My choice of the industrial engineering program at American University of Sharjah came about from my early infatuation with commerce and entrepreneurship, as I felt that this major provided the platform for the cultivation of engineering expertise and technical know-how within a business context. I believe that the curriculum incorporates both theoretical as well as practical areas of study that extend beyond the classroom and into the corporate world and industry. This academic experience has given me a comparative advantage in regards to employment opportunities in a highly competitive job market.
I currently serve as a Business Operations Demand Planner in the Supply Network Operations function within Proctor & Gamble, the world’s leading organization in fast-moving consumer goods and a pioneer in supply chain management. I am still, to this day, reaping the benefits of the hours of learning that I invested at AUS. I can confidently attest that my time as an undergraduate student had a focal role in the development of my merits as a person, as well as my professional skills as an industrial engineer.