ACSEP   04 October 2016
Crossing the Chasm Final 2016
The Crossing the Chasm Final 2016, held on 16 September, was the culmination of hard work on the part of the participants and organisers. The final saw five finalists, namely Team iChange, Team Social Innovators, Team The Glass Half Full, Team BMY, and Team Krakakoa, present their marketing plans for…
ACSEP   29 June 2016
Singapore’s Early Women Philanthropists (1900-1945) Research Seminar
Consultant Ms Yu-Lin Ooi conducted an enlightening talk on the nature of philanthropy acted out by Asian women in early Singapore during a 2016 research seminar. Four key questions were discussed: Who were Singapore’s early women philanthropists? What contributions did they make? How were their contributions expressed? Were there any…
ACSEP   01 December 2015
Social Impact Assessment Workshop conducted for the Thai Social Enterprise Office
Measuring social impact is often a difficult task that attracts much debate because there is no one-size-fits-all solution that could be applied across all social enterprises. Despite the difficulty, social impact assessment is not only necessary, but critical. Recognising the importance of social impact assessment (SIA), ACSEP was invited by…
ACSEP   21 October 2015
Workshop by Prof Dr Barbara Scheck: Capacity-building for social enterprises: Social impact analysis & strategy
Prof Dr Barbara Scheck, assistant professor for social investment at the University of Hamburg since 2012, was the visiting fellow at Asia Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy at NUS Business School from September to October 2015. During the fellowship, she conducted a workshop on 14 October 2015 when 11 participants spent…
ACSEP   05 May 2015
Learning by Investing @ NUS Grant Presentation Event
Thirty-seven BBA students saw their hard work come to fruition at the ACSEP “Learning by Investing @ NUS” grant presentation event on 23 April 2015. As part of the BBA (Honours) module, Measuring Success in Philanthropy and Impact Investing, the students had to identify the most investment-worthy social enterprises based…
ACSEP   19 November 2014
Learning by Giving @ NUS Learning the Art of Philanthropy
Twenty-nine BBA students saw their hard work come to fruition during ACSEP’s “Learning by Giving @ NUS” event in November 2014. As part of the course, Measuring Success in Philanthropy and Impact Investing, the students had to identify the most donation-worthy charities in Singapore by adapting and using frameworks and…
ACSEP   03 October 2014
Philanthropic Psychology
Prof Jen Shang from Plymouth Business School and Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, Indiana University, conducted the 2014 ACSEP Philanthropy Seminar titled Philanthropic Psychology. People often have complex motives for giving. The new academic discipline of philanthropic psychology draws on theories from psychology to generate practical ideas that fundraisers can…