University Scholars Programme, National University of Singapore
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Albert Teo is Deputy Director (Student Life) at the University Scholars Programme (USP). He is also an associate professor in the Department of Management & Organisation at NUS Business School. He served as the founding director of the Centre for Social Entrepreneurship & Philanthropy in the NUS Business School from July 2008 to June 2011. In November 2011, he set up the Chua Thian Poh Community Leadership Programme (CTPCLP) –an undergraduate leadership programme in NUS that focuses on community building and development – where he serves as its director. CTPCLP is based in and supported by the USP.
A/P Teo received his MS and PhD in 1992 and 1994, respectively, from the Walter A Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley and his first degree of B Soc Sci (Hons) in 1986 from National University of Singapore. In 2002, he was a visiting scholar in Stanford University's Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago's Graduate School of Business, and University of Melbourne's Department of Management.
At the USP, A/P Teo teaches in the domain of Humanities and Social Sciences. The module he offers is:
His interests lie in the areas of social entrepreneurship, organisational ecology and social networks.
A/P Teo is actively involved in community service. He is a volunteer programme coordinator in Patient Care Center (a social services organisation that runs various support programs for people living with HIV/AIDS), and serves as a management committee member of Catholic AIDS Response Effort (a Catholic ministry that runs a shelter for homeless people living with HIV/AIDS). He also serves on the boards of directors of non-profit organisations like ASKI Global (which conducts capacity-building programs for migrant workers in Singapore), Impact Investment Shujog (which helps social enterprises to build up their capabilities and improve their social impact), and Solutions To End Poverty (which facilitates poverty-alleviation programs in Asia, and conducts service-learning programs for youth leaders in Singapore).