MBA alumni awarded inaugural fellowship for sustainable investing

Gustavo Bernal Torres, our recent MBA alumni (Class of 2016) has been awarded the first Rockefeller Foundation & Kellogg School of Management Sustainable Investing Fellowship.

Based on his team’s pitch during a 2015 Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge, the idea named CampoColombia, which won second prize during the challenge, recognises up-and-coming sustainable finance practitioners.  Continue reading

New awards launched to encourage sustainability reporting

On Monday, 10 July, the Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations (CGIO), together with Securities Investors Association (Singapore) (SIAS), launched two new awards and gave investors and public companies an important platform to provide feedback on existing scorecards.

Mr David Gerald (left) and A/P Lawrence Loh addressing the concerns of attendees at the briefing session

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Corporate fundraiser turns attention to supporting education

Mr Ong Hwee Li, CEO of SAC Capital decided to to gift NUS Business School by establishing the SAC Capital Bursary.

He shares why he decided to make that step through his firm, a successful corporate finance company specialising in raising funds for organisations through the capital market such as initial public offerings (IPOs).

Mr Ong Hwee Li, CEO of SAC Capital

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Opening more doors with a Masters degree

The Master of Science (Management) programme is designed to help graduates gain a competitive advantage in the job market by providing advanced knowledge and skills in key areas of management in a multicultural learning environment.

MSc (Management) alum Alexander Kho (class of 2017) shares his journey in pursuing a concurrent degree programme at NUS Business School.

Alexander (right) at an alumni networking event

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A masterclass on embracing sustainability for companies

Corporate giving takes on a new meaning at the Company of Good Fellowship Programme developed by the National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre (NVPC) in 2017.

Assoc Prof Lawrence Loh, Director at the Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations (CGIO) of NUS Business School was invited by NVPC to teach and share his expertise at the Dialogue and Networking Session hosted by Global Compact Network Singapore (GCNS) on 27 June.

The speakers with the NVPC class of Good Fellows

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Making dream trips a reality for other travellers with new start-up Anywhr

The Master of Science (Management) programme is designed to help graduates gain a competitive advantage in the job market by providing advanced knowledge and skills in key areas of management in a multicultural learning environment.

MSc (Management) alum Zelia Leong (class of 2017) explains her decision to take her masters back in Singapore at NUS Business School.

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CEMS is a multicultural and rewarding experience

CEMS is a global alliance of leading business schools, multinational companies (MNCs), and non-governmental organisations (NGOs). This global pre-experience master’s programme emphasises on interpersonal and leadership skills where students get to spend one semester each in two CEMS partner universities.

Alumna Nikita Shirodkar, class of 2016, tells us why MSc and CEMS broaden her worldview, and even led her to her current job at Universum, Sweden.

Nikita (centre) at her graduation ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden

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A classroom beyond borders: Tokyo, Japan

Bizad Abroad is an annual student-led initiative by the NUS Bizad Club. Travelling to different cities each year, the study trip aims to raise awareness of doing business in a foreign environment and increase cultural appreciation among students.

Led by Associate Professor Ang Swee Hoon this year, Tokyo was the choice destination where students visited eight different organisations. We speak to BBA Year 1 Rachel See and BBA Year 2 Richmond Lee on their experience.

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To infinity and beyond at the Tengger Desert MBA challenge

The 6th Asia-Pacific Business School Desert Adventure was on April 29th to May 2nd this year. Held in Tengger Desert of Inner Mongolia of China, the challenge required all participants to finish 70km with a 5-kg backpack in the desert for three days. 81 business schools in the region attended the challenge this year and NUS Business School was one of 60 schools to successfully complete the challenge. The team, comprising a mix of MBA alumni, current full time and part time students plus an incoming AY2017/2018 student, reflects on their arduous journey – no shower, no proper food, limited water, no visible toilets and just lots and lots of sand.

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