16 November 2009
UNISA Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL)
P.O. Box XXX
Application for admission for the MBL programme
I hereby express my deepest interest in enrolling for an MBA programme from your institution as I believe your institution will provide me with relevant and necessary knowledge base for the development of my career and the development of myself in general.
I hold a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science from the then University of XXXX. After my graduation I could not find a job and ended up doing voluntary work at a small IT company based in Polokwane. When an opportunity from a financial services company based in Johannesburg availed itself at the beginning of 2004, I grasped it with both hands as I have always been fascinated by working with numbers and I believed this was a once in a lifetime opportunity for me to be exposed in the field of finance, which I believed would be immensely complemented by my computer and analytical knowledge and skills.
I have ever since fallen more and more in love with the financial services sector. My computer and analytical knowledge and skills together with the mentoring I received from some of the top achievers in the country have helped me a lot in constantly providing quality work and gaining the trust and confidence in the market place. I have been involved in Private Equity; Corporate Finance; and Hedge Fund activities. My key career highlights were the developments of financial models for XXXX for the development of the new XXXX International airport and for XXXX for the exploration of incorporating retail lending within their activities.
Last year I enrolled for a one year Investment Securities Analysis course with the Johannesburg School of Finance as part of sharpening my analytical skills and building my influence in the market place. I enjoyed the course and the experience helped me gained a lot of confidence in...