A TOP BUSINESS SCHOOL IN ASIA. GRADUATES MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN BUSINESS AND SOCIETY
A top business school in Asia, Lee Kong Chian School of Business (LKCSB) is also one of the youngest universities to be awarded the AACSB and EQUIS accreditations for business education excellence.
In separate rankings by the Financial Times (FT), our Executive MBA (EMBA) programme was the highest-ranked new entrant in 10th position among Asian institutions, and 36th globally this year, while our Masters of Science in Wealth Management programme (MWM) was ranked 1st in Asia and 3rd globally. LKCSB was ranked 3rd in Asia and 40th worldwide by the University of Texas, Dallas (UTD) business school research ranking.
It is constantly refreshed with a broad-based curriculum anchoring on eight majors – Finance, Quantitative Finance, Strategic Management, Marketing, Corporate Communications, Organisational Behaviour & HR and Operations Management – including the launch of a cutting-edge Entrepreneurship major in 2016. It also offers four new tracks in Finance Analytics, Operations Analytics, Marketing Analytics, and Retail and Services Management.
Taught interactively through real-client, project-based learning, and regular networking opportunities, students undergo a real-world transformative learning experience. 100% of SMU students have a chance to pursue global exposure through exchange programs, study missions, community service, and business competitions.
Our graduates are valued for their well-rounded education, many enjoying strong starting salaries and career opportunities.
Always future-ready, they are well prepared to make a difference to business and society.
The Bachelor of Business Management (BBM) programme aims at developing well-rounded students who are schooled in a diverse range of subject areas. Students will master the fundamentals of business management and leadership, and in the process, gain insights into the major areas of global business. Students choose a business major from a choice of seven business specializations (corporate communication, finance, strategic management, marketing, operations management, organizational behavior & human resources and quantitative finance). Concentrations within the finance major (wealth management concentration, international trading concentration, investment banking concentration, financial risk analysis concentration) and management major (entrepreneurship concentration) enhance students’ competitive edge in the job market. A distinctive feature of the BBM is the prestigious and highly competitive Lee Kong Chian Scholars Programme which allows scholars to enroll in a double degree programme, with Business Management as one of the two degrees.
Why SMU Business?
The LKCSB BBM programme gives students the flexibility to personalize their study path according to their ambitions and interest. Students will master fundamental skills of business management and leadership skills, and gain insights into major areas of global business. Through our small class learning environment taught by world-class teaching faculty members, students get involved in numerous team-based hands-on projects and challenging real-life business case studies.
To enhance student learning, there is the Li Ka Shing Library, a state-of-the-art social learning space offering a range of rich business resources and high-end financial databases to help our students stay competitive in the business world. Students can access electronic resources such as online databases, e-journals, and e-books, in addition to a selection of printed materials, via our digital library PYXIS.
SMU has 19 research centers and institutes. The Centre for Marketing Excellence, BNP Paribas Hedge Fund Centre and the Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics are just a few of the centers and institutes at SMU that provide cutting-edge research that is highly relevant to the business world.
Leadership & Growth Opportunities
Opportunities abound for a rich and fulfilling student life outside the classroom. Life is exciting, vibrant and diverse. While students find it challenging to balance studies, career plans, and CCA interests, they are also groomed to be mature all-rounders in life. Leadership and growth opportunities come through getting involved in the activities of the numerous student interest clubs that SMU has to offer.
There are currently 10 student clubs at the Lee Kong Chian School of Business. These clubs offer great interaction and networking opportunities for students, alumni, and industry professionals.
Strong Learning & Teaching Philosophy
At SMU, students learn from some of the world’s finest business thinkers and practitioners. LKCSB has more than 100 faculty members who are actively engaged with businesses and government agencies to help students apply what they learn in the business context.
Small classes make for a collaborative environment where debate and interaction are the order of the day, while SMU professors provoke and inspire group discussions through the use of challenging case studies, team-based projects, and computer-simulated challenges.
Faculty members are accessible outside of class, serving as academic advisors or research mentors, to help students make the most of their SMU experience.
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Last updated January 31, 2018