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Accelerated Management Program (AMP)

OVERVIEW

Today, we live in the age of an accelerating pace of innovation and related disruption to established ways of doing business. This unprecedented change is creating new opportunities for both organizations and individuals to grow like never before. The Accelerated Management Program (AMP) from the National University of Singapore Business School is a fast-track management program for professionals who want to excel in this dynamic business environment.

Through the course of 9-months, you will build a solid foundation in Strategy, Leadership and Finance and gain critical skills in emerging areas such as Digital Business and Transformation, Marketing Analytics and Growth Hacking, as well as other cross-functional business skills to develop a growth mindset for your business, organization and industry. You will prepare to leverage accelerating trends in emerging technologies and changing business models and learn to use strategic insights and leadership practices to establish yourself as a transformational business leader.

Under the guidance of the distinguished NUS Business School faculty and leading industry experts, you will gain invaluable practical insights, tools, best practices and the real-world expertise you need to harness growth opportunities for your career and your organization. AMP is a comprehensive learning journey that will help you build future-ready capabilities through real-world case studies and interactions with faculty in a live-online format, using research driven insights to drive growth. Along with other high-achieving peers from around the world, you will develop a global perspective and the expertise to apply this knowledge.

Prepare to seize the opportunity to shape the playbook for the new normal in your industry as you emerge as a high-performing executive that is capable of leading in a complex and ever-changing global market.

NUS BUSINESS SCHOOL

Since Singapore gained independence over 50 years ago, NUS Business School has grown to be a leading business school. We consistently rank among the top business schools in Asia and have earned a reputation that precedes itself for enabling participants to leverage the best of global knowledge and uniquely Asian insights. NUS Business School is internationally renowned for its academic rigour, enterprising research and teaching excellence.

This specific focus has allowed participants to gain global success through Asian businesses and also have international business truly succeed in Asia. NUS Business School has seen over 47,000 senior executives and managers participate in various programs since 1981. A distinguished 139-strong faculty from 25 countries are global thought leaders renowned for their expertise and experience.


The School is accredited by AACSB International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) and EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System), endorsements that the School has met the highest standards for business education. To know more about NUS Business School Executive Education, please click here.

PROGRAM BENEFITS

KEY BENEFITS

Upon the completion of NUS AMP, apart from becoming a part of the AMP community, participants will also become an integral part of the global NUS Business School Executive Education network. You will also become member of NUS Executive Circle.

Participants will also receive the benefits listed below*:

  • The NUS Accelerated Management Program certificate from the NUS Business School.
  • The ability to join the NUS Business School Executive Education LinkedIn group and the NUS AMP LinkedIn group.
  • Invitation to all NUS Business School Executive Education events that occur globally.
  • The NUS Business School Executive Education newsletters and electronic publications.
  • Eligibility for a 10% discount on select future executive education programs.

NUS EXECUTIVE CIRCLE

NUS Business School Executive Education offers its NUS Executive Circle access to highly distinguished executives and select executive program participants. Members of the Executive Circle receive invitations to exclusive Business School networking events and meet outstanding business executives in their respective fields of expertise adding to the prestige and enrichment opportunities. They also receive a stream of Business School newsletters and digests with cutting-edge business thought leadership.

*All benefits subject to change

RANKINGS

#1

World University Rankings 2022 (Asia)
QS

#2

Best Global Universities in Asia 2021
US News

#3

Asia-Pacific Business Schools 2018
FT

#4

Global MBA Rankings 2020 (Asia)
QS

KEY TAKEAWAYS

Through this program you will:

  • Develop foundational skills in strategy, finance, and leadership.
  • Explore diverse business perspectives, key trends in emerging technologies, and imbibe a deep understanding of the new dimensions of leadership in the digital age.
  • Develop a keen sense of what the future looks like and how emerging technologies will shape and impact the market, your industry, and your organization.
  • Acquire tools, frameworks, and techniques to drive change and leverage digital technologies to transform your organization.
  • Employ a strategic growth mindset and drive a data-driven growth strategy to rapidly scale up in a dynamic marketplace.
  • Identify new opportunities and focus on processes needed to consistently innovate for driving growth.
  • Earn deeper perspectives into emerging business models and leverage them for a competitive advantage in an evolving business landscape.
  • Leverage tools and skills to expand your team leadership and people leadership skills.
  • Put your new knowledge, concepts, and frameworks into practice at your workplace in real-time, while developing meaningful connections with leaders of the same caliber from varied backgrounds, industries and countries.
  • Build the confidence to step into and succeed in senior leadership roles in your organization and industry.

PARTICIPANT PROFILE

AMP has been specifically designed for high-performing professionals who are ready to take leadership roles in their companies and advance their careers. The program is especially designed to benefit those with the desire to transform their industries and create a positive impact at a scale.

The program is suitable for business professionals with:

  • Significant experience, demonstrated career progression, and success across levels, including:
    • Leadership positions and business heads, such as Head of Technology, Head of Sales, etc.
    • Senior functional managers such as Senior Project Manager, Marketing Manager, Sales Manager, Operations Manager, Product Manager, etc.
    • Emerging leaders who want to up-level their career trajectory and master the needs of impactful leadership in today’s business world.
  • A strong commitment to implementing creative strategies and practices to position their organizations at the forefront of growth.
  • A relentless drive to succeed and aspirations to reach beyond the obvious career milestones.
  • A demonstrated ability to adapt, learn and apply new knowledge in varied situations.
  • Ability and willingness to collaborate with other self-motivated individuals and value an exchange of diverse perspectives, to drive change.
  • A minimum of 5 years of work experience.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.

DISTINGUISHED FACULTY

The NUS Business School has some of the best faculty in Asia Pacific. The internationally renowned faculty are celebrated for not only their expertise in academic research, but also their experience in teaching senior-level executives and consulting for businesses as well as governments across the world.

PROGRAM DIRECTORS

Andrew Delios

Andrew Delios
Vice Dean, MSc Programs,
Professor, Strategy and Policy Department

Professor Andrew Delios is the Vice Dean for MSc Programs and Professor in the Department of Strategy & Policy, NUS Business School. He completed his PhD in 1998 at the Richard Ivey School of Business, Western University. He became a Fellow of the Academy of International Business in 2013.

Andrew is an author or co-author of more than 100 published journal articles, case studies and book chapters, as well as an author of six books, including China 88: The Real China and How to Deal with It. He served as an Associate Editor and General Editor of the UK-based Journal of Management Studies for seven years. He has also been the editor-in-chief for the Asia Pacific Journal of Management and an area editor at the Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences. From 2011-2013, Andrew served as the President of the Asia Academy of Management. He is currently Vice-President Programs, while he also serves a three-year appointment on the AIB Board. AIB is the leading academic body for scholars of International Business.

Andrew has worked and lived in Asia for 25 years, including three years in Hong Kong and two in Japan. He has also worked in Australia, Canada, China, Finland, India, New Zealand, the Philippines, Sweden, Thailand, the United States and Vietnam. At NUS, he has taught in numerous programs, including the PhD and Executive MBA programs in Singapore, Thailand, India and the Philippines

Andrew Delios

MICHAEL JENKINS
CEO, Expert Humans Pte Ltd

Michael Jenkins teaches in the NUS Executive MBA programme and is Chief Executive Officer of management consulting firm Expert Humans. Michael has successfully led Leadership Development as CEO of Roffey Park Institute (UK/Singapore); Managing Director of the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) – Asia Pacific; Director, INSEAD Executive Education (Asia) and CEO of the Human Capital Leadership Institute (HCLI).

Throughout his career, he has played a hands-on role in directing research and has been a key contributor and thought leader in the topic areas of organisational resilience, compassionate leadership, and developing more humane and productive workplaces. Michael has also worked closely with UK public health organisations to promote better mental health at work and is active in promoting sustainable business leadership. He works closely with HR Institutes and Think-Tanks such as CIPD (UK and Asia), AHRI (Australia), IHRP and SHRI (Singapore).

The UK’s HR Magazine named Michael as one of the UK’s Most Influential Thinkers in Human Resources in 2013 and again in 2016. He recently joined the UK-based FutureWork Forum (which explores the working world of tomorrow) as a Partner. Recent articles (2020/21) include: Finding Simplicity in Chaos: Beyond VUCA; The Chair-CEO relationship–Time to Dial Things Up; CHROs during COVID and beyond: A Resource for CEOs Hidden in Plain Sight and Should the CHRO become part of a Chair-CEO-CHRO Super Trio?

Program academic team may include:

  • Lei Guo
    Dr. GUO LEI
    Senior Fellow, NUS Business School
  • Neo Kok Beng
    Neo Kok Beng
    Adjunct Associate Professor, National University of Singapore

PROGRAM EXPERIENCE

The AMP experience is tailored to the complex and changing role of on-the-move, high-performing professionals. It is designed to give you a competitive advantage with the application-oriented knowledge of management tools, insights, best practices, leadership skills, and diverse perspectives, building the confidence needed to succeed in a dynamic market. The program has been structured and tailored especially for working professionals and will allow you to learn at your own pace, and yet with enriching peer interactions and under the guidance of the distinguished faculty.

You will be privy to valuable insights from the distinguished faculty as well as industry thought leaders who lead the program. With distinguished international faculty, our blend of cutting-edge learning in a truly international forum is what differentiates the NUS Executive Education experience. The program will help you to grow your global network and enhance your learning journey through the experiences shared with a diverse peer group of accomplished professionals.

High-touch integrated curriculum

Be immersed in a 9-month learning journey that includes interactive sessions with faculty and practitioners.

Flexible

Learn at your own pace with guided online sessions and peer interactions.

World-renowned faculty

Gain insights from internationally renowned global industry experts and some of the best faculty in the Asia Pacific.

Real-world applications

Benefit from a teaching approach that includes real-world case studies, video lectures, virtual fireside chats, and research-driven insights.

Practitioner insights

Engage in dialogue with business and industry thought-leaders from around the world.

Peer learning

Grow your network and enhance your learning experience through experiences shared with a diverse peer group of accomplished professionals.

CURRICULUM

The AMP curriculum is designed to enable you to benefit from the emerging growth opportunities in the world of business. The 9-month learning journey will transform you into a high-performing leader with the management foundations, as well as the digital skills and capabilities needed to lead and drive organizational growth and transformation, backed with analytics and data as well as a growth mindset.

The interactive and experiential curriculum builds a foundation in Strategy, Finance, and Leadership. It also provides exposure to emerging technologies, transformational practices, business models, cross-functional topical expertise, and relevant global trends and opportunities, each taught by world experts. You will leave with an application orientation understanding of covered topic areas, the innovation processes and change; and a ringside view of the impact of this change on industries, society, and our future.

The key topics covered in the program include:

New Dimensions of Leadership

  • Leadership Assessment
  • Leadership in the Most Uncertain World

Strategy, Innovation and Growth Mindset

  • Business Strategy and Business Models
  • Strategy and Innovation
  • Driving Growth

Business Models and Digital Transformation

  • Digital First Business Models
  • Design Thinking
  • Digital Transformation
  • Digital Marketing

Leadership Processes and Communications

  • Leadership Communications
  • Influence and Persuasion
  • Negotiations

Applied Managerial Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Managerial Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Equity / Venture Capital
  • Fundraising

Emerging Technologies and Industry 4.0

  • Fintech
  • Agritech
  • Smart Cities
  • Emerging Opportunities

Marketing Analytics and Growth Hacking for Scale

  • Marketing Analytics Strategy
  • Marketing Analytics Tools and Techniques for UMM
  • Growth Hacking for Driving Scale

Leading Teams and People (Perspectives)

  • Managing Growth
  • Leading in Uncertainity / Crisis

AI/ML, Data Science and Business Analytics

  • Analytics and AI/ML Tools and Techniques
  • Data Visualization and Reporting
  • Decision Analysis and Forecasting

ADMISSIONS

AMP follows a rolling admission (first-come, first-served) process and participant applications are evaluated as soon as they are received. The step-by-step process is outlined below.

Online Application

You can apply to the program online, by submitting a short application form.

Resume

Keep a resume in Word or PDF format ready to be submitted (via upload) through the upload tab in the online application form.

References

We require details of two professional references who are ready to discuss your candidacy with us in great detail.

Interview

Shortlisted candidates might be required to go through an interview before they are accepted into the program. This interview may be conducted in person or over the telephone.

PROGRAM FEE

The program fee for NUS AMP is USD 6,000. It covers the teaching fee, usage of the learning platform, and all online learning materials. It does not cover any other expenses that are not expressly mentioned above.

KEY DATES

Round Deadline Date Application Fee
Early Round 18th December, 2021 USD 100

Please Note:

  • Considering the limited seats in the program and first come – first served admission process, you can secure your spot in the next cohort of participants.
  • Your application can be placed on the waiting list. If you are not offered final admission for the current program, you might be offered a place in the next year’s program. In this case, your application fee will then be considered for the next year’s program.
  • Application fee is refunded only in the case an applicant is not offered admission to the program.

 

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