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​NTU climbs 12 places on Financial Times' global EMBA ranking to arrive at 18th position

Published on: 15-Oct-2018

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has been placed 18th in the Financial Times’ latest ranking of Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) programmes worldwide.

The university has vaulted 12 positions, NTU said in a press statement. 

The Nanyang EMBA had been ranked among the global top 20 by the Financial Times from 2014 to 2016. Earlier in January this year, NBS moved up two spots to 22nd place in Financial Times’ global MBA ranking.

In addition, Nanyang EMBA graduates have reported a 51 percent increase in average salary, from their pre-EMBA salary to their salary three years after graduation. This is up from 35 per cent in 2017.

“We have consistently ranked well over the years and the results are a testament to the achievements of our students and staff," saidProfessor Robert Kennedy, Dean of Nanyang Business School. "To ensure that the Nanyang EMBA remains relevant, we are currently revamping our curriculum to develop executives’ agility to lead in the rapidly changing and complex business environment of Industry 4.0.’’

The Nanyang EMBA programme offers strong thought leadership and its student diversity offers a rich experience for collaboration and the sharing of knowledge, ideas and experiences.

Its career progress rank went up nine places to rank at 16, top among business schools in Singapore. The ranking is defined by changes in seniority and the size of the company EMBA alumni work in now, versus before starting the programme.

Nanyang EMBA alumnus, Mr Darryl Tan, Head of Transportation & Logistics, Asia Pacific, ABN-AMRO Bank, said, “The Nanyang EMBA programme created an excellent framework for professional and self-development. The academic programme is rigorous and relevant, and the exceptional quality of the faculty kept our cohort constantly engaged and challenged. I definitely benefited from the diversity in cultures and experiences of the class, which injected vibrancy and enriched the learning journey.”

The Nanyang Business School admits about 40 participants from 15 nationalities to its Nanyang EMBA programme each year. 


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