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Awards and Accreditations

Reader’s Digest Trusted Brands Awards:
Private Higher Institution Platinum Winner

In 2012, SIM University won the Platinum Award in the Private Higher Institution category at the Reader’s Digest Trusted Brands Awards. This is the second consecutive year that SIM University has won the Platinum Award. In its 14th year, the Reader’s Digest Trusted Brands survey is one of the most representative and transparent consumer surveys in Asia.

EduTrust Certification and ERF Registration with the Council for Private Education

Ministry of Education - EduTrust Certification

SIM Global Education and SIM University are amongst the first private educational institutions (PEIs) to be registered under Council for Private Education's (CPE) Enhanced Registration Framework (ERF), a mandatory registration for all PEIs operating in and from Singapore.

SIM Global Education was awarded the coveted EduTrust certification by the CPE in May 2010. The EduTrust certification replaces the CaseTrust for Education award which SIM received since 2005 for institutions that have a sound foundation for quality student welfare and business practices. EduTrust-certified PEIs must have robust academic systems and processes, and attain quality standards in the delivery of education.

For more information on ERF and EduTrust, please visit

AsiaOne People's Choice Awards:
Best Private Institution

For the sixth year running, SIM GE has been picked as Best Private Institute by AsiaOne readers at the AsiaOne People’s Choice Awards 2014.

Winners were selected based on more than 200,000 votes cast by the public over a three-month period for over 28 categories. SIM GE emerged winner amongst nine other nominees in the Best Private Institute category.

SIM GE was inducted into the Hall of Fame at AsiaOne People's Choice Awards 2013. The Hall of Fame honour is bestowed on winners who have received the AsiaOne People's Choice Awards five times.

JobsCentral Learning Survey:
Top Choice in Private Education

SIM Global Education and SIM University were voted top choices in private education in the 2009 JobsCentral Learning Survey with SIM Global Education continuing its winning streak in 2010 and 2011. For 2013, respondents also indicated SIM Global Education as their number one preference for postgraduate degrees, and courses on accounting, business studies, management, hospitality, tourism and F&B.

Fastest Growing 50 - Top spot

Top Fastest Growing Company AwardIn 2009, Singapore Institute of Management Pte Ltd topped the list of Fastest Growing 50 (FG50) companies in Singapore. The FG50 is compiled by DP Information Group (DP Info) - Singapore’s leading provider of business and credit information. To qualify, a company must achieve a minimum of 10% turnover growth every year for the last three years while remaining profitable each year.

People Developer

The People Developer StandardThe People Developer Standard is a mark conferred by SPRING Singapore, which gives recognition to organizations that invest in their people and have a comprehensive system to manage the development of their people. In 1999, SIM was the first educational and training institute in Singapore to achieve the People Developer Standard, a certification that recognizes our commitment to human resource management and development. We received the re-certification in 2009 and were re-certified again in 2013. For more information on the People Developer Standard, please visit

HR Vendors of the Year Awards:
Preferred Management Training Provider and Preferred Sales Training Provider

SIM Professional Development has won awards as the preferred training provider under the HR Vendors of the Year awards (organised by Human Resources magazine) for three consecutive years from 2006 to 2008. SIM Professional Development continued its winning streak and clinched the top spot in the Preferred Management Training Provider and Preferred Sales Training Provider award categories from 2009 - 2012. In 2013, it remained as the preferred choice and was in the top three spots in the Preferred Management Training Provider and Preferred Sales Training Provider award categories.

Business Continuity Management System Certification by Lloyd’s Register for Quality Assurance (ISO 22301:2012)

HR Vendor LogoSIM is the first private educational institution to be certified in Business Continuity Management (BCM). In 2013, SIM received the ISO 22301:2012 Certification by the Lloyd’s Register, accredited by United Kingdom Accreditation Services.

The objective of the SIM BCM is to ensure delivery of essential teaching, academic and admission services in the event of business disruption, to safeguard the interests of our respective stakeholders.


Singapore HEALTH (Helping Employees Achieve Life-Time Health) Award

HR Vendor LogoThe Singapore HEALTH (Helping Employees Achieve Life-Time Health) Award is presented every two years by the Health Promotion Board to recognise organisations with commendable Workplace Health Promotion programmes that strive to help their employees lead healthy and vibrant lives. SIM won this award from 2001 to 2003 and from 2008 to 2012.


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