About Nanyang Fellows MBA

The Nanyang Fellows MBA is a full-time one-year MBA program designed for exceptional mid-career executives destined for the pinnacle of leadership.It is a full-time program for senior executives who want to gain deep global business knowledge and Asian insights.

The program was launched in 1998 by Dr. Tony Tan, then Deputy Prime Minister and current President of Singapore. Each year, a small and select group of about 20 participants each year, from both private and public sectors and across the continents, join the program for a journey of profound and intense learning.

International Format

The year of leadership journey will be further enhanced by the international segment of the program. The in-depth learning at three globally renowned institutions in the U.S. – University of California, Berkeley, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and Georgetown University enables the Nanyang Fellows to amalgamate the best of the East and West practices. These set the Nanyang Fellows apart and give them the competitive edge to sharpen their strategic management and leadership perspectives, moving them up the career ladder confidently.

Overseas Business Study Mission (BSM)

The objective of the BSM trip is to expose the Nanyang Fellows to the cultural, social, political and business dynamics that form part of the larger regional or international platform for competitive players in the marketplace.Previous BSM includes Argentina, Chile, China, Germany, Spain and global business hubs.

Business Leadership Seminars

The Nanyang Fellows MBA program includes a series of Business Leadership Seminars where participants gain privileged insights from the experiences of top Asian and international CEOs and business and government leaders through closed-door dialogues.

program Structure

The Nanyang Fellows MBA program spans a period of 12 months, comprising the following:

  • Three trimesters in Singapore of approximately 13 weeks each
  • A week-long Overseas Business Study Mission
  • A 4-week University of California, Berkeley, The Wharton School and Georgetown University Residential program in the U.S.

Admission Requirements

  • A good bachelor’s degree
  • At least 8 years of management or senior professional experience
  • Demonstrated fluency in English and a good score in TOEFL or IELTS (for international applicants for whom the medium of instruction was not in English at a tertiary level)
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