SG punches above its weight as a destination for Postgrad 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…

How to maintain a work life balance

In partnership with      It is important to have a balance between your job and the other areas of your life so you can be productive, healthy and happy both at work and outside of it. To achieve this balance, plan your day around the most important projects, take regular breaks and make use of your annual work leave to successfully strike a balance between your job and the…

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…

Reaching for the Skies

By Tina Sim 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…

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…

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…

HOW TO MARKET YOURSELF WITH YOUR PERSONAL VALUE PROPOSITION (PVP)

Your PVP is an essential part of your job search toolbox. It helps you shape and define your personal brand, and allows you to articulate the value you bring to your target employer. And because your PVP is a “living” document, it needs to be updated and given regular attention throughout your professional life. What makes a great PVP? A robust PVP expresses the following attributes of your unique profile…

The role of the international healthcare sector in China

Nanyang Business School (NBS) sat down with Dr Koh Hau Tek, Nanyang EMBA alumnus, to get his expert opinion on China’s ageing population – the implications it will have on the local and international healthcare sector. Dr Koh is a medical doctor and the current Healthcare Business Executive of Raffles Medical, China. NBS: ​In your opinion, how is China’s healthcare system coping with the problem of its rapidly ageing population?…

NBS Career Day

Article written by Venkatsubrmaniam , Nanyang Fellows MBA Nanyang Business School conducted its annual NBS Career Day on 24th Jan 2017. Typically, it was a half day event, scheduled between 12:30pm to 4:30pm. This is a joint event for both the NBS Undergraduate and NBS Graduate students and was held at the Nanyang Auditorium. This event was split into 2 phases. Phase 1, between 12:30pm and 2:30pm, was primarily focused…