Essay on Pursuing an Mba Will Further My Career

1195 Words Jan 28th, 2011 5 Pages
Pursuing an MBA will further my career

Abstract

By pursuing my MBA I will further my career in the current work environment that I am in. First, I need to establish the importance of how others perceive me and how I fit in the profile of a manager; this will be done using the Jungian Personality Self-Assessment Test. Then I will construct an argument that will prove the advantage of pursuing an MBA to further my career is the right choice.
All higher level managers in my corporation have MBA’s. It is a prerequisite in the current corporation that I am in. My mentor suggests I receive my MBA to advance in the corporation. Not only with this help me professionally, it will also help me grow and use its vital aspects in my personal
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Then I will construct an argument that will prove the advantage of pursuing an MBA to further my career is the right choice.
Taking the Jungian Personality self-assessment on how others perceive me I scored an ENTJ (E-Extrovert, N-Intuitive, T-Thinking, J-Judging). This describes me as outgoing, visionary, argumentative, have a low tolerance for incompetence, and often seen as a natural leader. The possible career fields for the people with this type of assessment are: manager, management trainer, stockbroker, lawyer, chemical, engineer, or police officer (Pearson Prentice Hall, 2007). This is good because I plan on moving up into a higher level of management and possibly management trainer. According to the Personality self-assessment I should be able to fit a higher management level job with no problem.
All higher level managers in my corporation have MBA’s. It is a prerequisite in my current corporation to have experience and an MBA to get hired into any higher level management position. My company will not let me divulge any numbers of its business, but they told me the median income is much more than I make now at a middle management position. My higher level managers have also told me that the areas that I want to work in I will definitely need an MBA to back up my experience to be competitive for the job. Once I have my MBA, I can apply for the positions when

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