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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

MBA Graduate Business Forum

Attendees – Sky Yang and Narendra Pingale This was the 34th of the Graduate Business Forum (GBF) and this year it was being hosted by CUHK, Hong Kong. It was attended by GBF alumni and Presidents and VPs from MBA schools from all over the globe. It started with a dinner on the 24th of March where we all got to know the organisers and the participating teams. The organizers…

HKUST Global MBA Challenge 2017

It was the second edition of the ‘Global MBA Challenge’ we could sense the pride and excitement of the organisers when they met us on the night before the competition. The participating schools included the likes of Insead and London Business School and it was great getting to know everyone from all the schools across the globe. The venue of the competition was HKUST and the campus was absolutely beautiful,…

John Molson MBA case competition 2017

Article written by Zeeshan Ashraf. It was a privilege to represent Nanyang Business School at John Molson MBA case competition. The intense 5 days long competition kept us on our toes and we left the competition with a steep learning curve. The experience is a major highlight of our MBA experience at Nanyang Business school and we feel it important to share our learnings and experiences with our MBA cohort.…