October 19, 2020

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The Nanyang MBA Review


This review is for NTU

Program Full Time MBA

Class of 2021

Experience during the program

About Me:

I’m Prasanna from Chennai, India. I carry an overall work experience of 5 years, Prior to my MBA I was working at Unilever as a Sales Officer. I’m an FMCG Marketing Aspirant. On a lighter note, I’m a Songwriter, few of my songs have released on youtube.

Why Nanyang MBA?

As my career goal is to transition from Sales to Marketing in FMCG Brand management. The foundation on which I plan to take my career ahead must be strong. After interactions with a lot of people and after researching, I felt NBS MBA will be the perfect platform for three reasons;
1.Specialization track for Marketing Management
2.Global experience along with how businesses work in APAC through practical learning and peer discussions from different nationalities and diverse backgrounds.
3.SPAN project, BSM, and LPG modules which add a unique element to the Program.

Application Process:

Once I figured that I want to pursue my MBA at NTU, My Application process started with connecting with alumni in my target industry and the role and to get an insider insight on careers and how NTU helped them.  

The Application process was really smooth and the onboarding process was simple and swift too.  Based on the interactions with admin team, I applied in R1 and got my offer within a month. The best part of applying in R1 is that you have the next 6-7 months to plan on other things in advance with respect to personal development, going for a vacation, or learning new skills.

Suggestions for Future Applicants:

1.Research a lot about the course, resonate with your goals with the program to verify the fit.
2.Nanyang MBA website has all the information that you seek in terms of careers, Professors, curriculum, and the application process.
3.Essays are the reflection of your thoughts and career aspirations. So, take the utmost care in bringing out the right content.  Be Creative!!

About professors, classes and curriculum

Since Nanyang MBA is a one year MBA program, the curriculum is intense, and but at the same time, it is exciting too. 

Each course is taught by established professors who carry immense experience in a particular subject.

Usually, Trimester 1 has core courses and from Trimester 2, students can take electives along with core courses.

Classes are very interactive and expand your horizon with a diverse cohort bringing in the unique learning experience.

About job placement process

The school has a dedicated Careers Office where each student is assigned a Career counselor and Career coach to streamline and to help in the Job Hunting Process. 

The careers office organizes Networking events and Personal branding sessions, helping the students to grow and build networks. 

Building good connections during these events and career fairs help students to land their dream job or internship.

Overall BSchool experience (5.0)
Schools contribution (4.0)
Classmates rating (5.0)

Strengths of the program:

Curriculum, Classes, Professors
Student body, diversity
Career opportunities provided by school

Best fit at this program:


Can be improved:

Alumni Network

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