Part IB: Professional Development Plan
I have several strengths that will be influential for obtaining my Doctor of Business Administration degree. With over 15 years of IT experience, I have worked in many facets of IT. In my current position, I do a lot of analysis work when creating my report for the different lines of business. I have run several different workshops and have presented to management from a technical prospective as well as volunteering. My passion to do volunteering is also felt in my office. Our CEO Jaime Diamond believes that we should volunteer our time as a company to give back to the community.
While working with Chase for 6 months, I was given the opportunity to be a part of their Culture Leadership program. Only a select few are chosen to be a part of this organization within Chase. This program has allowed me to visualize Chase’s expectation in the community. I was given a task to be leader of one of the community outreach program. Since that time I have presented Chase volunteer opportunities to several groups within our LOB.
One of the most important strengths I gained from being in the program was how to research best practices and present them to the organization. It taught me leadership skills and presentation skills. As a leader in a team, it trained me how to be creative in presenting our findings. It also educated me how to set goals for achieving what is passionate to me.
From an education prospective I earned my bachelor degree in Computer Science which allowed me to enter into the workforce as an IT professional. My first position was in Electronic Data Interchange which is also known as EDI. I continued in this field for over 10 years. My last five years have been in consulting in different areas of IT including Performance Testing Engineer. By obtaining my second degree, MBA with a specialization in Finance gives me the opportunity to transition into another area of IT. While having two degrees the...
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