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Scaling new heights

Scaling new heights

News   •   Apr 12, 2014 11:03 +08

WORKING professionals might find going back to school difficult. But for Mr Tony Ang, 43, the journey towards obtaining his Master of Business Administration (MBA) awarded by Australia’s Southern Cross University (SCU) in 2011 was worthwhile.

Get a degree, get a kick-start to career

Get a degree, get a kick-start to career

News   •   Apr 11, 2014 06:50 +08

Going back to the paper chase after years spent in the workforce can be a tedious transition for many. Thankfully, institutions such as Management Development Institute of Singapore offer many flexible course structures for students, so that their studies can fit in with other obligations.

Joy in pursuing further knowledge

Joy in pursuing further knowledge

News   •   Apr 10, 2014 09:00 +08

Ms Cara Puah, 32-year-old mother of one who has a burgeoning career as a senior manager and also a beauty queen, says learning is a lifelong process and It is important for people to find joy in acquiring knowledge, and that is when they can get the most out of what they are learning.

Firm up the foundations of your career before embarking on an MBA

Firm up the foundations of your career before embarking on an MBA

News   •   Apr 08, 2014 20:30 +08

How does having a good understanding of yourself may help you to achieve financial stability and enhance personal development? Read more.

Tenacity earns him an MBA.

Tenacity earns him an MBA.

News   •   Apr 07, 2014 21:30 +08

For many, returning to formal education after almost a decade of hiatus can be a daunting prospect. But it was a hurdle that account manager Shanker Maniam was determined to surmount, no matter the odds.

Going beyond the books

Going beyond the books

News   •   Apr 07, 2014 21:00 +08

MDIS’ partnership with Grenoble Graduate School of Business, France, offers students a chance to pursue highly-rated MBA programmes.

Better Prospects - Ms Wang Wei Ting gains management skills and gets a better job after acquiring a Master of Business Administration degree

Better Prospects - Ms Wang Wei Ting gains management skills and gets a better job after acquiring a Master of Business Administration degree

News   •   Apr 06, 2014 21:00 +08

"I pursued the MBA to seek knowledge, upgrade myself and to learn management skills such as human resource management and financial analysis, which are becoming increasingly important in my career, as I progress from a technical background to handling more project management aspects." — Ms Wang Wei Ting.

Learning Together

Learning Together

News   •   Apr 05, 2014 22:00 +08

For married couples Tey Wee Meng and Ooi Sian Yee, their learning journey never ends. Find out how they successfully juggle work and family commitments to attain their MBA from MDIS - UOB.

Going beyond textbook learning

Going beyond textbook learning

News   •   Apr 04, 2014 19:00 +08

Last month, Miss Tan embarked on her journey to obtain a Bachelor of Arts (in Liberal Studies with concentration in Mass Communications), which is awarded directly by Oklahoma City University (OCU) of the United States.

MDIS student Sara Haniz believes the media industry is her path to fame

MDIS student Sara Haniz believes the media industry is her path to fame

News   •   Apr 04, 2014 09:10 +08

Miss Sara, who did her A levels in 2009, said she has wanted to be a TV presenter or media personality since she was a child. She did an advanced diploma in Mass Communications with MDIS in 2010 followed by an 18-month degree programme in June 2011.

As good as any university

As good as any university

News   •   Apr 03, 2014 19:00 +08

Miss Elaine Tang, who was from Junior College, graduated from MDIS with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Biomedical Sciences. She explains why MDIS is good option for degree courses.

Choice route to working world

Choice route to working world

News   •   Apr 03, 2014 09:10 +08

MDIS graduate says school prepared her well to adapt to working life.

Desire to make a career out of writing led blogger to take up courses at MDIS

Desire to make a career out of writing led blogger to take up courses at MDIS

News   •   Apr 03, 2014 09:10 +08

Writing seems to be a gift that runs in Miss Goh Sonya Dionne’s family.

She wants to be on TV!

She wants to be on TV!

News   •   Apr 02, 2014 21:10 +08

...And MDIS’ Diploma in Mass Communication will help get her there.

A liberal arts degree taught fully by Oklahoma City University faculty through MDIS prepares Ms Raihan Roslan for a career in communications

A liberal arts degree taught fully by Oklahoma City University faculty through MDIS prepares Ms Raihan Roslan for a career in communications

News   •   Apr 02, 2014 09:10 +08

Within a month after graduating, Ms Raihan secured her current job as a marketing and communications executive.

Everyday Psychology

Everyday Psychology

News   •   Apr 01, 2014 21:03 +08

Low Kim Heng, 26, applies what he had learnt from psychology class to train high school debaters, improve on his Toastmaster interactions and also help support his dearest mother, who has dementia.

Equal chances for all MDIS students to thrive and excel

Equal chances for all MDIS students to thrive and excel

News   •   Mar 31, 2014 10:46 +08

For Ms Yvonne Chan and Mr Raja Khairul Anwar, learning skills such as cocktail mixing at MDIS' Tropical Breeze hospitality training centre gives them a deeper understanding of what it takes to manage their staff in the future.

Degree course helps to advance biomedical career

Degree course helps to advance biomedical career

News   •   Mar 28, 2014 20:10 +08

Miss Wong, 24, had always wanted a career in the life sciences, as she liked biology in school.

On track for a research career

On track for a research career

News   •   Mar 27, 2014 09:10 +08

She loves studying biology. As early as when she was in secondary school, 25-year-old Elaiyarani Subramaniam found she had a real passion and interest in the subject.

I want to help teens with issues of self

I want to help teens with issues of self

News   •   Mar 17, 2014 14:46 +08

Ms Khanisen, hopes to become a school consellor and help teenagers who struggle with identity issues, which she went through when she was a teenager.