Observing Sisca Agustine speaking at a Roehampton Online webinar, it’s clear that her skillset manages to combine technical thinking with a flair for the arts and culture. She believes that a holistic outlook on life can have a positive influence on her work. This practical yet creative point of view has stood her in good stead, and after graduating with a bachelors in Industrial Engineering from the University of Jenderal Achmad Yani, Indonesia, she soon found her place on the career ladder as an industrial engineer and production manager in Malaysia.
There, she was responsible for ensuring the continuity of production. Her role ranged from design and implementation to overseeing manufacturing; analysing supply and demand; and ensuring the timely dispatch of the finished product.
After moving to Canada in 2009, Sisca decided to specialise in the field of Supply Chain Management. She joined Resolute Forest Product (a wood, pulp and paper company), where she has worked ever since. Sisca currently lives in Montreal and now holds the valued position of Subject Matter Expert (SME), Master Data Management. This is a challenging role that requires her to drive improvements in supply chain performance to meet customer expectations through the design and implementation of integrated global Sales and Operation Planning processes.
Sisca’s engineering background has shaped her strongly methodical and analytical approach to her work, but these skills are also important and transferable to business management, which is where her ambitions lie. In her current role she needs to be proactive, taking the lead on the implementation of new systems. It is a highly pressurised, dynamic working environment, and she needed the flexibility to be able to study in her own time.
Now, she is determined to take her career and her learning a step further. From her studies on the Master of Business (MBA) programme at the University of Roehampton, London Online, Sisca has already reaped valuable rewards. This programme gives business professionals the opportunity to think strategically and take a holistic approach to problem-solving and progression. This particular online programme has given a theoretical context to Sisca’s high level of practical expertise; she is now in a position where she is required to lead and motivate others, and she hopes to share her wealth of global knowledge and current best practice.
As a student at the University of London, Roehampton Online, you, like Sisca, you will learn by focusing on what you are passionate about, enabling exciting opportunities to come your way.
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