Held at the Singapore EXPO Convention and Exhibition Centre from 13-17 November, the festival brought together start-ups, tech companies, investors, big name financial institutions, educators and government agencies.
More than 50 business leaders from the region including Malaysia and Indonesia attended a Masterclass Series on Family Business in a forum organised by the Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations (CGIO) of NUS Business School on Friday, 20 October 2017.
The lectures were delivered by four of NUS Business School’s faculty members: Senior Research Fellow Alex Capri, Professor Chung Chi Nien, Associate Professor Lan Luh Luh, Professor David Mitchell Reeb. The forum concluded with a panel discussion moderated by Associate Professor Lawrence Loh.
Final year Lu Chang shares some key learnings at the recent The Way To Success (TWTS) programme, where he got a chance to get up close and personal with Speaker of Parliament Mr Tan Chuan Jin. Organised by CEO Global, this programme provides cross-cultural student leadership development where students are exposed to values that will lead to success, employment, and a broader range of positive and lasting influence in their community and profession.
In a recent Leadership Dialogue Series (LDS) talk, Mr Nikhil Srinivasan, the former Group Chief Investment Officer of Generali and Allianz, two of Europe’s top insurers, and currently the Visiting Fellow at Oxford University Centre of Corporate Reputation, shared his thoughts on the mistakes he had made and the lessons he has learnt from his journey of building his career.
For 26-year-old Zhang Kaixiang, it was the cost savings impact he could make in an organisation that convinced him to embark on his own journey with the National University of Singapore (NUS) Business Analytics Centre to pursue a Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA).
After graduating from NUS in 2014, the Electrical Engineering graduate began working in Hewlett Packard Enterprise where he witnessed an experienced data scientist help the company save “millions of dollars” every year by using predictive and prescriptive analytics. Harnessing the use of the analytics and technology, the company was able to make business decisions to prevent huge losses in the American market. “I believe technology is the ultimate source of economic and society improvements,” he said.
On 19 September, a 7.1 magnitude earthquake ripped through Mexico City, devastating the area.
Sadly a number of students from Tecnológico de Monterrey, the home university of EGADE Business School, one of our partner business schools in the Global Network for Advanced Management (GNAM), were among the casualties.
GNAM is about more than just academic collaboration, we are a community that supports one another.
In this moment of crisis for our friends in Mexico, we have the opportunity to stand together and help. At NUS Business School we express our support for our GNAM friends at EGADE and at the Tecnológico de Monterrey and stand in solidarity with them.
With the great leadership of this year’s Bizad Club Rag and Flag committee, NUS Business School undergraduates made a historic and record breaking win by sweeping all major awards at this year’s NUS Rag & Flag.
The students brought home the event’s top two most coveted distinctions:
– Flag Shield
– Rag Gold Award
And three key accolades:
– Highest Amount Raised Award for Flag
– Best Float For Rag
– Best Costumes For Rag