My father was always an inspiration right from my childhood with his strong work ethic, never-give-up attitude, and strong self-belief. He was a risk-taker, and had no financial support when he ventured into the Edible Oil Manufacturing and Trading Business. This had left an ever-lasting impression on me and it has now become my ambition to be a great entrepreneur like my father. To fulfill my ambition, I am keen to pursue a Master’s degree in business management.
My other inspiration was my college dean Dr. Prof Col A Balasubramanian. He always cited "problems are opportunities". If things go wrong, he had asked me to break the problem down into small manageable portions, and taking on each sub problem one at a time. Because of this I believe that there is no problem insurmountable and no goal out of reach.
After my high school I interned in my father's company. During those 12 months I had learnt a great deal about administration and also got a first hand experience on the workings of a manufacturing start-up. I pursued Bachelor of Business Administration because I wanted to bring more depth to the technologies on offer. This gave me ample opportunity to imbibe knowledge in proper management. This was the main reason behind my pursuit of management education, which will provide me with the skills necessary to help my business expand, thrive, and remain viable in the future.
During the first year of my undergraduate programme, I undertook an internship in Mather & Platt Pumps Ltd., where I picked up knowledge on inbound marketing, market segmentation and market trend. I got an insight into the market scenario to various key issues. In my second year, I was made the placement team coordinator, a position that gave me the opportunity to enhance my leadership skills. Working as a team fuelled my creativity leading to better results. In the same year, I had the chance to attend NHRD conference in New Delhi, where I had the...