NUS Business School and Emeritus launch Chief Strategy Officer program to develop senior professionals

SINGAPORE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Business School of the National University of Singapore (NUS). Executive Education launched a 9-month Chief Strategy Officer program in partnership with Emeritus, the global leader in making quality education accessible and affordable for individuals and organizations worldwide. The program enables senior professionals to become proficient in strategy development and execution, which are paramount to the increasing demands of a fast-paced business world.

According to PwC’s Global Crisis Survey (2021), 96% of companies worldwide are accelerating transformations in organizational areas identified during the pandemic and 77% are making changes to their corporate strategy in response to COVID-19.

Taught by the distinguished faculty of NUS Business School, Andrew Delius (Professor, Strategy & Politics), Chung Yuen Kay (Associate Professor, Strategy & Policy), Laurent Loh (Professor, Strategy & Politics), Nitin Pangarkar (Associate Professor, Strategy & Politics) and USA Skulkerewathana (Senior Lecturer, Management & Organization), the 9-month Chief Strategy Officer program in partnership with Emeritus is ideal for senior professionals with 10+ years of professional experience. The curriculum of the course comprises 18 modules with a focus Global strategy, Implementation of growth strategies, Global leadershipalong with electives and real-world case studies to educate professionals for the challenging business environment and to make strategic business decisions.

Participants would be better equipped to develop their organization’s strategy, as well as identify and implement new technologies as their business needs evolve. Carefully curated industry-leading modules enable participants to expand their leadership potential and strategic decision-making skills to drive growth strategies and business excellence.

Comment on the start of the program, Jai Arya, Head, Executive Education, NUS Business School at NUS Business Schoolsaid, “The role of chief strategy officer has grown in importance recently as organizations must keep pace with the challenges of disruption and the demands of a rapidly changing marketplace. This course is designed to equip aspiring and experienced CSOs with the end-to-end strategic and tactical skills to help them thrive in today’s business environment.”

Mohan Kannegal, CEO, India and APAC, retired, said “According to the KPMG CEO Outlook Survey, 2021, 73% of global CEOs want to actively transform the industry in which they operate. The Chief Strategy Officer Program will equip leaders with the theoretical and practical aspects of strategic leadership. Today’s business landscape is shaped by various shifting forces, making it difficult to predict the outcomes of real-time decisions to address business challenges. We have identified this skills gap and the need to upskill professionals. This program will help professionals meet the latest industry requirements.”

The program also offers networking opportunities with respected peers and allows learners to participate in interactive sessions with outstanding faculty and gain insights from industry leaders. Upon successful completion of the program, participants will receive a digital certificate of completion from NUS Business School and attend a graduation and networking event in Singapore.

The application deadline for the program is November 29, 2022. Interested applicants can apply on the program page. The program starts on December 15, 2022.

About NUS Business School

The National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School is known for providing management thought leadership from an Asian perspective, enabling its students and corporate partners to leverage global knowledge and Asian insights. The school has consistently received top rankings in the Asia-Pacific region from independent publications and agencies such as The Financial Times, Economist Intelligence Unit and QS Top MBA in recognition of the quality of its programs, faculty research and alumni. The school is accredited by AACSB International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) and EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System), confirming that the school meets the highest standards for business education. The school is also a member of the GMA (Graduate Management Admission) Council, the Executive MBA Council, the Partnership in Management (PIM) and the CEMS (Community of European Management Schools). For more information, see

About Emeritus:

Emeritus is committed to infusing the skills of the future by making quality education accessible and affordable to individuals, businesses and governments around the world. It does this by partnering with more than 60 world-class universities in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Southeast Asia, India and China. Emeritus’ short courses, majors, professional certifications and leadership programs help individuals learn new skills and transform their lives, businesses and organizations. Its unique model of cutting-edge technology, curriculum innovation, and hands-on instruction from senior lecturers, mentors, and trainers has trained more than 250,000 individuals in over 80 countries. Founded in 2015, part of the Eruditus Group, Emeritus employs more than 2,000 people worldwide with offices in Mumbai, New Delhi, Shanghai, Singapore, Palo Alto, Mexico City, New York, Boston, London and Dubai. For more information, see Emeritus at


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