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Senior Assistant Director, Entrepreneurship Development Programme
A research-intensive public university, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has 33,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Engineering, Business, Science, Medicine, Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences, and Graduate colleges. Sitting within NTU, NTU Entrepreneurship Academy (NTUpreneur) provides entrepreneurship education within the University and the region.

The Senior Assistant Director, Entrepreneurship Development Programme (EDP), plays a critical role in supporting the national agenda of continual education in NTU. This incumbent will manage, drive business development of EDP, and promote the Continual Education Training (CET) courses of NTUpreneur.

Responsibilities include:
  • Drive and lead the business development of CET programmes in NTUpreneur
    • Identify training needs of the market, plan and assist in designing courses meeting new demands
    • Drive sales in Singapore and overseas to increase number of participants.
    • Oversee and ensure the business performance and profitability of EDP
  • Oversee and ensure quality of course content and delivery
    • Identify and engage suitable professors, instructors, mentors and industry partners
    • Analyse participants feedback, identify areas for improvement, implement and propose effective solutions.
  • Seek strategic partnerships with industry, government/ quasi-government agencies
    • Seek opportunities and collaborate with strategic partners (corporates and government) to expand and enrich the CET offerings of NTUpreneur
    • Identify, write and submit grant application proposals to government and quasi government agencies such as ESG
  • Lead effective marketing strategies
    • Raise the profile and standing of NTUpreneur's entrepreneurship executive programmes.
    • Create an effective Business Development to grow EDP.
    • Overseeing the implementation of effective marketing strategies, production of collaterals (multiple media: digital and large format print) to promote courses to a wide sector of audience, to increase participants numbers.
  • Strategise and implement sustainable stakeholders engagement programmes
    • Strengthen relationship with local and overseas stakeholders such as government, corporates, alumni
    • Create a strong entrepreneur network to enrich experiential learning and exchange.
  • Plan budget and expenditure, and report on performance
    • Plan annual budget and expenditure, and track business performance to ensure a healthy stream of revenue and profits.

  • Degree in business or entrepreneurship with at least 10 years of experience in leading CET programme in Institute of Higher Learning or equivalent
  • Experience in working with the government/ quasi-government agencies and administering grant processes and overseeing auditing processes
  • Possess a good network consisting of entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs and industry partners
  • Possess excellent writing and oral communication skills
  • Possess good presentation skill

Hiring Institution: NTU
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