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ISCN 2015 Dialogue 3: Corporate-University Engagement, Joe Mullinix

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Joe Mullinix Deputy President (Administration), National University of Singapore

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ISCN 2015 Dialogue 3: Corporate-University Engagement, Joe Mullinix

  1. 1. © Copyright National University of Singapore. All Rights Reserved. CORPORATE-UNIVERSITY ENGAGEMENT JOSEPH MULLINIX DEPUTY PRESIDENT (ADMINISTRATION) ISCN CONFERENCE 2015
  2. 2. © Copyright National University of Singapore. All Rights Reserved. KEY POINTS 1. What Others Say? 2. What Universities Do? 3. Where Do We Go?
  3. 3. © Copyright National University of Singapore. All Rights Reserved. WHAT OTHERS SAY?
  4. 4. © Copyright National University of Singapore. All Rights Reserved. “The type of skills that companies look for in employees is heavily influenced by the fact that trends such as climate change and resource scarcity increasingly pose very tangible risks to businesses ………This will lead to demand for professional skills in areas such as systems thinking, resilience, partnership development, the development of new financial metrics, and sustainability-linked innovation models.” Terry Yosie President, World Environment Center
  5. 5. © Copyright National University of Singapore. All Rights Reserved. “People with global mindsets who can see issues beyond a country’s boundaries ….. Leaders who inspire, lead and communicate.” Sustainability Lead Coca Cola Company
  6. 6. © Copyright National University of Singapore. All Rights Reserved. “…..in addition to building internal competencies, companies also need their employees to be able to communicate effectively with customers and the public about sustainability efforts and their value to society.” Ike Kakegawa Environmental Sustainability Advisor, Ricoh Asia Pacific
  7. 7. © Copyright National University of Singapore. All Rights Reserved. “Employees who can communicate complex environmental issues and solutions with conviction and passion.” Business Head Major international chemical and oil company
  8. 8. © Copyright National University of Singapore. All Rights Reserved. WHAT UNIVERSITIES DO?
  9. 9. © Copyright National University of Singapore. All Rights Reserved. NUS AND SUSTAINABILITY TRAINING Academic (Formal) • Single/cross-faculty degrees • More than 60 core and elective modules relating to the environment and many, many more with sustainability topics • Research projects related to sustainability Academic (Beyond the Classroom) • Student residential seminars and talks • Student environmental competitions and projects • Hands-on application of classroom concepts • Corporate, government, and NGO internships, research, and field service projects
  10. 10. © Copyright National University of Singapore. All Rights Reserved. WHERE DO WE GO?
  11. 11. © Copyright National University of Singapore. All Rights Reserved. (I) BREADTH AND INTEGRATION Focus on enhancing and integrating breadth of skills Depth of expertise is what most universities do best
  12. 12. © Copyright National University of Singapore. All Rights Reserved. (II) VALUES AND PASSION
  13. 13. © Copyright National University of Singapore. All Rights Reserved. (III) ARTICULATING AND LEADING

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