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.
Congratulations to Calvin Wee (BBA Year 2), and his team mates Low Mei Jun (Real Estate Year 2) and Tong Youxin (Real Estate Year 2) on winning the Wisma Atria Case Competition.
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.
MBA Year 1 students Akira Muraoka and Yutaro Suhara had the opportunity to attend “Nobel Perspectives Live!” organised by UBS on 30 August. At the event, four Nobel laureates in economics – Roger Myerson, Peter Diamond, Michael Spence and Robert Merton – shared their views on a wide range of topics from automation to artificial intelligence, the future of the economy to education in a panel discussion.
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. In the second LDS, we invited Mr Laurence Lien, Co-Founder and CEO of the Asia Philanthropy Circle to talk about why having a civil society matters. He is also an MBA alumnus of the School.
The MBA students of Team Suptech took home the second runners-up accolade at the Supply Chain Asia Hackathon, one of the key events of the Supply Chain Week 2017 organised by Supply Chain Asia.
Held on 19 and 20 September, the theme of the Hackathon was “How can innovation drive logistics businesses in 2017 and beyond?” The finalists would have the opportunity to commercialise their solutions and even secure job opportunities.
For 26-year-old Zhang Kaixiang, it was the cost savings impact he could make in an organisation that convinced him to embark on his own journey with the National University of Singapore (NUS) Business Analytics Centre to pursue a Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA).
After graduating from NUS in 2014, the Electrical Engineering graduate began working in Hewlett Packard Enterprise where he witnessed an experienced data scientist help the company save “millions of dollars” every year by using predictive and prescriptive analytics. Harnessing the use of the analytics and technology, the company was able to make business decisions to prevent huge losses in the American market. “I believe technology is the ultimate source of economic and society improvements,” he said.