(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.…

Reaching for the Skies

Chris Lloyd is a veteran in the global civil helicopter industry, with extensive experience and networks in helicopter sales, finance, leasing and operations. He is currently Managing Partner of Aero Infinity Pte Ltd, a new venture established to finance and invest primarily in the Asia and Oceania region in preferred fixed and rotary wing aircraft transactions in the General Aviation (GA) markets. His other hats include: a director at Asian…

MSc Acc: Academic Rigour, Flexibility and the Opportunities

It is a lot easier these days to gain valuable business perspectives, be sought after by the Big Four accounting firms, and yet be afforded flexible schedules with the MSc Accountancy programme offered by Nanyang Business School (NBS). Pursuing an MBA programme in Accountancy provides its students with a solid foundation in business and financial skills needed across all industries. There is access to valuable internship opportunities while still in…

It more than doubly met my expectations

Ken Koort, 37, is Chairman of the board of Diamond Group, a holding company registered in the Republic of Estonia. The group holds shares in real estate, IT, fuel, and aviation company Diamond Sky, of which Ken is CEO. Diamond Sky operates and manages private and business aircrafts inside EU and CIS countries. Ken is a pilot himself. He and his wife Kristiina are also partners in their family loud-speaker…

A Palauan native’s MSc Accountancy journey here in NBS

Nanyang Business School (NBS) will soon have its first Masters’ graduate from the Republic of Palau, an island located in the Western Pacific ocean, and host to about 20,000 inhabitants. Ms Danielle Jean-Marie Willis is currently pursuing her graduate studies in the MSc Accountancy programme, and is due for graduation in six months. We chatted with Danielle about her academic journey – her far-flung beginnings and beyond: Hi Danielle, tell…

Tips to ace the Nanyang MBA admissions

Nanyang Business School (NBS), the business school of Nanyang Techonological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) is widely regarded as Singapore’s premier business school and is consistently ranked amongst the world’s best. Since 2004, NBS has been ranked #1 in Singapore by The Economist Full-Time MBA rankings. In the Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2017, the flagship programme came in 24th worldwide. The 12-month transformational programme allows participants to gain deep, practical…

Executives could benefit from going back to their books.

One Johnson & Johnson Southeast Asia Senior IT director shares her experience in the Nanyang EMBA programme.   In her past seventeen years at Johnson & Johnson, Ms Junko Kimura hardly considered pursuing further studies, due in part to her Japanese cultural background. “Employees in Japan want to stay with their company for a long time, especially if they are working for domestic companies. Most people feel like they do…

MBA helps spur healthcare leader’s career success in China

It came down to a choice between pursuing an MBA at Nanyang Business School or at a rival institute in Singapore for Jiang Weiwei, senior director and head of healthcare for China at Air Liquide, a French-listed multinational supplier of industrial and medical gases. Jiang, who had a master of electrical engineering and a bachelor’s degree in materials science at the time, says she chose NTU’s MBA programme because of…

Interview with Fellows MBA alumna, Col Jerica Goh

Overseeing a naval warship is no easy job. It requires leadership skills of the highest level and the utmost respect from the ship’s crew. With its focus on cultivating robust leadership and management skills, Colonel Jerica Goh saw the Nanyang Fellows MBA as the ideal preparation for her future role as the commanding officer of the RSS Supreme – the navy’s most advanced warship. We sat down with Colonel Goh,…

More than numbers: a PhD in Accountancy with NBS

By Tina Sim What accounts for the allure of the Nanyang Business School (NBS) PhD accountancy programme? Xu Tu who graduated this year has already been offered a position as Assistant Professor with the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He came to NBS via a circuitous route. He had started doing his PhD programme at Georgia State University, but after two years, due to unexpected faculty movement, he could not…