ESSEC MBA Day and Postgrad Career Forum | 3 April 2021 Saturday
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ESSEC MBA Day and Postgrad Career Forum

A postgraduate degree is more than a certification, it’s about realizing your leadership potential at its ultimate form. Discover ESSEC's top-ranked programs and learn how it drives real-world career growth and greater professional success. Access a wealth of virtual talks by A-list industry leaders, the alumni network, and the academic faculty and gain new insights into the landscape of emerging and growth industries to expand your horizon.


Access your gateway to the heights of global leadership. Your future changes today.

Saturday, 3 April 2021
10:30 AM -5:30 PM (UTC+08)

Event Schedule

Speaker:

Prof. Aarti RAMASWAMI, Deputy Dean, ESSEC APAC

Professor, Management Department

Welcome Address
10:30 am - 11:00 am

Introduction to ESSEC Asia-Pacific

Event Schedule

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Session 1

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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

Panel Discussion

Moderator:

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

Panelists:

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)

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.

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ESSEC & Mannheim Executive MBA alumni panel

Panel Discussion

Session 2

12:15 pm to 1:15 pm

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


Panelists:

Aminetou Gaye,Vice President - Head of Legal and Compliance India and Asia-Pacific Regions (Linkedin)

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

Aileen Dualan, Asia Pacific Medical Affairs Leader at MSD (Linkedin)

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).

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Digital marketing & job opportunities in Asia

Panel Discussion

Session 3

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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


Panelists:
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)

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.

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

Panel Discussion

Session 4

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Moderator:
Prof. Jan Ondrus
Associate Dean of Faculty at ESSEC APAC
Associate Professor, Information Systems, Decision Sciences and Statistics Department
(Linkedin)

Panelists:

Divya Tolath, Account Director at Gartner (Linkedin)

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

Jeff Fraser, Digital Strategist, MOI Global (Linkedin)

Now more than ever, organizations need to innovate and adapt to new technologies, trends and disruption. 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.

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Maximizing the ROI for your Master in Finance

Panel Discussion

Session 5

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

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

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

Dan Wang, Fx/rates sales at BNP Paribas (Linkedin)

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

Menglin L., Investment Manager at Prime Capital AG (Linkedin)

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.

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MBA vs EMBA: Which one is right for you?

Info Session

Session 6

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Speakers:
Johnny Liang, Assistant Director, Global MBA (Linkedin)

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

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.

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Job prospects for postgrad holders: what lies ahead?

Panel Discussion

Session 7
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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


Panelists:

Frederic Marcerou, Managing Director - Singapore & Brunei at Bollore Logistics Singapore Pte Ltd. (Linkedin)

Christophe Gonet, Director, Global Sales Performance Management & Asia-Pacific Sales Operations at West Pharmaceutical Services (Linkedin)

Covid-19 has accelerated the emergence of new technologies and business models that radically transform the nature of work. While this has upended traditional career pathways for many postgraduate degree holders and seekers, it has also created new opportunities. 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.

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

Info Session

Session 8

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Speakers:
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 Of Business Development at ESSEC Asia-Pacific
(Linkedin)

Learn how to ace your GMAT exam from GMAC, the maker of the exam. This session will also cover financing options offered by Prodigy Finance for your postgraduate studies.

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A leading pioneer in education since 1907, ESSEC Business School is ranked #6 business school in Europe by the Financial Times and holds the prestigious “triple crown” accreditation awarded by AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB. We offer a wide range of top-ranked programs that provides strong global exposure, professional networks and career outcomes.


Find out how you can jumpstart your global career ambitions now!

Top-Ranked Postgraduate Programs

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#2 in Asia and #27 worldwide
QS Global MBA Rankings 2021

#1 in Asia for Diversity
QS Global MBA Rankings 2020

#9 for International Experience
Financial Times Ranking 2021

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Global MBA

  • Study in Singapore and France
  • Specialize in Luxury Brand Management or Strategy & Digital Leadership
  • 12-month full-time program in English
  • International study trip
  • Innovative mix of rigorous learning and hands-on field experience
  • Internationally diverse cohort
  • Training on in-demand industry certifications
  • Personal branding and development workshops

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Bi-continental MBA in France and Singapore

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ESSEC & Mannheim Executive MBA Asia-Pacific

A unique learning experience designed to prepare senior leaders to adapt to the challenges of the new economy.

  • An international outlook with a pan-Asian core, with courses examining new business models in Asia, future powerhouses, and international residencies.
  • An innovative curriculum: Incorporating the latest business trends in topics such as Big Data, Value-creating Innovation, Branding with Digital and Social Networks and Family Business.
  • Compact class size to provide a highly-interactive learning experience
  • Modular program delivered in Singapore over 15 months (Executive Friendly Format)

Program Highlights

#3 for Career Outcomes and Diversity
QS Joint EMBA Rankings 2020

#8 Joint EMBA Program Worldwide
QS Joint EMBA Rankings 2020

#12 for Executive MBA
The Economist Rankings 2020

Master in Management

#1 in Asia & #3 Worldwide
Financial Times: Master in Management (2020)

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Dual gateway to European and Asian markets

Program Highlights

  • Study in Singapore, France and Morocco
  • Build your own curriculum
  • Minimum 15-month full-time program in English
  • S$80k averagestarting salary
  • 17 double degrees to choose from
  • 94 exchange partner universities
  • Minimum 15 months
  • Key sectors: Consulting, strategy & management, financial markets, corporate finance, digital business
  • Top recruiters of our graduates: Bank of America-Merrill Lynch, Barclays, Deloitte, Google, Goldman Sachs

Master in Finance

#1 in Asia & #4 Worldwide

Financial Times (2020)

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Ranked #1 in Asia & #4 Globally by FT

Program Highlights

  • Study in Singapore, France and Morocco
  • Specialize in Corporate Finance, Financial Markets or Fintech and Analytics
  • Minimum 12-month full-time program in English
  • International study trip (London, Hong Kong and New York)
  • S$109k average starting salary
  • 100% employability within 6 months of graduation
  • Top recruiters of our graduates: Barclays, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, UBS
  • Key sectors: Banking, asset management, investment/hedge fund

Master in Strategy & Management of International Business

#1 in Asia & #3 Worldwide

QS Rankings: Master in Management (2021)

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Program Highlights

  • Study in Singapore, France and Morocco
  • Specialise in Corporate Strategy, Strategic Consulting or Managing Digital Transformation & Innovation (Only offered at Cergy Campus)
  • 12 to 15-month full-time program in English
  • S$70k average starting salary
  • 100% employability within 6 months of graduation
  • Professional Conferences all year round
  • Multiple tracks available with internship and study trip
  • 97% employed within 4 months after company mission
  • Key sectors: Consulting, finance, IT, FMCG, luxury, marketing, business development
  • Top recruiters of our graduates: Chanel, Coca Cola, Deloitte, KPMG, LVMH, McKinsey, Novartis, PwC, P&G
  • 2,700 SMIB alumni worldwide

Master in Data Sciences & Business Analytics

#1 in Asia & #3 Worldwide

QS Rankings: Masters in Business Analytics (2021)

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#1 in Asia & #3 globallyby QS

Program Highlights

  • Study in Singapore, France and Morocco
  • An innovative program from 2 top business and engineering schools
  • Benefit from the extensive alumni and corporate networks of 2 prestigious schools
  • Specialise in Data Science, Business Analytics or Digital Strategy
  • Multiple tracks available with internship and study trip
  • S$90k average starting salary
  • 100% employability within 6 months of graduation
  • Key roles: Data scientist, business analyst, digital transformation strategist
  • Top recruiters of our graduates: Accenture, Bain & Company, Google, PwC

MSc in Marketing

Management and Digital

Asia's first-of-its-kind Master's with dual focus on Digital Marketing and Luxury Brand Management

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Program Highlights

  • Unique combination of marketing, luxury brand management and digital concepts
  • 12 -month unique hybrid full-time program in English
  • Vast international study trip and internship opportunities
  • 100% employability within 6 months of graduation
  • Key sectors: luxury, retail, manufacturing and consulting
  • Key functions: brand management, retail development, consulting, digital project management
  • Recruiters of our graduates: Chanel (Asia Pacific), Piaget Singapore, Zalora
  • Leverage ESSEC’s extensive alumni and corporate networks

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