A person has to work hard and dedicate her/himself towards the program.
When I look at my self, I see that I am a hardworking person and also have an attitude towards finance. In fact, I have been towards accounting, finance and administration since the beginning. I completed my bachelors in Accounting in 1998, and masters in Public Administration in 2002.
With regard to my working capabilities and experience, currently, I am disabled and physically unable to work full time due to my illness. Before my illness, I was a mid level governmental financial and budget senior program manager.
Although, I am not able to work full time at the moment, I still volunteer at Orange County Government's Neighborhood Centers for Families. These centers provide social services to lower income areas. I work in the organization as a volunteer by helping families establish family budgets.
With regard to my future plan, I would like to return back to work as a fulltime regular employee within a couple of years. In the future, I would like to utilize the competences and expertise I learned in the business classes, especially in finance and organizational behavior to make the most of the growing relationship between the government and the non-profitable private organizations.
After completing my degree, I would like to work as a part-time Adjunct Professor at a local university or college. As a part time professor, I believe that I can focus on my true desire of teaching and research in a selected area in the field of finance.
Doing research in the minority finance is one of my dreams. I want to do a research in this as I see that there is an ongoing belief in the African-American population that funding for African-American run non-profit companies and it cannot be found especially for upstart companies. The response to this belief from the financial establishment has long since been that many minority starting companies do not have the business development and financial savvy necessary to start a new business or sustain one as a going concerned. I wish to research on this gap as see how it can be bridged by the both sides.
The last thing I wish to do with my degree is return to my job in the local government finance. Due to the low turn over rates at many government positions, new ideas find it hard to go from the idea board to working model. I believe that the business ideas can, if properly applied, can work well in a