Biz Sch News   20 November 2018
An opportunity of a lifetime
Having traversed the globe to broaden their understanding about global business, the last thing Marcus Donovan and Matthew Peter Bassett expected was an opportunity to meet their Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, in Singapore. Hailing from Toronto, Ontario and Vancouver, British Columbia respectively, Canadians Marcus and Matthew are…
ACSEP   20 November 2018
Creating knowledge for social entrepreneurs
China-based Leping Social Entrepreneur Foundation and US-based Enlight Foundation recently donated US$150,000 to support research at NUS Business School’s Asia Centre for Social Entrepreneurship & Philanthropy (ACSEP). Outside-In recently spoke to Jaff Shen, CEO of Leping Social Entrepreneur Foundation to find out more about the social entrepreneurship landscape in China…
ACSEP   30 October 2018
A guide for organisations to measure their social impact
The ACSEP Training Programme: Social Impact Measurement is a series of workshops for practitioners who are interested to learn new methods of measuring their social impact. The first session was held on 25 September at the NUSS Kent Ridge Guild House, where ACSEP Research Fellow Dr Frank Hubers demonstrated the…
Biz Alumni   22 October 2018
Grads partner up on logistics venture
Halfway through his NUS EMBA, Lee Sung Ho took an active interest in his classmate’s business – literally. Lee decided to invest in Benjamin Koh’s logistics service provider company. From that point forward, Lee and Koh worked in real time to directly apply knowledge from their course work to the…
ACSEP   19 October 2018
Crossing the Chasm Challenge 2017
Conceived in 2016, the Crossing the Chasm Challenge (CCC) aims to provide student-driven consulting solutions to enable pioneering social enterprises in Singapore and across the ASEAN region. Singapore-based enterprises seek to empower and accord dignity to marginalised communities while impactful social enterprises from ASEAN seek to alleviate poverty in their…
Biz Alumni   11 October 2018
Broaden your horizons
Pursuing further studies can often be nerve wrecking, but for Vincent Lee Jun Sheng, a full-time student of NUS Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) programme, it has been a transformative experience. After graduating with a degree in mechanical engineering, he worked as a Product Support Engineer at OSIsoft,…
Biz Alumni   11 October 2018
Solving problems with analytics
When BBA alumnus Nelson Tan (BBA 2017) first applied to NUS Business School, he had no idea what he wanted to do for his career.  He also did not want to apply to other NUS faculties. The decision turned out to be one of the best he ever made, as…
Undergraduates   11 October 2018
Develop your passion through an internship
At NUS Business School, internships are an important aspect of students’ journeys as it gives them practical knowledge of the working world. For BBA Year 4 student Vincent Lum, his recent internship at e-commerce specialist Shopee was an opportunity to develop his interest in online marketing. He spoke to Outside-In…
ACSEP   25 September 2018
Executive Programme by Prof Paul Brest: Measuring & improving the impact of social enterprises
ACSEP was privileged to have Prof Paul Brest from Stanford Law School and former president of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation conduct an executive programme from 25 – 27 August 2015. The event kicked off with an introductory lecture on strategic philanthropy and its discontents. The workshop then proceeded…
Biz Alumni   02 September 2018
BizConnect at Kent Ridge Alumni Family Day
On 18 August, NUS celebrated the Kent Ridge Alumni Family Day at University Town. Chin Ying Jie, a BBA Year 2 student, shares her experience volunteering for BizConnect. In the hustle and bustle of adult lives, it is important to keep sight of and celebrate what is most important to…