The inaugural Professional MBA orientation

Article written by Ravi S. Adhikarla, PMBA Class of 2019.  The Nanyang Business School (NBS) at NTU recently commenced its inaugural Professional MBA programme, with around 45 students forming its first cohort. This programme went from conception to reality over the last 2 years, and is designed to – among other things – “enable high-calibre individuals fast-track their careers, while balancing work and family commitments”. I am proud to be…

HOW TO MARKET YOURSELF WITH YOUR PERSONAL VALUE PROPOSITION (PVP)

Your PVP is an essential part of your job search toolbox. It helps you shape and define your personal brand, and allows you to articulate the value you bring to your target employer. And because your PVP is a “living” document, it needs to be updated and given regular attention throughout your professional life. What makes a great PVP? A robust PVP expresses the following attributes of your unique profile…

The role of the international healthcare sector in China

Nanyang Business School (NBS) sat down with Dr Koh Hau Tek, Nanyang EMBA alumnus, to get his expert opinion on China’s ageing population – the implications it will have on the local and international healthcare sector. Dr Koh is a medical doctor and the current Healthcare Business Executive of Raffles Medical, China. NBS: ​In your opinion, how is China’s healthcare system coping with the problem of its rapidly ageing population?…

MBA Clean Tech Club

Contributed by: Alexander Briggs (Cord), Class of 2017  One of my favourite parts of the Nanyang MBA was the experience of helping to found the MBA Clean Tech Club. This social group afforded me and several of my classmates the opportunity to network with industry leaders, learn about key trends, and even wrestle with real-life business problems in this emerging sector. The final event for 2016/2017 Clean Tech Club occurred…

NBS leads with data analytics module in its MSc Acc programme

By Tina Sim Recognising the growing importance of big data, Nanyang Business School’s (NBS) Master of Science in Accountancy (MSc Acc) programme will incorporate Data Analytics as part of its curriculum. NBS will be among the first in Singapore to introduce this module in a graduate programme in Accountancy. The MSc Accountancy programme leverages on the School’s long tradition and track record of more than 50 years in training executives…

MBA Graduate Business Forum

Attendees – Sky Yang and Narendra Pingale This was the 34th of the Graduate Business Forum (GBF) and this year it was being hosted by CUHK, Hong Kong. It was attended by GBF alumni and Presidents and VPs from MBA schools from all over the globe. It started with a dinner on the 24th of March where we all got to know the organisers and the participating teams. The organizers…

The world in a grain of sand – we found our better selves

NBS wins Asia-Pacific Business School Desert Challenge’s Sandpiper Award By Tina Sim & Alan Lim We have traversed hills and seas; this time we sought to cross a desert as old as time itself, our eyes set on the stars above. The 6th Asian-Pacific Business Schools Desert Adventure – also known as Yasha – was held in China’s Tengger Desert from 29th April to 2nd May this year. Over 1800 MBA students…

MBA Football Tour to Hong Kong

 Article written by Harrison Moore, Class of 2017 Fresh from finishing third in the MBA Olympics in Singapore, the Nanyang MBA football team entered the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology football tournament. A 2 group, 10 team intensive competition over the course of the May Day weekend. Full of confidence, 1 month before the contest training started in earnest, with goals and tackles galore, we looked an impressive…

3 things you need to know about the Nanyang MSc Accountancy

Nanyang Business School is a part of Nanyang Technological University (NTU). In the 2017 global MBA rankings by Financial Times, Nanyang Business School’s MBA programme is ranked 24th in the whole world, which rose 5 positions from the previous year. It is a position behind Duke University’s MBA programme. This means that Nanyang Business School’s MBA is ranked first in Singapore and third in Asia. Nanyang Business School’s graduates are…

HKUST Global MBA Challenge 2017

It was the second edition of the ‘Global MBA Challenge’ we could sense the pride and excitement of the organisers when they met us on the night before the competition. The participating schools included the likes of Insead and London Business School and it was great getting to know everyone from all the schools across the globe. The venue of the competition was HKUST and the campus was absolutely beautiful,…