Biz Sch News   18 December 2015
A gracious and kind Singapore
The spirit of philanthropy is strong in Singapore. While an earlier survey found that Singaporeans view their society as materialistic, the truth is that the sense of community has been strong and enduring since the end of World War Two, according to Pauline Tan, co-author of Philanthropy on the Road…
Biz Sch News   16 December 2015
Business School teams up with Chinese government and incubator to cultivate innovation
The National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Shanghai Zhangjiang Hi-tech Innovation Centre (HTIC) and Shanghai ISPACE Investment Management Group Co. Ltd (ISPACE). This partnership will result in the development of mutually beneficial programmes, projects and activities that promote new inventions and business…
NUS BBA   16 December 2015
Family feud drama in the Business School
Students in the family business course with Assoc Prof Marleen Dieleman (Strategy & Policy) got creative when asked to study an Asian family business feud and distil lessons from it. The team was an international mix, including BBA student Keith Ong and exchange students Juan Dader (Universidad de Navarra), Lee…
Biz Sch News   16 December 2015
Making numbers count
Many students will say it is a dry subject. And Dr Liu agrees it can be hard to engage the students, especially for those with a phobia of numbers. Yet Dr Liu Qi Zhang of Decisions Sciences has managed to win an Outstanding Educator Award for his work with students.…
Biz Sch News   14 December 2015
Visit to ARC Children’s Centre
To cap off our year-long Bizad50 celebrations with a heart of festive cheer, a group of fortunate staff and faculty visited the ARC Children’s Centre. After all, that is what Christmas is about – sharing and caring. Not daunted by the torrential thunderstorm, the children cheered as they greeted us…
NUS BBA   09 December 2015
NUS Team wins Australian Undergraduate Business Case Competition
The NUS Team, comprising Eleanor Low, Eugenia Lee, Nigel Toe and Shaun Chong, wowed the judges with their thorough analyses and polished presentations to emerge champions at the end of a gruelling week of challenges. The Australian Undergraduate Business Case Competition is a joint initiative by the Queensland University of…
Biz Sch News   08 December 2015
Faculty Awards
Congratulations to the winners of the 2014/2015 Outstanding Researcher and Outstanding Educator Award at the Faculty level. These awards honour and recognise members of the NUS Business School community who, through their performance and commitment, set new benchmarks in the areas of research and teaching. Outstanding Researcher Award Young Researcher…
Biz Sch News   07 December 2015
Financial Literacy – an opportunity for women to take charge
When it comes to female financial literacy, there is good news and bad. The bad news is that women are falling behind men, especially in an increasingly complex financial world.  The good news is women are more aware of this shortcoming and can take action to bridge this gap. During…
Biz Sch News   01 December 2015
Poster Competition strikes a chord with students
Posters dotted the Business School foyer on the day of the Decision Sciences Undergraduate Poster Competition. For the students, it was the culmination of several weeks of discussions to find solutions to a real-life business problem, based on theories learnt in the classroom over the past few years. It was also…