Who We Are

The Singapore Institute of Management (SIM Group) is the leading private provider of a diverse range of educational pathways and professional training in Singapore, known for its philosophy of lifelong learning and the quality of its programmes.

Founded in 1964 on the initiative of the Economic Development Board to support Singapore’s industrialisation, we are today a diverse and vibrant organisation with a wide range of programmes, activities and services.

A professional society, SIM has more than 37,000 individual and corporate members who enjoy a suite of learning courses, published resources and networking events.


  • To be the centre of excellence in education, management development & lifelong learning


  • Spearhead management development
  • Be the preferred strategic partner of corporations in optimising human capital effectiveness
  • Be the choice provider of education & training
  • Expand SIM beyond Singapore

Core Values

  • Trust and Respect for the Individual
  • Teamwork
  • Open and Timely Communication
  • Performance Excellence
  • Spirit of Innovative Adventure

Our Brands

SIM University (UniSIM) is Singapore’s only private university and its mission is to provide lifelong education that equips learners to serve society. Home to more than 13,900 students, UniSIM adopts a flexible and practice-focused learning approach and offers more than 60 degree programmes in various disciplines. Eligible students taking UniSIM’s undergraduate programmes enjoy government subsidies and access to government bursaries, tuition fee 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 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 about 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 International Academy (SIM IA) offers the Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) Years 7 to 10 to students aged 12 to 16. This programme is developed and awarded by Cambridge International Examinations, United Kingdom. The curriculum of SIM IA is designed to focus on applied learning in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) as well as the Humanities. Taught by faculty experienced in local and international curricula, students are nurtured to become curious learners, community builders and creative leaders. Beyond academics, students’ learning experience is enriched through co-curricular activities, service-learning and a boarding programme. Students can also explore tertiary education pathways at SIM GE after graduating from SIM IA.

SIM Professional Development (SIM PD) offers a holistic and immersive professional learning experience for C-suite executives and PMEs to grow their skills through training and exposure to top global thinking and management best practices. Our executive programmes, business insights events and professional interest groups plug learners in more ways than one into an extensive learning network to stay versatile, innovative and market ready. Over 11,000 professionals have benefited annually from these programmes. In addition, SIM PD offers companies customised learning solutions that optimally meet their organisational and business needs.

Platform E is more than an entrepreneurship programme, or an incubator or accelerator. It is Singapore’s most comprehensive entrepreneurship ecosystem that grows both the idea and the entrepreneur. It combines rigorous knowledge programmes with practical approaches to produce resilient entrepreneurial leaders with viable business plans. The programmes take place in a habitat and community conducive for building entrepreneurship. The 25,000 square feet co-working space is designed to immerse aspiring entrepreneurs in an environment where they can engage with like-minded people to germinate and cross-pollinate ideas, and test and arrive at solutions that will lead to business propositions.

Corporate Information

The Singapore Institute of Management is a not-for-profit professional membership organisation. It was incorporated and registered under the Societies Ordinance (Ch. 228) on 27 November 1964.

The principal activities of the Group include membership services, higher and continuing education, the provision of human resource development and training opportunities, and customised in-company training in Singapore and the region.

Registered Addresses / Headquarters

SIM Headquarters & SIM University*

461 Clementi Road, Singapore 599491

Charity Registration Number


Unique Entity Number



British and Malayan Trustees Limited

1 Coleman Street, #08-01 The Adelphi, Singapore 179803

(Date of appointment: 4 June 1974)


Estate and Trust Agencies (1927) LTD

51 Emerald Hill Road, Singapore 229327

(Date of appointment: 31 May 1986)

Principal Banker

Citibank N.A., Singapore Branch

8 Marina View, #21-00 Asia Square Tower 1, Singapore 018960


Ramdas & Wong

36 Robinson Road, #10-01 City House, Singapore 068877


Rodyk & Davidson LLP

80 Raffles Place, #33-00 UOB Plaza 1, Singapore 048624

(Date of appointment: 25 November 2015)


Ernst & Young LLP

1 Raffles Quay, #18-01, Singapore 048583

* SIM University has been renamed Singapore University of Social Sciences with effect from 17 March 2017.