Refining expertise in project management to new heights


Talvinderjeet Singh

Completed FlexiMasters in Project Management

Please share with us your professional life’s journey and at which point in your career did you aspire to pursue this FlexiMasters?

As an accomplished project manager, project management for me has evolved into a passion for it has empowered me to excel in numerous challenging environments, from project inception to successful completion. Drawing upon a reservoir of knowledge and expertise, navigating the complex landscape of various projects once perceived as challenges became an acquired skillset enabling me to approach each project with confidence and delivering them successfully. Enrolling in this FlexiMasters in Project Management with the intent of completing a Master of Science in Project Management stems from my unwavering professional desire to enhance my practical knowledge and expertise of project management with its correlated academic foundations.

How was your learning experience with this FlexiMasters?

Without a doubt the learning experience with this FlexiMasters has been an extraordinary and transformative academic journey of learning and growth. The steadfast commitment and dedication of the lecturers in nurturing a culture of continuous learning and development has conferred upon me invaluable opportunities for my academic advancement. It further enabled me to delve deeper into the intricate realm of project management, gain profound insights, and ultimately refine my expertise to new heights. The collaborative academic environment where an array of professionals from various industries converged provided a rich environment for shared learning and mentorship.

What were the challenges you faced when trying to complete this FlexiMasters?

In contrary to the typical challenges faced by professionals pursuing academic courses while juggling work responsibilities and personal commitments, my journey through this FlexiMasters presented me with an entirely different magnitude of obstacles. Prior to the commencement of my 2nd semester, I received a distressing diagnosis: the risk of losing the functionality of my right wrist, a result of a prior accident despite undergoing multiple surgeries to address it. Yet, this was not the most significant challenge that lay ahead for on the day of the 1st lecture of module MA6084 my partner was diagnosed with a life-threatening cancer which literally shattered my world. The weight of this devastating news left me grappling with emotions I had never experienced. The word "challenges" paled in comparison to the immense turmoil and profound redefinition of life that transpired during that period.

Do you think lifelong learning is important? Please share your thoughts about it.

Lifelong learning should be in the DNA of each and every PMET regardless of the industries they are in for it empowers us to elevate our expertise, widen our perspectives, and seize untapped opportunities that lie before us. Lifelong learning enables us to nurture an unyielding spirit of curiosity and guides us on a path of continuous success in an ever-evolving world. This personal investment in our own academic and intellectual growth unlocks a world of unlimited possibilities to thrive amidst the ongoing rapid transformation around us.

Will you recommend PaCE@NTU’s programmes to your friends and family?

I wholeheartedly recommend PaCE@NTU's programmes to my friends and family for PaCE@NTU provides a diverse selection of continuing education, professional development and training courses that cater to individuals seeking to augment their knowledge and skills across various industries. The availability of short-duration standalone courses, which serve as valuable stepping stones for career advancement to credit-bearing courses, such as the FlexiMasters, that can be seamlessly transferred to a relevant Master's programme offers exceptional flexibility for working professionals who are eager to enhance their skill sets while managing their existing commitments.