Yi Sing Tan

  • 20, Jalan Alam Jaya 10, 43200 Cheras, Selangor, MALAYSIA
Yi Sing Tan

Education

Education
May 2012 - May 2015

BSc in Marketing & Psychology

Upper Iowa University

Current CGPA: 3.81/4.00

Expected Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Activities:

  • Student Council, Vice President;
  • Fayette House Student Government, Project Manager
Jan 2009 - Dec 2010

Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'A' Levels

Anglo-Chinese Junior College

Honors: ASEAN Scholarship

Activities:

  • Shooting, Air Pistol Team Member;
  • Science & Maths Council, Emcee;
  • ACS Oldham Hall, Cluster Leader

Experience

Work History
Mar 2015 - Jun 2015

Marketing Intern

IBM Malaysia
  • Conducts secondary market research for Marketing Director
  • Generate market insights for the Team
  • In charge of visualizing relevant market insights
  • Coordinates introduction of Scrum Process to the Team
  • Supports the Performance Marketing team and Portfolio Marketing team
Nov 2011 - May 2012

Insurance Consultant

RHB Bank
  • Was listed amongst 'Top 5 Insurance Consultants' in Klang Valley
  • Voted 'Employee of the Month' three months into employment
  • In charge of advising potential customers & clients on their insurance needs
  • Helped created awareness for need of insurance coverage in Batu 9, Cheras
  • Built excellent rapport with clients and potential customers
Mar 2011 - Jul 2011

Marketer

SME Financial Services
  • In charge of prospecting SME clients in Singapore & to disseminate information about services offered
  • Liaised with C-Level executives to identify financial needs of their companies
  • In charge of booking and managing appointments of Financial Consultants
  • Built excellent rapport with clients and potential customers

Awards & Scholarships

Certifications
2012 - 2015

The Star Edufund Scholarship

The Star Publications

Awarded the Scholarship for Undergraduate Studies

2013 - 2014

Dean's List

Upper Iowa University

Dean's List Awardee for Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014

Feb 2011 - Feb 2011

Employee of the Month

RHB Bank Bhd

Awarded for building excellent rapport with potential customers and clients of the bank & for consistently exceeding sales quota as well as for exhibiting excellent teamwork

2010 - 2010

Service Award

Anglo-Chinese School Oldham Hall

Awarded for contributing significantly to the well-being of boarders in ACS Oldham Hall as Cluster Leader

2007 - 2010

ASEAN Scholarship

Ministry of Education, Singapore

Awarded the Scholarship for Pursuance of Secondary School & Pre-University

Skills

Skills

Effective Listening

Honed effective listening skills through volunteering with diverse groups of communities including people who are contemplating suicide

Problem Solving

Patient and determined problem solver

Business Development

Resourceful in developing business of companies both in Malaysia and Singapore

Data Analysis

Familiar with Data Analysis Software such as SPSS and Text Analytics

Emceeing

Emceed at organisation-wide events both in and out of school

Community Involvement

I work with diverse groups of individuals from hearing-impaired students and Burmese refugee children to people who seeks emotional support. I primarily support the various NGOs through tutoring/mentoring students, providing support & promoting the NGOs' causes at ad-hoc events, as well as through manning the suicide prevention hotline.