SP Business School
Designing Business. Defining Tomorrow
The following article was published on Business Times.
Evangeline Tan (from SP Diploma in Accountancy) won silver with partner in the 2017 South East Asian Games Double Handed 420 Sailing.
It was a key milestone for over 40,000 HR professionals and service providers in Singapore when the HR Industry Manpower Plan (HRIMP) was launched on 10 July 2017 by Mrs Josephine Teo, 2nd Minister for Manpower and 2nd Minister for Foreign Affairs.
On 28 March 2017, eight Diploma in Human Resource Management with Psychology (DHRMP) students assumed the role of Liaison Officers at the IE Singapore-LinkedIn-Singapore Polytechnic Partnership Launch at IE Singapore.
The Singapore HR Challenge 2017 was held on 29 July 2017. This year’s theme was “Preparing for the Millennial Workforce: Are Organisations Ready”. Our DHRMP alumni team won 2nd place in the HR competition. In addition, our alumni, Tan Zhao Xuan also won the “Outstanding Presenter Award”! This event was organised by the Singapore Human Resources Institute (SHRI).
The Koh Boon Hwee Scholars Award is a prestigious award by Nanyang Technological University (NTU). Joel Lee, our SP Accountancy Alumni who is pursuing the Bachelor of Accountancy in NTU, wishes to honour Ms Tan Yen Yen from Singapore Polytechnic DAC who had inspired him and contributed to his education.
On the 20 July 2017, SP Accountancy held our SP Accountancy Career Fair 2017 outside MLT12. We had 10 industry partners and about 200 DAC students from all 3 years of study attended the industry talk and career fair.
A second year Diploma in Human Resource Management with Psychology student, Sabrina Ng Shu Ling, was invited to attend the People’s Association Board Meeting Tea Reception hosted by the Prime Minister at the PA Auditorium on 20 April 2017.
The AAC is an annual competition organised by Nanyang Business School Auditing and Assurance Team (NAAT) which aims to develop interest in the auditing and accounting field and also to create awareness on the latest audit and accounting issues.
ICAEW South East Asia Business Challenge 2017: SP Accountancy awarded the Most Collaborative Team Award.
On the 5th of June 2017, our DTRM Year 2 cohort got the opportunity to volunteer for a trip to Park Hotel Farrer Park for a tour to have a peek into their hotel rooms and facilities available.
The MoU represented the strong endorsement by industry leader PwC Singapore of our SP ICAEW Professional Chartered Accountancy (PCA) course that could likely offer the accelerated pathway on ICAEW ACA structure leading toward the Chartered Accountant qualification for aspiring SP Accountancy graduates.
The 4D3N personal leadership camp from 5 to 8 June 2017 at Kota Tinggi, Malaysia, was attended by 50 students from ABE, SD and SB, accompanied by lecturers and facilitated by aspen3. The 7 habits were reinforced and applied via indoor and outdoor activities, workshops, treks and kayaking. Students had a wonderful time of learning and bonding, culminating in a campfire on the last night.
On 3 June 2017, our SP Accountancy students competed in the competition against other university and polytechnic teams. Our students emerged as 2nd runner up (behind SMU and SUSS). We were the only polytechnic that won an award during the competition.
Asian Attractions Expo is an event where companies promote or sell their products or designs for entertainment. This event is held annually in different country and this year, we are lucky to have it held in Singapore.
The SB Times, which is the editorial arm of the SB Club, wishes you a happy start to Semester 1!
The annual Business School Freshmen Orientation Camp 2017 was held from 29th March to 31st of March.
The SP Convention Centre played host to the SB Achievers’ Function on 2 June 2017, an event to celebrate the academic and/or CCA achievements of SB students in AY2016/2017 as well as to honour some exceptional lecturers.
Over 50 industry guests were invited to the School of Business (SB) from Singapore Polytechnic to assess presentations by business students for their final year projects.
On 2 November 2016, the DHRMP Student Chapter organised the annual DHRMP Youth Day to allow all DHRMP students to bond and forge friendships with both their classmates and course mates.
There is so much to say about SPELL, as it is such a unique and one-of-a-kind retail shop run entirely by Singapore Polytechnic students.
Final year Diploma in Business Administration (Marketing Management options) students were filled with a bewildering array of emotions on 10 February 2017.
Two DAC students, Cheryl Lai and Javin Chan Jun Wei, emerged as the first-runner up in the University of Newcastle (UON) Singapore Business Plan competition 2016 on 3 September 2016.
Students from DBA, DAC and DEEE taking the Fundamentals of Marketing module in AY 20162017 Semester 1 got to work on an industry project based on the Gatsby Moving Rubber brand.
12 August 2016 - It was a day of many emotions for 3 teams from the final year Diploma in Business Administration (Marketing Management) option students.
On the 13th of July 2016, CPA Australia and Binder Dijker Otte (BDO) specially came down to Singapore Polytechnic to give DAC Students a talk.
Aaron Lim, a DBID graduate from the pioneer batch and the diploma’s gold medallist, was awarded the HDB Undergraduate Scholarship recently.
Atikah Binte Zainuddin, who is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Business Management in the Singapore Management University's (SMU) Lee Kong Chian School of Business was awarded the Anugerah Khas Mendaki.
Kristal, a recent graduate of the Diploma in Business Innovation and Design (DBID) is currently pursuing a Fashion Marketing undergraduate degree at London College of Fashion – a constituent college of the University of the Arts London.
For Muhammad Syahiran Bin Abdul Jamal, a Diploma in Business Innovation and Design (DBID) graduate, 2016 has definitely been a good year for him.
More than 600 guests including lecturers, students and their families were present to honour outstanding students for their diverse achievements in Academic Year 2015/2016.
Meet Jocelyn Tan- a girl on a mission to transform the world with a smile. Jocelyn graduated from the Diploma in Business Innovation and Design in April 2016.
Sean, Ivan, Marcus and Samuel shared their life-changing experience during their 2-week Overseas Social Innovation Program in Thailand.
57 full-time business students from Diploma in Banking & Finance and Diploma in Financial Informatics (Year 1 – Year 3), together with 2 lecturers – Ms Sylvia Liong & Mr K.K. Tan, embarked on a 4-Day Study Trip to Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur during the Semester Break from 20th – 23rd September 2016.
J.P. Morgan is one of the few investment banks in Singapore that have started such polytechnic recruitment initiatives.
50 Banking and Finance final year students were invited to attend the Bloomberg Start-up Programme at the Bloomberg Head Office in Capital Square.
This workshop aims to help youth understand the importance and how to set S.M.A.R.T financial goals.
This is an annual UOB Kay Hian Scholarship award ceremony whereby Banking and Finance students were selected as scholars.
Thirty-nine Diploma in Business Administration (DBA) students from the International Business & Trade Option and our Lecturer visited the Pasir Panjang Terminal operated by PSA Singapore Terminals on 12 July 2016.
Mentorships, offices to support start-ups and business projects to groom entrepreneurs
Unlike their peers in S'pore Poly, team of four is continuing the work beyond graduation
On 12 March 2016, Saturday, a group of Diploma in Accountancy (DAC) students volunteered for a Kite Flying with Children Community Service Event at the Marina Barrage.
The Finals of the SP Business School – AIBI Marketing Plan Competition 2016 was held on 10 February 2016, 3.30 pm to 6 pm at MLT8. Close to 90 students and guests attended the event.
This event was attended by our Acting Minister for Education and Senior Minister of State for the Ministry of Defence, Mr Ong Ye Kung, as well as leading industry firms and representatives from across all tertiary institution.
I participated in the Singapore Management University (SMU) Tax Case Challenge 2015. This is an annual event organised by Tax Society @ SMU.
On the 25th of November 2015, Singapore Accountancy Commission (SAC) came down to Singapore Polytechnic to give DAC Students a talk on a new professional pathway available for us.
On 18 November 2015, EY and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) came to Singapore Polytechnic to give us a talk and network with the students.
On 26 January 2016, two of the SWET members were invited to give the DBA marketing students a talk on their experiences at Everest. Lee Peh Gee and Joanne Soo shared their valuable experiences with us.
Take a look at our gallery of student-run businesses - that they set up with their own capital - as part of their final year practicum. Here, students realise their dreams of becoming their own bosses even before they graduate and this is where ‘the rubber hits the road’ because our students get to keep their profits and absorb any losses incurred.
The Singapore Polytechnic Career and Further Education Fair 2015 was held on 11th November 2015 .
It was a great opportunity to be there at the Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) Open house held on 25 November 2015 at PWC Building. .
On 11th November 2015, 50 DAC students visited the premises of Deloitte.
Every year, several dozen business students set up their own businesses as part of the final year practicum. They set up these real, ACRA-registered businesses with their own capital, keep their profits and absorb any losses. See them in action here in part one of two installations.
Recently, SPELL invited Ms Karen Ng and her team from Singapore Polytechnic’s Corporate Communications Department to SPELL at Changi Airport Terminal 3 for an introduction to our latest technology, the KAI Square Analytics suite.
Recently, Eng Wah invited our Singapore Polytechnic Entrepreneurship students to set up stalls in the Clementi 321 mall.
The annual Entrepreneurship Mini-Bazaar was held in Singapore Polytechnic on the 5th of December 2015 in conjunction with the New Venture Planning (NVP) module’s Final Presentations.
Wood.Pecker is a novel business that retails wood-themed products such as cellphone and tablet cases as well as bamboo watches. .
Marshal is an all-new men’s leather label that focuses on sophistication and charm. Men’s clutches are their main product, with wallets and skins supplementing their collection as well.
The National Economics and Financial Management Challenge (NEFMC) is an annual competition organised by the NUS Economics Society in collaboration with MoneySense.
Diploma in Business Innovation and Design student team selected for the Finals of the Youth Entrepreneurs Competition 2016
Pre University Seminar 2016 – 28 May to 2 June
On 17 November 2015, Year 3 DBA students from the Marketing option attended a talk by Mr Dominic Chew, Vice President of Branding & Strategic Marketing of City Developments Limited.
On 11 November 2015, 28 DBA students from Year 1 to Year 3 went on a learning journey to the Hermès Leather Forever Exhibition to discover the heritage and brand story of Hermès.
The Finals of the SP Business School – POSB Marketing Plan Competition 2015 was held on 12 August, 6 to 9 pm at MLT 8. Close to 80 guests, staff and students attended the event.
Tan Zhi Rong, a DBID graduate from Singapore Polytechnic Business School, did the diploma proud having been awarded the highly coveted NUS Business Dean Scholarship.
DBID organised and hosted Design Innovation in Singapore on Wed, 2nd December 2015.
Keriann was part of the pioneer batch of Business Innovation and Design students in SP Business School. Her first steps into DBID were tentative ones, not knowing what to expect of her three years.
Growing up as a student in Singapore, I’ve always felt more inclined to join design-related courses because of my appreciation for the arts and aesthetics.
New programme will offer interns opportunity to work full-time at higher position and pay scale.
The tour was a great learning platform for the Hospitality Mid-Management Internship Programme (HMMIP) as they will start their one-year internship in the new academic year. The Hospitality Mid-Management Internship Programme (HMMIP) provides a fast-tracked career path to selected DTRM students.
The 12-week internship programme for Diploma in Human Resource Management with Psychology, which began in December 2015, saw a joyful reunion of interns and their lecturers at a post-internship seminar on Monday 7 March 2016.
Not a single poly student had ever been certified by the Institute of Banking and Finance (IBF) while they are still studying as polytechnic students. But the three 19 year-old SP-DFI students proved the well-meaning doubters wrong.
As the academic year came to a close, there was one last event for the freshmen before they moved on to the second year of their journey in Singapore Polytechnic.
An Interview with Jacqueline Melissa Hongadi
Diploma in Human Resource Management with Psychology (2008-2011)
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology (Hons I） (2015).
The Diploma in Human Resource Management with Psychology (DHRMP) has designed a more comprehensive and value-added internship opportunity by partnering with Kelly Services to offer a 20-week Recruitment Specialist Internship Programme (RSIP) to a selected group of students.
An interview with our DIB Gold Medallist(Broadway Industrial Group) Mr Emmanuel Ho.
44 Year 1 DHRMP students volunteered their services at the Global HR Seminar 2015 & SHRI 50th Anniversary Event.
Held on the 28th October, the DHRMP Youth Day followed the theme, Far Far Away – originating from the Shrek Universe.
Roshelle Tan Wei Xi and Leong Jie Jun from the Diploma in Tourism and Resort Management are the proud recipients of prestigious scholarships to local universities.
A group of 40 of Business School students from Diploma in Business Innovation and Design(DBID)attended a one-day Junior Achievement Job Shadow program.
The annual SP Business School Entrepreneur Bazaar was held on the 6th & 7th February, 2013. This annual event is an opportunity for many SP students to showcase their selling skills at the hub of Singapore Polytechnic.
Young entrepreneurs from Singapore Polytechnic joined hands with two secondary schools to show how powerful $100 can be in kickstarting a business
Everyone is a winner at the SP Business School - Sentosa 4D Magix Marketing Plan Competition 2013.
Seven years ago, to meet a rising demand for local entrepreneurs, Singapore Polytechnic’s (SP) Business School introduced the Entrepreneurship Option to third-year students taking the Diploma in Business Administration programme.
Students flocked to the SB Career Fair 2012 to meet with prospective employers and listened to talks on career opportunities available to them after graduation.
As part of the SB Community Service Day, 30 staff and students from SP Business School volunteered at the Highpoint Community Services Association (HCSA).
The second run of SP Business School’s event, [email protected], was held on Tuesday 16 October.
Ever tried sucking beancurd through a straw instead of scooping it up with a spoon? In Singapore Polytechnic, this interesting way of enjoying beancurd pudding is now synonymous with the brand ‘Suckies’. Suckies was set up by our own SB Entrepreneurship Option students, introducing a whole new way of enjoying and savouring beancurd.
Singapore Polytechnic’s (SP) off-campus retail store at Changi Airport Terminal 3 has turned one! SP’s off-campus retail store celebrates its anniversary with launch of new fashion wear.
The freshmen of Diploma in Banking and Financial Services (DBF) definitely had more spice added to their school life as DBF lecturers and the Student Chapter hosted a DBF bonding event for them on 12 May 2012.
On the 11 March 2012, 10 students from SP Business School embarked on a journey to Sichuan, China for a community service programme. For most of us, this 15-day programme turned out to be an unforgettable experience.
The DBF Post-Internship & Farewell Event was held on the 9th March 2012, which was specially organised for the DBF Year 3 students by a handful of lecturers as well as the Student Chapter.
SC Challenge 2012 was initiated by SPRING Singapore and Singapore Logistics Association (SLA) to elevate the professionalism of the industry and to attract young talents into the diverse field.
SP Business School plays host to 500 Secondary 3 Students in Outreach Event
Our DBA team won the final of the FedEx International Trade Challenge 2012. They will be representing Singapore in the Regional Challenge to be held in Hong Kong next month.
SP Business School embarked on a mission greater than ourselves to the CIP work in Bintan.
The objective of the programme is for students to bring betterment to the lives of others through their understanding of the needs that ordinary people face in the course of their lives.
SB shared Singapore culture through a parade of various types of traditional dresses and food and a quiz.
As part of the SB Community Service Day, staff and students from SP Business School volunteered at the Highpoint Community Services Association (HCSA).