Marketing and Sales Club: Our very first event

Article contributed by Maitrayee Pathak We kick started our club with our very first event on 1st oct 2018. It was an industry talk by one of the most loved and renowned FMCG companies of the world; Procter & Gamble. The guest speakers were Mr Chinmay Shenoy and Candice Chung who are brand managers of Pampers (Baby Diapers) & Whisper (Women Sanitary care). The agenda of this presentation was to give…

MBA Poker Night

Article contributed by Bharath Ganapathy, Class of 2019. After a month-long battle against assignment submissions, class presentations and mid-term exam, everyone was itching to let loose. And the sports club decided to light the spark. Poker Night was announced on Monday, confirmed on Thursday and hosted on Friday Night. The response – phenomenal. Thanks to the Liquor Appreciation Club for lending their talents, and their club members, to make it…

When you have nothing to lose

Article contributed by Liao Minghao, MBA Class of 2019. On the evening of 6 Sep 18, a group of close to 20 Nanyang MBA and Nanyang Fellows students had the opportunity to hear the sharing of Nemesh Singh, Founder of Appointy.com, a bootstrapping startup based in Bhopal, India in ESR-10. The event was organized by the Entrepreneurship group comprising members from both MBA programs. The speaker started off by sharing…

Beyond just getting oriented

Article contributed by Prerna Sangal, MBA Class of 2019 The excitement of joining a business school you have worked so hard getting into is unparalleled. You enter the gates with a lot of mixed emotions and a whole lot of nerves. For me it meant, leaving the life I had known and been used to for 27 years behind and entering what I had been itching to call ‘a new phase…

“Why i chose the Nanyang MBA” – an American perspective.

Article by Yunah Chung, MBA Class of 2019. “So, why here? Why Nanyang?” I received some variation of these questions quite frequently during orientation week, and I wasn’t the least bit surprised by my classmates’ curiosity, nor did I mind answering. I’d be curious, too. How did an American like myself, born and raised in the U.S. with a background in film and television, end up in the city-state of…

Mahindra War Room Season 10

Article contributed by Ambrose Tey “The best lessons are learnt outside the lecture hall” – this is what I believe in. The value in an MBA is truly found when you synthesize all the classroom learnings to compete with the brightest minds on a global stage. Mahindra War Room was the very first competition in our MBA journey. Needless to say, I was rather enthusiastic about it even though the…

Berkeley Tour by the Fellows

Article written by Theodore Loy Tom.  As a native San Franciscan who was born and raised in the Bay Area it was my pleasure to host my cohort for a day in Berkeley. It was a fun packed day that showcased the best of Northern California – amazing food and delicious locally made wines. We first started off the day by going to the Farmer’s Market at Lake Merritt. This is…

Building next wave of women leaders through top MBA programmes

In recent years, women have been breaking bounds in various lines of business. The modern businesswoman is relentlessly pursuing excellence in her work through dedication to a valuable education that paves the way to a successful career. Nanyang Business School has for years been a building stone in the careers of many successful corporate women in Asia. The institution has managed to contribute to the growing number of women leaders…

Finalists of InnovateChina 2018

Written by Noel Lavarias. One shouldn’t be saying this, but I honestly still don’t know how and why my group got in the finals of InnovateChina 2018 organized by China Europe International Business School (CEIBS). With the number of contests that our group submitted entries to, this contest might be the least that we expected would be successful. Yet looking back at the experience, luck might had played a factor…

Hult Prize Regional

Article contributed by Jaime Zulueta  Our journey to the Hult Regional Finals began in Singapore in December 2017, at the local qualification round. Out of numerous business entries in Nanyang Technological University, only ten were chosen to present. Luckily, Team PH was among them. We decided to present a business model specifically for the Philippines where we identified an underserved market in resettlement communities. Resettlement housing is socialized housing provided…