How NUS is Preparing Executives for the Changing Environment

General Press Releases Thursday February 28, 2013 14:00
Bangkok--28 Feb--Brand Now
How NUS is Preparing Executives for the Changing Environment”
NUS Asia-Pacific EMBA by Dr Prem Shamdasani
“AEC: Hype or Opportunity?”
Key Note address by Andrew McBean from Grant Thornton
Wednesday March 13, 2013, 7:30pm
A complimentary light dinner will be served. RSVP is required.
Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit Bangkok
BTS Asoke Station/MRT Sukhumvit Station
250 Sukhumvit Rd
The NUS EMBA is hosting an event in Bangkok and is joined by Andrew McBean a partner at a prominent consulting agency, Grant Thornton. In his keynote address he will be covering the following points:
  • What is the tactical roadmap for a business in the free trade agreement?
  • Will the AEC materialize?
  • How can a trading block collaborate while minding their national interests?

NUS’ Academic Director, Professor Prem Shamdasani, will be giving a talk on How NUS is Preparing Executives for the Changing Environment and it will be followed by Q & A. Seats are limited and pre-registration is required. To register, please email


NUS’ Asia-Pacific Executive MBA is one of the region's most established Executive MBAs, designed with a unique strategic focus on Asia-Pacific business within a global economy. It provides senior executives and business leaders with a rigorous and relevant management learning platform which is minimally disruptive to career responsibilities.

The programme has a wide Asian geographical footprint where classes are conducted in 6 countries - Singapore, Indonesia, India, Japan, China and Vietnam. The professional and cultural diversity of the cohorts also provide valuable peer-to-peer learning and networking opportunities that complement the quality international curriculum.

About the Speakers:

Dr Prem Shamdasani, Academic Director of the Asia-Pacific Executive (APEX) MBA Program; received his PhD from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. His research and teaching interests include Brand Management, New Product Marketing, Retail Strategy, Relationship Marketing, and Cross-Cultural Consumer Behavior. He has taught internationally, and has received numerous commendations and awards for teaching excellence.

Aside from teaching he is very active in executive development and has worked with more than 60 companies globally such as Sony, Samsung, HSBC, Berli Jucker, Caterpillar, 3M, Johnson & Johnson, L’Oreal, McDonalds, Nokia, IBM, Microsoft, Siemens, Singapore Airlines, UNICEF, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Commonwealth Secretariat (UK). He has co-authored two books including one of the leading books on focus group research entitled, Focus Groups: Theory and Practice, for Sage Publications (USA).

Dr Prem Shamdasani is very passionate about the Asia-Pacific Executive MBA programme where he has served as an Academic Director for the last 9 years. He also holds the title of Associate Dean at The NUS Business School’s Executive Education office.

Andrew McBean is a Permanent Resident of Thailand and has been living here since 2003. He has also worked in Indonesia, Japan, South Africa and the UK. With over 27 years working experience, Andrew has held a number of senior management positions including; General Manager of Microsoft Thailand, General Manager of Microsoft Indonesia, Regional Manager of Microsoft Asia and Sales Management at both IBM and Symantec. He was also a Senior Vice President at Thailand’s number two mobile operator, DTAC, where he also held Managing Director positions of two of DTAC’s subsidiary companies. He writes a regular management article for Thailand’s leading business English-language newspaper.

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