Student Voices

Zarema Uvasheva

Elisha Ngwana

GCSCM '17

"There is also an international student body, which will be helpful in my future business career and opportunities with other alums."


Q:What skills are you building at D’Amore-McKim that you will use in your future career?

A:I acquired valuable skills related to contract negotiation techniques, business sustainability analytics, supply chain analytics, supplier contracting and procurement. These are very important for my career growth.

Q:Why did you choose D’Amore-McKim?

A:D’Amore-McKim has a reputation as the best business school offering experiential learning, outstanding lecturers/staff, ultra-modern facilities, beautiful libraries and student learning areas (campus). My enrollment coach did a wonderful job making sure I settled comfortably into my program.

Q:What would you say to a prospective student considering D’Amore-McKim for their business degree?

A:The programs at D’Amore-McKim are accredited by renowned organizations, graduates have the highest employability, courses are relevant with topics on modern business trends, and shorter return on investment time span. There is also an international student body, which will be helpful in my future business career and opportunities with other alums.

Q:Where do you see yourself in 5 or 10 years?

A:I would like to be a Supply Chain Lecturer, Manager or Consultant. I also intend to start a Commodities Trading (Coffee & Cocoa) business in Ayer, MA. Importing these commodities from Cameroon, Kenya, Cote D’Ivoire, and Ghana for wholesale in Canadian, European, and U.S. markets.

Q:How has D’Amore-McKim helped you become more?

A:I have overcome my stage fright and learned great presentation techniques. I gained a deeper understanding of how to use data to analyze supply chains. I am able to negotiate balance supplier contracts and grasp a deeper understanding of core concepts in supply chain management.

Q:Do you participate in student clubs?

A:I belong to the Supply Chain Group and will join the John O'Brien African American Institute this September 2017.


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