First Day Strategy Exercise
The best course of action after graduation would be to relocate to a major city. Major cities provide suitable environments for professional growth, more opportunities, a higher level of income and a better quality of life. The main aim of relocating to a major city is to gain exposure to the competitive and rapidly changing environment and access the existing opportunities. The city contains many well-established and reputable organizations that offer great opportunities for employment and overall growth in a person’s career. Tapping into the resources of respectable organizations through employment is undoubtedly a significant part of career development.
The city also consists of a large population that is essential for doing business. A large population translates to a diverse demography and provides a customer base for individuals who wish to do business in the city. Various issues are likely to affect the relocation to the city. They can be classified as external and internal issues. External issues include understanding the needs of the customers in the case where one wishes to invest in business, or responding to the forces of competition. Internal factors include factors such as the costs involved in relocation. For relocation to be successful, an individual needs to identify the target companies that they wish to work for, apply for the desired vacancies and relocate to a suitable location that is convenient for the daily travel to and from work. It is also important for a person to have all the necessary resources in order to relocate without any inconveniences.
A consistent review of the environment and the cost of living in the major cities will enable a graduate to analyze and evaluate the benefits and rewards of working in the city. Control and evaluation are important processes in strategic management, as they will enable the graduate determine the effectiveness of relocation and provide an efficient basis for any necessary restructuring.