Leadership Dialogue Series with Professor Robert C. Merton

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.

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Unconventional mentoring methods at The Way To Success programme

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.

Final year Lu Chang (fifth from right) together with Mr Tan Chuan Jin (fifth from left)

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Leadership Dialogue Series with Nikhil Srinivasan of Oxford University

In a recent Leadership Dialogue Series (LDS) talk, Mr Nikhil Srinivasan, the former Group Chief Investment Officer of Generali and Allianz, two of Europe’s top insurers, and currently the Visiting Fellow at Oxford University Centre of Corporate Reputation, shared his thoughts on the mistakes he had made and the lessons he has learnt from his journey of building his career.

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Global Network Week: Sharing ideas and perspectives

On the final day of Global Network Week, Dean Professor Bernard Yeung, in his closing speech, said the Week helps students and schools better understand the world, share ideas and perspectives, and develop innovative solutions to social and business challenges.

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Global Network Week: Discovering Singapore Airlines

On the third day of Global Network Week, we welcomed Nicholas Ionides, Divisional Vice President Public Affairs of Singapore Airlines who spoke about the company, introducing its history, organisational structure and corporate strategy.

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Global Network Week: A visit to Tiger Beer

On the second day of the Global Network Week, the MBA students, led by Associate Professor Nitin Pangarkar, Department of Strategy & Policy, visited Asia Pacific Breweries, the maker of home-grown Tiger Beer, to find out more about the company.

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Broadening perspectives through Global Network Week

The Global Network for Advanced Management (GNAM) aims to drive innovation and creating value through exchange and engagement for faculty and students from 29 global business schools.

Each year, MBA students from these schools go on a week-long study course called Global Network Week, at a partner network school to learn from the faculty of the host university.

Taking part for the first time, NUS Business School will host some 30 participants from 16 schools globally from 16 to 20 October.

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NUSBSA Youth Connexxion: Debunking career misconceptions

Held on 30 August, the NUS Business School Alumni Association (NUSBSA) Youth Connexxion aims to provide students an opportunity to connect with alumni to learn more insights about the industries and careers. The event was attended by more than 90 students, professionals and staff.

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Taking home first prize at the inaugural NUS-SP Case Competition National segment

The inaugural NUS-SP Group Case Competition concluded 8 September, with NUS Business School undergraduates clinching the champion trophy for the National segment, and Queen’s University coming in first for the International segment.

BBA Year 2 James Nicholas shares his team’s experience after presenting to the top honchos of title sponsor SP (Singapore Power) Group in the finals.

Champions Team Quantum Strategy of the National segment of the NUS-SP Case Competition, together with the panel of judges from NUS Business School and Singapore Power Group

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