Singapore Management University (SMU), Lee Kong Chian Singapore, Singapore

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Lee Kong Chian School of Business
50 Stamford Road
Singapore 178899
Singapore Management University (SMU), Lee Kong Chian

Studying at the Singapore Management University (SMU), Lee Kong Chian

Established in 2000, Singapore Management University (SMU) was modelled after the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School with the aim of being a different university in Singapore and forging new frontiers in business education for Singapore and Asia. SMU comprises six schools: School of Accountancy, Lee Kong Chian School of Business (LKCSB), School of Economics, School of Information System, School of Law, and School of Social Sciences.

Today, Lee Kong Chian School of Business (LKCSB) is a dynamic Asian business school with about 3,000 students and over a hundred full-time faculty members with postgraduate degrees from renowned universities such as Cornell, Harvard, INSEAD, Oxford, Stanford and Yale. The school offers undergraduate, master's (including MBA and EMBA) and doctoral programmes and is affiliated with a number of research centres such as the Institute of Service Excellence and the Centre for Marketing Excellence.

In 2011, LKCSB received both the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) accreditation and a five-year EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System) accreditation. For both accreditations, the School has the distinction of being one of the youngest schools in the world to be accredited. In June 2012, LKCSB also gained admission into the EMBA Council to join the ranks of other internationally-renowned business schools.

Our highly interactive pedagogy imbues critical thinking while honing leadership and articulation skills. The innovative curriculum designed by both academics and industry experts combine cutting-edge research with business knowledge. Internationally recognised for world-class research and distinguished teaching, SMU emphasises multidisciplinary learning that addresses Asian issues of global relevance. SMU faculty enjoy a unique pedagogical advantage teaching with SMU-developed cases that are world-class and international award-winning.

The Location

SMU's world-class city campus is situated in the heart of Singapore's bustling central business district and the arts and heritage precincts, pulsating with the vibrancy of our diverse and international student body. Studying in Singapore exposes our students to a unique experience as this country is a cultural melting pot where east meets west.


5-Star rating in the QS Stars Asian Universities Rankings across six categories: Overall Excellence; Employability; Facilities; Inclusiveness; Internationalisation;
Specialisation: Business and Management.

SMU Lee Kong Chian School of Business (LKCSB) is currently ranked #3 in Asia (and #40 worldwide) in the University of Texas, Dallas Top 100 Worldwide Business School Rankings Based on Research Contributions (All Journals).



Why to study here

Globally-recognised Premier University in Asia with an Extensive Partner Network
Be a part of a QS 5-Star distinguished institution that is renowned for its unique pedagogical approach and recognised by major bodies and associations for its quality and research. Capitalise on our intricately-linked partner network and be immersed in a truly global student experience.

SMU'S Interactive Pedagogy
Through our interactive seminar-style pedagogy, your ‘hard’ critical and analytical skills will be sharpened and your ‘soft’ articulation, presentation and leadership skills honed. Our emphasis on your ‘heart’ skills also nurtures you to be a socially responsible leader.

Innovative and Relevant Curriculum, Hard and Soft Skills for the Fast-Tracker
Our courses are specially designed with you in mind; we draw inputs from the top minds of the academia and industry captains, and combine highly advanced research and knowledge with best business practices.

Deepen your acuity and accelerate the growth of your leadership skills with our Professional Development Series as well as Asian case studies specially developed by us for your learning journey.

Unparalleled Networking & Career Opportunities
From workshops to employer matching, you will receive comprehensive guidance on succeeding in your employment opportunities with the support of our dedicated career counsellors. In the same vein, we are extensively connected to businesses from different industries with many senior management members serving on our school advisory boards.

World-Class City Campus in The Heart of Singapore
Situated in Singapore's bustling central business district and the arts and heritage precincts, our city campus pulsates with the vibrancy of our diverse and international student body. Take your interactions beyond the classroom and into the exuberant city life for an enriching learning encounter.