Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)

Introduction

Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)

The Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS), founded in 1956, is Singapore’s oldest not-for-profit professional institute for lifelong learning. MDIS has two main subsidiaries: Management Development Institute of Singapore Pte Ltd (MDIS Pte Ltd) to oversee its Singapore academic operations, and MDIS International Pte Ltd to further its globalisation strategy.

MDIS provides well-accredited courses, seminars and management services and opportunities for individuals to develop professionally through academic programmes in Business and Management, Engineering, Fashion Design, Information Technology, Health and Life Sciences, Mass Communications, Psychology and Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Management. These programmes are offered in collaboration with highly acclaimed universities in Australia, France, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.

In September 2008, MDIS set up its first overseas campus in Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan in Central Asia, to offer world-class tertiary education to students from the Central Asia region. A landmark deal was also achieved with EduCity@Iskandar in Johor, marking the first time a private Singaporean tertiary institution has made a foray into Malaysia. This will be the second of MDIS’ overseas campuses and will open its doors to 2,000 students around 2015. Upon completion of third phase construction in 2023, the campus looks set to cater to more than 10,000 students. MDIS has representative offices in China, India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam, as well as agents throughout Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

MDIS Facilities

MDIS has a history of providing training and educational services to the community and nation. The S$35 million MDIS Campus in Stirling Road occupies a three-hectare land area and boasts of state-of-the-art classrooms, life sciences and computer laboratories, a hospitality training centre, a mass communications studio, engineering laboratory and workshop, as well as a fashion studio. The campus also has an amphitheatre to house art performances and other events, as well as fully-equipped sports facilities such as a gymnasium and badminton courts.

The campus is Wi-Fi enabled, allowing students access to the World Wide Web anywhere on campus. In addition, MDIS enhances students’ learning experience with the Blackboard Learning System and video streaming technology that allows online access to lecture notes, learning resources and recorded lessons anytime, anywhere.

MDIS has another learning centre, MDIS Dhoby Ghaut, at Orchard Road.

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Achievement of EduTrust Certification

The success of MDIS’ graduates is due to the institute’s strong commitment to high quality standards of education. The achievement of the EduTrust Certification (4 years) awarded by the Council for Private Education in 2010 is a milestone for MDIS as it attests to the institute’s exemplary education and business excellence standards. MDIS is also amongst the first batch of Private Education Institutions (PEIs) to be registered under the Enhanced Registration Framework.

MDIS Integrated Campus of the Future

The MDIS Residences@Stirling is the very first hostel in Singapore to be awarded the Green Mark Gold Plus Award. Costing S$80 million, the new 15-storey hostel consists of 782 air-conditioned rooms, 14 suites, a lecture theatre and cafeteria. The eco-friendly hostel can accommodate some 1,700 students and is fully-integrated so that students can live, learn and play in an interactive and conducive environment.

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Master

Master in International Business (Awarded by Grenoble Graduate School of Business, France)

Campus Full time 15 - 24  August 2017 France Grenoble

The ultimate aim of the Masters in International Business programme is to prepare students to work in a management position in an ever changing international environment where advanced technology and multicultural situations occupy an increasingly important place in the daily lives of companies... [+]

The ultimate aim of the Masters in International Business programme is to prepare students to work in a management position in an ever changing international environment where advanced technology and multicultural situations occupy an increasingly important place in the daily lives of companies. The MIB is a high-quality comprehensive programme of business administration subjects which are all studied from an international perspective. The programme focuses on the knowledge required by managers in different sectors to work in international companies and environments. The MIB is a strong generalist programme that integrates all the core courses and uses crossfunctional approaches to apply these core areas while providing students with an international specialisation. Why Choose the Grenoble Graduate School of Business? - Master in International Business (MIB) ranked 13th in the Financial Times Global Masters Ranking. Including 3rd in “International Mobility”. - Ranked 27th in the Financial Times European Business Schools Ranking in 2013. - Grenoble Ecole de Management is one of the few business schools (1% of schools worldwide) to possess the three accreditations that distinguish the leading international business schools: EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System), AACSB (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) and AMBA (The Association of MBAs). - An affiliate school and member of the Microeconomics of Competitiveness (MOC) network of Harvard Business School’s Michael E. Porter. - A pioneer in management of technology and multicultural management - Balance of theoretical and practical management learning - A truly international Business School in the heart of the French Alps... [-]

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Master of Science Engineering Management (Awarded by Northumbria University, UK)

Campus Part time 15  August 2017 Singapore

The MSc Engineering Management programme as offered the same at the home campus of Northumbria University, is specifically designed to allow students to update, extend and deepen their knowledge, to enhance their career opportunities in industry, or as a preparation for further academic research. The programme allows the students to optimise the learning experience and effort to suit their academic... [+]

The MSc Engineering Management programme as offered the same at the home campus of Northumbria University, is specifically designed to allow students to update, extend and deepen their knowledge, to enhance their career opportunities in industry, or as a preparation for further academic research. The programme allows the students to optimise the learning experience and effort to suit their academic background and career aspiration. The programme aims to: Produce graduates who can apply fundamental principles and techniques to produce creative solutions Evaluate theoretical frameworks and models and select appropriate techniques and tools for analysis of complex systems Develop a critical awareness and evaluation of current issues in the selected subject discipline in order to foster the ability to produce new insights and propose new solutions Competently evaluate and apply a range of research techniques using both primary and secondary sources to successfully undertake a research or investigative project in an appropriate subject discipline Enhance the academic, personal and professional development of all students and foster their abilities to be self-evaluative, reflective practitioners and life-long learners Develop the application of professional and ethical principles, standards and practices in the selected subject discipline Methods of Assessment The modules will be assessed either by coursework, examinations, and projects or a combination deemed appropriate to the module objectives Graduation Students will be awarded the Master of Science Engineering Management by Northumbria University,UK. In addition, graduates from the programme are entitled to use the designatory title, MSc, after their names. Career Opportunities With the increasing... [-]

Master of Science in Biotechnology (Awarded by Northumbria University, UK)

Campus Full time 12  August 2017 Singapore

Biotechnology is one of the most rapidly growing fields within applied sciences, having applications from the diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions, through to the enhancement of food production. Due to the potential impact on human life, the importance of biotechnology is currently very high in both the public and scientific agenda... [+]

Biotechnology is one of the most rapidly growing fields within applied sciences, having applications from the diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions, through to the enhancement of food production. Due to the potential impact on human life, the importance of biotechnology is currently very high in both the public and scientific agenda. The main focus of the course will be on Molecular biotechnology. Molecular biology, (molecular) Genetics and Bioinformatics form the ‘backbone’ of biotechnology, and different aspects of these feature in a number of modules. A thorough understanding of the link between DNA, RNA and protein is pivotal. You will study gene expression and protein production and purification, and applications thereof in different biotechnological fields. In addition to developing subject-based expertise and skills, you will consider the many global issues associated with recent biotechnological advances. This course will give you access to a field of study which will have a major impact in the future of science. It is specifically designed to expand your knowledge and insight in the science underpinning biotechnological principles. In addition, it will help you to apply knowledge and skills in addressing specific biotechnological problems in the fields of medical, industrial, microbial and plant biotechnology. The course will enhance your career opportunities in the biotechnological industries, enabling you to take full advantage of opportunities that will ensue from the expansion of this area and/or prepare you for further academic research. Methods of Assessement Modules will be assessed through a combination of coursework and examinations depending on... [-]

Master of Science in Finance (Awarded by Grenoble Graduate School of Business, France)

Campus Full time 24  August 2017 Singapore

The MSc Finance is a two-year programme and requires full-time attendance during one academic year for the course work. The second year is allotted solely to the final management project and can be done in parallel with an internship or... [+]

The MSc Finance is a two-year programme and requires full-time attendance during one academic year for the course work. The second year is allotted solely to the final management project and can be done in parallel with an internship or full-time employment. The programme consists of four stages followed by a capstone and a final project. Approximately 75% of the modules will be taught by GGSB faculty and 25% will be taught by local approved lecturers who have been selected through a stringent process. The research methodology and project workshop module will be taught by the GGSB faculty. The schedule for each module is carefully structured to assist the students in covering each unit more efficiently and effectively. Serious Game The serious game will provide the students with the opportunity to bring together many aspects of the programme. The students will have to manage a virtual company, make decisions related to strategy and finance, using their skills and knowledge to solve issues and to propose solutions in small groups using a computer based simulation game. Final Management Project At the end of the taught part of the programme, each student will be required to complete the graduating thesis (Management Project) on a finance-related topic of approximately 20,000 words in length, under the guidance of a GGSB tutor. The Management Project is required to address a particular research question or knowledge gap in the field of study.This should be business oriented and coherent with your programme’s objectives. The student may choose... [-]

Master of Science Project Management (Awarded by Northumbria University, UK)

Campus Full time Part time 12 - 15  August 2017 Singapore

This is an ideal postgraduate programme for graduates who want to progress within generic project-based industries. It is ideally suited for relatively new graduates with restricted work experience and also highly experienced practitioners... [+]

Programme Objectives To provide students with a systematic understanding of project management knowledge, and a critical awareness of current problems and/or new insights, much of which is at, or informed by, the forefront of current research, advanced scholarship and professional practice. To provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the techniques applicable to apply research to project management situations, both practical and theoretical. To enable students to evaluate project management methodologies and develop critiques of them and, where appropriate, propose new hypotheses. Career Opportunities This is an ideal postgraduate programme for graduates who want to progress within generic project-based industries. It is ideally suited for relatively new graduates with restricted work experience and also highly experienced practitioners. The programme may be followed to enhance existing career opportunities within many industrial sectors; as preparation for transfer from one industrial sector to another; or as preparation for further postgraduate study, i.e. Ph.D. Demand for managers who can demonstrate the skills to effectively manage projects continue to grow both nationally and internationally. Indeed, opportunities for a varied, well-paid, challenging and international career are significant. Modules Partnership and Collaborative Working (10 Credits) Sustainable Project Management (10 Credits) Project, Programme and Portfolio Management (20 Credits) Project Team Dynamics (20 Credits) Project Risk & Value Management (20 Credits) Strategic Project Management (20 Credits) Research Methods (Quantitative and Qualitative) (10 Credits) Project Economics (10 Credits) Masters Empirical Research and Work-Based Dissertation Preparation Module Dissertation (Project Management) (60 Credits) Entry Requirements All applicants must be 21 years old... [-]

Master of Science Tourism and Hospitality (Awarded by the University of Sunderland, UK)

Campus Full time Part time 12 - 18  August 2017 Singapore

The MSc Tourism and Hospitality programme has been designed to facilitate a combination of real-world experience and critical reflection through fieldwork and classroom-based activities. The programme applies a social scientific approach to both tourism and hospitality studies through a focus on the contexts of globalisation,commercialisation and consumption... [+]

The MSc Tourism and Hospitality programme has been designed to facilitate a combination of real-world experience and critical reflection through fieldwork and classroom-based activities. The programme applies a social scientific approach to both tourism and hospitality studies through a focus on the contexts of globalisation,commercialisation and consumption. A particular strength of the programme is the consideration of the linkages between the travel, tourism and hospitality industries in relation to organisation and management, as well as in providing satisfactory experiences to consumers. Career Opportunities Past students from University of Sunderland tourism programmes have gone on to a range of management careers including attractions, museums and destination marketing. Students may also choose to set up a tourist or hospitality business or go to research and lecturing. Modules International Tourism Development Hospitality Management Studies Critical Tourism Theory and Methods Current Practices in Tourism, Hospitality and Events Tourism and Hospitality Major Project Admission Requirements Applicants must be of age 18 and above and a good Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience. English Language Requirements Applicants must demonstrate proficiency in the English language. If the applicant does not meet the English requirement, the applicant is required to achieve a minimum band of 6.0 in the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) [-]

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