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In the famous words of Mark Twain, “Comparison is the death of joy.” Indeed, a new study found that people with higher subjective socioeconomic status — their perception of their income and educational standing compared to others — reported significantly higher levels of happiness. This relationship was also significantly larger than the connection between people’s …

Singapore Management University’s (SMU) Lee Kong Chian School of Business (LKCSB) has been ranked 22nd in the Financial Times’ (FT) 2020 global ranking of Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) programmes. It holds the 14th spot among Asia universities and ranked 8th among Asia business schools. The SMU EMBA Programme is designed to prepare global senior leaders …

Singapore Management University’s (SMU) Lee Kong Chian School of Business (LKCSB) has been ranked 76th place in the Financial Times’ (FT) 2020 global ranking of Masters in Management (MiM) programmes, moving up 16 notches from its previous 92nd position in the 2019 rankings. It holds the eighth spot, among Asian universities ranked. This is the fourth time LKCSB …

The Singapore Management University (SMU) School of Law announced the establishment of the Singapore Global Restructuring Initiative (SGRI) which will be undertaken by the School of Law’s Centre for Cross-Border Commercial Law in Asia.  The Initiative, which is supported by the Singapore Ministry of Law, seeks to contribute to and enrich the ecosystem that supports …

With the rapid spread of the pandemic which has infected more than 14 million globally to date, the world is grappling with control measures to stop the virus from further proliferation.Since 2018, the Paris Peace Forum (PPF) has brought together Heads of State, Government and international organizations with civil society and the private sector together …

These are the research findings of the 36th round of quarterly release for the DBS-SKBI Singapore Index of Inflation Expectations (SInDEx) Survey at the Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics (SKBI), Singapore Management University (SMU). One-year-Ahead headline inflation expectations edged down to 3.0% in June 2020, from 3.1% in March 2020, slightly down compared …

Business Innovations Generator (BIG), the incubator managed by the Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IIE) at the Singapore Management University (SMU), has today unveiled 19 new startups accepted into its incubation programme. This is BIG’s second cohort this year and its largest since its inception in 2009. (More information about the 19 startups can be …

The Singapore Management University’s (SMU) Lee Kong Chian School of Business’ (LKCSB) MSc in Wealth Management (MWM) is ranked among the top 3 in the world and first in Asia in the latest Financial Times (FT) Masters in Finance Rankings 2020. This is the fifth consecutive year that SMU LKCSB has been recognised as one of the top three …

The Singapore Management University (SMU) Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IIE) announced the launch of the Lee Kuan Yew Global Business Plan Competition (LKYGBPC) Lite Edition. The contest is aimed at inviting young innovators, entrepreneurs, scientists, researchers, engineers, or designers to come up with innovative ideas that would help cities, businesses, and communities adapt and …

The Singapore Management University (SMU) announced the establishment of a new SMU Resilience Fund to help students who are facing financial hardship because of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The $2.5 million Fund comprises three coordinated components – SMU CARES (comprising funds from the University’s own resources), SMU GIVES (made up of contributions from the SMU Community), and SMU HELPS (assistance supported by donors). …