SP Business School
Designing Business. Defining Tomorrow
The SB Times, which is the editorial arm of the SB Club, wishes you a happy start to Semester 1!
To begin this new chapter, we are publishing our first newsletter of the year with the theme “A Fresh Start”.
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.
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.
The only polytechnic with an out-of-campus entrepreneurship learning centre, SPELL is the retail store that was much more than meets the eye.
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.
SP's School of Business (SB) recently held the Business China Youth Showdown on the 13th of July 2016.
Two teams of Business School students clinched the Top two prizes in the finals of the annual Supply Chain Challenge competition (SCC 2016) held on 22 July 2016 organised by Singapore Logistics Association (SLA) and co-sponsored by Spring Singapore.
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.
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.
DAC students took part in the first ever ICAEW Regional Business Challenge and walked away as 2nd-Runner-Up!
The National Economics and Financial Management Challenge (NEFMC) is an annual competition organised by the NUS Economics Society in collaboration with MoneySense.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An Interview with Jacqueline Melissa Hongadi
Diploma in Human Resource Management with Psychology (2008-2011)
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology (Hons I） (2015).
An interview with our DIB Gold Medallist(Broadway Industrial Group) Mr Emmanuel Ho.
In SP Business School, we have an impressive group with expertise in areas including Entrepreneurship, Human Resource, Marketing, Retail, Advertising and Public Relations. Indeed, the local newspapers and media have always actively seek our lecturers for their professional perspectives, views and opinions. Wouldn’t it be cool to be taught by lecturers who are in touch with the pulse of the industry !
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.
The annual UOB Kay Hian Scholarship presentation ceremony took place on 13th Nov 2014. Fifteen excited scholars made their way to UOB Kay Hian’s office at Anthony Road.
In line with the Government’s call for more young people in Singapore to be involved in entrepreneurship, SP Business School (SB) is pleased to present the 17th edition of our Young Entrepreneurship Challenge, YES 2015, in a new format.
30th October 2014 11:00 – 4:00 PM T19 Ground Floor & 1st Floor Podium. Gather information that will aid you in planning your career.
SP Business School hosted close to 300 Secondary 3 students at the 4th run of [email protected]
Promising and outstanding DHRMP students who excel within and beyond the classroom are able to receive recognition through prestigious (bond-free) scholarships offered by two leading organisations - Cerebos Pacific Pte Ltd and Hays Specialist Recruitment Pte Ltd.
On 31 October 2014, about 140 students from the Diploma in Human Resource Management with Psychology (DHRMP) participated in a bonding event. Called the “Magical Night” it was organised by our very own DHRMP Student Chapter.
These were the comments given by Year 3 SP students on our Peer Coaching Programme – “Interviews LIVE”, a second time collaboration between SP Business School and the Student Service Centre.
13 August 2014….it’s the Finals of the SP Business School - Mott’s Snapple International Marketing Plan Competition.
To celebrate with the first graduating class of Diploma in Business Practice (Business Management), the Couse Management Team organised a farewell dinner buffet on 11 August 2014.
40 students from SP’s Diploma in Human Resource Management with Psychology (DHRMP) embarked on an exciting study trip to Hong Kong from 9-14 September 2013.
For the third year, the Ministry of National Development (MND) conferred on SP Diploma in Business Innovation and Design (DBID) students a 3 year scholarship valued at more than $15,000.
On July 23rd 2014, students from the Diploma in Business Innovation and Design continued their conversation with innovative industry leaders.
On 15th July 2014, close to 90 students from the Diploma in Business Administration and the Diploma in Engineering with Business attended a Talk at MLT 11 on “Branding Strategies of Etude House Products in Singapore”.
Congratulations to the following 2014 Scholarship Recipients...
In recent years, there has been increasing concern about the values and emotional health of Singaporeans, particularly in the younger generation...
On 16th January 2014, Year 3 students of the Diploma in Tourism and Resort Management had an exclusive opportunity to visit the Conrad Centennial Singapore Hotel.
Glitz and glamour was the 1920s. The DTRM Chapter brought back the Roaring Twenties with a grand theme influenced by a well-known book and movie adaptation, The Great Gatsby, for this year’s Graduation Night.
Teams pit themselves against each other in an exciting real-time, web-based business game. During the course of the game, participants will have to make strategic decisions based on fluctuating market prices and uncertain market conditions.
In line with the Government’s call for more young people in Singapore to be involved in entrepreneurship, SP Business School (SB) is pleased to present the 16th edition of our Young Entrepreneurship Challenge, YES 2014, in a new format.
During my course of study in Singapore Polytechnic (SP), the Diploma in Business Administration (DBA) has given me numerous opportunities and has allowed me to challenge myself holistically
I was from the Diploma in Business Administration, majored in Marketing and Retail options in Year 3.
Two SP Business School teams, “VSA” and “District 3” from the Diploma in Human Resource Management with Psychology (DHRMP) emerged FIRST and THIRD placings (Polytechnic / University Category) of the Singapore HR Challenge 2014 which was held on Sat, 15 February 2014 at MLT 12.
Our congratulations to DHRMP students who were recognised for their efforts in various poly-wide activities!
SP Business School proudly hosted the 5th Annual Entrepreneurship Bazaar from 6-7 February 2014 at the Auditorium. More than 40 stalls managed by nearly 200 students from SP, Fairfield Methodist Secondary School and Outram Secondary School were set up.
12 February 2014 was a big day for the final year Diploma in Business Administration (Marketing Management option) students – it was the finals of the Marketing Plan Competition 2014.
Mrs Pamela Wigglesworth, Managing Director of Experiential Pte Ltd, presented a talk on the 27th of Jan 2014, entitled ‘Designing an Interactive Multi-touch Marketing Campaign’ which focused on various marketing strategies and the use of social media to engage consumers.
SP Business School hosted 59 students from the Direct Polytechnic Admission (DPA) programme on Friday 7 February 2014.
Year 2 students from the Diploma in Human Resource Management with Psychology (DHRMP) conducted mock interviews, as well as, gave constructive feedback to 28 Year 3 SP students. Called the Peer Coaching programme – “Interviews Live”, it was a first time collaboration between SP Business School and the Student Service Centre.
Besides bonding through activities, SB staff and students set the record for formation of the largest orange circle.
SP Business School hosted about 230 Secondary 3 students at its third run of i [email protected]
7 August 2013, 3pm....The moment of truth for the final year Diploma in Business Administration (Marketing Management option) students arrived when after months of hard work, the students pitched their marketing plan proposals to Network for Electronic Transfers Singapore Pte Ltd (NETS).
7 Sep 2013 – that was the date of the Parents’ Forum, organised by SP. Talks and Q+A sessions at SP Auditorium enlightened parents and their children of SP’s academic programmes and the great possibilities/aspirations and potentials paved by the “SP journey”.
Participating in the SP NETS Marketing competition has given me invaluable insights and priceless opportunities. I have gained a real-life, authentic working experience that has benefitted and enriched me greatly.
The Singapore Polytechnic Convention Centre was bustling with excitement when 223 secondary school students island wide and 86 Diploma in Business Administration and Diploma in Business with Engineering 1st year students came together to participate in the 15th Young Entrepreneurship Challenge (YES) hosted by SP Business School on 4th and 5th June 2013.
Our heartiest congratulations to Dennis Teo Jun Wei, our DAC Alumni, for being awarded the SPRING-GREENPAC Singapore Executive Development Scholarship 2013.
DATE: 10 July 2013, Wed, 3:15 – 5pm
Venue: MLT8, SINGAPORE POLYTECHNIC
The Direct Polytechnic Admission (DPA) Programme in Singapore Polytechnic (SP) allows Singapore Polytechnic flexibility to select students on criteria other than GCE 'O'-Level results, thus allowing a wider range of talents to be recognised.
Within the various SP Schools, there’s a strong presence of students with siblings in the same school. They have sat through the same classes, eaten in the same food courts and studied under
the same lecturers. Some make the choice to study here together, while others tell all they know to their younger siblings and let them make their own choice.
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.
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.
SP Business School hosted 23 students from the Direct Polytechnic Admission (DPA) programme on Wednesday 6 March for a few hours of fun and learning.
The committee members of SB Entrepreneurial Leadership Club (ELC) held their finale event – Bowling Fiesta at West Bowl, Clementi on 16 January 2013.
Congratulations to our Diploma in Tourism & Resort Management graduate Tony Yeoh, who is the proud recipient of the SPRING Executive Development Scholarship!
Lim Xing Yi and Rachel Soon Mun Ee, both students undertaking the Diploma in Business Administration (DBA) are the proud recipients of the Dairy Farm Scholarships which are merit-based awards awarded by the Dairy Farm Singapore Group
In Dec 2012, Gene embarked on the US-ASEAN Young Leaders Summit 2012 that was held in Jakarta, Indonesia and initiated by Secretary Clinton of the United States.
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]
Contributed by: Vinni Goh Mei Xiang, Ng Zhen Yuan, Maybelline Lim & Marcus Keck (DBF year 2)
KHOO KIAN KOON of DTRM/FT/3A/03 shares his insights
Listen to distinguished guest speakers from industry offering advice on Career Planning and more!
This workshop seeks to provide a fun-filled interactive experience for Secondary School students to find out more about the Diploma in Human Resource Management with Psychology (DHRMP) as well as our learning environment.
Two teams of SP students, one from the Business School and the other from the School of
Design, were given the opportunity to work on a Design Thinking project sponsored by OCBC Bank, the leading local bank.
Singapore International Water Week/ World Citites Summit/ Clean Enviro Summit 2012
By: Melanie Tay DTRM/FT/2A/01
1st August 2012 - This was the day when three teams from the 3rd year cohort of the Diploma in Business Administration, specialising in Marketing Management, emerged as finalists in the SP Business School - Bugis Street Marketing Competition 2012.
Our students at SP Business School are certainly going places!
At SP Business School, our lecturers go the extra mile. We are proud to feature two lecturers from SP Business School, Han Lih Lih and Ken Kwan, who are the proud recipients of Koh Boon Hwee award.
Dominic Chew graduated from SP Business School with the Diploma in Business Administration (Marketing) with Merit in 1993. His foundation in SP gave him the edge to graduate from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University with a Bachelor of Business with Distinction, and from the University of Strathclyde with a post-graduate Diploma in International Marketing.
Our very own DIB students participated for the first time in the prestigious Future China Global Forum 2012 on July 9th and 10th. This year, it was held at Shangri La Hotel, Singapore.
On 21st June, a group of secondary school teachers spent the afternoon at SP Business School to learn the art and science of forex trading.
The Youth Entrepreneurs Competition aims to instill lateral thinking in our young and to turn challenges into opportunities. Our SP team emerged as winner of “Best in Digital Marketing & Social Media” and “1st Runner Up” for overall.
The Singapore Polytechnic Business School has hosted the 14th Young Entrepreneurship Challenge (YES) 2012. This year’s theme was Designing Business for Social Good.
SP Business School hosted 100 secondary school students to an SP Experience (SPX) on Tuesday 5 June where students had a choice two workshops: EQ and Psychology and the workshop on Hospitality and Service Quality.
Mr Yuliyanto, graduated with first-class honours and has also been nominated as a valedictorian of NTU's Nanyang Business School despite once being rejected by 4 polys.
During the March holidays, our students embarked on a journey to Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam and collaborated with four Vietnamese colleges for their Overseas Social Innovation Project (OSIP).
Excitement filled the hearts of the twenty of us from SP Business School who were ready for our Overseas Internship Training Program (OITP) at Suzhou and Shanghai in March-April 2012.
Six Seconds introduced the first EQ Certification for tertiary education in the SEA Region on 23 March 2012 with a pioneering program in the Singapore Polytechnic Business School.
About 130 students and guests attended the Finals of the AirAsia Marketing Plan Competition 2012
A group of about 60 students from Diploma in Accountancy gathered together on 1st February 2012 to celebrate the completion of their yearlong project.
SP Business School team, “Joy”, comprising 4 students from DHRMP emerged First Runner-Up (Polytechnic category) at the Singapore HR Challenge 2012.
5 students from the Singapore Polytechnic Outstanding Talent (SPOT) programme set off to attend the Harvard Model United Nations Conference (HMUN) 2012 at Boston, Massachusetts.
The Annual Entrepreneurship Bazaar was held on 2nd and 3rd February 2012, at the Singapore Polytechnic Convention Centre (SPCC).