Singapore Institute of Management (SIM)
The Singapore Institute of Management (SIM Group) is Singapore’s largest private education and lifelong learning institution, offering a diverse range of education pathways and professional training, and known for the rigour and quality of its programmes.
Founded in 1964 on the initiative of the Economic Development Board to support Singapore’s industrialisation, SIM is a professional society with over 36,000 individual and corporate members who have access to a wide range of learning courses, published resources and networking events.
Today, the SIM Group is a diverse and vibrant organisation that caters to different segments of learners through the following brands:
SIM Global Education
SIM Global Education (SIM GE) is the leading private education institution in Singapore. It offers more than 80 academic programmes ranging from its own diploma and graduate diploma courses to Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes with top ranking and reputable universities from Australia, Europe, the United Kingdom and the United States. With an enrolment of about 19,000 full and part-time students and adult learners from over 40 countries, SIM GE’s holistic learning approach and culturally diverse learning environment aim to equip students with an all-rounded global education. Besides building competencies and skills needed to thrive in the real world, SIM GE also hones the soft skills of students through a wide range of student life, career development and networking activities.
SIM International Academy
SIM International Academy (SIM IA) offers the Cambridge IGCSE and International A Level programmes, developed and awarded by Cambridge Assessment International Education, United Kingdom, for students aged 12 to 18. SIM IA’s curriculum focuses on applied learning in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) as well as the Social Sciences. Taught by faculty experienced in local and international curricula, students are nurtured to become curious learners, community builders and creative leaders. Beyond academics, students’ learning experience is enriched through co-curricular activities, service-learning and a boarding programme. Upon graduation, students can explore tertiary education pathways at SIM Global Education (SIM GE) or other universities worldwide.
SIM Professional Development
SIM Professional Development (SIM PD) offers a holistic and immersive learning experience for C-suite executives and PMEs to stay versatile, relevant and competitive in the marketplace. Our executive programmes, business insights events and professional interest groups expose learners to top global thinkers and management best practices, and plug them in more ways than one into an extensive learning network. Close to 11,500 professionals have benefited annually from these programmes. SIM PD also works with companies to develop customised learning solutions that optimally meet their organisational and business needs.
Platform E is more than an entrepreneurship programme, or an incubator or accelerator. It is Singapore’s most comprehensive entrepreneurship ecosystem that grows both the idea and the entrepreneur to produce resilient entrepreneurial leaders with viable business plans. Its unique entrepreneurship programmes combine rigorous knowledge with practicum taught and facilitated by practising entrepreneurs and investors. The programmes take place in Platform E’s 25,000 square feet and 220-desk co-working space which is designed to immerse aspiring entrepreneurs in an environment where they can engage with like-minded people to germinate and cross-pollinate ideas, and test and arrive at solutions that will lead to business propositions.
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