Takeda Business Game Application Essay

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I love exploring new things that can be found not only from books but also from real life. I also love travelling, meeting people and experiencing new cultures around the world.

Whether it is work or study, my principle is always passion, enthusiasm and patience. Whether it is working individually or working in group, I am always serious and responsible for my duty, and put the best efforts in pursuing the final goals. In relationship, I welcome others with my friendliness, helpfulness and sincerity. In community, I utilize my interpersonal skills, presentation skills and leadership skills. With all traits that I have, I want to express who I am and what I can do, so that I can earn respect, trust and cooperation of others.

During my time as a student, my main concern is to develop myself fully in all aspects, not only studying. That is the reason why I always try to balance the time I spend on studying and on other leisure activities. For instance, I have been participating in a variety of extracurricular activities in school, such as music performances and sports, where I can enjoy myself after hard-working days and make a lot more friends. I also learned some music instruments such as piano and guitar, and train myself regularly in gymnasium and school’s swimming pool. My aim is not only to accumulate more knowledge about art and literature but also relieve myself from studying stresses and be better in social communication, while enhancing my physical health, so that I can be both physically and mentally healthy, which in turn benefit both my studies and daily life.

Upon learning about TAKEDA Business Game and its challenging yet interesting contents, I am extremely interested in joining the contest. I sincerely hope I can contribute all of my knowledge and experience regarding the game to help my teammates, and ultimately bring the glorious victory to APU.

Full Name: VUONG The Ton Student ID: 12210313

TAKEDA Business Game Application Essays

1. Reasons of joining this program
Upon learning about TAKEDA Business Game, I understand that this program is an invaluable opportunity for students around the world to gather, compete and demonstrate their interest, knowledge and capabilities regarding the pharmaceutical industry in specific and the business strategies in general. Being sponsored by TAKEDA Pharmaceutical Company, the largest pharmaceutical company in Japan and Asia and one of the top 15 pharmaceutical companies in the world, this highly prestigious contest is where competitors, on behalf of their respective universities, can cultivate their sense of business, business strategies and management in various background and circumstances of the business that they are put into. Being able to work in group, to research in large-scale, to show personal interest in pharmaceutical industry and business world, and to actually utilize all of the knowledge, experience and skills that you have accumulated, including major knowledge, specialized knowledge, researching skills, leadership skills, communication skills and presentation skills, I sincerely believe joining TAKEDA Business Game is a once-in-a-lifetime chance that any student should not miss, especially those who wish to look for a job in nowadays multi-cultural working environment and those who wish to broaden their vision towards the Japanese economy and Japanese corporations. For all of those reasons, I decided to apply for TAKEDA Business Game, and pledge my utmost contribution and dedication with the pride of representing APU once I am given the chance to come to Tokyo this December.

2. Academic courses or extracurricular activities that you are currently putting the most effort into Currently, I am putting the most effort in my Seminar, namely “Strategy and Organization”. This Seminar is where students can learn various aspects of business strategies including marketing strategies and strategic management, as well as...
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