Nanyang MBA: A Career-Changing MBA

Charles Lu had three letters in mind as his role as a jet engine production leader at Rolls-Royce drew to a close in 2018: MBA. He joined the firm as an operations management trainee.  Having worked at the industrial technology company for more than two years, Lu, a Chinese national, realised that his work as an operations supervisor on the shop floor was not what he would like to do…

Beach Cleaning Event

Article contributed by Pijarin Chotechaungmanirat A dirty environment is a sign of social decay. A dirty environment especially in tourist destinations, not only affects the local people but also overall society as a whole. A dirty environment, definitely affects the country’s reputation negatively, hurts country economy and harms fitness and wellness of people in society. With beach clean-up activities, participants get to experience how hard it is for cleaning staff…

MBA Olympics 2019

Article contributed by Abhishek Bhardwaj, Nanyang MBA Class of 2019 . The 9th edition of the annual MBA Olympics was held on January 20, 2019. It is the marquee event of the Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University calendar where business schools from across Singapore come together to compete across various sports while supporting charitable causes. Multiple teams from schools like National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore Management University (SMU),…

MBA Halloween Party

Article contributed by Yunah Chung On October 30, 2018, Halloween fun and mischief were had! We were all in high spirits thanks to a much-needed recess following a jam-packed Trimester 1. The MBA Lounge was decorated to the nines with pumpkins, cats, bats, and witches, and many of us arrived in our Halloween best. The most adorable Mario (Tiffany) won ‘Best Costume’ by a landslide, and a sweet, “despicable” minion…

Spartan Race

Article contributed by Andrea Mariani, Class of 2019 The participation in the spartan race promotes the health and work-life balance awareness among the NBS candidates and beyond. The Spartan Race is a great occasion to test our limit and to strengthen our determination in today’s high paced world. The Fitness and Wellness club members by participating in these activities want to make sure that our body and mind are synchronized…

“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…

Berkeley Tour by the Fellows

Article written by Theodore Loy Tom.  As a native San Franciscan who was born and raised in the Bay Area it was my pleasure to host my cohort for a day in Berkeley. It was a fun packed day that showcased the best of Northern California – amazing food and delicious locally made wines. We first started off the day by going to the Farmer’s Market at Lake Merritt. This is…

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…

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…