Swot Analysis Of Creating A Swot Analysis Essay

883 Words Mar 16th, 2016 4 Pages
The main purpose of creating a SWOT analysis is to put together a framework of where exactly one excels in his/her versus where s/he needs improvement and the potential opportunities that come with all of these traits. By creating my own SWOT analysis, I was able to organize my thoughts and see clearly on paper what the exact strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats are that I possess. As we had discussed in class, strengths and weaknesses are internal characteristics that affect the way we approach different situation and problems, whereas opportunities and threats are external forces that we may have no control over but may also be influenced by our strengths and weaknesses. In conducting my analysis, I saw obvious trends between my strengths and opportunities as well as my weaknesses and threats. When measuring my strengths, I took into consideration comparing myself to both my peers at Notre Dame and my peers and different universities who also hope to enter the same field as I do. It was difficult to distinguish my unique strengths compared to my Notre Dame peers because we all have many strengths in common. Being able to attend one of the best universities in the country and receiving a top quality education are just two of the things that we all share. However when I thought of myself compared to all of the other college sophomores interested in the accounting field, my education is a great strength that sets me apart. Other strengths that I gathered were…

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