Biz Sch News
03 October 2019

Experience matters in retail

The consumer experience can make or break a brand especially when competition intensifies, according to Andrew Au, Executive Director, Asia-Pacific, Eight Inc. Andrew was speaking…
Biz Alumni   16 September 2019
From student to specialty coffee shop owner
The Coffee Roaster’s co-founder and Managing Director Ang Swee Heng (BBA 2017) made waves when he was featured in The Straits Times. Together with his mother, the duo learned to make coffee from the Internet, started The Coffee Roaster at a small shop in Tanjong Pagar in 2014, and moved…
NUS BBA   04 September 2019
Standing Out in the Corporate World: A Dialogue with Kimberly Clark’s Asia Pacific President
Year 4 undergraduate Ganesh Muthupalani, shares more about an exclusive dialogue session his fellow NUS BBAs and he had with Kimberly Clark’s APAC President. A few minutes in and Mr. Achal Agarwal said “I knew how to unlock China, that was my differentiator.” That was when I knew this calm…
Biz Alumni   13 August 2019
Measuring Samsui’s social impact
A team of recent graduates clinched the annual Outstanding Undergraduate Research Prize for their final year project Samsui: Social Return on Investment. Samsui is a social enterprise subsidiary of Soup Restaurant which provides meals to nursing homes.  The management team was looking for better ways to measure their social impact.…
Biz Alumni   30 July 2019
From Marketing 101 to digital marketing consultant
NUS BBA alumnus Benedict Yeo (Class of 2014) currently runs his own digital agency Addpetizer. Celebrating the company’s third anniversary this year, Benedict looks back at his journey since graduating from NUS Business School, with Outside-in. I discovered my passion for entrepreneurship and marketing during my NUS days. There were…
NUS BBA   26 June 2019
The spirit of giving through NUS Flag
Each year, the NUS Business School Flag Committee puts together a series of community outreach activities with partner beneficiaries as part of the lead up to the new school term’s tradition of celebrating NUS Rag & Flag. For 2019, their goal is to raise SGD$140,000 to support 19 beneficiaries under…
NUS BBA   03 May 2019
A business student’s journey into the start-up world
Outside Technologies started as an idea outside a bar called Zouk about five years ago. Just as they were about to enter the club, Tan Tu Jin, a NUS BBA Year 2 student was pitched the idea of a community-tasking app by co-founder Nicholas Lim. Incorporated in 2017, the app…
NUS BBA   02 May 2019
The hackathon experience for a business student
Team Amazoff (Heng Chun Kiat, BBA Year 2; Leong Chang Jie, Engineering and BBA Year 3; Jerron Lim, Engineering Year 3, and David Kum, Computing Year 2) beat 60 teams from around the world to win the 2019 Bay Area Hack Mental Health hackathon. In its second year, the 24-hour…
Biz Alumni   22 April 2019
Q&A with a Singapore Chartered Accountant Qualification (SCAQ) exam top scorer
Recognised worldwide, the title Chartered Accountant (CA) is a professional designation that gives individuals access to a wide range of senior roles within business and accounting fields. It would equip them for directorships, as well as CXO roles.  Apart from senior management roles, CAs can also explore careers in auditing,…
NUS BBA   26 March 2019
NOC Stockholm: Spending time in Sweden
NOC (NUS Overseas Colleges) Stockholm is based in a city known for its dynamic entrepreneurial ecosystem. The capital has the most billion-dollar start-ups in Europe and is home to firms such as SoundCloud and Spotify. Sweden is also one of the most livable countries in the world with its high…