Gb580 Unit 1 Essay

1970 Words Nov 18th, 2012 8 Pages
Theresa Guillory

GB580 – Strategic Management

Unit 1 Individual Assignment

Professor Stephen Griffith

Kaplan University

October 28, 2012

My name is Theresa Guillory. I am a single mother of 3 wonderful kids: Gaylon, Dante and Madeline. I am currently employed at Texas School of Business in Houston, Texas. This organization is owned by Kaplan Higher Education. I am the Program Director for the Dental Assistant Program. I have been with the organization for 8 years. While working at TSB, I obtained my Bachelor of Science in Management/Healthcare Emphasis and Masters of Science in Management/Healthcare Emphasis. I am currently working on my Master of Business Administration. I will be
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I will have to make sure that the price does match. Competition will be steep and in order for me to be successful, I have to have the ultimate advantage.


The economy is not in its best state right now and so I will have to make sure that I am putting out a product/service that is not only needed but wanted. One advantage I will go for is getting the money of the government. My focus will be on those individuals who receive government assistance and is looking to better their lives. I will go after those that the government will pay to go back to school and eventually become productive citizens in the community. The medical field is going to be a wide open career path in the future (if not already) and I want to be able to train those to be self-reliant.

A person’s economic factor could have an impact on whether they attend school or not. If they are on public assistance, there is a chance they cannot afford a student loan or a monthly payment. “Many of the schools require students to make payments on institutional loans while in school. Many students cannot pay the monthly payments on institutional loans while they are in school and as a result are often terminated from the schools or are denied transcripts” (NCLC, 2011). By them getting help from the government, if is a win-win for everyone.

The social impacts that I may face are lifestyles and

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