Bridging Technology and Law with SMU’s Bachelor of Science in Computing & Law

We now live in an era where digital technologies permeate almost all aspects of our lives. With the digital economy in mind, SMU has rolled out a degree programme to groom a new generation adept at bridging technology and law to take on the complexities of our fast-changing world.

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#HI2020: Follow Your Heart with Chan Huang Suan

It takes considerable courage to leave a job you don’t identify with, especially amidst rising unemployment. SMU Bachelor in Science (IT) alumnus Chan Huang Suan took the plunge, and is today a step closer to his life goal, thanks to his new job.

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Fight White-collar Crimes with the New SMU Second Major in Financial Forensics

Beyond the shiny façade of the region’s successful business landscape lies crimes that only skilled accounting professionals can solve. SMU’s new second major in Financial Forensics is designed to equip a future workforce with the know-hows to tackle such white-collar frauds.

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Do You Have to Be Toxic to Get to the Top

In a tough business climate where bottomlines are king, toxic leadership is sometimes tolerated or even endorsed as a method of managing people and producing better results.

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#HI2020: Investing in Oneself with Farid Mohammad

If getting an internship offer in the midst of a global economic slowdown was hard, try having to turn down not one, but two offers. Yet, SMU Business student Farid Mohammad did just that so as to embark on his journey to self-discovery and betterment.

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Preventing and Reducing Burnout with Mindfulness

Ever tried pausing to take stock of your thoughts, feelings and environment when you feel completely overwhelmed at work? Associate Professor Jochen Reb of SMU’s Lee Kong Chian School of Business tells us how being mindful can help us cope with burnouts. Read More

5 Real Tips for Sniffing Out Fake News

The proliferation of fake news has cultivated a heightened sense of weariness when we read our news online. But it doesn’t have to be so. Let our well-read SMU librarians offer you some pro-tips in sizing up the next sensational news story that pops up in your feed.

Rising Through the Ranks: An Effective Millennial Manager

After living with the bad rap of being an “entitled generation”, millennials are finally getting a chance to prove themselves otherwise as leaders in the workplace. Digital marketer Sheryl Woon shares how being a millennial helps her to lead with respect and empathy in her job.

How Effective IP Management Can Help Your SME

Imagine developing and launching a new product or service in the market, only to have a competitor copy the same idea and launching it six months later? Fu Zhikang, a trainer at SMU Academy and an IP Strategist, shares his insights on why intellectual property management is crucial for SMEs.

Data Analytics: How to Better Understand Data to Make it Useful

Now that you’ve gathered the data, how do you make it useful? Mr Rafael J. Barros, Senior Lecturer at the SMU School of Information Systems, shares some tips on how to better present data that’s easy to analyse, and how to prevent data analytics abuse in this era of fake news.

Should You Track What You Eat?

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Monitoring what you put into your body can create greater self-awareness and cultivate better eating habits. But how would starting a daily food log actually help you to achieve your ideal weight goal and improve your overall health? Read More