Business Education Jam: Singapore 2018


Started in 2014, the Business Education Jam is a global symposium that is free and open to anyone in the world to learn about and discuss the challenges and opportunities facing management education. Since its inception, the Jam has been recognised as an important contribution to thinking about the future evolution and innovation of management education.

Hosted by the SMU Lee Kong Chian School of Business, the Business Education Jam: Singapore 2018 is the fourth in a series of regionally focused dialogues and will focus on business education in Southeast Asia.

Date and Time:
28 August 2018, 2pm to 5pm
(Registration starts 1.30pm.)

Singapore Management University
Administration Building Level 6
81 Victoria Street S188065


  • Participate in shaping the future of business education in Southeast Asia
  • Hear from leading industry leaders and eminent faculty their vision on how business education will evolve moving forward
  • Engage with employers, thought leaders, faculty, students and alumni from the region
  • Better understand the value of business education


Gerry George
Gerry George
Dean, Lee Kong
Chian School of
Business, SMU

 Georgina O'Brien 
Head of Sales
LinkedIn Learning Asia

Lim Lai Cheng
Lim Lai Cheng
Executive Director,
SMU Academy

Kris Sasitharan
Kris Sasitharan
Global HR Business Partner,
Group Finance and
Group Treasury
Standard Chartered Bank

 Thank you for your interest in the Business Education Jam: Singapore 2018.
Registration is now closed.

You can still participate in the Business Education Jam by joining us on Facebook Live.

The panel session will be streamed live on 28 August 2018, 4pm SGT at


1.30pm to 2pm: Registration
2pm to 2.15pm: Opening Address
2.15pm to 3.30pm: Roundtable Discussions
  • Roundtable 1 - How might Business Schools leverage on the new Digital Mode of Learning?
  • Roundtable 2 - How might Business Schools foster greater Diversity and Inclusion
  • Roundtable 3 - How might Business Schools include Entrepreneurship into the curriculum?
  • Roundtable 4 - How might Business Schools create Lifelong Learning?
  • Roundtable 5 - How might Business Schools make an Impact on Society
3.30pm to 4pm: Tea Break
4pm to 4.45pm: Panel Discussion: How will the traditional model of business education be disrupted in Asia?
4.45pm to 5pm: Closing comments and address
5pm to 6pm: Networking session


Howard Thomas
Howard Thomas
Professor Emeritus of
Strategic Management
and Management Education


Global Sponsors of the Business Education Jam: Singapore 2018

Lee Kong Chian School of Business, SMU Administration Building, 81 Victoria Street, Singapore 188065. +65 6828 0882
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