Biz Alumni   24 April 2016
The Empathetic Leader
As Chief Marketing Officer at StarHub, Alumni Howie Lau leads the branding and marketing strategy of one of Singapore’s largest telcos. It is a challenging task given the dynamic and fast-paced nature of the industry and the diverse needs of his customers. What are some of the tools he keeps in…
Biz Sch News   24 April 2016
The EE programme that keeps on giving
NUS Business School has been running Executive Education (EE) Programmes since 1981. Our programmes equip senior-level executives utilising a blend of case studies, business simulations and role plays, to prepare them for their next level of corporate advancement. To date, our internationally recognised programmes have attracted over 38,000 senior executives…
NUS BBA   21 April 2016
Revelation – Transformation – Activation!
A paradigm shift is by definition a fundamental change in one’s belief system. The Paradigm Shift Series (PSS) is, in the words of its organisers, “a series of curated sessions that aim to redefine mindsets and challenge people to live out purpose-driven lives.” The whole idea came about when a group…
NUS MSc   21 April 2016
We welcome new MPAM friends
The school welcomes our new friends to the 7th Master in Public Administration & Management Programme (MPAM) 2016/17. With the fast expanding Chinese economy and its rapid integration with the rest of the world, there is a great and increasing need for public administration education among government officials and state-owned…
Biz Alumni   21 April 2016
Alumnus Robert Yap on leadership
Executive Chairman of YCH Group and alumnus Robert Yap says his years at Business School played a significant role in shaping his imagination, creativity and overall character. When he graduated in 1976, his family’s business in passenger transportation had lost 90 per cent of its business. He had only just…
Biz Sch News   13 April 2016
Former dean Chris Tang remembers Business School
Some will remember Chris Tang, Dean of the Business School from 2002 to 2004. He was also Senior Advisor to the President of NUS from 2000 to 2002. Today, Prof Christopher Tang is a UCLA Distinguished Professor and the holder of the Edward W. Carter Chair in Business Administration.  Prof…
Biz Alumni   11 April 2016
PhD Alumni, now trader extraordinaire
Jane Street Capital came into prominence in August last year – this is how the New York Times (NYT) describes it: “These dangers were brought home last August, when markets were rattled by China’s decision to devalue its currency; some of the largest E.T.F.s sank by 50 percent or more……
NUS BBA   11 April 2016
BBA team is best in Belgrade
NUS Business School came up tops at the Belgrade Business International Case Competition. Led by Mabelyn Tan, with Phyllis Ng, Freddie Teo and Ahamed Marzouq making up the team, they faced off 15 other schools in two rounds of Serbian cases involving a bank and a tobacco company.
NUS BBA   07 April 2016
Learning beyond the classroom via field projects
Real learning starts when students apply what they have learnt in school to serve the community. Field Service Projects (FSP) provide such an opportunity – for students to work with an established organization. They get to learn directly from the organisation’s management while engaging in real-world business issues. It is…
NUS BBA   07 April 2016
Exchange student enjoys life at NUS and Singapore
Oddbjørn Bjerkvik is spending a term with us as an MBA exchange student, as part of his executive programme at the Norwegian University for Science and Technology: He shares about his time here: Why did you choose NUS Business School? I had the option of going to MIT or Stanford in…