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Singapore Institute of Management (SIM)

The Singapore Institute of Management (SIM) is a leading provider of higher education and professional training in Singapore. It was founded in 1964 as a not-for-profit management institute, a spin off of the Economic Development Board. SIM accomplishes its mission of education and lifelong learning through three distinct educational arms, each catering to a specific market segment of learners.

SIM Membership

SIM Membership, as the backbone of SIM, boasts close to 41,000 individual and corporate members. SIM Membership provides an effective nexus for members to network through a wide range of programmes and activities. Members also have privileged access to SIM’s management library resources, research and other information on the latest management thinking and business practices.

SIM University

SIM University is Singapore’s only private university and its mission is to provide lifelong education that equips learners to serve society. Home to more than 13,600 students, UniSIM adopts a flexible and practice-focused learning approach and offers more than 50 degree programmes in various disciplines. Eligible students taking UniSIM’s undergraduate programmes enjoy government subsidies and access to government bursaries, tuition fee loans and study loans. UniSIM is a not-for-profit university and the SIM University Education Fund has been an ‘Institution of a Public Character’ (IPC) since September 2005.

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 campus environment.

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 have also helped companies optimise organisational effectiveness in various fields of management and human resource development.


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