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Experience our top-ranked programs to discover how you can study in France and Singapore.

 

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Experience our top-ranked programs to discover how you can study in France and Singapore to gain strong global exposure, professional networks and career outcomes.

 

EVENT SCHEDULE

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Introduction to ESSEC Asia-Pacific?

Welcome Address | 11.00 am - 12.00 pm

Prof. Aarti RAMASWAMI, Deputy Dean, ESSEC APAC

What's the value of an MBA in current times?

Session 1 | Panel Discussion | 11.00 am - 12.00 pm

How does an MBA prepare you for the most sought-after skills in the marketplace today? Is now the right time to apply for an MBA? Discover the value of an MBA via the lens of skills and career agility from this alumni panel.

Prof. Cedomir Nestorovic, Academic Director, Executive MBA Asia-Pacific (Linkedin)

Stephenie Teo, Head of Learning and Talent Management at Bank of Singapore (Linkedin)

Divya Tolath, Account Director at Gartner (Linkedin)

Mo Dirani, Associate Director - Transaction Banking | Liabilities & RWA Optimisation at Standard Chartered (Linkedin)

ESSEC & Mannheim Executive MBA alumni panel

Session 2 | Panel Discussion | 12:15 pm to 1:15 pm

Learn how you can power up your leadership potential with QS #8 joint EMBA program and leverage the networks of Europe's 2 top business schools - ESSEC (France) and Mannheim (Germany).

Prof. Cedomir Nestorovic, Academic Director, Executive MBA Asia-Pacific (Linkedin)

Timothy Kooi, Business Unit Digital Manager, International Fuels & Lubricants (Linkedin)

Digital marketing & job opportunities in asia

Session 3 | Panel Discussion | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Digital marketing and brand management continue to be some of the most in-demand skill sets for fresh graduates. Join our expert panel to learn about the latest digital marketing case studies and examples in the region. The panel will also shed light on current digital marketing job opportunities in East Asia.

Joe Escobedo, Lecturer (Digital & Social Media Marketing) at ESSEC Asia-Pacific (Linkedin)

Prof Tuck Chung, Academic Director, MSc in Marketing Management and Digital (Linkedin)

Avis Easteal, Regional Head of Consumer, Luxasia (Linkedin)

Alan Ho, Senior Director, Head of Global Partner Marketing, TIBCO (Linkedin)

Alice Yu Yuebo, Digital Content Lead, Prudential Assurance Company Singapore (Linkedin)

How an MBA in strategy & digital leadership can pivot your career

Session 4 | Panel Discussion | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Now more than ever, organizations need to innovate and adapt to new technologies, trends and disruption. Get insights on how Google, Facebook, and Grab innovate their digital business platforms. Hear from our Global MBA alumni what they have gained from the Strategy & Digital Leadership track at ESSEC Asia-Pacific, and how the program has paved the way to where they are now.

Prof. Jan Ondrus, Associate Dean of Faculty at ESSEC APAC (Linkedin)

Divya Tolath, Account Director at Gartner (Linkedin)

Gautham Reghu Ganesh, Key Account Manager at Festo (Linkedin)

Jeff Fraser, Digital Strategist, MOI Global (Linkedin)

Maximizing the ROI for your Master in Finance

Session 5 | Panel Discussion | 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Navigate the vast world of finance with advice from the Director of Career Services at ESSEC Asia-Pacific and our Master in Finance alumni who have made successful transitions into their desired roles in finance. Discover the different types of finance jobs available and hiring opportunities in the finance sector.

Larry Medina, Director of Career Services, Alumni and Corporate Relations, at ESSEC Asia-Pacific (Linkedin)

Sivaram Ganapathy, Associate Director Capital Markets Solutions at Standard Chartered (Linkedin)

Megan Noelle Chew, Private Equity at CPP Investments (Linkedin)

Till Alexander Hani, Markets Graduate Analyst at Citi (Linkedin)

MBA vs EMBA: Which one is right for you?

Session 6 | Info Session | 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Planning to embark on your MBA journey? Be it a Global MBA or an Executive MBA, these programs address distinct needs. Gain insights into the key differences and learn more about the ESSEC Global MBA and ESSEC & Mannheim EMBA program in this session.

Johnny Liang, Assistant Director, Global MBA (Linkedin)

Marc Nerva, Senior Manager, ESSEC & Mannheim Executive MBA Asia-Pacific (Linkedin)

Job prospects for postgrad holders – what lies ahead?

Session 7 | Panel Discussion | 4:00pm - 5:00 pm

How can your postgraduate degree prepare you for the future of work? Where are the growth sectors and what competencies are needed? Gain insights into the trends and developments of leading industries from our C-suite panelists who are also ESSEC alumni.

Larry Medina, Director of Career Services, Alumni and Corporate Relations, at ESSEC Asia-Pacific (Linkedin)

Preparing for your postgraduate study: Managing your financing and Management Aptitude Test

Session 8 | Info Session | 4:00pm - 5:00 pm

We invite you to join our ESSEC Global MBA Information Session with GMAC and Prodigy Finance! Learn more about the ESSEC Global MBA program, ranked #2 best MBA in Asia by QS World University Rankings 2021, and how it can help you boost your career.

Jason Lawrence, Market Development Director - East Asia at Graduate Management Admission Council® , GMAC® (Linkedin)

Mayank Sharma, Country Head India at Prodigy Finance (Linkedin)

Johnny Liang, Assistant Director, Global MBA (Linkedin)

 

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