SOCG309 PUBLIC MANAGEMENT IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
Timothy Chan Han Ye, BSocSc Class of 2017
The dirty secret of international development is that it often does not work. This course explores the many hurdles that governments in developing countries face in their quest for development. It also provides examples of alternative methods that some key stakeholders have adopted to overcome these challenges to development. Impediments to development are not one-dimensional; they often involve various facets of society including governments. This course fosters thinking beyond top-down...
The SMU School of Social Sciences held its Commencement Ceremony on 13 July 2016 at the Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre. Two hundred and five SOSS graduates attended this milestone event together with their parents and guests, which marked the completion of their journey here at SMU. It was a celebration of both their academic successes and personal growth over the past few years.
The DBS Bank School Valedictorian in Social Sciences for this year is Rayner Tan Kay Jin. In his valedictory address, he gave an impassioned speech about the importance of failure in our lives and...