Biz Sch News   30 May 2016
Scoring Singapore
Close to 300 directors and top management attended the Launch of the Board Risk Committee Guide and ASEAN Corporate Governance Scorecard (ACGS) 2016 event organized by Singapore Institute of Directors (SID). The ACGS is an initiative of the ASEAN Capital Markets Forum and the Asian Development Bank to create a…
Biz Alumni   24 April 2016
The Empathetic Leader
As Chief Marketing Officer at StarHub, Alumni Howie Lau leads the branding and marketing strategy of one of Singapore’s largest telcos. It is a challenging task given the dynamic and fast-paced nature of the industry and the diverse needs of his customers. What are some of the tools he keeps in…
Biz Alumni   21 April 2016
Alumnus Robert Yap on leadership
Executive Chairman of YCH Group and alumnus Robert Yap says his years at Business School played a significant role in shaping his imagination, creativity and overall character. When he graduated in 1976, his family’s business in passenger transportation had lost 90 per cent of its business. He had only just…
NUS MBA   04 April 2016
Connecting with the best at the MBA World Summit 2016
Eight months at the NUS Business School have been action packed! I have met the most talented people, experienced the fast pace of global business and created memories of a lifetime. One of the most defining experiences so far has been representing NUS Business School at the MBA World Summit…
Biz Sch News   31 March 2016
CGIO presents update on its Sustainability Reporting project
Legislative action drives up sustainability reporting. The positive impact by regulatory action becomes more obvious when there are higher levels of disclosure in indicators that require mandatory reporting, according to the Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations (CGIO). This result was presented in a recent session where CGIO gave an…
NUS BBA   21 March 2016
Bringing the Classroom Outside In
Classes where professors hold court and engage in one-way information flow is becoming passe. Today, progressive education engage in “experiential learning”. Assoc Prof Lau Geok Theng of Marketing says students should participate more actively in such programmes: “Employers are now looking at work experience in resumes, not just academic results.…
NUS PhD   01 March 2016
Inspiring ideas and encouraging collaboration
The fifth Annual PhD Research Day gives our students from different levels and disciplines an opportunity to interact and exchange ideas for their research. “It is a great opportunity for the students to showcase their research to the entire business school community. By exposing the students to a wider audience,…
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…
Executive MBA   26 November 2015
More than just selling xiao long bao
Service is everything at Taiwan’s Din Tai Fung restaurant group. For instance, employees at its branch in Xinyi, Taiwan, spent over an hour to help a customer from France recover his lost mobile phone from a taxi. The service spirit CEO Warren Yang wants every Din Tai Fung employee to…
NUS BBA   09 November 2015
Victoria’s marketing secrets
At Victoria’s Secret stores, staff would stand in a line to help customers gauge sizes before buying clothing as gifts. This service is for those who are uncertain about sizes. This is an example of how much Victoria’s Secret values its customers, as we found out in our visit to…