Upcoming Events

Mindfulness: Leveraging Neuroscience for Leadership & Performance

Thursday, 23 Aug, 2018 19:00 - 21:00
INSEAD 1 Ayer Rajah Crescent Singapore 138676

Leadership is challenging, requiring not only delivery on KPIs, but also a great depth of self-awareness, self-management and understanding of interpersonal relationship dynamics. Mindfulness as part of leadership development has become very popular, but what kind of mindfulness is effective, and how does it actually work? Join us for this practical workshop where you will explore the neuroscience behind mindfulness and self-management to: Learn about your brain’s operating system. Understand how women’s and men’s brains are different. Experiment with simple techniques to gain greater awareness of limiting thoughts, emotions and behaviours to overcome roadblocks that stand in your way. Understand how to rewire your brain. Experience a hands-on mindfulness practice to start embodying new beliefs and behaviours to drive performance at work, at home, and at play.

Cost: DUAL & INSEAD Non-NAA members and a guest each: $45

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/mindfulness-leveraging-neuroscience-for-leadership-performance-tickets-46831739995

Contact: alumniassoc.sg@insead.edu

The event will be facilitated by Avalyn Lim, INSEAD EMBA 2014, a NeuroChangeSolutions® Consultant and coach on INSEAD’s Executive programs as well as the new MBA Personal Leadership Development Program.

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The Economics of Mutuality - Transforming Performance for People, Planet and Profit

Monday, 27 Aug, 2018 16:30 - 19:00
GIC, 168 Robinson Road, Level 38, Singapore 068912

MIT Club of Singapore and Mars Catalyst invite you to a presentation of the Economics of Mutuality and of the book ‘Completing Capitalism’ by their authors. The Economics of Mutuality is a breakthrough management innovation and a new growth model that empowers business to adopt a responsible form of capitalism, that is fairer and more efficient than the purely financial one dominating business practice today. The Economics of Mutuality is the outcome of a pioneering research initiated in 2007 by Mars Incorporated, in partnership with the Said Business School of Oxford university.

Cost: Free of charge

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/economics-of-mutuality-tickets-45797168564

Contact: James Toh at jtoh@alum.mit.edu

Founded on new performance metrics, innovative management practices and new modes of profit constructions, the results of the Economics of Mutuality in actual live businesses are highly promising: if the business invests according to a non-financial prism, measured by non-financial homogeneous indicators in its social and environmental ecosystems, the value created for all stakeholders is not only superior to the current profit maximization approach favoring shareholders, but the financial performance is also greater. And even in the short term. The Economics of Mutuality approach is described by Mars Chief Economist Bruno Roche and his colleague Jay Jakub in their book, ‘Completing Capitalism’,

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Columbia Business School Information Session for Interested Applicants

Tuesday, 28 Aug, 2018 19:00 - 21:30
JustCo, #03-304 to 327, #03-332 to 345, Marina Square, 6 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039594

The Columbia Business School and its Office of Admissions cordially invite you to meet Raziq-Omar Jivani, assistant director of admissions, and local alumni about the Columbia MBA program, student experience, and global network.

Cost: Free

RSVP: https://apply.gsb.columbia.edu/register/mba-info082818-singapore?utm_campaign=otr&utm_source=admissions&utm_medium=email

Contact: Questions, please contact Ms. Ng Hau Yee at hauyee.ng@gmail.com

Generously sponsored by Lu Liu '04, JustCo's Cofounder, and Hau Yee Ng CBS'89

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INSEAD & DUAL Networking Event for Women Entrepreneurs

Wednesday, 29 Aug, 2018 19:00 - 21:00
Tempo, Level One, Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, 392 Havelock Road Singapore 169663

INSEAD Alumni Women in Business Club together with DUAL are inviting all women alumni (men are welcome too) who are entrepreneurs from DUAL universities for an evening of fun, networking and drinks on Wednesday, 29th August from 7 pm to 9 pm at Tempo. We have worked out an agreement with Tempo for limited complimentary Margharita Pizza, Satay (Chicken) and Lemongrass Chicken Skewers as well as a 20% discount off the menu price for food and drinks

Cost: Cash Bar (20% off the menu for food and drinks)

RSVP: Do register via https://goo.gl/LXNcCA

Contact: Do contact Jaz Athenia Chua at jaz.chua128@gmail.com or Katarina Hasbani kuherova@gmail.com for more information

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Yale Book Club Meeting

Monday, 03 Sep, 2018 20:00 - 21:30
Le Quinze Vins Singapore (28 Boon Tat Street)

We'll be discussing "Educated: A Memoir" by Tara Westover. We are opening the book club to DUAL member schools and will close membership when we get 10 people.

RSVP: Lily Ferry at lilyferry@gmail.com

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What does the Mall of the Future Look Like?

Monday, 10 Sep, 2018 18:30 - 20:30
INSEAD 1 Ayer Rajah Avenue 138676

INSEAD's RCLG Club Speaker event with Chris Chong of Capitaland Retail "What does the Mall of the future look like? Mr Chris Chong is the Deputy Managing Director of Capitaland Retail in Singapore from 1 May 2018. In this role, he is responsible for the strategic innovations and development of New Retail within Capitaland Retail. These include the deployment of e-payment, e-vouchers and omni-channel strategies as well as all digital initiatives across the Capitaland malls in Singapore. Join us to hear Chris give his perspectives on retail development in Singapore.

Cost: $45 for DUAL members

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/rclg-club-speaker-event-with-chris-chong-of-capitaland-tickets-47862803935

Contact: alumniassoc.sg@insead.edu

Prior to this, Chris was the CEO of Orchard Turn Developments Pte Ltd, a joint venture company between CapitaLand and Sun Hung Kai Properties between 2013 to 2018. In this role, he was responsible for the strategic, financial and asset management of ION Orchard as well as the developer sales of The Orchard Residences. Chris was also formerly the Senior Vice President and Head of the Asset Management team for Starhill Global REIT, a S$2.7 billion REIT listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange with office and retail assets in Singapore, Malaysia, China, Australia and Japan.

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APPLYING TO HARVARD COLLEGE (Save the date!) - organised by Harvard University Association of Alumni in Singapore

Thursday, 20 Sep, 2018 18:00 - 20:00
National Junior College, Lecture Theatre 2, 37 Hillcrest Road, Singapore 288913

This is your opportunity to hear from and speak with alumni and members of the Harvard College Alumni Interviewing Committee for Singapore. They will give a presentation and have a Q&A session about the Harvard College experience and applying to Harvard. Speakers: KC Chew ’82, Kirsten Conrad ‘83, Rebecca Woo ’89, Nadine Yap ’92 AM’95, Sam Saw San Myat ‘06, Judith Huang ’09, Kuriakin Zeng ’14, Teoh Ren Jie ’16

Cost: Free

RSVP: Registration is required due to limited spaces. The registration link will be provided at a later date. Save the date!

Contact: If you have any questions, please contact Kuri at kuri@post.harvard.edu

Open to students who are applying for undergraduate admissions this year or next year, and school teachers who advise students on scholarships and university admissions.

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