Biz Alumni   03 November 2015
NUS Business School’s 50th Anniversary celebrations culminate in Leadership Forum and Gala Dinner
In a speech at NUS Business School’s Gala Dinner to celebrate its 50th Anniversary, Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam spoke about the need for Singapore to create an innovative economy and society. Mr Shanmugaratnam, who is also Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies, spoke about how creativity and innovation…
NUS BBA   23 October 2015
The surprise team of the competition
Students Shaun Lum, Tan Jing Jie, Choi Fong Wa (all BBA year 3) and Ahamed Marzouq (BBA year 2) made the School proud by beating off 82 other teams from the UK, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and Singapore to reach the grand finals of the ASEAN-China Case Competition on…
Biz Sch News   21 October 2015
Singapore don wins Entrepreneur for the World award at World Entrepreneurship Forum 2015
Congratulations to Professor Wong Poh Kam, Professor of Strategy & Policy, and Director of the NUS Entrepreneurship Centre, on winning the World Entrepreneurship Forum’s (WEnF) Entrepreneur for the World Award (Educator Category). The award is conferred on exceptional entrepreneurs annually for their impact on society and their capacity to change…
Biz Alumni   02 October 2015
Never look back
Entrepreneurship is not about wealth, freedom or prestige. There is only one reason to become an entrepreneur: the passion to run one’s own business, according to Kelvin Teo (BAC Hons 2010), Director, Funding Societies. “You need to be 100 percent sure why you are venturing out. And you believe that…
NUS MBA   01 October 2015
Expand your horizons through exchange programmes
Full-time MBA student Jose Antonio Borrero is finding that going on exchange programmes overseas brings major benefits. Last month, he took part in an entrepreneurship course at the Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore (IIM-B) and found the time spent there to be a precious experience. The MBA programme offers some 17…
NUS BBA   21 September 2015
BBA team wins case competition thanks to a vital factory visit
Case competitions can be challenging for student teams who do not have industry knowledge to understand case studies. But for Team Robolution, which comprises year four students Tan Jie Ni, Nguyen Quang Minh and Perry Chia, their visit to the case company gave them first-hand knowledge that enabled them to…
Biz Alumni   08 September 2015
NUS Business School celebrates Golden Jubilee milestone at Homecoming event
Several hundred NUS Business School alumni, students, faculty and staff came together on Friday 4 September to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the nation’s first and most established provider of business education. Held at the School’s Mochtar Riady Building, six Masterclasses helmed by the School’s distinguished professors were organised exclusively…
Biz Alumni   27 August 2015
Farming start-up brings innovation to rural China
An innovative agricultural business formed by six NUS EMBA alumni in southwest China aims to change the face of Chinese farming and improve the lives of rural communities. The company, Vicfarm Manufacture Association (VMA), was founded by a group of businessmen who studied in the APEX-C MBA programme. Although they…
NUS BBA   14 August 2015
BBA Orientation: Bonding and building rapport
Orientation seems to be a time of fun and games for Business School first-year undergraduate students. But it is an important period that allows them to settle into university life before classes start, according to Belmen Woo, the outgoing Vice-President for Student Life, Management Committee, Bizad Club.
NUS MBA   06 August 2015
NUS MBA kicks off with Orientation; students from as far afield as Peru taking part
Some 181 students, both full-time and part-time, representing some 20 nationalities make up this year’s MBA intake – a rich diversity of nationalities and backgrounds. Adding to this global mix are Azerbaijani Anar Rahbarli and Peruvian Joao Nunez, making it the first time that countries of Azerbaijan and Peru are…