Third, equipped with sophisticated management skills, I will move ahead to manage the operation of a company at a higher decision-making level in a way that I can get experiences on how to run a company by myself. Fourth, over the long run, I will set up my own company in order to become a successful entrepreneur on my own right.
I remind myself of these goals every morning on my way to work. Due to the fact that my ultimate goal is to become one of China's best businessmen ever, I am glad to say that I have been taking very solid steps towards that goal. As a graduate from a military university, I have received sound management skills. Upon obtaining my Bachelor's Degree, a number of choices were presented to me. I knew that management is an applied science, and one can hardly be a successful entrepreneur without ever managing anything. After my graduation in 2004 as a Medical Doctor, I chose to work at SINA Corporation as the first step of my career for accomplishing my goals. SINA Corporation is the biggest media company and value-added information service provider in China.
I worked as a manager in the Business Development Department at SINA Corporation. ...
Yet I feel that my current knowledge and expertise are not up to the task that I have set for myself. I do not know enough to run a viable business venture on any large scale, yet. I could pursue my career with SINA Corporation and continue to learn business management skills but after I examined my past work and education history I came up to believe that I will have more opportunities if I can receive the kind of comprehensive and systematical business and entrepreneurial training that a MBA program can offer.
Compared with other famous business schools in the US, Wharton, a cradle of some of the world's most important businessmen, is my only choice. Wharton appeals more to me because not only of its reputation and legacy, but also because it suits my own needs. I once compared Stanford MBA Entrepreneurship courses, which are also famous worldwide, with Wharton's before I began the application process, and the results showed me that Wharton can really help me to achieve my career goals in a better and more efficient way than Stanford.
First of all, Wharton's Entrepreneurship courses suit my backgrounds and current situations. My father is one of the most famous and successful enterprisers in China, and he runs many private companies now. He wants me to help him run part of those businesses in the future, so I have to learn not only the entrepreneurship aspects of a business but also how to run a family business. Entrepreneurship courses in Wharton's curriculum, such as Strategies and Practices of Family-Controlled Companies, are designed for those people who plan to manage family-controlled companies and for those planning a career in a