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 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…

1st Runner Up in Bangkok Business Challenge 2018

Article contributed by Pravin Raj. Nanyang MBA participant, Class of 2018. 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,…

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…

8th Annual MBA Olympics – “Running Together for a Better World”

Article contributed by Nikhil Gupta.  The MBA cohort at the Nanyang Business School began the new year on a high note by hosting the 8th Annual MBA Olympics. On 14th January 2018, MBA students from business schools of NUS, SMU, ESSEC, and SP Jain joined the NBS MBA cohort to engage in a friendly sports Olympiad, for a good cause. The event was held at the new state-of-the-art sports and…

Cleantech Club’s event – Lunch with Dr. Sanjay Kuttan

Article contributed by Doris & Santiago, MBA Class of 2018 Dr. Sanjay Kuttan is currently Programme Director of Multi Energy Systems & Grids (SMES) in the Energy Research Institute @ NTU (ERI@N). However, the road to this point has been everything but a straight line. He has been kind enough to share with us an engaging lunch session in which he shared a unique perspective of Singapore’s landscape in renewable energies, as well…

Let’s learn festival dance and origami!

Article contributed by Jennifer Lee, MBA Class of 2019. ‘Japanese Language and Culture Club’ in Nanyang MBA had a fruitful second gathering at MBA Lounge on Saturday, November 25th. Thanks to the help of Japanese students’ family, we could learn and enjoy traditional Japanese festival dance and origami – paper folding art. This time we prepared catering food and homemade salads to enjoy delicious food at dinner time. Special thanks…

Clean Technology & Energy business club

Article contributed by Santiago, MBA class of 2018.  WHAT DOES “CLEAN” MEAN When looking at clean technology and energy we always think first of renewable energies, such as wind and solar, or at low impact replacements to common technology, such as e-ink. But does a diminution in our carbon footprint also classify as “clean”? Right now, the Singaporean government is looking to reduce the consumption in energy while keeping the…