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​​Year Milestone
2016 The Nanyang MBA is ranked No. 29 in the Financial Times’ Global MBA Ranking, No. 1 in Singapore and No. 6 in Asia.

The Centre for RMB Internationalisation Studies (CRIS) is launched.
2015 NBS' Executive EMBA programme debuts at No. 10 in the Financial Times' ranking of the world's top 100 EMBA programmes.

The Nanyang MBA is ranked No. 40 in
in the Financial Times’ Global MBA Ranking.


The Nanyang MBA is ranked No. 59 in The Economist’s list of the world’s top 100 MBA programmes, the fifth best placing by an Asian business school.
2014 NBS' Executive MBA programme is ranked No. 8 in the Financial Times' ranking of the world's top 100 EMBA programmes.

The Nanyang MBA is ranked No. 66 in The Economist’s list of the world’s top 100 MBA programmes and No. 4 in Asia.

The Centre for Applied Financial Education (CAFE), Singapore's largest finance lab, is launched.

The NTU-SBF Centre for African Studies is launched.
2013 NBS' Executive MBA programme debuts at No. 13 in the Financial Times' ranking of the world's top 100 EMBA programmes.

The Nanyang MBA is ranked No. 64 in The Economist’s list of the world’s top 100 MBA programmes, the highest placing ever by a Singapore business school.

Professor Vijay Sethi is named Business Professor of the Year by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).

Professor Ravi Kumar joins as Dean of NBS from University of Southern California's Marshall Business School, where he was Vice Dean.
2012 NBS' actuarial science programme is accredited by the UK's Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, the first in Singapore.
2011 NBS is ranked No. 1 in Asia and No. 6 in the world by the Brigham Young University Accounting Research Rankings.

Professor Tan Hun Tong is named the world's top accounting researcher, while Professor Jun-koo Kang is ranked top finance researcher in the Asia-Pacific.

The Institute on Asian Consumer Insight (ACI) is launched.
2009 The Nanyang MBA programme is ranked No. 24 in FT’s list of top global MBAs, the first Singapore business school to achieve a top 25 position.
2008 Undergraduate double degree in Accountancy and Business is launched.
2007 The Nanyang MBA debuts at No. 67 in the Financial Times’ (FT) listing of the world’s top MBA programmes.

NTU is recognised as a CFA Program Partner Institution by the CFA Institute, which awards the Chartered Financial Analyst® credential.

Professor Jitendra V. Singh joins as Dean of NBS from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was Vice Dean.
2006 Undergraduate double degree in Business and Computer Engineering is launched.
2005 NBS’ business and accounting programmes are accredited by the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), the first in Singapore to achieve the US’ top quality assurance standard for business schools.
2004 NBS is conferred EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System) Accreditation, the first Singapore business school to achieve Europe’s top quality assurance standard for management and business education.

The Nanyang MBA programme debuts at No. 93 on Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU’s) ranking for the world’s top 100 MBA programmes, the only Singapore business school on the list.

Cornell-Nanyang Institute is set up to create a joint Master of Management in Hospitality  Management programme.
2000 Asian Business Case Centre is launched.
1999 MSc (Financial Engineering) programme is launched.
1998 Nanyang Fellows programme is launched.
1995 SAB is renamed the Nanyang Business School.
1994 PhD research programme is launched.
1991 Nanyang Technological Institute (NTI) becomes the Nanyang Technological University (NTU).

The School of Accountancy (SOA) originally established at NTI, and renamed School of Accountancy and Business (SAB) launches the Nanyang MBA programme.

Bachelor of Commerce is changed to the Bachelor of Business degree.
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