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.

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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.

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4 Smart Ways to Market to Stay-in Consumers

In this age of social distancing, the retail scene is witnessing a big shift in consumption habits. Just what can retailers do to recalibrate their strategies to woo the customers back?

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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.

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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.

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An inclusive and diverse U

Student Karl Gan shares how SMU's recent “Building a Culture of Inclusion Within Institutes of Higher Learning” conference has impacted how he sees society. Read More

The Googley affair

SMU student Astha Kalbag recently had an opportunity to sample the ‘Google Experience’ firsthand. Read about the lessons she learnt, and the fun she had. Read More

Recognising innovative teachers

At SMU, our instructors are always on the hunt for ways to add value to the curriculum. The Teaching Excellence Awards recognises our faculty members for their brilliant ideas. Read More