DUAL MID SEPTEMBER 2014 UPDATE

Here is the DUAL Mid September update. As always, dues paying Cornell Club of Singapore are eligible to register for the events/opportunities listed here!

1. Thursday, 18 Sep, 2014 07:00pm – 09:00pm – DUAL Drinks
2. Thursday, 25 Sep, 2014 11:00am – 09:30pm – NUS Business School Golf Reunion Challenge 2014
3. Thursday, 25 Sep, 2014 06:30pm – 09:30pm – Chicago Conversation: Big Data and Consumer Research
4. Friday, 26 Sep, 2014 07:15pm – 10:00pm – LSEAAS – An Evening with Prof. Arne Westad, Fri. 26 Sep. 7:15pm @ La Strada
5. Friday, 03 Oct, 2014 06:00pm – COAST-TO-COAST HAPPY HOUR
6. Saturday, 04 Oct, 2014 01:00pm – 05:00pm – MIT Beaver Cup Bowling Tourney
7. Saturday, 04 Oct, 2014 03:35pm – 03:35pm – Kaizen-INSEAD Education Conference – Early Bird Pricing ends August 30 – Register now!
8. Wednesday, 08 Oct, 2014 06:30pm – 10:00pm – Berkeley Club Monthly Happy Hour
9. Thursday, 09 Oct, 2014 07:00pm – 10:00pm – DUAL LGBT Social Networking Event
10. Friday, 10 Oct, 2014 10:00am – Sunday, 12 Oct, 2014 12:00pm – Columbia Business School Pan-Asian Reunion 2014
11. Volunteering Opportunities – teach a class, Junior Achievement
12. Internship Opportunity – Temasek Holdings
13. Career Opportunity – Business analyst position in Singapore VC fund ClickStream Ventures
14. Career Opportunities – JobStreet.com creates exclusive career website for DUAL members

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1. Thursday, 18 Sep, 2014 07:00pm – 09:00pm – DUAL Drinks

Do come down and join us for our monthly DUAL Drinks! We have the entire 3rd floor of Wakanui Grill Dining for DUAL Drinks. It will be a great time to relax, catch up with old friends and meet new people!

Venue: Wakanui Grill Dining; 3rd Floor, 70 Boat Quay, Singapore 049858
Cost: $16nett 1for1 Asahi Super Dry bottle (330ml) and Hite (500ml); $20nett 1for1house spirit (Vodka, Gin, Bourbon, Whiskey & Rum), house red & white wine; $7nett 1for1 non alcoholic drinks; 15% off
RSVP: Just Come! No need to RSVP!
Contact: Questions: please email hauyee.ng@gmail.com

2. Thursday, 25 Sep, 2014 11:00am – 09:30pm – NUS Business School Golf Reunion Challenge 2014

MBA Alumni-NUS would like to open this invitation to our fellow DUAL members as “Friends”. The NUS Business School Golf Reunion Challenge is an annual flagship event for NUS business school community. It is organised jointly by NUS Business School Alumni Association, NUS Business School Mandarin Alumni and MBA Alumni-NUS. There will be a “shot gun” event for more than 100 golfers, ending the evening with a networking dinner. Closing date: Friday, 5 September 2014

Venue: The Singapore Island Country Club, Island Course, Island location, 180 Island Club Road, Singapore 578774
Cost: NUS Business School Alumni & SICC member $100; Alumni but non SICC Member $200; Friend but SICC Member $150; Friend and Non-SICC Member $250; Networking Dinner only $70
Contact: Kelly Koh from Global Alumni Network Office (GANO) at kellykoh@nus.edu.sg or call her at +65 6516 6744
Both Lunch and Dinner at Ballroom 2 – 3, Level 3. Schedule as follows: 11.00am Registration & Lunch (SICC Pro Shop, Level 2); 1.00pm Shotgun Start; 7.00pm Dinner with Lucky Draw & Prize Presentation; 9.30pm Good Night

3. Thursday, 25 Sep, 2014 06:30pm – 09:30pm – Chicago Conversation: Big Data and Consumer Research

Big Data and Consumer Research Join us in Singapore for a Chicago Conversation Big data is more than high-volume, high-velocity data. It has been described as ginormous and very scary. It also has the potential to help companies innovate, improve operations, and make smarter decisions. Singapore has hosted a number of big data summits and is jockeying to become Southeast Asia’s big data hub. Chicago Booth invites you to join us in Singapore for a discussion with Booth alumni and marketing professionals who will share their expertise and perspective on the current environment. Hear their take on the big data’s role in consumer research. •Learn more about the business challenges and opportunities facing this industry. •Meet industry professionals and learn about MBA career opportunities. •Network with the Chicago Booth community, including alumni, corporate partners, current students, and prospective students who share your interest.

Venue: Chicago Booth – Singapore Campus, Function Hall, 101 Penang Road, Singapore 238466
Cost: Free
http://www.chicagobooth.edu/conversations/?source=cs-em-20140909-02

4. Friday, 26 Sep, 2014 07:15pm – 10:00pm – LSEAAS – An Evening with Prof. Arne Westad, Fri. 26 Sep. 7:15pm @ La Strada

The LSEAAS cordially invites you to join us in welcoming Professor Arne Westad in his first visit to Singapore! The evening will be a great opportunity to take part in engaging discussions with Prof. Westad over a FOUR-course dinner (3+1 menu* course with red/white wines) at La Starda, Les Amis Group of Restaurants and to catch-up with friends and network with other LSE alumni, DUAL partners and friends.

Venue: La Strada, #01-11 Shaw Centre, 1 Scotts Road, Singapore (http://lastrada.com.sg/)
Cost: $75 – DUAL/Guests
RSVP: Please register soonest and payment(s) with Garich Lim at garichlim@googlemail.com

About Prof. Arne Westad: Odd Arne Westad is Professor of International History, LSE and an expert on the history of the Cold War era and on contemporary international affairs. He directs LSE IDEAS, a centre for international affairs, diplomacy and strategy which he founded with Professor Michael Cox in 2008. He lectures widely on China’s foreign affairs, on Western interventions in Africa and Asia, and on foreign policy strategy. More information here

5. Friday, 03 Oct, 2014 06:00pm – COAST-TO-COAST HAPPY HOUR

Join us at a Coast-to-Coast Happy Hour and mingle with alums from Stanford, Northwestern, Penn and MIT, among others. Come for drinks, old friends, new friends, Halloween costume ideas and reminiscence about old times, FOB jokes, dorm food, and of course, red cups.

Venue: Venue: Cook & Brew, Westin; 12 Marina View, Asia Square Tower 2, Singapore 018961
RSVP: singa.c2c@gmail.com
Contact: Amerson Lin (MIT), Edwina Yeo (Penn), Ariel Yak (Northwestern), Vivien Chua (Stanford), K.T. Khoo (Stanford)
RSVP early to secure your red cup. Please provide name, email and number attending, no later than Mon 29 Sept to singa.c2c@gmail.com

6. Saturday, 04 Oct, 2014 01:00pm – 05:00pm – MIT Beaver Cup Bowling Tourney

An annual team event (4 persons min.) boasting loads of fun and friendly competition. Pull together a team to wrest the coveted Beaver Cup from defending Champs Michigan!

Venue: Singapore Island Country Club, 180 Island Club Road, S578774
Cost: $40 for bowlers, $15 for non-bowlers
RSVP: RSVP tohjamer@yahoo.com by 15 Sep 2014
Contact: James Toh
Sign up online at https://sites.google.com/site/beavercup2014/

7. Saturday, 04 Oct, 2014 03:35pm – 03:35pm – Kaizen-INSEAD Education Conference – Early Bird Pricing ends August 30 – Register now!

Register now for the Kaizen-INSEAD Education Conference on October 4th, 2014! Early Bird Pricing ends August 30! The KIES conference, ‘Global Trends; Local realities’, will explore how macro trends in the education industry are becoming a reality in Southeast Asia. Speakers include experts from across the globe who will sit on one of five panels focusing on: education technology; teacher training; technical and vocational training; funding the ecosystem; and the internationalization of higher education. The conference will be a platform to debate some of the most relevant issues and trends facing the education industry today. To further the panelist discussions, conference participants from all parts of the educational ecosystem are encouraged to attend. The conference is designed to help connect industry constituents to one another and, in turn, help build an educational foundation to foster continued economic growth.

Venue: INSEAD campus, 1 Ayer Rajah Avenue, SG 138676
RSVP: http://www.kaizenpe.com/kies2014
Contact: kies2014@kaizenpe.com

8. Wednesday, 08 Oct, 2014 06:30pm – 10:00pm – Berkeley Club Monthly Happy Hour

The Berkeley Club of Singapore invites you to join Golden Bears on second Wednesdays (hump days) for our monthly Happy Hour. Celebrate the passing of half the work week and almost half the month with friend from Cal – UC Berkeley. All are welcome. Please note that our happy hours are no longer on Thursdays. We’ve now moved to Wednesdays.

Venue: ME@OUE (OUE TOWER ROOFTOP)
Cost: Cash bar
RSVP: None needed
Contact: berkeleyclubofsingapore@gmail.com
ME@OUE is located on the rooftop of the new OUE Tower at Collyers Quay (across from the Fullerton Bay Hotel and near One Fullerton, Customs House,…). You can get to the rooftop at the main lobby and approach the ME@OUE concierge to take the dedicated elevator to the rooftop which offers stunning, unobstructed views of Marina Bay.

9. Thursday, 09 Oct, 2014 07:00pm – 10:00pm – DUAL LGBT Social Networking Event

The DUAL LGBT group would like to invite all members of the DUAL alumni organizations for a LGBT social networking event on Oct 9th. We will have simple games for attendees to participate at the event as ice breakers in order for everyone to get to know each other. We hope many of you will come to this event to show your support, details as follows:

Venue: My Awesome Cafe, 202 Telok Ayer Street, 068639 (short walk from Tanjong Pagar MRT)
Cost: Drinks and food at participant’s own expense
RSVP: Email to: Scott Griffiths at sagriffiths@gmail.com or Seen Meng Chew at seenmeng@gmail.com
Contact: Scott Griffiths (96677062); Seen Meng Chew (83182889)
Dress Code: Business Casual.
We hope to see many of you at this event!
Cheers, Organizers of DUAL LGBT Group

10. Friday, 10 Oct, 2014 10:00am – Sunday, 12 Oct, 2014 12:00pm – Columbia Business School Pan-Asian Reunion 2014

The Columbia Business School is pleased to invite DUAL members to join them in their CBS Pan-Asian Reunion 2014. This is an ideal opportunity to take advantage of Columbia Business School’s global network, with panel sessions on topics like investment, innovation and impact. The event will feature more than 40 extraordinary alumni, faculty members, and special guest speakers from around the world including Henry Kravis, Bruce Greenwald and Joseph Stiglitz.

Venue: Ritz Carlton
Cost: SGD 800.
RSVP: Please email to Ms. Ng Hau Yee at hauyee.ng@gmail.com for a RSVP card to submit to the Columbia Business School by 19th September
Contact: More info on the programs, please visit http://www8.gsb.columbia.edu/pan-asia/

Sessions include: Global Career Trends: What’s Next?; Social Enterprise in Asia; The Changing Paradigm in Global Markets; The Rise of Consumerism in Asia; Manufacturing in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations; Global Real Estate Investments: Asia and Beyond; China’s Next Growth Phase: Promises and Pitfalls; Media Strategies for Asian Markets: Global vs. Multi-Local; Innovation in Energy; The Revival of Japan in the Global Economy; Long-term Investing Opportunities in Short-term Markets; Entrepreneurship and Private Equity in Emerging Markets.

11. Volunteering Opportunities – teach a class, Junior Achievement

We are coming to the local school year end and Junior Achievement Singapore has a number of upcoming volunteering opportunities to teach classes in schools. We need lots of volunteers in October and November. We generally partner 2 volunteers per class. Training and all course materials are provided. Please see attached for list of classes for October, November and December.

If interested or questions, please contact Ms. Ng Hau Yee at hauyee.ng@ja.org.

12. Internship Opportunity – Temasek Holdings

Public Markets is a team within the Investment Group that provides in-house equity derivatives structuring expertise (including equity-linked instruments / convertible bonds). We are looking for a self-motivated team player with excellent communication and quantitative skills. The position will provide an opportunity to gain hands-on knowledge about a broad range of equity derivative products and markets, and an in depth view of Temasek’s investment/divestment executions via derivatives. The small team of 2 means the candidate will be given a broad range of tasks and responsibilities. Candidate must have basic knowledge of derivative products, be quantitatively inclined and interested in the markets. Proficiency in Excel and Powerpoint are required, and VBA skills would be useful.

Responsibilities:
· Liaise with investment banks for pricing requests and critically evaluating the responses
· Support the team’s structuring and transaction execution efforts
· Prepare presentations and analysis for internal approvals
· Assist the team on an ad-hoc basis

Level: Penultimate or final year undergraduate degree student, or post-graduate student e.g. MBA or PhD

Period: 3 months+ (longer period also available)

Interested candidate, please send CV to Li Yirong at yirong@temasek.com.sg.

13. Career Opportunity – Business analyst position in Singapore VC fund ClickStream Ventures

ClickStream Ventures (CSV) is seeking a go-getter business analyst with a passion for venture capital. The position is based in Singapore and will focus on the South East Asian digital space. CSV is an early to late stage digital-only venture capital fund deepening its presence in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines. We create success stories by complementing our
investments with unparalleled hands-on support. General partner William Klippgen is an INSEAD ‘03D alumnus having invested in tech startups in Singapore since 2004.

Your responsibilities
Working closely with the GPs on mission critical initiatives including:
• Managing the limited partner agenda and investor outreach
• Leading initial due diligence and primary market research
• Supporting deal sourcing through a diverse set of channels
• Traveling to target markets to meet with companies and partners
• Representing CSV at select events

We are looking for someone who is/has:
• Self-driven, rigorous, with a can-do attitude
• Passionate about digital media, online startups and regional internet adoption
• Entrepreneurial i.e. can create value in the face of ambiguity
• Good communicator. Excellent spoken and written English skills; additional language will be a plus, say Bahasa, Thai, Japanese, or Mandarin
• Strong ability to synthesise information from a multitude of sources
• Ability to deliver structured presentations on the topic in question
• Prior experience working for a startup is a plus
• Demonstrated excellent in academics with a minimum bachelor’s degree in finance, computer science, engineering, life science, or business Applications:

Please write to mailto:contact@clickstreamventures.com with the subject line of
“Business Analyst position” . Please send both a resume and cover letter. If possible, share some or all of the following
• Highlight your social media presence/engagement
• Share your analysis / due diligence of an online company using less than 8 slides
• A 30 second video that explains the gist of who you are and how you can add value to CSV
• A very short and creative way to demonstrate your uniqueness

14. JobStreet.com creates exclusive career website for DUAL members

JobStreet.com is pleased to create exclusively for DUAL members, a new and exclusive career site located at http://sg.jobstreet.com/jobs/dual.htm featuring exciting high-level Public and Private sector jobs in Singapore. This site containing pre-selected jobs, caters to distinguished alumni members like yourself and is designed to save you the time and effort in sorting. This website will automatically be refreshed daily to bring you up-to-date jobs. It will also be featured on the DUAL website.

It is best that you save this link as it will not be featured on Jobstreet.com website.
Jobs featured have included

– AVP/VP/SVPs
– Directors/Deputy Directors
– General Managers/CFO/Heads
– Managers
If you wish to view all other private and public sector jobs, you may browse at http://www.jobstreet.com.sg .
You can also find this exclusive JobStreet.com link under “Jobs” on our website http://www.dual.org.sg

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