Executive Education Programmes designed to build capabilities in infocomm and digital business.
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We offer five practice-based graduate programmes focusing on information technology (IT) and data science.
Your alternative pathway to continuing education without disrupting your career.
Clusters of expertise focusing on building leadership, best practice, and capability development in areas of Digital Government and Smart Health.
Meet the NUS-ISS Team and learn about our story and achievements.
The NUS-ISS Smart Health Leadership Centre was established in November 2015 with the mission of transforming the future experience of health through data, technology and design. At the core of our efforts to transform health is a solid commitment to collaboration, recognising the potential to expand the diversity of inputs to our problem solving activities, and to identify new delivery models through unexpected partnerships.
To celebrate our first anniversary we are hosting a day of learning, sharing and inspiration that focuses on the power of collaborative inputs, and which will be of interest to anyone with a desire to improve the way we experience health and wellbeing in the future.
Anyone with an interest in the role of technology and innovation in transforming healthcare.
This 2 hour workshop will explore the role of serious gaming to influence health outcomes, looking at the fundamentals of serious game design.
by Jonathon Pillai, TP-Autodesk Serious Games Hub
Please note that you can register for only ONE of the bootcamp tracks above.
This seminar will explore how we might experience greater impacts, greater insights, and greater scalability for health transformation programmes by tapping onto resources, expertise and data through crowdsourcing. Drawing upon diverse practitioner experience, the speakers will illustrate how crowdsourcing plays a role in helping their organisations achieve improved health breakthroughs.
Note: The organisers reserve the rights to alter the programme/speaker without prior notice
Mr. Francois Cadiou, CEO and Co-Founder of Healint, is responsible for driving the overall vision of the company. He has more than 13 years of extensive experience in pharmaceutical and med-tech industries, ranging from clinical development, finance, IT, operations, to market access. He spent 8 years in Japan and is fluent in business Japanese. The business ideas come from his experience with clinical trials and epidemiology trials.
Healint is a two year old Singapore-based digital healthcare analytics company, whose mission is to leverage data science to improve patients’ lives. Healint’s “Migraine Buddy” is the Number 1. migraine tracking app on Google Play.
Wilson is Allied World Healthcare’s manager for communications and partnerships in Asia. A graduate in International Relations with a keen interest in equitable development, he has wide experience in non-profits focused on marginalised communities. This includes work in advocacy and outreach at Anti-Slavery International in the UK, as
well as in donor communications and community management at Singapore Children’s Society. With Allied World Healthcare, he works to maintain and grow a regional network of partners, using their unique resources to deliver basic health services in developing countries.
Chairperson Ivan Boo will share about the Health Innovation Technology (HIT) Challenge which is a nationwide contest for healthcare professionals to submit competition entries that identify real healthcare problems and working with technology partners to present solutions that are innovative, engaging and sustainable.
Shwetank Verma is an entrepreneur and investor. He is currently an advisor to Praava Health, Bangaladesh and other startups. He is also a member of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) National Health Services committee, the FICCI National Health Insurance committee, a mentor at the AIM Smart City accelerator (with Ashoka University) and a mentor at the StartupBootcamp, Fintech Mumbai.
Shwetank is active in public health. He was nominated to the primary care task force of the Government of India and worked on a Gates Foundation project to reimagine primary care in Uttar Pradesh, India. Shwetank was the founder of MyHealthMate®, a chain of primary care clinics. MyHealthMate built a network of comprehensive primary care 'health hubs' in gated communities of more than 500 families.
Prior to MyHealthMate, Shwetank was an intrapreneur and early stage investor at the Richard Chandler Corporation, a Singapore based multi-billion private investment institution. While at RCC, he was the founding COO of Razi Healthcare (later Viva Sehat).
Shwetank started his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in the United Kingdom. Shwetank is a qualified chartered accountant (UK). He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Econometrics from the University of Nottingham, where he was a Foreign and Commonwealth Office scholar. Shwetank is a keen tennis player, enjoys cricket, food and has a passion for off-the-beaten-path travelling.
Jonathan Pillai oversees the Game Design & Development programme offered at Temasek Polytechnic – School of Informatics & IT. Jonathan also leads the TP-Autodesk Serious Games Hub which collaborates with the Serious Games industry. His areas of expertise include Game Design, UiUx and 3D. His most recent area of interest in research includes the use of games in education, gamification as well as the use of game technology in domains beyond entertainment.
Prior to lecturing at Temasek Polytechnic, Jonathan has over 8 years of experience in the digital advertising and interactive media. He worked as a Creative Director working with a variety of prominent clients from both the government and private sector throughout Asia.
In his current role, Craig is responsible for leading the digital healthcare strategy for Emerging Markets, including China, South Korea, Russia & Brazil, for Takeda Pharmaceuticals as the company seeks to create a powerful impact in digital health.
In a 20+ year marketing & management career, Craig has worked in marketing research, promotions & media management, business development, brand management, knowledge management, eMarketing, relationship marketing and team/organizational leadership roles for a range of companies including Johnson & Johnson, Communications Media, Inc., GlaxoSmithKline, Novo Nordisk and Merck.
Craig has a strong interest in mental health, both from a personal caregiver perspective and having sat on the board of NAMI PA Mainline. In 2014 he founded the Digital Mental Health Project to further developments and thinking in this field. In particular the project was established with the objective of mapping the many ways digital technologies are being used to support mental health & prevent or treat mental illnesses & disorders. The goal of the Digital Mental Health Project was to educate, curate and connect the global digital & mental health communities in such a way that the responsible scaling of digital technologies might be escalated, to avoid and relieve the suffering caused by mental health deficits.
Craig is regularly invited to teach and lecture on digital health, marketing, consumer behaviour, communications, marketing research, sales, leadership, organizational storytelling and visual literacy at university level.
He earned his MBA in Design Management from the University of Westminster, London, U.K., where his research focused on knowledge management & networking, organizational storytelling, the Digital Divide, media literacy and professional service firm management.