• SMU Marks International Day
    of Peace 2015 with its Largest
    and Most Diverse Celebrations
    in a Decade

    Marking SG50 and SMU15, SMU unveiled Singapore’s first Peace Pole
    in educational institutions, at the global festival themed
    “Celebrating Our Global Family”.

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    Our mooters kicked off the academic year by taking
    Singapore’s first WTO-FTA Moot title in Seoul, and finished
    first runner-up at the Asia Cup moot competition in Tokyo.

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  • SMU wins CDL-Compact Singapore
    Young CSR Leaders Award

    This is the 2nd consecutive year that a team
    from SMU has won this case competition.

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  • Singapore accounting professors
    receive international honour for
    innovative teaching

    SMU faculty also hold the distinction of
    being the first academics outside of
    America to receive the award.

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    “SMU Vision 2025 – Engage” was the key message of this year’s
    annual President’s State of the University Address (PSoUA).

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Insights from Thought Leaders

Asian Business Families Succession & Governance

Professor Annie Koh
Sep 2015

SMU established the Business Families Institute (BFI@SMU) in 2012. With a vision to facilitate business families in Asia to develop, and to harness and leverage their family and financial capital across generations, the Institute collaborates with various partners to be a knowledge leader in Asian business family-related education, engagement and research. In this podcast, Professor Annie Koh, who helms BFI@SMU, shares her insights into Asian Business Families succession and governance, highlighting two recent surveys published by BFI in partnership with Deloitte Southeast Asia.


Delivering service excellence

Sep 2015

The challenge of raising service standards in Singapore is a longstanding one. In this podcast, Assistant Professor Marcus Lee shares what companies and customers can do to improve the quality of service and service experience, and where Singapore stands vis-à-vis other countries in Asia.
Assistant Professor Marcus Lee

Research@SMU and Its Impact

Business Law Beyond Borders

22 Sep 2015

The SMU Centre for Cross-Border Commercial Law in Asia (CEBCLA) is facilitating Singapore’s development...

Mergers & Acquisitions: The Asian Way

18 Sep 2015

Associate Professor Wan Wai Yee studies the laws that govern mergers and acquisitions in Asia’s fast-...

Pushing Boundaries in Software Analytics

17 Sep 2015

Assistant Professor David Lo from SMU School of Information Systems is working to push the boundaries of...

The Race Against Time

17 Sep 2015

SMU Professor Tse Yiu Kuen is developing econometric models that can provide us with a clearer picture...

Other Highlights

State of UniversityState of University
Address 2015

SMU President shares his directions and strategies towards realising SMU Vision 2025.

and SG50

Visit smu15.sg to find out how the SMU community has been coming together to celebrate the university’s 15th anniversary and Singapore's 50th year of independence!

Postgraduate Research ProgrammesPostgraduate Research Programmes

Research Excellence across Management, Social Science & Technology. 

Watch a video on SMU PhD Student-Faculty Interaction.

Master of Science in Wealth ManagementMaster of Science in Wealth Management

Ranked 3rd globally and 1st in Asia by Financial Times.


Areas of Excellence

SMU's Areas of Excellence are university-level competencies that leverage inter-disciplinary approaches to solve challenges for society. ATTRACTIVE SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PHD STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE EXCITING WORK IN THESE AREAS.

Analytics for Business, Consumer & Social Insights

  • Big data is the new norm of and the capabilities of new technologies make new insights possible.
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Finance & Financial Markets

  • Financial markets are vital to enabling business creation and expansion. SMU hosts 17 competencies and real-world test beds related to financial markets.
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Innovation & Entrepreneurship

  • In global markets, innovation is the foundation of economic growth and entrepreneurship provides the necessary mobilization for economic value creation.
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