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,…

Guest Lecture @NBS – Fellows MBA

Article written by Venkatsubrmaniam Guest lecture, from leading industry professionals, is something every MBA student keenly looks forward to. And when a leading McKinsey consultant happens to be the guest lecturer, the expectations and excitements are naturally very high. Professor Pete R. Giulioni, former consultant and now a professor at NBS, conducted a workshop on Change Management for the Fellows MBA students. He was also kind enough to request one…

NBS Career Day

Article written by Venkatsubrmaniam , Nanyang Fellows MBA Nanyang Business School conducted its annual NBS Career Day on 24th Jan 2017. Typically, it was a half day event, scheduled between 12:30pm to 4:30pm. This is a joint event for both the NBS Undergraduate and NBS Graduate students and was held at the Nanyang Auditorium. This event was split into 2 phases. Phase 1, between 12:30pm and 2:30pm, was primarily focused…

It takes a cohort to raise an MBA

Written by Rahul Sreekumar, Nanyang MBA 2016-2017 MBAs are generally stereotyped as being fiercely competitive, independent workers who can detach themselves from situations in order to be ruthless if necessary. Though just a stereotype, it is not that far off the mark actually. While the truth of the statement cannot be denied, one aspect of the MBA journey is woefully underrepresented – the camaraderie aspect. One can try, one can…

Fellows MBA – Orientation

Article written by Venkatsubrmaniam Wuppuluru, Class of 2017 11th July 2016 – First day of Nanyang Fellows MBA program. Personally, for someone who is going back to school after 9 long years, there were mixed emotions. There were some, in our cohort, who were coming back to school after 25 long years. A lot depended on the orientation week, which I believed would ultimately set the tone for the rest…

Clean water – Not a commodity, but a luxury

By Chan Min Li and Garima Singhal – Nanyang MBA 2016/2017 In December 2016, our Nanyang MBA candidates, Min and Garima, had the opportunity to volunteer with Conjunct Consulting to work on a programme evaluation study for Lien AID. Conjunct Consulting is Southeast Asia’s first social change consulting organisation; providing pro-bono consulting to strengthen social good organisations in Singapore.  The project sponsor, Lien AID, is an international non-profit organisation, which…

Work hard, play hard @ Overseas BSM, Tokyo

Written by Cassandra Lee and Fu Sing Tan Research has shown that those who work hard, play hard too, and that’s the lifestyle of the current MBA cohort at NBS. Let’s talk about the “work” part first. Nanyang MBA 2016-17 programme includes a “Business Study Mission”, where we could opt to join an overseas trip (for our cohort, it is to Japan), where we visited 8 companies in Tokyo in…

John Molson MBA case competition 2017

Article written by Zeeshan Ashraf. It was a privilege to represent Nanyang Business School at John Molson MBA case competition. The intense 5 days long competition kept us on our toes and we left the competition with a steep learning curve. The experience is a major highlight of our MBA experience at Nanyang Business school and we feel it important to share our learnings and experiences with our MBA cohort.…