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Oral History Interview With David Chan: Growing Smu, David Chan May 2016

Oral History Interview With David Chan: Growing Smu, David Chan

Oral History Collection

The interview covered: first involvement with SMU, challenges, his recollection and perspective from the early days of the School of Social Sciences until now, and his role as the Director of the Behavioural Sciences Institute.

Biography:

Director, Behavioural Sciences Institute, SMU, 2009-present

Interim Dean, School of Social Sciences, SMU, 2007-2008

Prof David Chan was appointed as the Interim Dean of the newly set up School of Social Sciences from 2007 to 2008. The School of Economics and Social Sciences was split into the School of Economics and the School of Social Sciences in April 2007. He was the Vice Provost ...


Oral History Interview With Kirpal Singh: Growing Smu, Kirpal Singh Apr 2014

Oral History Interview With Kirpal Singh: Growing Smu, Kirpal Singh

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The interview covered: first involvement with SMU, risks, admissions process, first priorities, core curriculum, general electives, creative thinking program, student projects, parent interaction, cross-cultural studies, Wee Kim Wee Centre, writers festivals, humanities, arts and culture management, students.

Biography: In recent years Creativity Guru and poet Dr Kirpal Singh has come to be regarded as one of the world's sharpest Futurists, charting territories yet uncharted but certain to materialize in the not-too-distant futures. Dr Singh believes that thinking of the future in the singular sense is no longer going to hold because the Future will be made up of several ...


Global Project Management: Pedagogy For Distributed Teams, Benjamin Kok Siew Gan, Randy Weinberg, Selma Limam Mansar May 2010

Global Project Management: Pedagogy For Distributed Teams, Benjamin Kok Siew Gan, Randy Weinberg, Selma Limam Mansar

Research Collection School Of Information Systems

This paper reflects on pedagogy for teaching collaborative global projects across universities in different countries. Over a period of four years, students at three universities - one in the United States, one in Singapore and one in the Middle East - enrolled in a course called "Global Project Management". In this course, coordinated across locations, students experience a global project with distant team members. We describe the course experience and student perceptions of the requisite skills, collaboration tools and challenges bearing on effective global project work.


Teaching "Global Project Management" With Distributed Team Projects, Randy Weinberg, Benjamin Gan Jun 2007

Teaching "Global Project Management" With Distributed Team Projects, Randy Weinberg, Benjamin Gan

Research Collection School Of Information Systems

The education of rising professionals must keep pace with changing forces of globalization and the realities of distributed work. Students who understand the basics of global project management, teamwork and collaboration are likely to find themselves at a competitive advantage over those who do not. This article describes the experiences in an undergraduate course called Global Project Management offered concurrently at two universities, one in the U.S. and one in Singapore, and incorporating collaborative student projects.


Get The Smu Edge: Make A Difference [Advertisement], Singapore Management University Mar 2004

Get The Smu Edge: Make A Difference [Advertisement], Singapore Management University

SMU Press Releases

Get the SMU edge, make a difference. Featuring Lim Kong Wee, Steven Miller, Darren Lim, Deborah Ong (PricewaterhouseCoopers), Tan Siang Leng.

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I Love Smu: Heart, Life, Passion, Soul [Advertisment], Singapore Management University Dec 2003

I Love Smu: Heart, Life, Passion, Soul [Advertisment], Singapore Management University

SMU Press Releases

Celebrating the unconventional, the intriguing, the undaunted. Experience the SMU spirit. Heart: Jenny Foo; Life: Tan Chee Wee; Life: Joven Lai; Soul: Jeremy Nguee; Passion: Richard Ho, Johny Tay.

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Smu: We Are Different [Advertisement], Singapore Management University May 2003

Smu: We Are Different [Advertisement], Singapore Management University

SMU Press Releases

Cowan is different. He's chosen to study at SMU. Wah Yeow knows the difference. He sees SMU students in action. Steve knows the difference. He heads SMU's School of Information Systems. Su Phin is different. She's an SMU student.

SMU advertisment, featuring Cowan Phan, jumping student, Tan Wah Yeow (KPMG), Steven Miller, Teo Su Phin, jumping student.


Smu: We Mean Business: We Are Different, Singapore Management University Jan 2003

Smu: We Mean Business: We Are Different, Singapore Management University

SMU Press Releases

We believe it takes a different type of person to excel in the new economy. Which is why SMU is a different kind of university. One with a progressive curriculum, unique teaching methods and a world-class faculty.

SMU advertisments, Ng Peng Fong, Marina Rumi Ibrahim, Elsie Lin, featured students doing hand stand, jumping and back bend.