Meet the Warwick MBA Class of 2018

Ahmad Nasyami Mihat  

Warwick Business School  

Describe yourself in 15 words or less:  I believe in the power of dreams and always hungry for new adventures in life.

Hometown:  Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Fun Fact About Yourself: I love coffee and I have 9 pet peacocks!

Undergraduate School and Major:  University of Tulsa – Finance

Employers and Job Titles Since Graduation:

Honda Malaysia – Head of Advertising and Promotions, and Public Relations

PROTON Malaysia – Assistant Manager of Marketing Communications

Oxford Healthcare – Business Development Executive

Describe your biggest accomplishment in your career so far: Successfully managed Honda’s marketing team to develop and execute strategic communication plans to widen Honda’s market share in Malaysia. This helped Honda gain 15% market share in 2015 and 15.8% in 2016, thus achieving the target two years ahead of plan. This has placed Honda as the most preferred international car brand among Malaysians.

Describe your biggest accomplishment in the program so far: I have expanded my professional network into several different countries (i.e. UK, Brazil, India, Pakistan and Mongolia) and exchanged valuable business ideas, which I strongly believe would be very useful for me after graduation.

Looking back on your experience, what one piece of advice would you give to future students?

1) Select the school which offers core and elective modules that best fit with your education plan as well as supported by real business practitioners on the teaching staff.

2) Choose a location which best fits your education plan and budget.

3) Select a business school where students come from various countries, professional backgrounds and age groups. This will enrich your MBA experience.

What was the key factor that led you to choose this program for your full-time MBA and why was it so important to you?  Warwick Business School is known for its top business modules and has good diversity among its applicants, which come from various countries and working backgrounds. These fit with one of my goals of expending my professional network globally.

What would success look like to you after you graduate from business school? Success after the MBA program means I would be able to climb to a higher position in the corporate world, be able to use my knowledge and experiences that I gained in the UK to assist my local community in Malaysia, and expand my professional network globally.  

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