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Profile Evaluation - 1YR MBA - Appreciate Inputs !

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Joined: 22 Mar 2012
Posts: 6
Concentration: General Management, Strategy
GMAT 1: 710 Q45 V41
GPA: 3.2
WE: General Management (Manufacturing)
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 5 [0], given: 3

Profile Evaluation - 1YR MBA - Appreciate Inputs ! [#permalink] New post 20 Jul 2012, 17:33
Appreciate your inputs/thoughts on my profile !

Basic Info: 29/M/Indian
GMAT: 710 (Q45, V41) (AWA/IR Scores not received yet)
Education: UG- Engineering (Production) - India; 2004 Graduation; 79.5% (Top 5 finish in class)

Work Experience: Overall 8 years by Sep 2012

Current Job:
Manager- LEAN Improvement Projects for a Global leader in Industrial Automation, in US.
Responsibilities - Lead Business Improvement Projects across the Org to deliver Financial Benefits (Cost Savings, Cost Avoidance, Revenue Leakage); Drive strategic Initiatives across Business Units (Field Sales, Hardware, Software) to achieve: Quicker Time to Market for New Products, Reduce Product Recalls and Customer Engagement.

Previous Roles: (worked across three IT companies)
Lean/Six Sigma based Business Reengineering; Delivered over $6MM USD in Targeted Cost Savings for top clients in Banking, Retail, Market Research & Hospital Clients in Philippines, India & US

Prior to/Outside Consulting:
Progressive Roles in Quality- Quality Auditor(successfully lead ISO Standards Certifications for various customers), Quality Lead (New Product Introductions, Application Development), Quality Manager (Managed > 25 Projects' End to End Quality); Vendor/Contract Management; Coached Leadership teams on Business Reengineering.

Certifications: PMP (Project Management Professional); Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (Business Process Reengineering)

ECs:
College: National Social Service Corps (community service); Deputy Secretary; Editor of College Magazine; College Badminton team captain.
Outside College:
India- Coordinator for a Blood Donors Group; Columnist for a Major Regional Newspaper; Contributor to NGO(Save the Children).
US (1 yr of stay) - Volunteer with American Red cross; Badminton team captain (recently won a county level tournament); Newspaper Columnist.

Target Programs: 1 Yr MBA (IE/HEC Paris/ESADE/IMD/INSEAD/Queens); No EMBA.

Post MBA Goal: Consulting (All Major MCs have Lean/Six Sigma/BPR Specialties)
Questions: Overall Chances? Will better GMAT scores improve my chances?

Thanks for your time !
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Re: Profile Evaluation - 1YR MBA - Appreciate Inputs ! [#permalink] New post 23 Jul 2012, 16:43
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Good shot at the abbreviated programs. They are more liberal on their admissions standards since their stats do not figure into their fulltime, flagship program rankings. Wise choice. you have a great profile but could run the risk of being noise in the full time application process.

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