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​Developing students through mentorship programmes

Published on: 10-Jun-2019

Nanyang Business School (NBS) was proud to host the Harvard Business School Club of Singapore (HBSCS) Mentorship Graduation 2019 on 11 May. The event was graced by Minister for Education Mr Ong Ye Kung.

From left: Linda Ong, Director, NBS Undergraduate Career Services, Stanley Furman, President of HBSCS, Suchita Prasad-Walia, Head of HBSCS Mentorship Programme, Professor Robert Kennedy, Dean, NBS, Ong Ye Kung, Minister for Education, Omar Lodhi, Chairman of HBSCS, Professor Guido Gianasso, NBS Associate Dean, Corporate Engagement and Relations, Dorinda Chye, Yvonne Kong, Jade Galvan and Claire Phoey from NBS Undergraduate Career Services.

Since 2015, HBSCS has partnered Nanyang Technological University, Singapore to offer a mentorship programme for penultimate year students. 

The programme provides students with a meaningful mentoring experience focused on personal and professional development. It covers a wide range of topics which include: 
defining personal success and building self-awareness, 
developing an entrepreneurial mindset, 
living in a cross-cultural world and 
business ethics. 

Attendees at the graduation event also enjoyed a panel discussion on “Empowering the Youth for the Future” by Mr John Fitzpatrick, Head of Startup at Google, Ms Tan Shu Shan, Head of Private Banking at DBS and Mr Yuen Kuan Moon, CEO of Consumer Singapore and Group Chief Digital Officer at Singtel. 

NBS undergraduate Atishay Jain (far right) was the moderator for the panel.

Following the panel discussion was a design thinking session by McKinsey and a fireside chat with Guest-of-Honour, Minister Ong, moderated by NBS Undergraduate Loh Qi Lu, Jane.

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