FSM organizes international immersion programmes (IIP) annually for all its full-time students at one of our international partner institutions. The IIP is spread over one-full-week, wherein the students attend half-credit courses of their choice, visit industrial/corporate locations and sites of historical importance.
The IIP: 2018-19 for FMG-27 and IMG-12 batches was held at Nanyang Business School (NBS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore on March 25 - 30, 2019. The five different specialized half-credit courses delivered to students are as below:
The course was conducted by Associate Prof. Low Buen Sin, Associate Dean (China Programme and Executive Programme) and Associate Professor of Banking and Finance at Nanyang Business School, NTU. The course covered broad themes like the value of a company, the financing decision of a company, derivatives, value with respect to mergers and acquisitions, and risk management. Furthermore, an introductory session on China Economy & Financial Markets was conducted by Associate Prof. Chang Xin.
The course on “Disruptive Technologies” was imparted by Prof. Vijay Sethi, Professor Department of Information Technology and Operations Management, Nanyang Business School, NTU. This module covered disruption in a comprehensive and holistic way to outline how successful companies have leveraged this strategy for transforming their own, adjoining, and even unrelated industries.
“Digital Marketing” was offered by Mr. Jonathan BRIGGS, Academic Director, Hyper Island. This course elucidated digital marketing ecosystem and helped students develop a digital mindset, think about customer needs, tools, channels and touch points and how data is being generated and used to improve the effectiveness of advertising and communication messages and to build new forms of value for businesses.
The course on “Managing Talent in Asia” was conducted by Associate Professor Olexander Chernyshenko
The course broadly covered frameworks important for talent management in an organisation. Students learned about different ways to think about “talent” and how to find, engage, and retain it to fulfil organizations’ strategic objectives. Several selected talent management theories and models were complemented by relevant case studies and discussions. Each class segment also discussed the talent situation in Asia.
The course on Marketing Analytics was offered by Prof. Goh Kim Huat. The course started with the introduction to the “Analytics for Business and Marketing”. It was emphasized that modern organizations have a scores of data which can be utilized for various business needs including operations, market planning and research, developing innovative marketing insight and marketing decisions. The course introduced students to how to explore the data using various exploratory and visualization tools, doing prediction and explaining them. The data modeling techniques were discussed using XLMiner and real business data.
As a part of the corporate tours, students visited CXA Group, Asiatic Industries, Holmusk, Societe Generale Bank, Habitat, Dentsu, Merkle, Datarobot, Technology at Singapore. group students also had first hand experience of 3-D Printing at 3-D Printing Lab of NTU.
The IIP-2019 for the PGDM FM-1 batch was held separately at the Risk Management Institute (RMI), National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore on June 3-8, 2019. Under the programme, students undertook a full-credit course on Credit Risk Management over a period of one week and appeared at the end of the course written examination to earn the prestigious ‘Specialist Diploma in Credit Risk Management – Corporate Banking’ awarded by RMI, NUS, Singapore. The course was conducted by Mr. Frankie Phua, Managing Director and Head of the Credit and Country Risk Management Division of the United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB), Singapore. Mr. Frankie is also the Chairman and Director of the Board of Singapore Chapter of the Risk Management Association (RMA) in the US.
During the program students stayed at North and South Towers of U-Town residences in NUS Campus and experienced world class residential and recreational facilities.
FORE School of Management has been designing, developing and conducting innovative Executive Education (EE)/ Management Development Programmes (MDPs) for working executives in India for over three decades.