Nanyang Professional MBA - International Trading Specialisation

Master (Coursework)

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Nanyang MBA

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The Nanyang PMBA (International Trading) programme aims to train experienced professionals in commodity and wholesale trade to lead effectively across markets and cultures.

The curriculum is designed in close consultation with industry leaders and with the support of Enterprise Singapore to ensure direct relevance to industry requirements and challenges. It will provide you with a holistic education that develops cross-cultural intelligence, knowledge of emerging technologies, awareness of sustainability and regulatory issues, and the ability to manage opportunities and risks in the dynamic global trading environment. 

For the full programme details, please refer to Nanyang PMBA (International Trading).

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#1   A Curriculum That Develops Tech-savvy T-shaped Leaders 
Gain strategic insights into multiple facets of international trading business through industry networking and sharing sessions by senior management and industry  professionals from leading trading firms.  
• Explore critical aspects of international trading through specialisation electives such as commodity markets,   structured solutions, and risk management, as well as an overseas study segment at the University of Geneva, a knowledge centre for commodity trading, together with learning visits to international organisations. 
• Develop critical leadership skills and examine the power   of technology as a business tool, preparing you to take on leadership responsibilities and drive digital transformation in the workplace. 
#2   Real World Relevance and Strong Industry Focus 
•  Experience application-based learning that combines lectures with case studies, study trips, hands-on industry projects, and simulations to support you in developing and implementing ideas that challenge business conventions and create more value within your organisation.  
• Benefit from collaborative support and industry feedback from Enterprise Singapore and NTU’s Centre of Excellence in International Trading (CEIT), which engages with corporate partners spanning all segments of the commodity complex and its entire value chain. 
#3  Maximum Convenience, Minimal Downtime 

•  Enjoy an accelerated 18-month schedule of weekend classes, held twice a month on Saturdays and Sundays at our dual campus, allowing you to deeply immerse yourself in classes without out-of-office days or leave.


Admissions Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • Minimum of 3 years of work experience
  • Competitive GMAT/GMAT Focus or GRE score 
  • TOEFL score > 100 IBT or IELTS score > 6.5, if English was not the medium of instruction used at the undergraduate level 
Application Deadlines: 
  • Round 1:      4 December 
  • Round 2:      15 March 
  • Round 3:      30 April

GMAT institution code is V24-ZV-75 and our GRE ID code is 3802 

Programme Fee (Academic Year 2024):

S$86,768.00 (inclusive of 9% GST)

Enterprise Singapore will offer a S$32,500 tuition grant for a limited number of qualified applicants. The grant is only applicable for the tuition fees, excluding GST, and any additional costs for the one-week segment in Geneva.


The Nanyang PMBA (International Trading) programme adopts a holistic approach to honing leadership skills that you can apply to your specific business contexts. It is delivered across 20 high-impact modules held on alternate weekends over 18 months. 


  • Accounting 
  • Technology & E-Business 
  • Finance 
  • Marketing 
  • Operations 
  • Strategic Management 
  • Leading People Globally 
  • Strategy Project At Nanyang 
  • Analytics For Decision Making 
  • Corporate Governance & Ethics 
  • Macroeconomics For Business Leadership 

Strategic Insights

  • Analysis Of The Shifting Commodity Complex 
  • Issues In International Regulation In International Trading 
  • Issues In Logistics And Supply Chain Management 
  • Overseas: Comtemporary Issues In The Commodity Complex  
  • Structured Solutions In The Commodity Complex 
  • Risks Management In The Commodity Complex 

Our career coaches are established and experienced industry professionals who can share industry insights to help you create a practical roadmap towards fulfilling your professional goals. 

At the NBS Graduate Studies Career Development Office (GSCDO), you can access the advice and support of a dedicated career coach on the best way to apply your new skills and competencies within your organisation, and accelerate your career development.

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