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.
Students from MNO4314 Consulting to Management module had the opportunity to work with consulting giants McKinsey to identify and recommend industry verticals to be “future-ready”.
Guided by their lecturer Dr Andreas Rasharo, the students were tasked to identify industry verticals in Singapore that has not been earmarked by the Ministry of Trade and Industry for its Industry Transformation Maps initiative and make their recommendations.
To enhance the students’ learning experience, the teams would then present their proposals to a panel of McKinsey experts for grading.
From baking edible cups made from cookies to giving hair washes, our students are turning it on with their final presentations for the semester. They presented results from their research and surveys, propose store and digital strategies and give their recommendations on how to market products better.
It was an informative session for some 15 BBA students led by Adjunct Senior Lecturer Ted Teo, who visited the Citi Innovation Lab Singapore, as part of their Transaction Banking (FIN3120B) module.
The Alumni Homecoming Reunion Dinner 2017 was recently held at NUSS Kent Ridge Guild House on 3 November 2017. The event was attended by more than 200 alumni, faculty, staff and students.
In our latest Leadership Dialogue Series talk, Professor Tan Chorh Chuan, President of National University of Singapore, gave his insights into leadership and shared his personal lessons to alumni, students, faculty and industry professionals.
Professor Christopher Chia has been appointed Adult Education Fellow (AEF) by SkillsFuture Singapore, its highest award for professionals who set the benchmark for quality and excellence in adult education.
Professor Chia was among five individuals that made up the first ever recipients of the AEF award which was presented at a ceremony officiated by Senior Minister of State for Education and Communications and Information, Dr Janil Puthucheary at the Institute for Adult Learning.
The Leadership Dialogue Series (LDS) is a platform for senior industry figures share their perspectives and experiences with students as part of their holistic learning experience. For this edition, we invited Nobel laureate Professor Robert C. Merton, a Distinguished Professor of Finance at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University.
At this session, he discussed topics on the impact technology and financial innovation have on the economy. According to him, while a well-functioning financial system is essential to achieve sustainable economic growth and development, innovation is key to foster growth and improvements in the financial system.
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.