Warning: Friendly, Tolerant People Ahead!

I am very proud to say that at this point that I have been stopped multiple times, by Irish people, to be asked for directions. Unfortunately, I hate to admit that I have not been able to tell them where to go a single time, which is quite embarrassing at this stage. Nevertheless, the Irish people…

Only 1 more week to call Genoa home

  It is almost time to say goodbye to this amazing city that has been my home for the past 5 weeks. The remaining week here I am going to spend visiting all my favorite spots again and eating as much pasta and seafood as I can! I am really going to miss the abundance…

Day 2: Meeting with Ernst Young

In Class before meeting with Ernst Young, we talked a lot about economic development.  Because I took IB Econ, the idea of building jobs and the inner city was not new to me.  But I am glad that not only that I reviewed a bit of it, but further enhanced my knowledge and the unintended…

Woo Man Takes EY

The mindset of an entrepreneur is extremely creative and brings a new perspective on management. The creativity fosters product enhancement and product differentiation and gives business new energy. Businesses sometimes end up in an uncontrollable spiral, but creativity will bring differentiation from all other firms. In the morning, we learned about microeconomics and different markets….

EY: Solving Problems for Business Aid

As a globally integrated firm across the globe, Ernst and Young presented several concepts discussed in our class which we were able to apply to a real scenario. From the importance of company culture to globalization to the focus study of complex environments, EY showed how they each of these factors are integrated towards their…

Culture & Leadership at EY

Today we visited Ernst & Young, one of the “Big Four” accounting firms. It honestly changed my perspective of the accounting industry for the better. Before visiting Ernst and Young and listening to the employees of the company tell us about the environment, culture, and all the things that take place both in and out…

Ernst & Young

Today was our first company visit, and while the experience was relatively overwhelming, I feel that I learned a lot about the business world. Ernst & Young was overwhelming for a lot of reasons, not the least of which is that my hometown has an ordinance against buildings over two stories. Furthermore, we received an…

Leadership and EY

Each of us knows what it means to be a leader. However, as is the case with many abstractions, we all know the truth to be different. If given an infinite list of definitions, no two people would pick the same one. Today we were given six to choose from, so there was more overlap….

Day 2: Visiting Ernst and Young

After our morning class, we had the privilege to visit Ernst and Young, one of the Big Four accounting firm. After taking economic courses in high school, I started gaining interest in accounting and have heard of this particular firm so I was thrilled to visit and speak with accountants in such a personal way….