About SIM

About SIM

As the leading private education and lifelong learning institution, SIM is recognised for equipping individuals and enterprises to be future-ready.


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Dive into our story and find out more about our philosophy, heritage and journey in delivering the SIM promise.

Who We Are

For over 50 years, SIM has relentlessly innovated as a learning institution to develop talent for Singapore’s workforce. Our model of lifelong learning harnesses new knowledge, skills, technology and our ecosystems to transform learning and learners for the future of work.

We aim to be the learning organisation of choice that helps shape talent to thrive across life stages, both in Singapore and beyond.

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Our Heritage

On the initiative of the Economic Development Board, SIM was started in 1964 with the social mission of developing manpower for Singapore’s growth.
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Our Leadership

SIM’s Leadership Team works in tandem with our Board of Directors to assume governance of SIM and oversee its strategic direction.

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Our Partners

We partner reputable universities and industry players to provide a wide range of academic programmes, professional courses, work opportunities and training solutions.

Discover our university partners | Find out about our Professional Development industry partners | See our Enterprise Solutions industry partners


Accreditations and Awards

Our accreditations and awards are testament to our track record as a centre of excellence in education, management development and lifelong learning.

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Corporate Social Responsibility

SIM offers bond-free scholarships for academic, sporting or artistic excellence, funded professional development programmes, and opportunities to serve the community.

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Annual Reports
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