Statement of Purpose Engineering Business Management

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After completion of my national service, I set my eyes on gaining more work experience and then pursuing a Msc degree. I am excited to now be on the cusp of making that dream a reality. I have come a long way from the reserved college freshman who dreaded the thought of being a student class leader because it involved public speaking, to a flamboyant leader and colleague. I conquered those fears to now become the Project Coordinator for the GRA (Ghana Revenue Authority) and GCNET E-Government project. My engineering degree has given me a strong foundation for my analytical and technical skills. A Computer Engineering degree involves complex and intricate calculations and the application of basic math skills. I am interested in factors…show more content…
I believe a Masters degree in Engineering Business Management will give me the invaluable skills to manage, lead and collaborate effectively with people. It will also develop my abilities to analyze problems from a business perspective, keeping in mind the constraints and limitations of the real world. At CIPD GIMPA, apart from being a Systems Engineer, I am also an instructor in IT Service Management (ITIL V3) which is a framework for service delivery used by Vodafone, Toyota Ghana, Newmont Ghana, Tullow Oil, just to mention a few. This program has given me the opportunity to interact with a number of policy makers, industry analysts and economists in an effort to understand the dynamics and important issues connected with each of these industries. All this has given me invaluable insights into the environment in which companies operate, how they affect their environment and are affected by it. It has enabled me to observe some of the efficient ways and not-so-efficient ways of running a business. Certain discussions in class have been thought-provoking; my most recent class discussion on the redesigning of a company’s structure and systems in terms of service delivery, brought out the necessity of good organization structures and significance of systems that work well. The time limitation of preparing for class and troubleshooting network problems, has taught me to plan well, work systematically and keep myself up-to-date with the latest
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