History of Rutgers Business School

Rutgers University was originally chartered as Queen's College on November 10, 1766. It is the eighth-oldest college in the United States and one of the nine colonial colleges chartered before the American Revolution. The college was renamed Rutgers College in 1825 in honor of Colonel Henry Rutgers (1745–1830), a New York City landowner, philanthropist and former military officer. The University has since evolved to become one of the leading research universities in the US.

Founded in 1929, Rutgers Business School has a rich history in the state of New Jersey -- a history deeply embedded in the larger story of Rutgers University-Newark and Rutgers University-New Brunswick. Rutgers University. Rutgers has been revolutionary for 250 years. That's not changing.

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Why A Rutgers Progam?

With a world-class faculty, highly ranked academic programs, strong industry connections, motivated students and a powerful alumni network, Rutgers Business School is revolutionizing business education.

The Rutgers Executive MBA program offered in Singapore is about more than business managers surviving rigorous academics. It’s about entrenching yourself in an experience that fosters your growth as an industry leader–the kind of leader who doesn’t just know the rules of the game, but writes them. It’s also about building lifelong relationships that enrich your life and grow your career. If you’re looking for an executive MBA program in Singapore that is relevant, relational, rigorous and provides immediate return on investment, you’ve come to the right place.

The Rutgers MS in Supply Chain Management program is specifically tailored for working professionals in Singapore whose growing responsibilities require them to have more knowledge of the supply chain discipline. Many students find that the well-rounded curriculum focusing on the end-to-end supply chain is immediately applicable to their work. Our curriculum is designed to mirror and enhance the in-class experience with a relevant modules and an engaging and interactive community of students.

MS SCM

The Rutgers Master of Science in Supply Chain Management program enables you with the tools and resources to meet the challenges of today’s supply chains head-on. Flexible and convenient online courses make it easy to complete your degree in your own time. The curriculum is adapted to address current trends in the industry, which allows the immediate benefit of using what you know in your everyday role. By building on your existing knowledge in business and supply chain management, we help you to develop the necessary skills to advance in your career.

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Executive MBA

The Rutgers Executive MBA program is the premier choice of executive education for the highly motivated professional with aspirations for accelerated career growth and development, because it offers (i) elite professors with practical experience, (ii) a rich and constantly updated curriculum, (iii) globally recognized areas of specialization, (iv) a network of bright professionals, and (v) a convenient location in Singapore.

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Executive Education

The Rutgers Executive Education open enrollment programs – spanning a variety of the most pertinent business topics - are offered in-class format. The programs bring practitioners from different organizations and industries together in a rich and diverse learning environment. These programs are designed to develop skills and capabilities through the powerful combination of expert class instructions and peer interaction.

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The Faculty

In all areas, Rutgers Business School faculty are
thought leaders, innovating in scholarship and
research and bringing that expertise to bear in the marketplace.

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The Rutgers Executive MBA

For years, the Rutgers Executive MBA program has been recognized globally as a leader in executive business education. Learn more about our track record of excellence by viewing our full list of rankings here.

#2 in Economics | #3 in Corp Strategy | #3 in Statistics | #10 in Logistics| #19 in the US | Top 100 Worldwide EMBA by FT EMBA Rankings 2018/2019

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    14.5 months part time | 18 modules | Top 100 in the World by Financial Times | Fully delivered by Rutgers' faculty | AACSB accredited
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The Powerhouse Experience

Our students are often passionate about their experience with Rutgers, and they share their experience of working with their Professors, the materials and each other and how it has impacted their careers and lives. Read our student testimonials to understand our results-driven approach to further education to ensure you reach your goals!

Being an engineer throughout my career has given me minimum exposure on how an organization is being managed, especially in business, financial and other critical areas if you are aiming to climb the corporate ladder.  Desiring to expand my portfolio and wanting to break away from being a “traditional” engineer, I decided to explore EMBA programs.  There were a lot of options that I had considered.  Some are very cost competitive and that could be a major selling point.  However, I decided with Rutgers for several factors that met my personal criteria.  First and the most important factor, the program is being ran by the University itself, instead of through a “middleman”.  With this regard, the students always have a direct contact with the University and all the Professors, even after graduation.  The classroom-based lessons allow me to have constructive discussions between my fellow classmates, across different industries, and with the Professors. The lessons provided a holistic understanding of the business environment and that is truly priceless. The Rutgers EMBA program is indeed demanding in terms of time and commitment but it’s all worth the effort. I was like a dry sponge absorbing every bit of knowledge that I can get, without the slightest regret.  I am so glad to be a Rutgers Alumnus…… and most importantly, being part of the BIG FAMILY. Like I told Prof Langdana before……. “you are stuck with me and can’t shake me off from now on…”

M.Nasr, Ja’apar Jay, MBA

Senior Quality Engineer

3D Metal Forge

Rutgers Executive MBA Program, Class of 2020

Class President, Class of 2020

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M.Nasir, Ja’apar Jay, MBA
Senior Quality Engineer

Never stop learning, especially for someone liked me who has spent 20 years career in supply chain and R&D management with increasing responsibility. Given my busy schedule in work, family and travelling, I have been wanting to get an MBA degree from a reputable business school since 2016; but I just could not find anything that suited me, mainly due to unjustifiable high tuition fee or inconvenient location.  In 2018, my job relocated me to Singapore from USA and I was glad that I run into Rutgers EMBA program at an MBA fair. I ended up joining the Class of 2020. What a great journey! After spending many long weekends and weeknights, I met many awesome classmates and professors from 10 different countries, spanning from Asia to North America and Europe.

What attracted me the most was RBS offers the same degree as I would have taken it in New Jersey, USA with all professors flying in from mostly US. The Global Mindset, Corporate Strategy, Innovative Leadership and Organizational Behaviors courses are top notch. What changed me the most was Macroeconomics, Financial Statement Analysis and International Finance Strategy. The professors gave me the confidence in applying what I learned right away in the real financial world. I was able to practice and capitalize them in my professional work and life, including my own portfolio investment which I ended up making a whopping of 43% ROI during Covid-19 pandemic. So, if you are looking for a reputable EMBA program with great American experience and good ROI, then look no further! Join us to Power up with the Powerhouse!

 

Yap Chee Keong, MBA, MS, PMP, LSSBB

Executive Director, Innovation and Development, APAC

Sealed Air Corporation

Rutgers Executive MBA Program, Class of 2020

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Yap Chee Keong, MBA
Executive Director

Vinh-Long Nguyen

Why did you decide that an Executive MBA was relevant at this stage of your career?

More and more what I was doing in Unilever Asia became closer to business rather than technical, hence I felt I needed more business overall knowledge on top of my technical knowledge to help me with better decisions or contributions in my work.

How did you apply what you learned to your job?

It was more for a better and well-rounded understanding of the business discussions/decisions than application. However, in various occasions, especially when reviewing the plans for new product innovations, I was able to apply a few things I learnt such as decision making techniques, financial calculations, etc. Also, more and more we try to learn how to think like start-ups to be faster and more flexible in the market, then a good mix of corporate and business strategy knowledge is a great help.

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Vinh-Long Nguyen
Supply Chain Program Director - Global Home Care Category
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