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…

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…

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…

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…