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Gordon Donovan

Name: Gordon Donovan

Job Title: Procurement & Supply Chain Manager

Company: Metro Trains Melbourne

Brief outline of education/qualification background:
⦁ MCIPS 1996
⦁ FCIPS 2010

What was your motivation for studying for a masters degree?
To further career my and give some international flavor to my qualifications.

What attracted you to studying with MDC?
Speed, recognition of MCIPS qualification, ability to work on own initiative, with weekend tutoring.

What advice would you give to someone deciding between this programme, an on campus programme or a distance learning programme?
This program is suited to people who prefer to work on their own timetables, but require some assistance on subjects unknown. Plus, if they have been away from active study for a while, this program allows support and questions to be asked at the weekends around the composition of the assignments and final dissertation.

What does it mean to you to have graduated with a masters degree?
It was always a question that was asked of me "do you have a masters?". Now i feel proud to be able to answer, Yes I do!

What has the reaction (to your graduation and to your achievements) been like from your family, friends and colleagues?
My family are proud and happy of my achievements, some friends are jealous that I have now completed.

How has your career developed since graduating?
Only graduated in June so will let you know!

Has your degree opened doors for you which wouldn’t have otherwise been an option or that you had never even considered?
That’s the hope!

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