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Top Business Schools for MBA in Singapore

Updated on November 12, 2012

Study MBA in Singapore

For those planning to have a business education in Singapore or looking at prospectus here in the tropical city, it is safe to say that Singapore is indeed turning into an education hub in the region and slowly in the world. Business schools in Singapore offer the best education and programs in the region and some, even in the world. This provides excellent recruitment for those who seek a career in the country. Since business schools here have global accreditation, students from overseas can also complete their studies and easily get a career anywhere in the world.

The best business schools does not necessarily mean it offers the most programs, it is definitely the quality of the programs being offered, the pedigree of the program and how it can mold students into the best business leaders in the world instead of quality without any substance.

Singapore Business district
Singapore Business district

Mention of a business school in Singapore and the INSEAD – Asia campus would definitely come to the minds of the experts in the field. Though its Singapore campus may have only been officially opened in 2000, its pedigree dates back to 1957, when INSEAD became the first European business school to offer an MBA program. With an impressive set of alumni working in the biggest companies in the world, INSEAD – Asia offers an executive MBA program, a world-class MBA program and a PhD in management program. With its select pick of professors and lecturers, INSEAD – Asia equal in standard as its European campus in Fontainebleau.

Offering an array of programs, both undergraduates and postgraduates, local based NUS Business School offers world class programs for its students. Armed with many accolades such as the Top 35 MBA Program Globally by Financial Times and a Top 20 in the World for its Executive MBA, NUS Business School provides the best education in a local setting. Accredited by AACSB and EMBAC, its MBA programs are indeed one of the very best in the world.

Also local based but slowly leapfrogging other business schools in the region and the world to offer the Top 25 MBA program in the world, Nanyang Business School at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) offers both undergraduate and postgraduate programs with its MBA a well-renowned world class program. Nanyang Business School is accredited by EQUIS and AACSB; hence, its qualifications are indeed in demand worldwide. Offering MBA and PhD programs, Nanyang Business School is most suited for local students or students from overseas who is looking for a complete program while immersing them in an Asian environment, hence preparing its graduates to hold leadership posts both in Asia and worldwide.

While not as well-known as the previous three schools, business programs in Singapore Management University or SMU are also accredited and SMU offers a wide variety of programs taught by renowned lecturers and professors in the school. Its Lee Kong Chian School of Business offers undergraduate programs from the likes of Bachelor of Business Management to double degrees in Business Management and Accountancy. It also offers postgraduate programs such as the SMU MBA with an impressive track record in its alumni to PhD’s in Economics and Information Systems. SMU offers these programs to groom a new trend of entrepreneurs and leaders with its unconventional style of learning.

Last but not least, the HSE (Helsinki School of Economics) Executive Education offers postgraduate programs and graduate diplomas to students who have already been established in their career but are looking to further it with postgraduate programs. HSEEE offers a Triple Crown accreditation by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS, hence its qualifications would be known everywhere in the world. With its Executive MBA program, students are indeed molded and trained to deepen their leadership and management skills so as to further improve their careers. HSEEE is definitely the best business school for executives with a career and looking to improve their qualifications and skill set

With leading business schools in Singapore, local students need not look far to obtain the best qualifications. With world ranked programs, students worldwide will definitely consider enrolling into a business program in one of the very best schools in Asia, only in Singapore.


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      6 years ago from UK

      Paari, with NuS being a world class university with its MBA programs ranking among top 10 in Asia and #32 globally is a worth a chance. Just start the application and see how it goes. Great Hub SunSeven.

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      I wish to study in NUS - MBA Marketing. Can any one help me on ths?


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