NUS Business School is established in 1965 as a department of business administration, under the guidance of Acting Head Professor A H Zecha. The first cohort of 24 students was enrolled the following year.
The University of Singapore Business Administration Society was formed in 1966 to spearhead developments in the field of business education.
Faculty bonding over coffee: Acting Head Professor A H Zecha with Prof Tan Yam Pin and Prof Goh Soo Siah (L-R).
The Stanford-NUS executive programme in Asia was launched in 1983, with Professor Tan Chin Tiong (left) as co-director.
In 2012, the Stanford-NUS Executive Programme in International Management celebrated its 30th anniversary.
To match the expectations of global companies in the 1990s, the School looked beyond the Singapore for growth opportunities. To equip students with a more global outlook, NUS signed memoranda of understanding (MOUs) with overseas universities to set up international exchange programmes.
Temasek Holdings chairman (1996-2013) and former Singapore cabinet minister, S Dhanabalan, shares lessons on leadership from his 50-year-long career as a civil servant, politician, banker and corporate chief with our students.
Participants on a Paris study trip visit L'Oréal and Danone, networking with our MBA academic partners at HEC Paris and ESSEC Business School. (2010)
The launch of the S3 Asia MBA: (from L-R) Prof Lu Xiongwen (Dean of School of Management, Fudan University); Prof Jang Hasung (Dean of Korea University Business School); and Prof Kulwant Singh (Interim Dean of NUS Business School). (2008)
Assistant Dean of the NUS Business School, Dr Helen Chai, tells us what it takes to rise above the competition in a case competition like ours!
Hear from participants and faculty on what is unique about the UCLA - NUS Executive MBA, a program developed jointly by the UCLA Anderson School of Management and NUS Business School.
Official launch of the Centre for Asset Management Research & Investments: Professor Tan Eng Chye; Provost at the National University of Singapore with Mr. Andrew Kwek and Mr. Lim Chuan Poh (L-R).
Fifth Wee Cho Yaw Singapore-China Finance and Banking Forum: NUS Business School brings together an expert panel to discuss opportunities and challenges in China.
Leaders of top Asian family firms come together to highlight challenges in managing leadership succession while maintaining growth.
Our 40th Anniversary celebrations.
Dean Prof Chris Earley (centre) presented appreciation awards to members of the NUS Business School Advisory Board: (from left) Mr Wong Ah Long, Mr Hsuan Owyang, Mr C K Lee and Mr Peter Tay.
The Mochtar Riady Building ground-breaking ceremony to commence construction of our new eight-storey, 160,000 square feet flagship building (2007).
Grand opening of the Mochtar Riady Building (2010).
(Left to right): NUS President Prof Tan Chorh Chuan; Mr Wong Ngit Liong, Chairman of the NUS Board of Trustees; Dr Ng Eng Hen, Minister for Education;, Dr Mochtar Riady; Mr S Dhanabalan, Chairman of the School's Management Advisory Board; and Dean Bernard Yeung, all ready to get the celebrations under way.
The NUS BizAd Charity Run 2015 in January raised $140,000 for students of Assumption Pathway School and financially-strapped NUS business undergraduates. More than 1,300 participants took part in either the 5km Fun Run or 10km Competitive Run.
Three runners - an amputee, a novice runner and an 84-year-old - tell us why they run and what makes them go on when the going gets tough. All were participants at the School's Bizad Charity Run.
A sneak look at the stories of how NUS Business School's BBA undergraduates have been helped by the generosity of bursary and scholarship donors.
Class of 2012 BBA graduate Choo Jun Yu beat the odds of unfortunate family circumstances to complete his tertiary education. He tells how karate and bursary donors helped.
The late Prof Lim Chin, Acting Dean (2004 – 2005); Prof Christopher Early, Dean (2005-2007); and Prof Bernard Yeung, Dean (2008 onwards).
Janet Ang Guat Har, Managing Director, IBM Singapore (BBA Hons, 1982), Grace Fu Hai Yien, Minister with the Prime Minister's Office (MBA, 1991 and BAcc, 1985), Associate Prof Marleen Dieleman, co- author of the Boardroom Diversity Report, published in conjunction with the School's Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations (CGIO).
In November 2014, NUS Business School celebrated its eminent alumni, who have excelled in business and management.
An overview of the E50 educational project, a management consulting practicum that involves teams of BBA undergraduates working together with the best SMEs (small medium enterprises) in Singapore.
Melissa Kwee, Chairman (Millenia Hotel P/L) and Vice President of Human Capital (Pontiac Land Group Singapore) delivers a moving commencement address inspired by her grandfather on embracing failure and responsibility to NUS Business School's Class of 2012 graduates.
Microfinance pioneer and Nobel Peace laureate Muhammad Yunus speaks to NUS Business School about the power of social business and human creativity in overcoming the world's biggest problems.
Singapore Government Minister Ms Grace Fu Hai Yien, an alumna of NUS Business School, speaks at Commencement 2014 about her life experiences after leaving the School. Ms Fu is a Minister in the Prime Minister's Office, as well as Second Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, and Second Minister for Foreign Affairs. Ms Fu graduated with a Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons) in 1985 and obtained a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from NUS Business School in 1991.
The grand finale of Cerebration 2012, the eighth installment of the annual business plan competition that has become the flagship event of NUS Business School.