Q: How did you decide on your undergraduate course of study?
A: I was looking for something flexible that is pervasive amongst industries as I wasn't decided on which specific industry I was keen to join. Accounting is an area that is applicable to a wide range of sectors and thus the choice.
Q: In retrospect, what did you think were the most useful lessons/ skills/ knowledge you'd gained from your undergraduate education?
A: Presentation skills such as clarity, confidence, articulation of ideas.
Q: How has your undergraduate education influenced your career choice?
A: Conversations with peers, seniors, alumni, professors have influenced my decision.
Q: Briefly describe your current job scope.
A: Looking at the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls and how they can be improved/ strengthened to meet the Organization's objectives.
Q: To what extent is your current job related to your undergraduate course of study?
A: Totally related - I acquired the skills required to perform the job through my undergraduate education/ The course was a pre-requisite for my job.
Q: What are some additional areas you wish your undergraduate education could have covered?
A: More opportunities for job attachments, as on-the-job training provides good insights into the industry/ career path.
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