Manager, Human Resources
Cyient Singapore Private Limited
Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham,UK
Programme: Master of Business Administration
What is this programme about?
The Birmingham MBA programme is delivered by subject matter experts
from Birmingham Business School – University of Birmingham, UK. Covering the fundamental core topics ranging from operations, financial management and strategic business analysis, the programme is ideal for individuals like me who wish to gain exposure in managing different aspects of businesses. The programme hones expertise in management, leadership and people skills.
Why did you decide to do postgraduate degree with SIM Global Education?
My decision to take the Birmingham MBA programme came from the positive feedback that I received from my seniors who had completed the programme. The university’s established presence in Singapore, globally recognized rankings, and triple-crown accreditation (AACSB International, AMBA and EQUIS) reaffirmed my decision. Moreover, SIM Global Education provides a conducive environment for students to undertake their studies and network with fellow students. The administrative staff are always helpful and provide dedicated support to students.
How did the postgraduate degree help you in your career?
The Birmingham MBA has helped me to develop good business acumen. Drawing on the latest thinking in business education, the programme provided me with insight, knowledge and the practical skills to be a regional business leader. In particular, the global learning aspect has aided me in appreciating different business cultures and given me the skills to manage cultural diversity
Talk about an interesting module?
I enjoyed the Operations Management module most. Th e module explores modern business practices in operations management. I learned to develop effective operations strategies in congruence with business and marketing strategies. I also gained understanding on the upstream and downstream operations process. This allowed me to add value to my organisation. All in all, the modules delivered were practical and of relevance to my job function and career enhancement.
It has been an engaging learning journey….
The core and elective modules of the MBA programme are well-contextualized. For instance, the course has given me new insight on tools to better manage projects. Through interactive group assignments and class discussion, the course has deepened my understanding of business. The learning journey was more engaging and fun as I learned alongside my classmates from various industries. It has been a privilege to graduate from the MBA programme. On hindsight, it has prepared me for a management role and has greatly empowered me in my career progression.