Advanced Management Programme: Asia in Focus

Call Advisor: Audrey Teo +65 6516 7802

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Duration: 10 Days

Next Run: 05 Mar - 16 Mar 2018 - Apply Now

Venue: Mochtar Riady Building, Lvl 5

Fees: SGD 14,990 (excl. GST) | 16,039 (incl. GST)


Leading and Managing for the Asian Century General Management

The Advanced Management Programme: Asia in Focus (AMP) is an immersive learning experience designed to help senior leaders develop and grow their management skills and knowledge to succeed in an ever-changing business environment.

For two weeks, you will engage and learn with fellow leaders from diverse cultures and companies, exploring key management concepts in strategy, innovation, marketing, finance and processes.

You will return to your organisation with fresh skills and broadened perspectives on how to build your organisation’s competitive advantage in Asia. The programme will also recharge and refine your personal management style for more effective leadership.

Dates and Fees

Dates Venue Fees Excl. GST (SGD) With GST (SGD) Registration
Dates 1
05 Mar - 16 Mar 2018 Mochtar Riady Building, Lvl 5, 15 Kent Ridge Drive, Singapore 119245 14,990 16,039 Apply Now

Note: GST applies to individuals and Singapore registered companies.

Alumni / Early Payment / Team Enrolment Benefits

All NUS alumni and past participants of NUS Executive Education are entitled to 10% alumni savings on this programme.

Alternatively, you can enjoy savings if you pay early with Visa or MasterCard:
> 45 days before start of programme: 10% savings
> 30 days before start of programme: 5% savings

Team enrolment benefits are also available, please contact the programme advisor for details.

SkillsFuture Study Award for Singapore Citizens

This programme is a supported course under the SkillsFuture Study Award for International Business. Award recipients will receive a monetary award of S$5,000, which can be used to defray out-of-pocket expenses for this programme.

Sign Up for Two Programmes & Save

Enjoy significant savings of S$2,000 by combining the following courses with this programme:

Leading Transformational Change (LTCCOMBI2017)
Mergers & Acquisitions (MACOMBI2017)
Advanced Negotiations & Influence (NEGOCOMBI2017)
Strategic Marketing Management (SMMCOMBI2017)

Terms and conditions apply. Please refer to this information sheet for more details.

Application Deadline

  • Participants are strongly advised to apply at least 2 months in advance
  • Applications received after the deadline will be considered based on space availability

Core Focus

  • Strategy and competition

    • Key drivers of strategy
    • Your strategy in Asia

    Services strategy

    • Designing services for profitability and efficiency
    • Managing customer loyalty and developing service culture

    Operations and supply chain

    • Designing efficient processes
    • Leveraging your supply chain

    Finance and accounting

    • Meeting new corporate reporting challenges
    • Earnings quality and cash flow management
  • Leadership and charismatic communication

    • Building a vision for your department/firm
    • Inspiring your employees

    Marketing and branding

    • Understanding the Asian consumer in the global marketplace
    • Developing strong brands

    Innovation management

    • Sources of innovation
    • Building the innovation ecosystem

Key Benefits

Key Benefits

  • Enhance decision-making and responsiveness to competitive global challenges
  • Broaden and sharpen perspectives on important social, cultural, political and economic factors
  • Understand the importance of a management framework comprising functional expertise, shared values, teamwork and ethical leadership in an Asian context
  • Learn to manage change, global teams and cross-cultural diversity
  • Formulate and implement strategies for competitive advantage and value

Learning Approach

  • Interactive lectures taught by faculty with extensive experience in executive teaching and consulting for businesses and governments
  • Networking events and talks by prominent business leaders
  • Course content includes research-backed Asian and global case studies delivered in an experiential format


Who Should Attend

Who Should Attend

Senior executives with over eight years of significant managerial experience, who are part of the company's succession plan with responsibility for strategic decision-making, including:

  • Members of the executive committee
  • Heads of business units
  • Senior functional heads
  • Senior executives of government agencies or non-profit organisations

Past Participants

By Region

Participants by Region

By Designation

  • Chairman
  • Chief Estate Surveyor
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Finance Officer
  • Chief Human Resource Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Deputy General Manager, Personal Banking
  • Director of Development
  • Executive Director
  • General Manager
  • Group Manager, Legal & Secretarial
  • Head of Human Resources
  • Head, Internal Audit
  • Head, Sales & Marketing
  • Managing Director, Energy & Commodities
  • Managing Director, Information Technology
  • Operational Director
  • Regional Sales Manager
  • Senior Manager, Audit, Ethics & Security
  • Senior Vice President, Operations
  • Vice President, Contracts
  • Vice President, Marketing

By Organisation

  • ACR Capital Holdings
  • Agrohub Commodities
  • Air Niugini
  • Alstom Transport Korea
  • ASR Building & Conservation
  • AuVitronics Limited
  • BNP Paribas
  • Carborundum Universal
  • Civil Service College
  • ConocoPhillips
  • DHL
  • EMCOR, Inc.
  • Euresys
  • Eurokars Group of Companies – Indonesia
  • Global Integration Business Consultants
  • Hatten Group Sdn Bhd
  • Imenco AS
  • Jebsen & Jessen Chemicals
  • Keppel Batangas Shipyard
  • Keppel FELS
  • Kuwait National Petroleum Company
  • Lands Department, Government of the Hong Kong SAR
  • Loscam Singapore
  • Lowe Indonesia
  • Maldives Ports Limited
  • Margarine Industries
  • Marico
  • Media Trust Limited
  • Megawide Construction Corporation
  • Mizuho Corporate Bank, Seoul Branch
  • Nipponkoa Insurance Co.
  • PT Sriboga Flour Mill
  • Reis Robotics Singapore
  • Sampath Bank PLC
  • Siam City Cement Public Company Limited
  • Singapore Airlines
  • Singapore Press Holdings
  • SITA
  • Sompo Japan Insurance Inc.
  • Sony Electronics (Singapore)
  • Southern Cable Sdn Bhd
  • Starwood Asia Pacific Hotels & Resorts
  • Synlait Milk
  • Tata NYK Shipping
  • TDM Berhad
  • The Law Society of Singapore
  • Trusted Source
  • Vital Water Bottling Co.
  • Weatherford Oil Tool Middle East
  • Yum Asia Franchise


  • Engaging and stimulating two weeks, with excellent faculty, good service and like-minded professionals.

    Surein Thomas de Silva Wijeyeratne, Sri Lanka
    General Manager
    MAS Intimates

    The AMP programme has significantly broadened my perspective on how to manage effectively, giving me the tools I need to compete effectively in my market space.

    Loh Tick Kwang, Singapore
    Director, Operation Engineering
    Kulicke & Soffa

    I learnt the relevance of branding and marketing from this programme especially from an Asian perspective.

    Lin Shih Tung (Stephen), Singapore
    Executive Director

  • The NUS Advanced Management Programme is a 'must-attend' for current and future senior leaders.

    Sanjay Gattani, Singapore
    Chief Financial Officer
    Tata NYK Shipping

    The business world is continuing to evolve and everything is happening faster. The NUS Advanced Management Programme prepares leaders to brave the world.

    Poh Leong Kok, The Philippines
    Senior Vice President
    Keppel Batangas Shipyard

    Truly global standards with Asian perspectives. Highly recommended.

    Daniel Wanma, Papua New Guinea
    Chief Operating Officer
    Air Niugini

  • Very relevant and concise. No time wasted.

    Rufino Gutierrez, Philippines
    AVP Sales
    Ayala Land Incorporated

    I've learned a lot during the 10-day programme and am ready to implement it in my company.

    Johannes Mardjuki, Indonesia
    Managing Director
    PT AKR Corporindo Tbk

    The Advanced Management Programme is an excellent opportunity for participants to relearn, reflect and energise.

    Yeong Wai Teck, Singapore
    Managing Director
    ASR Building & Conservation

  • The Advanced Management Programme is very good for those who want to be company leaders especially in Asian companies, because it presented many case studies on leading Asian companies. Furthermore the programme facilitates good interactions among participants from several countries.

    Alex M. Simanjuntak, Indonesia
    General Manager
    PT AKR Corporindo Tbk

    An excellent programme to help understand where the world of business is heading to from an Asian vantage point.

    Kabiru Abdullahi Yusuf, Nigeria
    Chief Executive Officer
    Media Trust Limited

    The best business management course I have ever attended.

    Dr Suad Al Radwan, Kuwait
    Manager, Research and Technology
    Kuwait National Petroleum Company


Programme Director

Prem Shamdasani

Associate Professor, Marketing

Academic Director, NUS Asia-Pacific EMBA

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Prem has received numerous commendations and awards for teaching excellence. He is very active in executive education and consulting for corporate clients including MNCs, ministries and government agencies. Prem's research and teaching interests include brand management, new product marketing, retail strategy, relationship marketing, and cross-cultural consumer behaviour.

Other Teaching Faculty

Jochen Wirtz

Vice Dean (Graduate Studies),
Professor, Marketing
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Hum Sin Hoon

Deputy Dean, and Professor, Analytics & Operations
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Chang Sea-Jin

Provost's Chair Professor, Strategy & Policy
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Michael Frese

Provost's Chair, Head of Department, Professor, Management & Organisation
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