MBA Alumni on the Nanyang-Waseda and working at Microsoft Japan

“Work hard, play hard and be insatiably curious”: Class of 2018 Graduate, Leo Tan on the Nanyang-Waseda Double MBA and working at Microsoft Japan.  As an undergraduate studying applied chemistry, Leo Tan never imagined that he would eventually work at tech giant Microsoft as an operations deal manager. After obtaining his bachelor’s degree, he filled roles in sales and business development at two Japanese companies. His jobs allowed him to…

PMBA PIONEER COHORT SERIES: (3) EXPERIENCE BY ABDUL AZIZ

Q: Tell us more about yourself. A: I’m a business manager for technology in APAC and Singapore. Basically, my role encompasses managing the headcount in APAC region – Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore and specific regions in India – and see if we can share resources in order to lower business cost. I also deal with the location strategy for these regions as well. Personal-wise, I’m pretty much a family guy.…

MBA Olympics 2019

Article contributed by Abhishek Bhardwaj, Nanyang MBA Class of 2019 . The 9th edition of the annual MBA Olympics was held on January 20, 2019. It is the marquee event of the Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University calendar where business schools from across Singapore come together to compete across various sports while supporting charitable causes. Multiple teams from schools like National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore Management University (SMU),…

CHAMPIONS of the John Molson Case Competition 2019

Reflections on the John Molson Case Competition by (L to R) Liao Minghao, Victor Han, Daniela Pillhofer and Vishnu Prasad. Nanyang MBA, Class of 2019.  What motivated you to join this case competition? It started with Prof. Vijay Sethi’s sharing of the competition in class. We quickly realised that the opportunity to participate at the JM Case Competition would provide an occasion to test our skills in an intense environment,…

University of Munster Case Challenge 2018

Checked in a Bag Full of Autumn Leaves, Cobblestone, Schnitzel, and an Experience we’ll always remember. 21 hours, 5 days, and jetlag. After 6 weeks of intense selection and preparation for the case competition, we finally made it. The University of Münster Case Challenge (UMCC) is a young competition that started in 2017 and this year, it was Nanyang Business School’s first time to compete. There were 12 schools in…

MBA Halloween Party

Article contributed by Yunah Chung On October 30, 2018, Halloween fun and mischief were had! We were all in high spirits thanks to a much-needed recess following a jam-packed Trimester 1. The MBA Lounge was decorated to the nines with pumpkins, cats, bats, and witches, and many of us arrived in our Halloween best. The most adorable Mario (Tiffany) won ‘Best Costume’ by a landslide, and a sweet, “despicable” minion…

Spartan Race

Article contributed by Andrea Mariani, Class of 2019 The participation in the spartan race promotes the health and work-life balance awareness among the NBS candidates and beyond. The Spartan Race is a great occasion to test our limit and to strengthen our determination in today’s high paced world. The Fitness and Wellness club members by participating in these activities want to make sure that our body and mind are synchronized…

First event of the Operations and Supply Chain Management Club

Article contributed by Esha Agarwal, Class of 2019  After continuous back and forth, rescheduling, and a chance of our event almost getting cancelled we finally organized our first event – a expert speaker series, on 10th October 8-10am. We had three experienced professionals for the event and they were Jonathan Vowels – Operations Director Singapore at British American Tobacco, Naman Gupta – Business Operations and Consulting at GRAB food SEA,…