THE NANYANG FELLOWS MBA EXPERIENCE BY EGERTON

I decided to pursue a full-time MBA programme at the age of 45, many thought I was crazy, partly because, in their opinion, what does he still have to learn? After all, he already has two post graduate degrees and numerous executive trainings. Fast-forward a year later, the transformation is glaring for all to see and many have already started attesting to this. Nanyang Business School (NBS) and indeed the…

SG punches above its weight as a destination for MBA studies

In considering where to pursue a Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme, international students should give serious thought to the cosmopolitan city state of Singapore. Nicknamed “Singapore Inc”, the country rivals Hong Kong, Shanghai and London as a global business centre. It also boasts world-class education, a multicultural environment, innovative research and scholarship opportunities. Focused on business, investment and entrepreneurship, Singapore has three institutions (Nanyang Business School, NUS Business School…

The Nanyang Fellows MBA experience by Sam Mara

I personally value something that can change a person! Back to the time when I was working at the National Bank of Cambodia, I could well accomplish all the tasks with which I had experiences for years. However, since new jobs had dramatically arisen I found myself not capable enough challenging with them. The short-term trainings were just not enough. I was in a lot of stress and felt like…

1st Runner Up in Bangkok Business Challenge 2018

Article contributed by Pravin Raj. When my classmate Katja first approached me to participate in the Bangkok Business Challenge competition, I thought to myself, “Why not?”. Although I was a little concerned as to how much spare time I had on my hands to commit to it, I always found it difficult to walk away from a challenge or a potentially enriching experience.  Also, having previously worked with Katja before…

John Molson MBA International Case Competition 2018

Article contributed by Leo Tan Teck Soon & Komal Goyal. After travelling 7500 miles for an average of 20 hours, we finally stepped out into the cold freezing temperatures (-22 degrees Celsius) of Montreal, braced to enter the war zone – John Molson MBA International Case Competition 2018. We were wrought with nerves that tingled with both excitement about the new opportunities that this 6-day experience would bring and anxiety of…

8th Annual MBA Olympics – “Running Together for a Better World”

Article contributed by Nikhil Gupta.  The MBA cohort at the Nanyang Business School began the new year on a high note by hosting the 8th Annual MBA Olympics. On 14th January 2018, MBA students from business schools of NUS, SMU, ESSEC, and SP Jain joined the NBS MBA cohort to engage in a friendly sports Olympiad, for a good cause. The event was held at the new state-of-the-art sports and…

Cleantech Club’s event – Lunch with Dr. Sanjay Kuttan

Article contributed by Doris & Santiago, MBA Class of 2018 Dr. Sanjay Kuttan is currently Programme Director of Multi Energy Systems & Grids (SMES) in the Energy Research Institute @ NTU (ERI@N). However, the road to this point has been everything but a straight line. He has been kind enough to share with us an engaging lunch session in which he shared a unique perspective of Singapore’s landscape in renewable energies, as well…

Let’s learn festival dance and origami!

Article contributed by Jennifer Lee, MBA Class of 2019. ‘Japanese Language and Culture Club’ in Nanyang MBA had a fruitful second gathering at MBA Lounge on Saturday, November 25th. Thanks to the help of Japanese students’ family, we could learn and enjoy traditional Japanese festival dance and origami – paper folding art. This time we prepared catering food and homemade salads to enjoy delicious food at dinner time. Special thanks…

Clean Technology & Energy business club

Article contributed by Santiago, MBA class of 2018.  WHAT DOES “CLEAN” MEAN When looking at clean technology and energy we always think first of renewable energies, such as wind and solar, or at low impact replacements to common technology, such as e-ink. But does a diminution in our carbon footprint also classify as “clean”? Right now, the Singaporean government is looking to reduce the consumption in energy while keeping the…