As a child growing up in Hong Kong, I never thought that I would go to college in Hawaii. I never imagined that I would work for one of the most diversified and prestigious companies in Hong Kong and I certainly never expected that I would take a part-time MBA while working full time!
Managing both a day job and night classes is certainly not easy but I am enjoying every moment. What I have learned in class not only complements my day-to-day work but it also keeps me genuinely interested and engaged. I also very much enjoy working on group projects which provide me with the opportunity to delve into the philosophy of many successful leaders. I feel very fortunate that not only do I find the professors inspiring but I find my classmates, who are from all walks of life, inspiring too. I mustn’t forget to mention the dedicated faculty staffs who are very supportive.
Will a MBA degree help advance my career or boost my salary? It really doesn’t matter! I believe what I gain will be much more than what I have paid!
Industry: International Trade & Development
Company: John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Ltd.
Job Title: Compensation & benefit manager