The Singapore Institute of Management (SIM Group) is the leading private provider
of higher education and professional training in Singapore, known for its philosophy of
lifelong learning and the quality of its programmes.
Founded in 1964 on the initiative of the Economic Development Board to support
Singapore’s industrialisation, we are today a diverse and vibrant organisation with a
wide range of programmes, activities and services.
A professional society, SIM has nearly 41,000 individual and corporate members who
enjoy a raft of learning courses, published resources and networking events.
The SIM Group offers its services through three educational brands:
SIM Global Education
SIM Global Education (SIM GE) is the leading private educational 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 United States, United Kingdom
and Australia. Drawing 20,000 full-time and part-time students and adult learners
from over 40 countries, SIM GE adopts a holistic learning approach to equip
students with a global edge. Besides building their intellect and skills needed to
thrive at the workplace, SIM GE hones the soft skills of students through a wide
range of career development and student life activities, amid a culturally diverse
SIM International Academy
SIM International Academy (SIM IA), SIM’s new education arm, offers the Cambridge
International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) Years 7 to 10 to
students aged 12 to 16. This programme is developed and awarded by Cambridge
International Examinations, United Kingdom. The curriculum of SIM IA is designed to
focus on applied learning in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)
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. Students
can also explore tertiary education pathways at SIM GE after graduating from SIM IA.
SIM Professional Development
SIM Professional Development (SIM PD) offers a vast selection of short executive
training programmes for individuals to hone their skills and stay current and
relevant in the fast changing world. Over 13,000 professionals benefit annually
from these programmes. SIM PD’s customised in-company training programmes
also help companies optimise organisational effectiveness in various fields of
management and human resource development.
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. It combines rigorous knowledge
programmes with practical approaches to produce resilient entrepreneurial leaders
with viable business plans. The programmes take place in a habitat and community
conducive for building entrepreneurship. The 25,000 square feet co-working space
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.