Nanyang Fellows MBA

The Nanyang Fellows MBA at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore is a leading full-time (one-year) or part-time (two-year) MBA programme designed to elevate and transform the public sector. By building new strategic capabilities, this specially curated programme brings together cutting-edge business knowledge, digitalisation strategies, and contemporary public policy issues.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Aimed at mid- to senior-level managers in the public sector, and private sector individuals with a keen interest in the public sector, this programme was launched in 1998 by Dr Tony Tan, then Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore. Each year, a small, select group of about 25 participants from across the globe join for a journey of profound and intense learning.

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Why Nanyang Fellows MBA

The Nanyang Fellows MBA offers a rigorous curriculum designed for mid to senior level managers in the public sector, and private sector individuals with a keen interest in the public sector.

The programme aims to connect the region’s future public sector leaders and instil a deep understanding of critical public policy issues to deliver innovation and drive effective national transformation.

Become Digitally Empowered

Drawing on NTU’s strong heritage of tech and innovation, the Nanyang Fellows MBA explores how digital technologies are playing an increasing role in the relationship between businesses and government agencies. You will be challenged to reimagine digital transformation and turn digital technologies into strategic capabilities to effectively augment policies and businesses.

Leveraging Public and Private Insights

The Nanyang Fellows MBA provides crucial insights into how both public institutions and private sector businesses are run, enabling you to leverage best business insights and leadership practices to augment policy-making for sustainable impact.

Gain Global Perspectives from World-Class Universities

Besides learning at NTU against the backdrop of Singapore’s Smart Nation vision, the Nanyang Fellows MBA enables you to gain global perspectives with in-depth classes at two of the world’s most prestigious universities – the University of California, Berkeley, and Tsinghua University in Beijing.

Network and Lifelong Bonds

At the end of the challenging journey, Nanyang Fellows are rewarded with a firm conceptual foundation and practical knowledge of business models. Through embracing the best of East and West business practices, you will be sensitive to the cultural diversity of business dealings within a global environment. The close-knit cohort of accomplished peers from both public and private sectors, enriched with valuable connections and exposure, will fuel your career growth in the public sector.

Find out more about the programme structure and duration here.

Programme Structure



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