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Nanyang Fellows Business Study Mission 2016

Article written by Venkatsubrmaniam Wuppuluru  Nanyang Fellows MBA, Class of 2017  Barcelona, Spain, was chosen as the location for Business Study Mission (BSM) trip for Nanyang Fellows MBA 2016-17 cohort. The school makes it a point to ensure that BSM is NOT all work and no play. The objective of the BSM is to provide the students with a comprehensive platform to understand the economy of the country, understand their…

Insights into the social life at NBS – “Thanks to Trump!!”

Introduction of our Beer, Wine and Liquor Appreciation Co-chairs, Oliver Milius and Harrison Moore, Nanyang MBA 2016/2017: Oliver and I are the co-chairs of the “fun” group Beer, wine, and Liquor Appreciation club. Naturally we like to drink and we tend to organise more relaxed events, but with this initiative we decided to get our cohort talking, as during your MBA, and it is an intense period, we realised we…

MBA Paint Attack! – Sports Club Excursion

Article by Rishabh Mukesh Ganeriwala Nanyang MBA Participant 2016/2017 It was a bright Sunday morning when a few brave hearts from the MBA class participated in yet another ‘competition’ – this time a little more adventurous; PAINTBALL! When the day finally dawned, it was with a lot of excitement and a bit of trepidation that we made our way to the paintball arena. If you’ve been living under a rock,…

Mahindra War Room Case Competition – A Nanyang Perspective

Article by Narendra and Isabell Nanyang MBA Class of 2017 Case competitions are an important add-on of the Nanyang MBA programme! There are various competitions throughout the year on regional and world-wide level. Even though our schedules can be tight and we already have lots of activities also outside of class with Social and Business Clubs, for the Case Competitions are always numerous volunteers who love to represent our school!…

Part-Time Vs. Full-time MBA – An insight into their Differences

Are you a graduate or a working professional looking to move ahead in your career? Some graduates prefer gaining work experience before opting for a post-graduation course, whereas others may decide to take up a master’s degree immediately after graduation. Most working professionals will eventually start thinking about a postgraduate degree, such as the MBA, especially if they are looking at progressing in their careers. There are various modes of…

Leadership – It’s not just about the pants or skirts

By Narendra and Min Li Nanyang MBA Class of 2017 *** It was an early start for most of us who stay on Campus. The time was 7am, and we were off on a “magical” bus ride to one of the oldest hotels in Singapore, Raffles Hotel, for the first CEO breakfast series organised by Nanyang Business School (NBS) for FY 2016/2017. Titled “Enabling Women in Leadership”, the series was…

TGIF – 1/6 of classes is over!

To celebrate getting through the first half of trimester one, completing our first midterm exam and major assignment papers, we decided it was time that the whole batch gets together again for some fun! Since our Orientation week, with the most awesome self-built rafts ever, we were most of the times split in Group A & Group B. On September 16th we had our first major get-together with the majority…

MBAS HEAR VIEWS ON HOW AFRICA CAN ACCELERATE GROWTH

originally published on Financial Times MBA blog on June 20, 2016 by: Laura Melina Loeven, Nanyang Business School  Africa, home of some of the world’s most impressive wildlife, is a beautiful continent with breathtaking scenery. But the poverty, exploitation and, in some cases, war has hindered its progress. But how do you wake up a sleeping beauty and bring out its best? The Singapore Business Federation invited Nanyang Business School…

HOW DO YOU GET INTERESTED IN BUSINESS OPERATIONS? PLAY A GAME…

originally published on Financial Times MBA Blog on June 13, 2016 by: Laura Melina Loeven, MBA 2015-16 The last course I have to pass before graduating from Nanyang Business School is a 12-week operations class. As more consumers around the globe demand good quality products at a low-cost, establishing cost-efficient and reliable operations is a fixed part of every corporate agenda to gain an edge over the competition. Thus, aspiring executives…