Vote for Social Impact

MBA is not only about making it big in the business world, but it is also about making a big social impact, according the mission of our NUS MBA Social Impact Club.

Rooted in its core values of awareness, sustainability, education and empowerment, the club strives to create events and initiatives that advocate these ideals to benefit the society. It serves as primary channel for our MBA students to make a difference through volunteer programmes and community activities. More importantly, it goes beyond giving back – it encourages MBAs to practice their business skills and interests in a way that ignites positive change by developing projects and activities that promote the link between business and social development.

One of its current projects is to raise funds for solar water pumps for Tolosa, one of the worst-affected regions in hurricane typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. Four NUS MBA students – Marco Ordonez, Ashima Wadhawan, Adrian Albano and Julian Ragragio – came together to support the residents of Tolosa community, who have no access to clean water and the solar powered pumps will give them a sustainable source of clean water from just one reliable resource: Sunlight. Continue reading

NUS MBA shines at the Inaugural MBA World Summit

Our MBA students represent NUS Business School in conferences and summits around the world. The following is a guest post from Ankit Talwar, one of select group of 60 students chosen from over 2500 MBAs across the world for the first MBA World Summit 2014.

Inspiring leadership

It was almost a year ago that a handful of NUS MBA students (proud to say, the only ones from the top five business schools in Singapore!) were invited for a special session to kick-start the planning for the very first ‘MBA World Summit’. This summit is an international forum for high-impact exchanges between a select group of top-tier MBA students from business schools worldwide. In it’s very first year of 2014, only 60 MBAs inspiring leadership were chosen from over 2500 MBA applicants from top schools globally – and we were among them!

The NUS team for the 2014 summit: Ankit Talwar, Vishal Vinod Bhatia, Akshay Bajpaee, Aalok Lalvani and Geemyung Moon

The NUS Team for MBA World Summit 2014: (R-L) Aalok Lalvani, Akshay Bajpee, Geemyung Moon, Vishal Bhatia, Ankit Talwar

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The buzz word "Networking"

NUS MBA NetworkingPart-time MBA student Kat Neo discusses the MBA networking events at NUS, and a little secret to being natural in your networking.

In the MBA school, the buzz word is “networking”. Everyone knows that networking is important and hopes to have heaps of opportunities to network. There are various avenues for networking. Social networking is what we are mostly familiar with, through platforms such as Facebook and Google+. LinkedIn is another social network platform but is more catered for business and professional networking. And obviously, most of the NUS MBA students are now connected through a common Facebook Group – NUS MBA Intake 2011 (closed group).

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KM club presents BCCT

nus mba case competition workshop bcct

Find out about some of the interactive activities that kept the class learning and engaged at the Business Case Competition Training workshops organised by the NUS KM Club.

The NUS Knowledge Management Club kicked off the second season of BCCT workshop series with a session on presentation skills by Ms. Justine Joss of Jay Jay Communications. This series is divided into six sessions each concentrating on a different dimension of grooming the participants to handle case competitions. Participation is the essence of these sessions; these aren’t those boring sessions that you go to and come out just listening to the speaker. Ms. Justine gave tips on voice modulation, breathing exercises, tone, pace, to dos and don’ts before a presentation, how to engage your audience, body language, and eye contact.

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