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Student Number: 993719981

Jahangir K. Sheikh
2508-110 Charles St. East Toronto, ON M4Y 1T5 (647) 382-6617

EDUCATION Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON Masters of Business Administration Candidate, 2013 GPA: 3.71 Deans List Full Time MBA Class of 2013 Director, Management Consulting Association Marquee courses: Financial Modeling and Data Manipulation University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA Bachelor of Arts, 2008 Major: Economics - Minor: Mathematics Participated in Model UN campaigns at Georgetown University and University of Michigan-Ann Arbor EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE CAPITAL ONE, Toronto, Ontario Sr. Process Associate, Summer 2012 Designed and implemented an efficient process to execute batch fulfillments with effective controls, and is used for over 3M accounts on a weekly basis Initiated cross-campaign management meetings by receiving buy-in from senior management to ensure no conflicting customer communication is passed on to consumers Analyzed and improved information and process flows by establishing standard operating procedures for exceptions reporting between Capital One and third party vendors Identified several issues relevant to regulatory compliance management and designed controls to mitigate any risks GUARDIAN PHARMACY, Lahore, Pakistan General Manager - Operations, 2009-2011 Managed a chain of pharmacies with over 150 employees and increased yearly net income to C$120,000 from a loss making position through major cost reductions and increased corporate sales Designed an employee incentive program for sales representatives, implementing targets for managers based on branch profits and resulting a 10% increase in net revenue Analyzed the benefits of a central inventory purchasing system to take advantage of economies of scale; implemented the new system, achieving an increase in gross margin by 2% Designed a leaner and more efficient management structure, reducing salary expenses by 3% Created a program to facilitate contributions to victims of flooding in Pakistan by partnering with UNICEF and other local NGOs raising substantial funds and providing medicine to over 4000 families GLOBE ELECTRIC COMPANY, Montreal, QC Junior Business Analyst, 2008-2009 Actively maintained relationships with priority customers to ensure customer satisfaction and enable repeat orders which resulted in an increase in sales orders from 3 major customers Maintained high performance targets of 99% on-time supplies through planning and coordination with logistics managers for key companies such as CVS, Costco and HEB Analyzed and developed sales forecasts based on previous trends and through interactions with clients inventory managers on a regular basis to meet inventory needs Designed department wide process maps using MS Visio; Process maps were used in the development of an alternative department structure by the senior management INTERESTS Interviewer for University of Pennsylvanias undergraduate admissions for Toronto

Student Number: 993719981

Dear Sir/ Madam

Started a restaurant review blog called Eat This Lahore Started a Lahore chapter of Critical Mass, a community organization promoting green transportation Native speaker of Urdu/Hindi

I am writing this letter to express my interest in becoming a Rotman Scholar. I believe that I am well suited to this position as I have a strong grasp of the programs course content, I am able to convey ideas effectively and because I would be dedicated to helping students perform better. In the last year, I have performed well academically and was able to find a spot on the Deans list. I believe that I have the knowledge and understanding of many of the courses in the MBA program, which is imperative in being able to teach other students. Specifically, one of the areas I am interested in being a scholar for are the economics courses as I was an economics major as an undergraduate student. Last year, I realized that there were many students who did not have the opportunity to study Economics prior to the MBA and I found myself explaining some of the concepts to several of my peers. Having this experience makes me confident that I will be able to successfully help students in the economics based subjects. Additionally, I have been in several leadership positions which I believe is a testament to my communication skills. During the final year in my undergraduate program, I was elected the president of the Pakistani Society and during my tenure, we were able to double the member base of that student group. Prior to the MBA, I was running my fathers business of over two hundred employees by myself and one of the key reasons that I was able to do so was my ability to convey ideas in a clear and concise manner. I believe that I will be able to bring this skill set to the table as a Rotman Scholar. As a person, I try to put in my best effort in all tasks I perform and part of that mentality is looking for ways to improve on current practices. From my experience as a student learning from last years Rotman scholars, I believe that there is one key element that would further enhance the program. I found the scholar sessions to be extremely useful and I believe that they should be conducted on a more frequent basis. Considering the limited time that we have in class to cover a large syllabus, I believe that having more frequent scholar sessions would allow students to really grasp the concepts being taught by the professor. This in turn would allow students to be more comfortable with the subject matter and further enable them to use these concepts outside of class as well.

Student Number: 993719981

Lastly, I look forward to having an opportunity to give back to the Rotman School and play a part in enhancing the quality of the experience of the incoming class next year.