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…

Beyond just getting oriented

Article contributed by Prerna Sangal, MBA Class of 2019 The excitement of joining a business school you have worked so hard getting into is unparalleled. You enter the gates with a lot of mixed emotions and a whole lot of nerves. For me it meant, leaving the life I had known and been used to for 27 years behind and entering what I had been itching to call ‘a new phase…

“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…

First gathering of Japanese Language and Culture Club

Article contributed by Tony, MBA Class of 2018.  One of the social club in Nanyang MBA ‘Japanese Language and Culture Club’ had a memorable first gathering at MBA Lounge on Friday, September 22nd. At this meeting, the two ‘supreme leader’ introduced yearly operating plan of the club, and had introduction session of all members in both English and Japanese. Everyone shared their passion and interest in learning Japanese and its…

“When the power has shifted from the brand to the consumer”

Article contributed by Gurtej Singh, MBA Class of 2018. On Sep 12, the Nanyang Business School hosted guests from Wunderman Asia Pacific, a leading digital agency, to join the Marketing class of the Full-Time MBA participants, for a discussion on the topic of “Marketing Communications in the Age of Fragmented Media and Digitization”. This session was conducted in an interactive “talk show” format, with Prof. Lewis Lim (the Marketing Professor)…

Entering into the prison, with that glorifying feeling

Article contributed by Jennifer, MBA Class of 2018.  The Yellow Ribbon Prison Run was an opportunity for our community to participate in teams of 4, or individuals, in a 5K or 10K walk/run. This event was held on Sunday, September 17th, at 7AM. Our NBS group of participants woke up early, and left the NTU campus together barely awake at 6am to reach the SAF Field, Farnborough Road near Changi Villiage,…