Most people aspire to develop a career in different disciplines working in organizations managing other people or being managed. I have always aspired to manage people. My career aspiration is to work for multi-national organizations as a human resource management specialist developing solutions that will ensure effective human resource management. A degree specializing in Human Resource Management will boost my marketability as a Human Resource professional by enabling me to acquire the relevant knowledge and professional skills that employers look for in the marketplace. I believe specializing in Human Resource Management at Kelley Business School will enable acquire an all-inclusive insight in human resource management from both a practical and theoretical background that will be a head start in a successful career in human resource management.
In my varied professional experience, I have been introduced to various functions of human resources that have increased my interest studying human resource management. Currently, I am an International Student Ambassador at the Office of International Affairs. I was also an administrative assistant at the National Guard Health Affairs in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. Besides administrative work, I was involved in training new employees; composing and editing correspondence and memoranda; and scheduling and coordinating interviews, appointments and events. During this time I developed soft skills, ability to work under pressure, and adaptive skills. I have an Associate Diploma from the Institute of Public Administration in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The diploma gave me insight on both theoretical and practical perspective of human resource functions. Besides, I have completed many courses that are related to human resource. Some of the course include; Executive Secretary Management Skills Course at King Abdul-Aziz Hospital in 2008 and a Secretarial Management Course at Imam Abdurrahman Bin Faisal in 2009.
When I was researching on which best suits my interest, I realized specializing in Human Resource Management at Kelley Business School not only suits my interest but also covers topics in Human Resource Management that are relate to duties that I performed. I worked in two hospitals in Saudi Arabia where I was involved with human resource related issues such as ensuring compliance with labor laws, organizational planning, drafting employment contracts and evaluating human resource management programs. Therefore, I will have a chance to explore the things I did well and those that I should have improved. Besides, I will be able to gain knowledge in human resource topics that I am not conversant with such as work design, change management, and strategic decision making in human resource management.
My choice for Kelley School of Business is based on the belief that the institution offers the best learning and development environment to students. Kelley School of Business is renowned for producing graduates who are adequately skilled and knowledgeable to meet new challenges and develop solutions. Therefore, I am certain that gaining admission at Kelley School of Business will help me turn my long term desire of becoming a human resource specialist in a multi-national organization into a reality. Thank you for your consideration.