¶ … complement your STEM background?
One of the most fascinating aspects about pursuing a degree in engineering is that, although engineering is applied science and mathematics, it is, in many ways also a very isolated academic discipline. Engineers tend to be separate from other students, do not have the same core class requirements as other students or freedom to pick elective courses as other students, and must develop their degree plans at an earlier time period than students pursuing other degree programs. This focus gives a rigidity that allows engineers to graduate from universities in a unique position. When one looks at groups of highly respected professionals, engineers who have obtained only their bachelor's degrees are perceived by many people to be among the ranks of professionals with graduate degrees, in part because people understand that an undergraduate education in an engineering discipline differs in tone, rigor, and depth from an undergraduate education in a different field.
While this focus can be a tremendous asset for people who want to focus solely on the science and technology of engineering, for people like me, who wish to combine their passion for innovation with a passion for business, this focus actually feels a little stifling. I am absolutely confident in my skills as a mechanical engineer. I attended...
For example, for my final project, my team created a stair lift walker. I helped design the walker using an Autodesk Inventor, helped build the walker, and used ANSYS to run different types of stress analysis on the walker. This was a culmination of my practical experience from prior projects, and I feel like I could easily handle every aspect of machine design, from innovation through construction, with the experience I have.
However, I know that I am missing the practical business knowledge that I need to take the ideas I have and turn them into a successful business. What is the correct price point for an invention? How do I structure a supply stream? What is a reasonable contract rate for suppliers? How do I handle employee relations? If I start a company, what type of business structure is best suited for a company of a certain size with specific projected sales and projected growth? How do I determined projected sales and projected growth? The reality is that when I stop to think about the what I must do beyond creating the products, I realize that I do not have the knowledge I need to be successful. In fact, with a background so highly focused on STEM subjects, I am not certain I even have the knowledge to help me find the right partners I need to be successful.
Therefore, I realize that I need to pursue an MBA. An MBA will allow me to devote the same time of attention and focus to learning about business as…
application/admission. There are several qualities that should be present in an MBA candidate. A person should be clear in their desire to be a candidate because the expense is high, but well worth the effort. MY DESIRE TO BE AN MBA CANDIDATE My desire to be an MBA candidate is based on my work experience and my ability to be able to promote myself in achieving the best that I can
program admission Goals statement goal: MBA defree strengthen finance knowledge advance management career. working experience: Summary • 13 years professional IT experience design implementation advanced technology solution large scale web-based applications. Having worked for 13 years in the IT sector, I was able to continuously develop and improve my technical competences that build on a strong curriculum in the university and a degree in Computer Science. However, my interest was
" In that survey, employers in the field of "Health Care and Pharmaceutical" were queried as to the "Top Five Skills That Are Attractive in MBA Graduates." Since my concentration is Healthcare Management, this portion of the survey is of keen interest. Those top five skills, which I believe I possess, include: 1) "ability to think analytically"; 2) "ability to think strategically"; 3) "leadership skills"; 4) "oral communication skills"; 5) and
DiSC Profile: 3-Year and 7-Year Plans Taking the DiSC personality profile and revisiting my future plans in light of the results was an interesting and informative exercise. The results of my DiSC profile revealed some aspects of my personality that I was familiar with, and some that I did not know were so strong. The fact that I have a Conscientious-Steady management style focused on Objectivity and Reliability shapes my
Distance Education Man has always thirsted for education and improvement of self. The ability to cognate and reason distinguishes man as superior to other species. From the Greeks to the Romans in Europe, to the Chinese and the Indians in the Asian subcontinent, to the American Indian tribes of North America and the Mayans from South America, ecivilization has displayed formal or informal educational structures. These edifices were the building blocks
I understand that by improving my communication skills I can remove a constraint on my ability to make deals happen -- I can bring together that Japanese money with those Arab engineers and make my U.S. employer a lot of money. That is the combination of skill and talent that I will bring to my chosen career in investment banking. Essay 2: Innovation is everything in business today. Great ideas