Send NUS MBA to the Gobi Desert!!

Donate and help send Team NUS MBA  to the Gobi Desert to win the Asia-Pacific Business School Desert Adventure Challenge!

The Asian-Pacific Business Schools Desert Adventure is an athletic and cultural event among MBA groups of top business schools in the Asian-Pacific region. MBA participants and their team members go on a 70km hike through the desert in teams of up to 25 people in a once in a lifetime adventure.

Participating organizations of the Adventure are the global top 200, Asian top 100, and Chinese top 50 business schools from universities or independent business colleges around the world. Over 3,000 participants and more than 10,000 MBA students were involved into the previous sessions of the competition, with direct population coverage over 100,000.

All sponsors will receive recognition, we greatly appreciate your support!

Donate here: https://www.gofundme.com/teamnusgobidesert

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Send NUS MBA to the Gobi Desert!

Donate and help send Team NUS MBA  to the Gobi Desert to win the Asia-Pacific Business School Desert Adventure Challenge!

The Asian-Pacific Business Schools Desert Adventure is an athletic and cultural event among MBA groups of top business schools in the Asian-Pacific region. MBA participants and their team members go on a 70km hike through the desert in teams of up to 25 people in a once in a lifetime adventure.

Participating organizations of the Adventure are the global top 200, Asian top 100, and Chinese top 50 business schools from universities or independent business colleges around the world. Over 3,000 participants and more than 10,000 MBA students were involved into the previous sessions of the competition, with direct population coverage over 100,000.

All sponsors will receive recognition, we greatly appreciate your support!

Donate here: https://www.gofundme.com/teamnusgobidesert

Entrepreneurship Club activities

Prof. Wong’s intro to NEC and NUS Enterprise, 10th September, 2014

In this talk, Prof. Wong Poh Kam, the director of NUS Entrepreneurship Center, introduced NUS Enterprise as a whole, and his own center to the MBA students. Prof. Wong talked about various functions of NUS Enterprise, the grants available for budding startups, as well as NOC overseas program for entreprenurs. There was participation from all programs such as Full-Time MBA, Part-Time MBA, UCLA EMBA, APEX EMBA, Exchange students, CEMS students.

Attendance: 40

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Networking Session with students from Hong Kong, 7th October, 2014

40 Students from HKU, HKUST, CHKU, and PolyU networked with the MBA cohort. The students were mostly entrepreneurs or entrepreneurially inclined. Along with that, senior batch MBAs and alums presented their companies in front of the audience, to share information about the Singaporean startup ecosystem. The students built a good network during the session, and it was a relaxed casual evening over dinner. The evening was hosted by Mr. Nikhil Kapur, President, Entrepreneurship Club.

Attendance: 50

Talk by Mr. Ike Lee, 8th October, 2014

Mr. Ike Lee, a serial entrepreneur and VC from Silicon Valley came to the business school along with Prof Wong Poh Kam. Mr Ike Lee has been part of 7 IPOs in the US and in the talk, he touched upon his own experience in setting up his different companies, the challenges he faced, and strategies to implement while working on a global startup. One of his key points (as basic as it may sound) was to keep smiling, and good things will happen. Post the talk and Q&A, there was a networking dinner between Mr. Lee and the MBAs. The session was coordinated by Mr. Nikhil Kapur (President, Entrepreneurship Club) and Mr. Liang Lu (Ex-Co, Entrepreneurship Club).

Number of attendees: 20

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GlobalStartup @ Singapore with Mr. Ming Lei, 10th October, 2014

Mr. Ming Lei, cofounder of Baidu and now founder of Kuwo, a leading digital online music company, came to give a talk to the biz school as part of Global Startup @ Singapore, a collaboration between NUS Enterprise and NUS Business School. The session was attended by prominent media people, Mr. Lee, Prof. Yeung, Prof. Fu Qiang (Associate Dean of China Business Centre), and Prof. Kam. The Q&A session was moderated by Prof. Wong, and the emcee was NikhilKapur, president of the Entrepreneurship Club.

Mr. Lei talked about how to setup a 200 mn user startup, the key learnings, focus, his own experience, marketing strategies and a lot of other knowledgeable info. Post the session there was a networking lunch.

Attendance: 200

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The Big Party- 21st April, 7 PM @ Harry’s

Hello Full-timers & Part-timers of Intake 2011!

The Student Council has been cooking up a plan to bring you the biggest and baddest party of the year, and trust us, it’s the one event youwouldn’t want to miss. So save the date – April 21st, at 7pm and head on toHarry’s at Boat Quay.

We’ve also got an awesome program planned out which involves nominating the most memorable people and experiences we’ve come across throughout our MBA.

Nominations will be kept anonymous and confidential

Sounds interesting? Then click on the link below to confirm your attendance and to nominate as well.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dHVGdU40aXY3UE9aaEJ4c05rWHRoM2c6MQ

 

Social Impact Club & Entrepreneurship Club Event: Social Entrepreneurship Session

Dear students,

 

The NUS MBA Social Impact Club and Entrepreneurship Club would like to invite you to the Social Entrepreneurship Session.

 

Date: 12th April 2012 (Thursday)

Time: 12:30pm – 2:45pm

Venue: Biz 2/1-18

*Lunch is provided

 

Please SIGN UP by for the event via the link below:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dEd4aEstLXRWWlgwakpmTXZ4eEZOa3c6MQ

 

Key speaker: Peetachai Dejkraisak

Peetachai Dejkraisak (also known as Neil) graduated from Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University with a MBA degree and co-founded Siam Organic Co., Ltd. in 2010. With his award-winning product – Jasberry rice, he started expanding the business around the South East Asia region. For more info, please refer to

http://www.nationmultimedia.com/opinion/The-seeds-of-a-new-business-model-30150690.html

http://siamorganic.net/media.html

 

 

Thank you.

 

Best regards,

Social Impact Club & Entrepreneurship Club
NUS MBA Student Council