“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…

The MFE experience by Jackson Gan I graduated with my Mechanical Engineering Bachelor’s degree from NUS, and worked in Semiconductor Manufacturing Industry for approximately 4 years. I decided to further my study after leaving the school for 4 long years, with the main motivations were for career switching and further development. Particularly I was looking at finance industry. I spent significant amount of brain juice deciding between MBA and MSc…

THE NANYANG FELLOWS MBA EXPERIENCE BY EGERTON

I decided to pursue a full-time MBA programme at the age of 45, many thought I was crazy, partly because, in their opinion, what does he still have to learn? After all, he already has two post graduate degrees and numerous executive trainings. Fast-forward a year later, the transformation is glaring for all to see and many have already started attesting to this. Nanyang Business School (NBS) and indeed the…

Suntory IT manager brews up new career in international business

Harutaka Ichinoki is making progress in realising his ambition to be a global business leader. A graduate of the full-time Nanyang MBA programme in 2012 and an executive at Suntory Beverage and Food, which produces beer and consumer goods, Ichinoki is relocating to Australia to work as the company’s senior corporate planning manager. In his new role, he will formulate and carry out corporate strategy for Suntory’s business operations Down Under.…

Microsoft executive broadens horizons with Nanyang-Waseda MBA

South Korean Ham Sungwon’s (above) desire to explore the world has led her to pursue studies in Taiwan, Singapore and Japan, as well as a new career with American tech giant Microsoft. A holder of the Nanyang-Waseda Double MBA, Ham is currently undertaking the Microsoft Academy of College Hires programme, a two-year scheme that trains recruits for roles in areas such as finance, marketing, information technology, operations, and sales and…

The Nanyang PMBA experience from a participant’s perspective

Article contributed by Aung Lwin Lwin, PMBA class of 2019 I have been considering an MBA from NTU since 3 years ago.   I reckon  that an MBA will not only be a step but a leap in the pursuit of my career goals – enhancing my business knowledge in adding to stakeholders’ value   as a finance professional, and equipping  myself with the essential skills and knowledge to fulfill my ultimate…

Deborah’s journey in the MSc Acc programme

  I am currently a Master of Accountancy (MSc Accountancy) student at the Nanyang Business School (NBS). This is my second time receiving professional and academic training from NBS, having previously done my undergraduate studies here, where I majored in Business Administration. I am originally from Vietnam, and Ho Chi Minh city is my dear hometown. After I graduated from NBS in 2014, I pursued my first job at IBM…