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Awards and Accreditations 

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

In 2014, SIM University won the Platinum Award in the Private Higher Institution category at the Reader’s Digest Trusted Brands Awards. This is the fourth consecutive year that SIM University has won the Platinum Award. In its 16th 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 Committee for Private Education

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

SIM Global Education has also been awarded the EduTrust certification by the CPE since May 2010. The EduTrust certification recognises PEIs that have robust academic systems and processes and have attained quality standards in the delivery of education.

For more information on ERF and EduTrust, please visit

AsiaOne People's Choice Awards: Best Private Institute

For the eighth year running, SIM Global Education was voted one of the top three Best Private Institute by AsiaOne readers at the AsiaOne People’s Choice Awards 2016.

Winners were based on close to 200,000 votes cast by the public over a three-month voting period. 

SIM Global Education was inducted into the Hall of Fame at AsiaOne People's Choice Awards 2013. The Hall of Fame honour is given to winners who have received the AsiaOne People's Choice Awards five times.

JobsCentral Learning Survey: Preferred Private Education Institute

SIM Global Education was voted a Preferred Private Education Institute in the JobsCentral Learning Survey 2015 with over 2,900 respondents.

SIM Global Education was ranked among the top most preferred private education institutes for Accounting, Architecture, Arts and Social Sciences, Business, Design, Engineering  and Information Technology.

Fastest Growing 50 - Top spot

Top Fastest Growing Company Award

In 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 Standard

The People Developer Standard is a mark conferred by SPRING Singapore, which gives recognition to organisations 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 recognises our commitment to human resource management and development. Since then, we have been re-certified consecutively for a three-year period. Our recent certification is from 2016 to 2019. For more information on the People Developer Standard, please visit

HR Vendors of the Year Awards: Best Management Training Provider

 SIM PD has been awarded a top training provider under the HR Vendors of the Year awards (organised by the Human Resources magazine) for several consecutive years. It has maintained the top three spots in the Best Management Training Provider category from 2009 to 2015.

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

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SIM 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

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The 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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