Singapore Executive MBA Programs

There are currently 3 local universities with business schools offering EMBA programs - 1) National University of Singapore, 2) Nanyang Technological University, and 3) Singapore Management University. The EMBA programs offered by these 3 schools are reputable and internationally recognized; getting a post-graduate degree from a local university puts students at an advantage when it comes to getting a job in a Singaporean government organisation or any other companies that has ties with the government.

The following are 4 Executive MBA Programs offered by Singaporean Business Schools:

NUS Asia-Pacific Executive MBA

This program is suitable for students who wish to understand the local ways of doing business in Asia, the course provides insights into Asian business psyche and practices - it is highly beneficial education if your organisation has tasked you with expanding business into the Asian region.

Students are expected to have at least 10 years of working experience to be able to join this top ranked EMBA programs (#19 EMBA Worldwide by Financial times in 2011). The program boast an alumni network of over 500 senior executives from the American to Australasian regions, and provides for great opportunities for peer to peer learning and networking.

Learn more here.

UCLA - NUS Executive MBA

The UCLA – NUS Executive MBA program is designed for senior executives from all over the world to undertake a global MBA education while they are working. The format of the course comprises 6 two-week segments over a 15 months duration - the program is delivered in 4 different locations: twice in Singapore, twice in Los Angeles, once in Shanghai and once in Bangalore - students fly in for the sessions, commit full-time for two weeks, and then return to their jobs after each segment.

The UCLA – NUS Executive MBA is ranked #9 globally by the Financial Times, alongside many prestigious rankings and recognition for the respective institutions delivering the program. Their EMBA classes consist of senior working professionals from many nationalities, cultures, and industries and functional backgrounds; it makes for a rich and diverse learning environment.

Nanyang Executive MBA

The Nanyang EMBA program is designed for working professionals with a minimum of 8 years of working experience. Distinctive to their program is the 5 different tracks or specialisations that they offer their students - 1) General Management Track, 2) SME Track, 3) Aviation & Air Transport Track, 4) Energy Track and 5) Shipping Offshore and Finance. The program also focuses its business education in the Asian region, using unique Asian cases for its teachings.

The Nanyang MBA program is ranked #34 globally by Financial Times in 2012, this ranking can also be referenced for their EMBA program.

Learn more about their program here.

SMU Singapore, Executive MBA

Like the NUS Asia-Pacific Executive MBA and Nanyang EMBA, SMU EMBA also designed its program around business management in Asia. The course is aimed at senior management professionals (with more than 10 years' working experience) who want to continue working while they study for an MBA degree. The 9 weeks program is delivered over a 13 months period, in SMU, Wharton School, Peking University and Indian School of Business (Singapore, United States, India and China).

Learn more about their program here.
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