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Management 301: Management Career Lectures


Name: Jingnan Yang

Date: October 26, 2012

ACADEMIC GENERAL PROFILE Degree(s) and Major(s) being earned: Bachelor of Science Major: Accounting

Economics Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management Other Degree/Major:


Minor(s): N/A Concentration(s): N/A Certification(s): N/A

CAREER PROFILE Internship/Full-Time Positions being considered (you can list more than one title as you may have numerous positions that interest you right now): Financial auditor Budget analyst Financial/management accountant

Fields or Industries being considered: Business and Management Banking Securities Financing Accounting


Key to career success is acquiring the necessary knowledge, skills and credentials to advance in your chosen field or discipline. This exercise guides you through a process of examining your academic experience up to this point in time and forecasting what future academic experiences you will need to consider as you develop professionally. PART ONE: Past/Current Coursework and Academic Experiences All of your courses potentially have provided a solid foundation for your educational development. However, on the table below, list key courses (descriptive names not numerical listings such as MGMT 301) that are relevant to the career position/field/industry you seek. These courses may have provided you with specific knowledge, experiences or skills that would be useful for you as a professional. These courses may come from your majors, minors, concentrations, as well as other courses such as electives or certification programs. Add more rows or subtract rows as needed. COURSES Introductory Accounting Introduction to Organizational Computing Introduction to Organizational Behaviors Business Statistics Management Accounting Business Writing Management Information System Intermediate Accounting Marketing Management Management Career Lecture Legal Foundation of Business KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCES, or SKILLS GAINED Gained basic ideas and knowledge about the field of accounting. Gain knowledge and skills with using word, excel, power point, and access in general term. Gained general understandings about the business hierarchy and the method of motivations on employee behaviors. Gained knowledge on different forms of calculations about statistics in a business environment. Gained knowledge on the method of accountings of a business through a internal perspective. Gain knowledge, skills and experiences in writing formal letters, emails and reports in a business environment. Gained advanced knowledge and skills in using technologies including making website and using Microsoft access in a business environment. Gained knowledge and skills with accounting in a more great detail and depth within the business environment. Gained knowledge about different forms of marketing strategies and the adaptations of those to achieve maximum efficiency and profits for the business. Gained knowledge, experiences and skills about how a person should behave, dress and act in a business. Gained knowledge about the basic laws that relates to different forms of actions in a business.

In addition to coursework, you may have joined specific academic (or professional) associations, clubs or project groups. List any that would be key to your professional development. Add more rows or subtract rows as needed. ASSOCIATIONS, CLUBS or PROJECTS Beta Alpha Psi KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCES, or SKILLS GAINED

Gained knowledge ethical, social and public behaviors and responsibilities in the business. List any additional experiences that have impacted your professional development while attending Purdue. This might include Study Abroad, Volunteerism, Social Clubs, Internships, Part-Time Work, etc. You do not need to re-state your resume but if there is something specific to note, put it in the table below. EXPERIENCES KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCES, or SKILLS GAINED

Internship in Naito Securities Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan Internship in Bank of China Heilongjiang Branch, Harbin, China

Gained understanding about the underlying concepts and general operational process of a securities company. Gained knowledge, experiences and skills in conducting letter of credit, guarantees, documentary credit, remittance and inward bill receivables in the bank.

PART TWO: Future Coursework, Certifications, Associations, Experiences As you look at your future, consider and respond to the questions below: What other courses will you need to complete in order to earn your degree (if you are not graduating this semester!)? Complete the information below and make sure you follow-up with your Academic Advisor with any questions/concerns/issues that you may have. Remember, courses may not always be offered when you expect them to be (i.e. a course may need to be moved to another semester). This is for PLANNING purposes only to help you be aware of what you need to complete your degree in a timely manner.
COURSE CATEGORY GUIDE Required Minor/Concentration Elective (World History, Literature, Fine Arts, International, Professional, or Free) CREDIT HOUR REVIEW

Make sure you consult MyPurdue for up-to-date course information!

Term Year: Spring 2013

Transfer/AP Credits Total Completed Credits Current Semester Credits Subtract any retakes Credit Hours for Remaining Semesters Subtract any no credit courses Total Credit Hours Required Credit Hours for Degree
Term Year: Fall 2013

11 60 16 -3 40 -0 124 124


Number 31000 30600 35100 41900 36100 Number 50500 50600 42800

Category Financial Management Management Science Intermediate Accounting II Management Economics Operations Management


Number 50300 50400 45100

Category Advanced Accounting Tax Accounting Strategic Management General Elective

Term Year: Spring 2014

Category Management Accounting II Auditing Human Resources Management General Elective Im currently not considering of taking any concentrations or minors because I have spoken with my advisor and been told that by adding any of the concentrations or minors, I would have to stay for additional semester Are the university. electives, concentrations, or minors that you should consider taking because they degree. in there certain However, I am really willing to try to find a job as soon as I obtained my bachelors would provide you with additional knowledge,additional semester to obtain a minor degree. Yet, if so, any them into I am not considering of staying for an skills and experiences for your field of interest? If by add chance I your abovemy mind or wasnt able to find job, I your degree and graduate by your targeted goal date, a Japanese changed planning. If you cannot fit them into think the only minor that I would consider taking is would you minor. This is because that Ive already completed some of the courses including the upper level courses that are required or usable for the Japanese minor which means that it would not take too long for me to obtain the degree.

consider staying for an additional semester? Consult with your Academic Advisor to make sure you correctly are interpreting your degree information.

What certification programs and professional association would be important for you to obtain and join to enhance your professionalism? The certification programs that I think would be important for me to obtain in order to enhance my professionalism in the accounting and the business field would be the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification and the Master of Business Administration (MBA) certificate. The professional association that I think would be important for me to join to enhance my professionalism would be Purdue Accounting Association which could enable me to gained and developed knowledge, experiences and skills relating to the accounting professions.

To advance in your field, will you need to obtain an advanced degree and when would be the best time to pursue that (directly after earning your undergraduate degree or after you gain professional experience in your field)?
In order for me to advance in the field of accounting, the advanced degree that I would need to obtain including the

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification and the Master of Business Administration (MBA) certificate. I am currently planning and thinking that the best time for me to pursue my Certified Public Accountant (CPA) degree would be directly after earning my undergraduate degree. For and the Master of Business Administration (MBA) certificate, I think the best time for me to obtain and pursue the degree would be few years after I obtained a career and have gained some working experience in the real business environment.

FINAL STEP: Once you have completed this review, please upload this document into your Passport Account within the Academic Planning Challenge. This review is due in Passport by October 30th.