Date: 16 May 2020
Time: 11:00am – 6:00pm
Venue : Virtual Online Format – Hosted on this webpage

POSTGRADUATE MASTERCLASS FAIR 2020 – GOES VIRTUAL

** IMPORTANT NOTICE (30th Mar) **

Dear Registrants,

In light of the evolving COVID-19 situation, we will be converting the Postgraduate Masterclass Fair to a Virtual Online Format.

We are currently accepting registrations for the Postgraduate Virtual Fair scheduled for 16 May 2020. Attendees that have registered earlier are automatically enrolled for our Virtual Fair.

The Virtual Fair will consist of 7 Different Zones and will be hosted Live on this webpage on 16th May.

  • Zone 1 – 360° Degrees Virtual Fair Walk Thru
  • Zone 2Live : Facebook Live Q&A Streaming
  • Zone 3Live : Zoom Chats – Information Sessions
  • Zone 4 Live : 1 to 1 Chats with the Institutions
  • Zone 5 – Masterclass Talk Video Launch
  • Zone 6 – Discover our Institutions
  • Zone 7 – Treasure Hunt

Only Pre-registered attendees can participate in our Treasure Quiz and correct answers will get a free $10 Starbucks Card (Limited to the first 750 redemptions). Register Now.

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The Postgraduate Masterclass Fair 2020 (13th Edition) aims to help professionals gain an insight into how postgraduate education can help you with your career progression and personal development.

Explore MBA, Masters and professional development courses that are offered by local and international institutions and gain insights into the different programmes available.

Postgraduate Fair Details

Date : 16th May 2020 (Sat) – New Rescheduled Date
Time : 11:00am – 6:00pm
Location : Virtual Fair Format – Hosted Live on this webpage

Ticket Type
Free Ticket (Virtual Fair) – Pre Registered

Entitles you to:

  • Entry Coupon to Participate in our Treasure Quiz
  • Access to Information Sessions

Postgraduate Virtual Fair – GO LIVE on 16th May

Zone 1 – 360° Degrees Virtual Fair

Walk-thru the Fair as if you were at Raffles City Convention Centre. Listen to our Audio Guides to find out more about the programmes and our treasure hunt clues.

Zone 2 – Facebook Live Q&A Streaming – Live Session

Join us for our Facebook Live Stream on our Facebook Page –
Live Stream Schedule will be provided closer to event date

Zone 3 – Zoom Chats – Information Sessions – Live Session

Join us for the Information Sessions by the various institutions on Zoom (25 Mins Session)
Information Session Timings will be provided closer to event date.

Zone 4 1 to 1 Chats with the InstitutionsLive Session

Get in touch with the respective Institutions Live.
Chat Channels will be provided closer to event date

Zone 5 – Masterclass Talk Video Launch

Details of the Masterclass Talks can be found below
Videos of the Talks will be launched on 16th May

Zone 6 – Discover our Institutions

Download Course Brochures from our Institutions and find out their contact details.

Zone 7 – Treasure Quiz

Full Details of the Treasure Quiz will be released later
Pre-registered attendees that answer all our questions will get a free $10 Starbucks Card. (Limited to 750 redemptions)

List of Participating Institutions and Partners

  • Amity Global Institute
  • Aventis School of Management
  • East Asia Institute of Management
  • ESSEC Business School
  • Frank by OCBC
  • Jamboree Education
  • James Cook University
  • Kaplan
  • Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)
  • Nanyang Technopreneurship Center
  • Nanyang Centre for Public Administration
  • Wealth Management Institute
  • National Institute of Education
  • NUS Institute of Systems Science
  • NUS School of Continuing and Lifelong Education (SCALE)
  • Ngee Ann Academy
  • Ngee Ann Polytechnic – CET Academy
  • POSB
  • PSB Academy
  • SG:D | Scholarship / Infocomm Media Development Authority
  • SIM Global Education
  • SMU Lee Kong Chian School of Business
  • SMU School of Accountancy
  • SMU School of Economics
  • SMU School of Information Systems
  • SMU School of Law
  • Strate School of Design Singapore
  • SUSS School of Business
  • Singapore University of Technology and Design
  • TMC Academy

Click here to find out more about the Postgraduate Masterclass Fair 2020 – Programme and Course Listing

Click here to download the Latest Executive Education Guide – Feb 2020

Masterclass Sessions Details (Zone 5)

Session 1 : Leader Fairness in the Age of AI – SMU LKCSB

Michael Bashshur
Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Human Resources

SMU Lee Kong Chian School of Business

Leaders and those in positions of power call the shots as to how resources are allocated.  Past research has shown that as you give people more power they tend to behave more selfishly, keeping more resources for themselves rather than sharing perks with others. The growing use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the workplace might be expected to reduce some of this unfairness by taking many allocation decisions out of the hands of power holders and allowing an algorithm to take over. However, AI comes with its own challenges and fairness is not just a result of what is allocated but also how it is allocated and the method in which it is allocated.

Session 2 : Industry 4.0 – Historical Overview and Current Trends – NUS SCALE

Associate Professor Goh Puay Guan

NUS School of Continuing and Lifelong Education (SCALE)

With an overview of the various industrial revolutions and the current confluence of technologies broadly known as Industry 4.0, find out how companies and individuals can make sense of technological innovation through recent business history and developments.

Session 3 : More Than Codes – NUS ISS

Mr Chia Yuen Kwan
Senior Lecturer, Software Systems Practice

Institute of Systems Science, NUS

With technology travelling on a super highway, speed is inevitably a major game changer in many industries. This in turn leads to the expectation of speed in building software, fuelling the drive for shorter software development cycles. It is however important to note that diving straight into codes, without sufficient consideration of human and design elements would not only result in wastage of resources but impede the very objective of achieving speed, where the quality of the system might be compromised. This is especially so when the system is of a substantial scale. Thus, building it right is definitely > Codes!

Session 4 : Innovation by Design: The Future is Now! – SUTD

Associate Professor Arlindo Silva
Engineering Product Development (EPD)

Singapore University of Technology and Design

Innovation and Design are two frequently (mis)used words in almost any context. This talk will touch on several misinterpretations of the words “Design” and “Innovation” and will convey a more meaningful way of discussing, analyzing and implementing strategies. Innovation by design embraces a new paradigm where design innovation crosses every discipline, domain and sector, not just in the somewhat superficial “design thinking” kind of way, but going deep into the processes that companies use to develop their products and services. Examples of course projects and prospective thesis themes will be shown from the current student batch.

Session 5 : Entrepreneurial Decision Making Under Uncertainty – NTU NTC

Dr Xia Zhiqiang
Programme Director, MSc TIP

Nanyang Technopreneurship Center, NTU

“Market-leading companies have missed game-changing transformations in industry after industry, not because of ‘bad’ management, but because they followed the dictates of ‘good’ management. They listened closely to their customers. They carefully studied market trends. They allocated capital to the innovations that promised the largest returns.” (Murray, 2010) It seems that these big corporates didn’t do anything wrong, but somehow they lost. WHY? One of the major reasons is uncertainty. These big corporates typically did badly under uncertainty. Even for entrepreneurs, Peter Drucker once said that so few of the so-called entrepreneurs know what they are doing and they lack the methodology.” Instead of being more demoralizing or frustrating, however, Steve Blank (a successful serial entrepreneur) advocates that There were repeatable patterns of business behaviour that could explain the heretofore unexplainable. This talk will discuss these issues and inform why MSc TIP is able to train a new generation of entrepreneurs on thinking, judging, deciding, and acting under business uncertainty.

Session 6 : The Pillars of Luxury Brand Management – ESSEC

Prof. Sonja Prokopec
LVMH Chaired Professor, Marketing Department, ESSEC Business School, Asia-Pacific

ESSEC Business School

With the burgeoning success of the luxury industry, the concept of luxury brand management has become increasingly relevant for many different industry sectors. This master class delves into luxury branding practices, including how to reinforce luxury brand uniqueness and differentiation from the competition using the concept of DNA and codes, storytelling and management of time paradox.

Click here to download the synopsis of the Masterclass Sessions

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Summary of Event Notices

** IMPORTANT NOTICE (8th Feb 2020) **

Dear Registrants,

We have decided to reschedule the Postgraduate Fair 2020 to 16 May 2020*.

As Singapore raises the risk alert for the Novel Coronavirus to Orange, we want to do our part to defer large-scale events like the Postgraduate Fair.

We do seek your understanding as we take this extra precaution to contain the spread of the virus. Your health and safety is important to us, and we do not wish to put anyone at any additional risk.

The registration site will continue to operate as we are accepting registrations for the Postgraduate Fair scheduled for 16 May 2020.

Current Registrants will receive a full email update from us on 8 February and will be automatically signed up for the Postgraduate Fair on 16 May 2020.

All Coffee Chat Registrants will receive the $5 refund of the deposit via their credit cards within 14 days.

Just like you, we are also keeping close tabs on MOH’s announcements. Please follow us on our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/headhuntsg/ for any further updates and information pertaining to this event. If you have any other questions, please email marketing@headhunt.com.sg

In addition to joining us for the Postgraduate Masterclass Fair on 16th May, if you need to speak to someone urgently, you can first join our PG Virtual Fair by clicking here and we will link you up for 1-to-1 Phone Chat as soon as possible.

We thank you for your support and look forward to seeing you in May. Stay safe and healthy!

  • Tentative Date: Pending DORSCON Level at that point in time

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** IMPORTANT NOTICE (24th Feb) **

Dear Registrants,

We have decided to reschedule the Postgraduate Fair 2020 to 16 May 2020* due to COVID-19 and we do seek your understanding.

We are currently accepting registrations for the Postgraduate Fair scheduled for 16 May 2020 below.

In addition to joining us for the Postgraduate Masterclass Fair on 16th May, if you need to speak to someone urgently, you can first join our PG Virtual Fair by clicking here and we will link you up for 1-to-1 Phone Chat as soon as possible.

We thank you for your support and look forward to seeing you in May. Stay safe and healthy!

*Tentative Date: Pending DORSCON Level at that point in time

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