Nanyang Executive MBA

Nanyang Executive MBA

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Nanyang Executive MBA

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With technology and innovation reshaping the global business landscape at an incredible pace, businesses and leaders need to be more agile than ever before. 

The Nanyang EMBA is a transformative programme designed for senior leaders who recognise the value of investing in themselves to keep pace with the constantly changing business world. The programme is focused on preparing you to rise to emerging challenges and opportunities. Beyond that, it empowers you to be a pioneering change maker in managing business in this disruptive age. Well placed to deliver new thinking and best practices from the region, the programme will expand your views on strategy and leadership within an Asian context while preparing you to excel in global environments and adapt to each new wave of digital change.

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Strong Heritage of Technology & Innovation

Drawing on NTU’s rich history of innovation and the latest research by its groundbreaking research centres, NBS is uniquely positioned to help you make sense of the impact of new technologies on the business world.

The Nanyang EMBA curriculum includes unique courses that explore how technologies such as automation, AI, and robotics have disrupted businesses. It will train your ability to drive digital transformation and think innovatively in creating winning strategies in the digital age. 


The Nanyang EMBA programme enjoys strong partnerships with two world-class institutes in the USA and China, enabling you to gain Asian insights with global perspectives from two economic powerhouses.

Other than NTU, you will have the opportunity to take classes and experience different pedagogical approaches with the University of California, Berkeley, and Tsinghua University in Beijing, both distinguished in their areas of expertise. 


Being in Singapore, the strategic heart of Asia, NBS is well equipped to deepen your knowledge and strategies in this rising economy. The Nanyang EMBA will expand your views on leadership within an Asian context through the analysis of emerging market strategies and the two-weeks segment in China.  

You will gain further insights through case studies produced by our Asian Business Case Centre that examine the Asian business experience. You will also have the opportunity to learn from and connect with leaders among your EMBA peers, who include senior leaders from the region, as well as across our diverse alumni network, and through company visits and insights from guest speakers from leading organisations in Asia.

The Nanyang EMBA programme is designed for outstanding senior leaders who have the ambition to build further on their already considerable experience. Our EMBA cohorts reflect a rich variety of professional profiles and industries, with each selected participant capable of contributing to classroom discussions and active participation to enrich peer-to-peer learning. 

Admission Requirements:

  1. Minimum 10 years of work experience with at least 5 years in a leadership capacity* 

  2. Undergraduate degree* 

  3. Complete fluency in English, both oral and written 

  4. TOEFL score > 100 IBT or IELTS score > 6.5, if English was not the medium of instruction used at the undergraduate level 

* Candidates without an undergraduate degree or ten years of work experience but outstanding career accomplishments will be considered on a case-by-case basis. 

We accept these online tests only if they're taken no later than 31 Dec 2023:

  • GMAT Online Exam
  • GRE Test at Home
  • TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition
  • TOEFL ITP Plus for China students
  • IELTS Indicator

Application Deadlines:

  • Round 1: 15 October 2024 (Scholarship application deadline)*
  • Round 2: 31 January 2025
  • Round 3: 02 March 2025

* Applications received in Round 1 will enjoy priority consideration for higher scholarship quantum. 

Programme Fee (Academic Year 2024):

The programme fee of S$123,685.00 (including 9% GST) covers tuition, most teaching materials, and meals when classes are in session. The fee does not include accommodation or travel-related expenses.  

The application fee is S$200 and is non-refundable. An enrolment fee of S$10,000 is payable upon acceptance of offer and this will be deductible from the full tuition fee. The enrolment is also non-refundable

The Nanyang EMBA programme structure is designed to allow you to fully immerse in the programme during your time with us. The programme is conducted over 6 segments of full day classes lasting approximately two weeks per segment.


Singapore Segment (NTU Singapore)

  • Digital Transformation and Enterprise 4.0
  • Economics for Managerial Decisions
  • Cultural Intelligence
  • Accounting for Decision-Making & Control
  • Global Supply Chains
  • Knowledge & Technology Management
  • Leading Business Analytics in the New Economy
  • Developing Strategic Capabilities
  • Identifying Opportunities in Blockchain & AI
  • Corporate Sustainability: Strategy & Innovations
  • Business Negotiation
  • Neuromarketing
  • Talent Management
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Asian Branding
  • Corporate Finance for Strategic Decision- Making
  • Strategic Career Management
  • Strategy Projects at Nanyang

China Segment (Tsinghua University, Beijing)

  • Technology & Innovation in Business
  • Doing Business In China

USA Segment (University of California, Berkeley)

  • Leadership Accelerator
  • Technology-Based Innovation & Disruption


As one of Asia’s leading providers of higher education, NBS is committed to supporting the brightest minds achieve their education and career goals. Attractive partial scholarship opportunities are available based on merit.

Scholarships are offered on a rolling basis. Submit your application early to enjoy priority consideration.  

Women in Leadership Scholarship 

As part of our commitment to recognise the increased representation of women in the business community, this scholarship is awarded to talented and motivated women who have demonstrated potential to make significant contributions both during and after the EMBA programme. 

Transformative Leader Scholarship 

This scholarship is offered to exceptional leaders who have achieved outstanding career achievements in their respective fields. 

NTU Innovation Leader Scholarship

With NTU's steep tradition in technology and innovation, we are committed to nurturing innovative business leaders. This scholarship is offered to senior business leaders who can demonstrate innovativeness in their industries or who are leaders in the technology field. 

Diversity Scholarship   

As part of our commitment to ensure diversity in the programme, this scholarship is awarded to candidates who come from a minority nationality, industry, or professional background.

Global Citizen Scholarship  

With the aim of attracting highly mobile and adaptable leaders who have rich experience in different geographical locations, this scholarship is open to all individuals who have lived and/or worked in two or more countries – the duration in each country to be greater than a year. 

ASEAN Development Scholarship 

This scholarship is open to nationals of ASEAN member countries (excluding Singapore). As part of NTU’s effort to accelerate economic and social progress in the Member States of ASEAN, successful scholars need to demonstrate strong career progression and be willing to champion the dynamic development of their country and the ASEAN community. Singapore citizens, SPRs, and recipients of other scholarships or bursaries are not eligible to apply. 

Healthcare Leader Scholarship

Offered to healthcare professionals including the pharmaceutical sector, this scholarship recognises the contribution of leaders in driving transformation for healthcare.

Scholarship Application Process 

Applicants keen on applying for a scholarship should indicate their interest in the application form and complete the two scholarship essays as part of the application requirement. 

Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications early as we will review applications whenever they are received. 

NTU Alumni Grant 

NTU alumni who have completed an undergraduate or post-graduate degree programme with NTU will receive a one-time grant of 10% off the tuition fees (before GST). This grant will be applied on the final payment of the course and it can only be used to offset the tuition fees and no other fees related to the course of study.


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