Grand winner of Sasin Bangkok Business Challenge 2019!

Article contributed by Haridesh Sharma and Maneet Singh Ahuja, MBA Class of 2019.  “As an entrepreneur, there should not be any limit to your imagination and dream” said Prof. Vijay Sethi in the first class of Entrepreneurship course. After Prof informed everyone about Bangkok challenge, Suryansh and Maneet reached out to me asking whether I was interested in participating Bangkok Business Challenge. Although I joined another group for class, I could not…

PMBA PIONEER COHORT SERIES: (4) EXPERIENCE BY LWIN LWIN AUNG

Q: Tell us a little more about yourself. A: I came from Myanmar to Singapore 14 years ago. I was originally planning to do my ACCA, a professional accounting qualification before doing an MBA but I changed my mind and went ahead to do a CPA instead. I was thinking of doing an MBA immediately after the CPA, but my parents advised me to gain more practical work experience before…

Impact Investing Panel

Article contributed by Yuching Chang and Cheryl Tam. On the evening of Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 24 students from the Nanyang MBA, Fellows MBA, and MSc Accountancy programs attended the impact investing panel discussion hosted by the Nanyang MBA Social Impact Business Club at the MBA Lounge. The event started off with a buffet dinner that was highlighted by the crowd favourite chocolate brownies. This was then followed by the panel discussion…

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…

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,…

PMBA PIONEER COHORT SERIES: (2) EXPERIENCE BY JERLYN KOH

Q: Tell us more about yourself. A: I’m actually a pharmacist by training. I used to dispense in a hospital, but I felt that clinical work might not be suitable for me hence I moved to the business side of the industry. I had the depth of industrial knowledge, but I realised that I didn’t have the breadth. For example, when it comes to finance and accounting, I see a…

PMBA Pioneer Cohort Series: (1) Experience by Daniel Tay

 Q: Tell us a little more about what you do. A: I work at the Agency for Science, Technology and Research, otherwise known as A*STAR – I’ve been here for 9 years, of which,  I spent the first four years doing a PhD which was an A*STAR and NUS joint programme. Post PhD, I worked in a research scientist role for two years before moving on to an industry and…

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…

“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…