2015   21 October 2015
A case study comes alive
Students of Associate Professor (Strategy and Policy) Marleen Dieleman’s class got a chance to get up close with a CEO when Henri Honoris, CEO of PT Modern Internasional, the franchise owner of 7-Eleven Indonesia, was invited to speak in her class. While introducing the 7-Eleven franchise to Indonesia in 2009,…
2015   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…
2015   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…
2015   29 July 2015
Scholarship ignites young CEO’s potential
For Business School alumnus Ivy Tse Wing Man (’11), receiving the Lee Kong Chian Global Merit Scholarship as an undergraduate opened up a world of opportunities and gave her the freedom to discover the passion that would shape her future career choice. The Scholarship – established from gifts from the…
2015   08 July 2015
Commencement 2015: Advice from Singapore’s business leaders
More than 1000 students from the Doctorate, Masters and Bachelor cohorts graduated from our Business School yesterday. Some are already employed or have secured jobs before graduation, but many will be looking to join the workforce in Singapore. Many of them might not be sure what to expect as they…
2015   14 May 2015
“Think Sushi, Think Sakae:” Students Delve Into Sakae’s Recipe for Success
Sushi on conveyor belts. Customised menu apps on iPads to place orders. Efficient and speedy customer service. And a healthy quality food experience. These are some of the reasons why Singapore-based fast-food chain Sakae Sushi stands out as one of the top brands in the Food & Beverage industry today.…
2015   16 April 2015
Undergrads Emerge Victorious in Competitions
Our undergrads did us proud by winning national and international competitions recently. Team Chrome Consulting, comprising of our undergraduates Eleanor Low, Phyllis Ng, Matthew Reuben Yeo and Soh Hwa Jie, beat 14 international teams to win the Scotiabank International Case Competition 2015. Organised by the Ivey Business School in Canada,…
2015   07 April 2015
Getting Up close and Personal with Senior FMCG industry professionals
With the changing landscape of consumer marketing, what is it like to work for leading FMCG companies? What is exciting, monotonous or challenging in marketing professions and what is the career progression like? 60 undergraduate and graduate students recently had a chance to find out when they got up close…
2015   10 March 2015
Mentorship Matchmaking
Mentorships are important for personal and professional development. Through these relationships, knowledge about career choices, best practices and insights into industries is exchanged to help advance future generations of leaders. The School’s Global Alumni Network Office (GANO) NUS MBA Mentorship programme brings together current MBA students and alumni to exchange knowledge, information, insights…
2015   05 February 2015
Brewing a Silent Revolution
Sometimes it takes losing everything to grow and discover yourself. NUS BBA alumna Anthea Ong‘s story is one such take on triumphing over adversity. After her graduation in 1990, Anthea built a successful career, got married and even embarked on an entrepreneurial venture in education technology and consulting.  She made…
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