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,…

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…