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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 over 50,000 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 create excellence in lifelong education through a uniquely-designed learning experience that equips learners for a better future. Home to more than 13,000 students, SIM University adopts a flexible and practice-focused learning approach and offers more than 50 academic programmes in various disciplines. Eligible students taking SIM University’s undergraduate programmes enjoy government subsidies and access to government bursaries, tuition fee and study loans. SIM University is a not-for-profit university and the SIM University Education Fund has been a Singapore ‘Institution of a Public Character’ (IPC) since September 2005.

SIM Global Education

Students can choose from a wide range of high-quality overseas degree programmes made available through SIM’s partnership with established international universities and institutions from the United Kingdom, United States, Australia and Switzerland. Most of the students are full-time students, but SIM Global Education also offers part-time programmes that cater to working adults. Offering over 70 academic programmes, its enrolment stands at 23,000, with about 3,000 foreign students.

SIM Professional Development

About 11,000 professionals benefit annually from the vast selection of short executive training programmes offered by SIM Professional Development. Its customised in-company training programmes help companies optimise effectiveness in various fields of management and human resource development.

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  • About Singapore Institute of Management (SIM)

    The Singapore Institute of Management (SIM) is a leading provider of higher education and professional training in Singapore. Its extensive range of membership programmes, activities and resources provide an important nexus for SIM students and members to network and learn.

  • Members of The SIM Group
    1. SIM University
    2. SIM Global Education
    3. SIM Professional Development