Mid Autumn Festival gathering

Article contributed by Daryl Ong, Nanyang MBA class of 2018.  On a bright and cheery Saturday, students from all parts of the world gathered together for their latest MBA conquest, surviving case competition part #3. Through hours of grueling efforts and hard work, they have finally conquered Vijay’s toughest quest to date and needed an avenue to let their hair down. Fortunately, the day itself falls on a very important…

The Nanyang PMBA experience from a participant’s perspective

Article contributed by Aung Lwin Lwin, PMBA class of 2019 I have been considering an MBA from NTU since 3 years ago.   I reckon  that an MBA will not only be a step but a leap in the pursuit of my career goals – enhancing my business knowledge in adding to stakeholders’ value   as a finance professional, and equipping  myself with the essential skills and knowledge to fulfill my ultimate…

Sawadee Khrup, Ah Loy Thai

Article contributed by Leo Tan, Food and Tours Club Co-Chair It was just like any other Sunday afternoon in Singapore – hot, humid and crowded. People whisked past us quickly at Bugis station. A small group of us were gathered in front of Guardian pharmacy just outside of the station’s gantry while a few others texted me to inform that they’ll be meeting us at the destination itself. The anticipation…

Could Facebook stop you getting hired?

In partnership with Michael Page.     The web now plays a huge role in the recruitment process for both employers and for candidates. With the increasing prevalence of online CV searches, digital portfolios and online job boards, the recruitment process has firmly shifted into the online domain. While the internet offers increased visibility and ease of application, it can also come with some risks for unsuspecting job seekers. Most…

First gathering of Japanese Language and Culture Club

Article contributed by Tony, MBA Class of 2018.  One of the social club in Nanyang MBA ‘Japanese Language and Culture Club’ had a memorable first gathering at MBA Lounge on Friday, September 22nd. At this meeting, the two ‘supreme leader’ introduced yearly operating plan of the club, and had introduction session of all members in both English and Japanese. Everyone shared their passion and interest in learning Japanese and its…

“When the power has shifted from the brand to the consumer”

Article contributed by Gurtej Singh, MBA Class of 2018. On Sep 12, the Nanyang Business School hosted guests from Wunderman Asia Pacific, a leading digital agency, to join the Marketing class of the Full-Time MBA participants, for a discussion on the topic of “Marketing Communications in the Age of Fragmented Media and Digitization”. This session was conducted in an interactive “talk show” format, with Prof. Lewis Lim (the Marketing Professor)…

Entering into the prison, with that glorifying feeling

Article contributed by Jennifer, MBA Class of 2018.  The Yellow Ribbon Prison Run was an opportunity for our community to participate in teams of 4, or individuals, in a 5K or 10K walk/run. This event was held on Sunday, September 17th, at 7AM. Our NBS group of participants woke up early, and left the NTU campus together barely awake at 6am to reach the SAF Field, Farnborough Road near Changi Villiage,…

A morning well spent at the NBS CEO Breakfast Series

Article contributed by: Maria Clara, MBA Class of 2018.  On 19th of September 2017, MBA participants, faculty and alumni met again for the NBS CEO Breakfast Series. The event was held at The Fullerton Hotel and the topic of the morning was Women in Leadership. The panel of speakers was integrated by Diana The, Chief Counsel at AON Hewitt APAC for the Middle East & Africa; Elaine Yeo, Managing Director…

Deborah’s journey in the MSc Acc programme

  I am currently a Master of Accountancy (MSc Accountancy) student at the Nanyang Business School (NBS). This is my second time receiving professional and academic training from NBS, having previously done my undergraduate studies here, where I majored in Business Administration. I am originally from Vietnam, and Ho Chi Minh city is my dear hometown. After I graduated from NBS in 2014, I pursued my first job at IBM…

(Almost) Everything you need to know about the MFE programme.

Article written by: Zhang Yiwen (MFE Participant 2017-18) The main reason I’m writing this is that most people in China do not know much about financial engineering, but recently many have asked me about Nanyang Technological University’s MSc. Financial Engineering (NTU or NTU MFE). So I’m here to summarize and share my own experience studying NTU MFE for your reference. It is purely personal and may not apply to everyone.…