ESSEC & Mannheim Executive MBA

Empowering Women Leaders with the ESSEC & Mannheim Executive MBA

Women leaders from advertising, beauty, engineering, and entrepreneurship share how the ESSEC & Mannheim EMBA program has empowered them in their careers. Read the full article here

Q&A with Jack Huang on How the ESSEC & Mannheim Executive MBA has Built His Career Confidence

There are many who would agree that quitting a steady job and starting an EMBA program while looking for a new job is a big risk. But for Jack Huang, it was a well-executed one, and attending the ESSEC and Mannheim Executive MBA (EMBA) program at ESSEC Asia-Pacific has made it well worth it. Read the full article here. 

Q&A With ESSEC & Mannheim Executive EMBA Participant Vincent Liau from the Aerospace Sector

Meet Vincent Liau, ESSEC & Mannheim Executive MBA (EMBA) participant from the class of 2023. He shares why he decided to join an EMBA program after nearly two decades in the aerospace field and what he hopes to gain in the future. Read the full article here

Construction Veteran Solidifies Leadership Foundation at the ESSEC & Mannheim Executive MBA Program 

Hear from Joshua Lai Chee Hong on how the ESSEC & Mannheim EMBA program at ESSEC Asia-Pacific has helped him bridge the gap between his job's technical and business aspects. Read the full article here

How the ESSEC & Mannheim EMBA program shaped one Engineer's business perspective

Q&A with Lenny Christina from the ESSEC & Mannheim Executive MBA (EMBA) Class of 2022 shares how after almost two decades in the engineering field, an EMBA program has broadened her perspectives and redirected her career trajectory. Read the full article here

Why Join the ESSEC & Mannheim EMBA program Asia-Pacific Track?

For senior executives looking to grow in the Asia-Pacific region, the ESSEC & Mannheim EMBA Asia-Pacific track brings together the best of the east and west for one to develop the leadership skills, cultural knowledge, and business acumen needed to thrive. Read the full article here

How the ESSEC & Mannheim EMBA Asia-Pacific Offers You a Cross-Cultural Experience

A cross-cultural Executive MBA program is an asset to those who wish to accelerate their careers and lead in the globalized world. Read the full article here. 

Why Should Businesses Care About Politics? Teacher. Cedomir Nestorovic Shares His take

With examples from the metaverse to cryptocurrencies and even Squid Game, Cedomir Nestorovic, Academic Director, ESSEC & Mannheim EMBA Asia-Pacific, demonstrates how politics and businesses are inextricably linked. Read the full article here. 

Weighing in on the Asian Century with Prof. Jamus Lim

From its Dragons like Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, and South Korea, to the Tigers of Malaysia, Indonesia, and Thailand, it is apparent that economic development in Asia follows a vastly diverse trajectory. To understand and thrive in the Asian century is to understand the social, historical, and political factors driving this disparity. Jamus Lim, Associate Professor of Economics, shares his take. Read the full article here. 

Understand the value of an EMBA from the perspective of a Managing Director

Meet Madina Kalyayeva, ESSEC & Mannheim Executive MBA participant from the class of 2022, and find out why the Managing Director of M&C Saatchi Singapore sees value in an EMBA qualification. Read the full article here. 

Seeing the world with an open mind

Coupled with a robust curriculum and culturally diverse student cohort, the ESSEC EMBA gave Mr Derek Murray a deeper appreciation of geopolitical and business issues in the region. Read the full article here. 

Marrying sustainability with innovation: How this tech entrepreneur takes a holistic approach to building his green business

ESSEC Executive MBA graduate Darren Webb not only uses sustainable materials in the construction of his data centres, but also taps on renewable energy sources. Read the full article here

How an Executive MBA can Accelerate your Career Growth?

Elena Hyeseon Jeong, ESSEC & Mannheim Executive MBA participant from the class of 2022, shares her views on how an EMBA can benefit women and the lessons she has learned over the last year. Read the full article here. 

What is the ROI for an Executive MBA at ESSEC Asia-Pacific?

Tuition fees coupled with the opportunity cost of time spent mean that an Executive MBA program is a huge investment. Find out what returns on investment you can expect, and what it takes to make this investment pay off. Read the full article

How An Executive MBA Helped One Man Break Through Roadblocks To Find Opportunities for Growth

Faced with a career setback, James Ching turned to the ESSEC & Mannheim Executive MBA (EMBA) to reverse his fortunes. He shares how ESSEC Asia-Pacific helped him refocus his perspective and thrive in a Fortune 500 company. Read the full article

How an EMBA can empower you to lead during uncertainties

The people who join Executive MBA (EMBA) programs tend to come from two main camps: Those with technical expertise looking to broaden their understanding of business, and those with general business skills who wish to update their knowledge. Find out how an EMBA can empower both groups to become stronger and better leaders of tomorrow. Read the full article

5 Trends that Define the Future of Work in Asia

By 2040, Asia is expected to contribute to 50 percent of the world’s GDP and drive at least 40 percent of the consumption. For those looking to grow in tandem with the region, here’s what to expect from the future of work. Read the full article

Embarking on the Climb to the Next Peak in Life

What keeps a senior manager up at night when they are at the height of their careers? Is it team management? Time management? Or perhaps it is the future development of the company? Read the full article

5 Things to Know Before Embarking on your EMBA

2021 EMBA participant Derek Murray, and Marc Nerva, Senior Manager, Business Development - ESSEC & Mannheim Executive MBA, Asia-Pacific weigh on the things that count the most when considering if you should do an Executive EMBA. Read the full article

An Executive MBA: Empowering Leaders to Rise in Asia

The ESSEC & Mannheim EMBA Asia-Pacific program helped him close the gap quickly: Modules on corporate finance and accounting built on his existing knowledge and boosted his confidence in handling financial matters. In areas he had zero experience in, like marketing, the EMBA offered actionable knowledge and new insights to take back to the office. Read the full article 

An Executive MBA: A Small Step to Making Big Changes

“I believe in using business as a force for positive change,” she declares. “People need jobs and products—and to be for profit forces you to take better care of your money. So positive impact and profit are not antithetical concepts." Read the full article 

5 Ways an EMBA Can Catalyze Your Career Growth

“Peer-to-peer learning occurs when each person contributes their own experiences and expertise and brings their own comparisons to the classroom. We highly encourage experience sharing in all of our EMBA courses,” Prof. Cèdomir Nestorovic, Program Director of the ESSEC & Mannheim Executive MBA Asia-Pacific shares. Read the full article

An EMBA that Shapes Asia's Future Business Leaders

A program offered by ESSEC and Mannheim Business School offers EMBA participants an immersive experience to gain knowledge in business cultures of Asia Pacific so that they can seize opportunities arising from the region. Read the full article

6 Reasons to Get an Executive MBA in Singapore

With easy access to the rest of Asia and its fusion of eastern and western traditions, Singapore offers an abundance of benefits and opportunities to those who decide to do an executive MBA (EMBA) there. Read the full article

An Executive MBA: A Fresh Perspective on Business, Life, and Learning 

The ESSEC & Mannheim Executive MBA (EMBA) was meant to help Stephanie Sng up-skill and refine her business acumen. She went far beyond that, building bridges all over the world and opening doors to new business opportunities. Read the Article

An Executive MBA: A Time to Refresh and Refocus 

When the pandemic slowed down business growth and put a halt to work-related travel, Gerald Iannone, Class of 2020, leveraged the ESSEC & Mannheim Executive MBA (EMBA) Asia-Pacific track to refocus his career goals and find inspiration for the future. Read The Article

Q&A with Carisa Mann, Entrepreneur and ESSEC EMBA Alumna

 Entrepreneurship is a common interest among ESSEC & Mannheim Executive MBA (EMBA) Asia-Pacific participants, who may be looking to enter the startup or venture capital world with the skills they gain from their course. Some may even go on to set up their own businesses. Read The Article

Best Reasons to Get an EMBA in Singapore 

The Executive MBA (EMBA) is an excellent opportunity for experienced professionals from all sectors to gain an edge in today’s managerial skills. And what better place to embark on this journey than in the multi-cultural city-state of Singapore, ranked as the topmost competitive economy in the 2020 World Competitiveness Ranking? Here are four reasons you should do your EMBA, and for that matter, in Singapore. Read The Article

Is Now the Right Time to Study an Executive MBA?

The world is a very different place to what it was just six months ago. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, worldwide job losses and a topsy-turvy economic market, it’s inevitable that many are wondering whether now is the right time to step back in to the classroom. Read the full article

Hitting the Right Notes in the Symphony of Business Leadership

Christophe Gonet, ESSEC & Mannheim Executive MBA (EMBA) class of 2016, credits the EMBA for fine-tuning his leadership skills and equipping him to drive the transformation of his company. Read The Article

The Value of an Executive MBA Found at the Heart of Invaluable Connections

Equipped with two decades of experience in the healthcare sector, Aileen Dualan, class of 2020, leveraged on the ESSEC & Mannheim Executive MBA (EMBA) to connect and collaborate with other sectors. Read The Article

 The Mark of A Leader

Timothy Kooi, ESSEC & Mannheim Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) Asia-Pacific class of 2020, shares his perspective on why the EMBA is an asset for any seasoned professional. Read The Article

 A Springboard for Personal and Career Growth

With an equal focus on both depth and breadth, the ESSEC & Mannheim Executive MBA (EMBA) program was both a practical and transformational experience for Stephenie Teo. Read The Article

How to Get Your Employer to Support Your EMBA

For seasoned professionals in senior positions who cannot afford to leave their job to study full-time, an Executive MBA (EMBA), which allows you to work and study concurrently, might be the solution. Though the rewards of an EMBA are large, any employer releasing an employee for the program will have two major concerns: If performance at work will be compromised and how the business will eventually benefit. Inside ESSEC, the business school found that the conversations that tend to be most effective are those where EMBA hopefuls talk about what they believe and what values the EMBA will bring to them. Read The Article

ESSEC & MANNHEIM Executive MBA profile feature: Rany Pa 

Bolder, Better, Stronger: One Woman’s Next-Level Career Journey
For Rany Pa, enrolling in the ESSEC & Mannheim Executive MBA Program was one of the best decisions she’s made—for both her personal and professional development. And even after 20 years in the banking industry, she’s found better, more effective ways to excel at what she does. Read the article

Take Your Experience Further

As the world learns to cope with the impact of Covid-19, employers might bet on the employability of their staff and the versatility they show when presented with unheard-of challenges rather than a fixed set of skills they gained long ago. Read the full article

An Asia-focused Executive MBA

Career progression doesn’t just take its own course. It is created by arming yourself with the right tools and education that harness your individual experience. Even senior leaders must constantly learn to adapt to the challenges of the constantly evolving economy to propel their business growth. To that end, the ESSEC and Mannheim Executive MBA Asia-Pacific is designed to help participants take leadership to the next level. Read the article

ESSEC EMBA Study Trip to São Paulo, Brazil

The purpose of one of the core modules in the ESSEC & Mannheim Executive MBA Asia-Pacific Program is to develop a deeper understanding of one of these three regions (Africa, the Middle East, Latin America) as a future powerhouse. The Class of 2017 thing Latin America and embarked on a one-week Study Trip to Sao Paulo, Brazil, of which 3 days were dedicated to this topic.
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