Kellogg Emba Essay

1173 words - 5 pages

My short-term (within 5 years) goal is to become Country-Head / CEO of Morningstar’s international business unit in Asia or Latin America, and build it into a profitable and sustainable organization. My long-term (within 10 years) goal is to become a CEO of Morningstar’s international business globally. Personally, I am passionate about teaching, acting, adventure sports and fitness. My personal goals are to run a marathon and to set-up a nonprofit organization in the field of education.

Managing a business has always been my passion and the ultimate career goal. As I grew through my career, I followed a progressive career path towards reaching my goal. While working in software technology company and designing and consulting the cutting-edge products, I quickly realized my strengths – understanding the business. At a tender age of 22, I was consulting with global product owners to understand the business proposition out of every product. I realized the best way to learn about the business was by solving complex business issues. That was when I decided to move to consulting and started working on some of the most complex business engagements for global clients, and in tern started learning corporate business more closely. I enjoyed the experience, diversity, team environment, and the success achieved through my career in consulting. After gaining depth of knowledge in functions such as finance and systems, I moved to take up a corporate position to manage these functions, and reached up to the roles of corporate director.

My strategy for future growth is – putting knowledge and experience to work. I will continue to work within my current position for next two years and gain deeper business experience. After that, I will transition to our international business unit to take up Country-Head / CEO position for one of the international businesses. Managing international business in today’s globalized world will be challenging and interesting, and it will fulfill my career goal.

As I execute my strategy to achieve end goals, I continue to use my experience and knowledge to achieve successful results. However, I find a need for me to acquire fundamental knowledge of different business functions – international business, marketing, and strategy, and develop advanced skills in general management to be able to make informed decisions as a business leader. Kellogg EMBA can help me achieve my goals by building a strong foundation of business skills. With its unique learning approach, Kellogg EMBA can help develop my intellectual depth, experiential learning, leadership, social responsibility, and global perspective, the qualities necessary for me not only to achieve my goals but also to become a successful business professional.

Kellogg’s world renowned faculty and the classmates will help develop my intellectual depth in business management. With the focus on developing general management skills by equally learning all courses of Kellogg’s...

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