Essay on MBA Admission
The present assignment is a kind of self reflection essay which sheds light on my current responsibility levels along with the goals I aspire to achieve five years down the pipeline. In addition to this, the contribution that UNC Kenan Flager MBA can make in the attainment of my goals.
At present, I am handling the responsibility of our company’s Quality Assurance strategy. I have a team working under me which looks after the implementation of this strategy. The responsibilities of a Quality Assurance officer encompass many things. I have to look into the designing of the procedures and plans which are appropriate for the business operations. The main thing to be kept into consideration is that our customers receive the finest product experience. As the Quality Assurance officer, I am authorized to make strategies which ensure that the products manufactured by our production department meet the quality benchmarks and how by keeping the costs to minimum, good quality can be obtained.
In the operational management of my team, I am responsible for making sure that our software system does not have any sort of complications and is error free. In addition to this, it also my duty to ensure that the software goes through all the plausible risk evaluations and my team is capable of meeting its delivery schedules. For the effective framing of the quality assurance strategies, I need to continuously research, examine, assess and execute the quality assurance practices complying with our organization’s best practices. In addition to this, I am also charged with initiating and establishing quality assurance standards which are in conformation with the needs of the customers.
Quality is the key to success for every organization. Therefore, the complete onus of bad quality falls on the person overlooking and monitoring this aspect. Simply devising strategies is not enough. For their effective implementation I have to continuously monitor my team that whether the execution is being carried out as planned or not. I am charged with ensuring quality from the very beginning i.e. starting from the raw material, all through the different processes and up to the final products.
To be able to garner the responsibility of bottom line budget, I am expanding my engineering as well as team leadership roles in business development. This is mainly because bringing in new business will act as a very good early stride in determining the various new areas into which our organization can enter and be successful in. Identifying new business opportunities and developing my team accordingly and making them competent enough will lead to my existence becoming more visible and important in the firm. I have already won the company some new business. Moreover, I have been preparing several other business proposals as well.
I also feel that a UNC Kenan Flagler MBA will sizably assist me in reaching my goals. This course will provide me deeper insights into the systems and software for the effective implementation of the quality standards in addition to helping me in developing my subordinates more effective. My communication skills will further improve and I will be in a better position to interact with the clients. Having done this, I will be able to ensure that the customers are content with the products delivered to them.