Biz Alumni   14 June 2016
Rising to the desert challenge
Some 50 NUS Asia-Pacific EMBA (Chinese) (APEX-C) students, along with more than 10 faculty, staff and alumni, took part in the 11th edition of the Business School Gobi Desert Challenge from 22 to 24 May. NUS was one of 40 schools competing in the gruelling 112-km race, where the competitors…
Executive MBA   27 May 2016
Our Desert Adventures – A Tale of Two Treks
Our 2015 Team The Yashasai, short for the Asia-Pacific Business Schools Desert Adventure Challenge, invites MBA students from top business schools from the Asia-Pacific region. In 2015, our school participated in the race for the first time. Nine students from NUS joined MBA students from 52 schools from all over the…
Biz Alumni   12 May 2016
EMBA Alumni makes Fortune China List
Congratulations to our two EMBA alumni who were nominated to Fortune Magazine’s (China) list of Top 50 Most Influential Business Leaders in China. APEX-C alumna Chen Chunhua was ranked 19th on the list. She is Co-chairman & CEO of New Hope Liuhe Co. Ltd. Since she took on its leadership reins in 2013,…
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   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……
Biz Alumni   05 April 2016
The car park whisperer
In space-constrained Singapore where the ratio of cars to citizens is roughly 1 to 10, finding parking lots can be a time-consuming exercise for motorists who have to spend time searching for available spaces or queuing outside car park entrances. But Neil Mehta (MBA 2015) believes his SurePark parking platform…
NUS MBA   04 April 2016
Connecting with the best at the MBA World Summit 2016
Eight months at the NUS Business School have been action packed! I have met the most talented people, experienced the fast pace of global business and created memories of a lifetime. One of the most defining experiences so far has been representing NUS Business School at the MBA World Summit…
NUS PhD   01 March 2016
Inspiring ideas and encouraging collaboration
The fifth Annual PhD Research Day gives our students from different levels and disciplines an opportunity to interact and exchange ideas for their research. “It is a great opportunity for the students to showcase their research to the entire business school community. By exposing the students to a wider audience,…
Executive MBA   26 November 2015
More than just selling xiao long bao
Service is everything at Taiwan’s Din Tai Fung restaurant group. For instance, employees at its branch in Xinyi, Taiwan, spent over an hour to help a customer from France recover his lost mobile phone from a taxi. The service spirit CEO Warren Yang wants every Din Tai Fung employee to…
NUS MBA   18 November 2015
Does an MBA still matter?
“Yes,” says Chua Nan Sze, Director of Graduate Studies at NUS Business School, who was featured in The Business Times article “Educating the CEO”. “Building social and professional bonds can help in their personal and career growth, potentially spinning off collaborations, creating new opportunities and facilitating mutual benefits,” she said,…