Yale-NUS College and UCLA Anderson School of Management offer students academic options related to business and leadership in Singapore.
Choose one of the curriculum options below. Your choice indicates how you will spend your day academically during the program. These options are comprehensive full-day academies in a specific subject area.
The Leadership and Global Citizenship Program emphasizes the philosophy of ‘learning by doing’ and aims to develop students who are ethical and effective change agents. This Academy explores the fundamentals of leadership through a multi-disciplinary approach. Key tenets of the program include understanding that leadership transcends rank, and
that good leaders also follow, know when to listen, and thrive in teams. Themes include: personal impact, relating and influencing, organizational effectiveness, civil engagement, and global citizenship. Effective leaders understand their dreams and goals. Knowing their “inner compass,” they mesh their decisions to their values, enabling them to thrive in their mission. This element of the course helps students clarify personal direction and leadership goals.
Developed and taught by the UCLA Anderson School of Management, sponsored by the Center for MEMES (Management of Enterprise in Media, Entertainment & Sports), this Academy provides students with an overview of the principles of business through the lens of the Entertainment, Media, and Sports industries. Students will gain familiarity with
key strategic issues and the challenges involved in marketing and managing businesses in these industries. Global business trends will be emphasized by local presenters and business examples from the Asian continent. Key opportunities include the upcoming Olympic games in Japan, the international market for blockbuster films, and the evolving landscape for interactive and immersive entertainment, including AR/VR and video games.