A Reflective Essay About a Student from Nigeria
My first degree was in Religious Management and Cultural Studies, of which before during and after my first degree I have couple of work experience which as contributed in a meaningful way to my present state, which is me doing my Master in Business Administration (MBA). Have been privileged to work in various capacities from Customer Service Officer to Junior Administrative Assistant and been a Project Coordinator and no doubt the administrative and management world is awesome having the experience and seeing how the business world is in general ignited my ambition and passion which motivated me in doing an MBA.
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My short terms and immediate goal is to get a good job after graduation and acquiring the necessary experience leading to me taking a professional examination under a certified professional body like CIPD (Chartered Institute of personnel and Development).
My long term goal is to be at the top of any organisation as a member of the board of directors and having my own company.
My ambition is to be good at whatever I do, been a colossus in my chosen endeavour. To be a charted personnel by the year 2014 and a Doctorate holder by the year 2017. Taking things as they come. I intent to own my own company, which is going to be a family, owned one. Before then intent working in a multinational company acquiring all the necessary experienced possible so as to enable me know what I want, need and expecting in what i am going to do.
IMPACT ON SELF
Life has had a huge impact on me, because taking a step back viewing where am coming from and what am expecting of myself in the nearest future, coupled with what am doing at the moment has had a huge impact on me and my general life, of which now than ever, have been able to placed more disciple on myself knowing what is important and necessary to what is important but not immediately necessary, in this stead all these put together as increased my communication skills, been more effective and efficient as a team player.
REFLECTION ON ACTION
Practical Problems Completing Tasks
This section I would be considering my own approach to study and the possible problem been anticipated in completing them, be it team work, individual task, academic environment, time management etc.
I would not only be talking about a range of skills and problems in my learning and academic success but also to my personal development.
Firstly I would start with the academic environment; it is a lot different to where I come from, and the learning duration to me is too short because one year is a short space in time to complete a course like MBA (Master in Business Administration) making everything been absorbed at a rapid pace, which now make time management skill on the more positive side for me and it’s a good start and impression for me now. With the issue of assignment it is quite different and difficult because here you are to read through it, critically evaluate it and summaries it into your own words making it more of narrative and evaluation, were as where I come from it`s a different scenario, it is more of read and give the right answer, Which is quite strange and difficult adjusting to. Group task and presentation are not what I like doing and am below the average in them, which affect my public speaking.
Strategies to Reduce the Impact
I have been working on my said anticipated problem, by geeting more involved in team work and been effective, time management is now of the essence dong more of mini presentations by joining the Debate society and registered with the BEE club (Business...