essay will conclude with future suggestions for the betterment and preservation of organizational culture and its co-creation processes. KEY WORDS: Organizational culture, cultural co-creation, customer-service oriented “Management and executives are interested in organizational culture...because they believe their organizations culture is unique and can be an effective tool in attracting employees or distinguishing [them] from competitors (Keyton, 2005).” From the drafting of a business plan,
The research In a study involving MBA students, Simmering and Wilcox (1995) identified five factors that largely influence the decision to pursue the MBA graduate degree. These factors center around the personal prestige associated with the MBA, career exploration opportunities, goals for developing and improving interpersonal skills, entrepreneurial aspirations, and increasing career mobility. Among the internal and external factors cited in studies aimed at identifying the primary determinants of career decisions are salary, influence by parents and family, perceived ability/personality fit, high job demand, image/prestige, and interest in an area ( Duffy & Dik, 2009). Duffy & Dik found that the common assumption of “free choice” in making career decisions can be limited significantly by “life experiences and circumstances.” One would expect the recent recession, for example, to be a prominent factor in decisions related to job searches and enrollment in education programs (Bruce, Edgington, & Olkin, 2003). Value of an MBA Degree A recent report published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics projected the fastest growing occupations between the years of 2006 and 2016.
| Essay Question: | Discuss your career goals. What skills do you expect to gain from studying at INSEAD and how will they contribute to your professional career? | | Actual Word Count: 462 | Target Word Count: 500 | | | | | | | My main goals behind receiving an MBA at this point in my life are two-fold. I would like to further my business education, and also pursue other areas of finance. I have come to this conclusion after many years of introspection and realizations about where my career is, and where I would like it to be [Comment 1].
I have planned to take up ‘BBA in management’ offered by the American national College in partnership with the Northwood University, USA in order to accomplish the mentioned goal. By, 28 years of age, I would like to establish myself as an efficient manager, particularly an operations manager or a human resource manager, in the same company that I would be initially employed as a management trainee. I expect to serve the company with sincerity along with the application of theory in practice. Between 24 and 28 years of age I would take up a MBA in International management while I attempt to settle down as a recognized manager in the particular company I work for. I have planned to complete my MBA by 28 years of age at the most.
Self-awareness of your own strengths and weaknesses is an important aspect of any MBA application. While you have likely encountered a version of this question in the context of a job interview process, this essay treatment requires you to clearly identify genuine strengths along with your areas of development. The ability to discuss your weaknesses candidly is a strength in itself. In general, MBA programs are seeking smart, dedicated and self-aware students who are able to see themselves clearly and improve and adapt when necessary. Your own ability to understand the areas you might be able to improve is a great way to demonstrate this ability to self-assess.
It was hard to overcome that initial dismay, but still with a fighting attitude and with the support of my partner, I was able to overcome those fears into positive outcomes by involving in a research and by starting a company on our own in UK, which gave me a real insight of change management involved across the countries and experiences shared by my professors and the projects and presentations developed an interest of doing PHD in my early career of my MBA. The main areas of interest were Global Strategic Analysis, Change Management and Supply Chain Logistics on which I topped the class in Strategic analysis and Supply Chain Logistics which gave me more confidence on attaining an Internship in Centre of Factories of the Future where I was involved in one of the European Commission G7 projects proposals and worked directly with Chairman of the Company for nearly 4 months during my tenure of doing MBA. Attaining an internship , was not an easy part in my University as only 10 to 15 internship programs were offered with a class of nearly 80 students , but with my hard work and perseverance of my goal I was able to achieve an attain an internship with a good project and