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  • Our first semester is over!!!

    Our first semester is over!!! All the exams are over !!!  But my mood is still not calm because in the next few weeks I will know the result of our exams.
    One thing I may rightly say is that we, my classmates and I, have become real students!!! We plunged into a new student life: more conscious, more interesting and more successful - we are students of MS Technology Management.  The two semesters of study is yet to come, but I can already draw some conclusions.
    These five months were not easy  because we had to get used to the new rhythm of life; get used to the new learning process; and evaluation system which is different from traditional grading systems. The first part of the semester had been particularly difficult due to intensive fundamentals courses: statistics, leadership, marketing and others.  Learn all the stuff the night before the exams is not right way for these courses - it must be understood. So we prepared for each courses while actively working during the class time. Because of this, we passed the midterm exams easily, and deserved an opportunity to get the best grade!!!
    The second part of the semester was harder than ever due to Process management and Accounting classes.  I dont know what other students think but to me it was really knowledgeable to know about lean systems and theory of the bottleneck.  These concepts Im going to apply in our daily life. It should be very interesting. Accounting class seems to be easy but to remember all the logical calculation of the balance sheet, financial statement, cash flow and capital budgeting, required a lot of practical issue. You have to practice, practice, and practice and practice again until these forms of calculation become stuck in our mind forever.  Thanks for the professor, he explained well as well as trained us frequently and consistently.
    Also I want to mention about the program in general and professors. Our faculty of Technology management program compared with other faculty (MBA) is small, so the process of networking between students, faculty members was really short and smoothly. All of my classmates are very talented and energetic students who are eager to learn and want to achieve certain goals in life. They also are interesting companions, sympathetic, kind and just very funny guys.
    Most pleasing to me is the interest of professors to give real knowledge to the students - they take all their skills to make sure that our learning is as complete as possible. Each professor is a leading expert in his field, pushing it - and it differs drastically from the other Business schools, in my opinion.
    So thanks to our professors, who have put a lot of energy and efforts to give necessary knowledge in technology management field.

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