A premier university in Asia, the Singapore Management University (SMU) is internationally recognized for its world-class research and distinguished teaching. Established in 2000, SMU’s mission is to generate leading-edge research with global impact and produce broad-based, creative and entrepreneurial leaders for the knowledge-based economy. It is known to be a pioneer for its interactive and technologically-enabled pedagogy of seminar-style teaching in small class sizes which remains its unique hallmark. Home to 7,000 students, SMU comprises six schools: School of Accountancy, Lee Kong Chian School of Business, School of Economics, School of Information Systems, School of Law and School of Social Sciences, offering a wide range of bachelor’s, master’s and PhD degree programmes in business and other disciplines. With an emphasis on generating rigorous, high-impact, cross-disciplinary research that addresses Asian issues of global relevance, SMU faculty collaborates with leading foreign researchers as well as partners in the business community and public sector through its research institutes and centres. Through executive education, the University provides public and customised training for working professionals in meeting the needs of the economy. Close relationships with leading universities, including The Wharton School, Carnegie Mellon, the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, allow SMU to draw on their academic and research strengths in various collaborations. The SMU city campus is a state-of-the art facility located in the heart of downtown Singapore, fostering strategic linkages with the business and wider community.www.smu.edu.sg
Wee Kim Wee Centre
The Wee Kim Wee Centre is tasked to promote deeper understanding of the impact of cultural diversity on the business environment. The late Dr Wee Kim Wee, after whom the Wee Kim Wee Centre in Singapore Management University is named, had a heart for people and for lifelong learning. The Centre hosts and supports lectures, conferences, publications and aims to advance learning and thinking about cross cultural issues.wkwc.smu.edu.sg
Lianhe Zaobao, with an readership of 760,000, is the Chinese flagship newspaper published by Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), Lianhe Zaobao was formed on 16 March 1983 as a result of a merger of the Nanyang Siang Pau (Singapore) and the Sin Chew Jit Poh (Singapore). It is the most comprehensive and contemporary Chinese daily that reflects current issues, commercial interests, lifestyles and trends of the local and global Chinese community. The paper has established itself as a trusted and respected publication with an extensive coverage of local news, as well as an authoritative source on East Asian political, business and economic news.In 1995, the initiative to go online has led Lianhe Zaobao to become China’s most popular online foreign news source. Zaobao.com also emerged to be one of the most important Chinese news website in 2011. Zaobao.com has 10 million monthly unique visitors and 4 million page views daily.www.zaobao.com.sg
Last updated on 23 Aug 2016 .