Biz Sch News   18 December 2015
A gracious and kind Singapore
The spirit of philanthropy is strong in Singapore. While an earlier survey found that Singaporeans view their society as materialistic, the truth is that the sense of community has been strong and enduring since the end of World War Two, according to Pauline Tan, co-author of Philanthropy on the Road…
Biz Sch News   16 December 2015
Business School teams up with Chinese government and incubator to cultivate innovation
The National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Shanghai Zhangjiang Hi-tech Innovation Centre (HTIC) and Shanghai ISPACE Investment Management Group Co. Ltd (ISPACE). This partnership will result in the development of mutually beneficial programmes, projects and activities that promote new inventions and business…
Biz Sch News   16 December 2015
Making numbers count
Many students will say it is a dry subject. And Dr Liu agrees it can be hard to engage the students, especially for those with a phobia of numbers. Yet Dr Liu Qi Zhang of Decisions Sciences has managed to win an Outstanding Educator Award for his work with students.…
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…
Biz Sch News   08 December 2015
Faculty Awards
Congratulations to the winners of the 2014/2015 Outstanding Researcher and Outstanding Educator Award at the Faculty level. These awards honour and recognise members of the NUS Business School community who, through their performance and commitment, set new benchmarks in the areas of research and teaching. Outstanding Researcher Award Young Researcher…
Biz Sch News   07 December 2015
Financial Literacy – an opportunity for women to take charge
When it comes to female financial literacy, there is good news and bad. The bad news is that women are falling behind men, especially in an increasingly complex financial world.  The good news is women are more aware of this shortcoming and can take action to bridge this gap. During…
ACSEP   01 December 2015
Social Impact Assessment Workshop conducted for the Thai Social Enterprise Office
Measuring social impact is often a difficult task that attracts much debate because there is no one-size-fits-all solution that could be applied across all social enterprises. Despite the difficulty, social impact assessment is not only necessary, but critical. Recognising the importance of social impact assessment (SIA), ACSEP was invited by…
Biz Sch News   01 December 2015
Poster Competition strikes a chord with students
Posters dotted the Business School foyer on the day of the Decision Sciences Undergraduate Poster Competition. For the students, it was the culmination of several weeks of discussions to find solutions to a real-life business problem, based on theories learnt in the classroom over the past few years. It was also…
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…
Biz Sch News   28 October 2015
We are top destination for biz students in Far East Asia
This ranking was based on a survey of 1,000 business schools from 154 countries. As an indication of the strong international reputation enjoyed by NUS Business School, we retained Eduniversal’s maximum rating of five Palmes for the eighth year running. The Deans’ vote, whereby school directors and deans select which institutions…
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