Goal Statement

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Herbert Mugumya - Professional Goal Statement
Walden University
Ph.D. in Human Services, specialization; Human Services Administration

My primary goal in applying to Walden University for Ph.D. program is to prepare myself for a future career in forensic human services administration. Interested in furthering the current body of research and in improving techniques used on the study of the theoretical foundations of organizational behavior and the practice of management and planning. I am very committed to pursuing human services administration and I believe Walden University Ph.D. program will provide me with an excellent foundation in the area of organizational management and planning. With a Ph.D., I will be well prepared to lead a
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Over the years, I have been intimately involved in every aspect of project-based research, from design stage, data collection and analysis, to dissemination of research findings to wide audiences including but not limited to; donors, host governments, and project beneficiaries. I have learned what it takes to be a project researcher, but more than that, I have learned how fulfilling and interesting organizational research can be. Soon, I will be participating in a baseline study of my project under the direction of Futures Group International, a US based Research and Development Company. This project will undoubtedly further advance my academic and professional skills in knowledge management and learning, but also, reinforce my passion for research.

Work /Other Experience

I have worked in four large organizations with an average lifespan of four years per project. During life of projects, I oversaw the establishment and management of the project coordination and technical teams, and, provided overall leadership in many project departments. My main functions focused on technical advice, management of the design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of all components of the project that included; program development, capacity building, and advocacy. I ensured adherence to the work plans, programmatic and financial reporting requirements; managed country and field offices, and, ensured their efficient operations. I supervised and
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