Statement Of Purpose In Engineering Management

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I have always drawn inspiration from the famous quote "Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world! ". Since childhood, I have read how entrepreneurs such as Bill Gates and Steve Jobs have used technology to change the world. These examples inspired me to take up Civil Engineering at the undergraduate level, so I could also use technology to fulfill my dreams of entrepreneurship. During the course of my undergraduate studies, I got the opportunity to explore different avenues and I came to realize that my interest lay in pursuing Engineering Management. This realization and the possibility of fulfilling my childhood dream compelled me to apply for…show more content…
I also enjoyed the lab assignments since they gave me the chance to put theoretical concepts into actual practice. Thus, I came to realize that doing practical work was a great way of improving my command of a subject As a result, I picked up a project titled, “Green Building”. It was a 6-member project. Green building refers to a structure that is environmentally responsible and resource efficient throughout a building’s life cycle: from siting to design, construction, operation, maintenance, renovation and demolition. This was a unique project which allowed me to explore the subject and gain a lot of knowledge about it that I didn’t have prior to beginning this project. Apart from these technical topics, I also enjoyed studying management-related subjects as a part of the curriculum. I was introduced to theories of Managerial Economics, Accountancy, Total Quality Management, Convergence of Technology and Information Integrity. These subjects acquainted me to the world of management and intrigued me a lot, further consolidating my desire to take up studies at the master’s level. Studying these subjects also served to interest me in taking up
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