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School of Information Systems partners with China's Zhejiang University to offer 3+1.5 years Fast Track Programme

The School of Information Systems (SIS) at Singapore Management University and College of Computer Science at Zhejiang University (ZJU) have entered into an agreement for high-calibre ZJU undergraduates to enrol in SMU Master of IT Business (MITB) programme after completing their first 3 years of undergraduate studies at ZJU.

SMU MITB (Analytics) DFS Day

DFS is the world traveller’s preferred destination for luxury shopping offering customers a carefully curated selection of exceptional products from over 700 of the world’s leading brands across four categories: fashion & accessories, beauty & fragrances, watches & jewellery, and wines & spirits. From Hawaii to Hong Kong, DFS stores are located in some of the world’s most iconic destinations — each selected for its unique appeal. DFS network consists of 420 duty free stores across four continents and 11 countries, including 18 international airports, 14 downtown T Galleria by DFS stores, as well as affiliate and resort locations.

IBF proposes revisions to Financial Industry Competency Standards

SINGAPORE: The Institute of Banking and Finance (IBF) has proposed revisions to the Financial Industry Competency Standards (FICS).This comes after a year-long review to find out if the standards are still relevant in a rapidly evolving financial landscape.

Women in IT leadership: first-hand views

The MITB programme organized a panel discussion to examine the roles and responsibilities played by women in Financial Services Technology & Operations. Panel participants include Sunila Shivpuri, Chief Information Officer (CIO) Private Wealth Management, Deutsche Bank; Ho Lok Pin, Head of Technology Architecture, OCBC Bank; and Jayaprada Putrevu, Executive Director, Asian Infrastructure.

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SAS in tie-up with educational - institutions

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NYSE Technologies and Singapore Management University team up to Strengthen Financial Markets Technology Education

NYSE Technologies, the global commercial technology unit of NYSE Euronext, announces working with SMU's MITB (Financial Services) programme to develop educational labs for hands-on learning experiences with trading processes and technologies.

NYSE Press Release

SMU tackles vulnerable trading infrastructure with NYSE Technologies

The Trade News

IT execs urged to take MBA path to CIO's chair

Practice Assistant Professor Michelle Cheong, who is Director of Masters and Professional Programmes at the School of Information Systems, noted that the banking industry is currently looking to strengthen its internal processes and operations and there is growing demand in the sector for technology and operations professionals who understand the banking industry.

Published in ZDNet Asia

Sun, SMU join hands to drive tech for financial industry

Sun Microsystems and the SMU's School of Information Systems will be collaborating on promoting academic and research interactions related to the technology and operational aspects of the financial services industry. Published in the following:

Singapore Management University Banks on Sun Microsystems

SMU SIS and SUN Collaborate to Foster Technology Innovation in the Financial Services Industry.

Press Release

IT grads with business bent wanted by banks

Banks both local and foreign have taken a hit in the financial meltdown but they remain keen on hiring, especially information technology graduates with a business bent. The trend has been noticed by faculty members at SMU's School of Information Systems, where banks have been asking for the curriculum vitaes of students. And SMU SIS Master of IT in Business (Financial Services) programme is proving the right course for the times.

Published in The Straits Times

Simulation Whiz Kids

Three SMU students proved their mettle in business strategy in a cyber simulation game, making it into the GLO-BUS Hall of Fame. The students who formed two companies - Digi Life and Ebson - stood out for their best financial performance. They were crowned Best-Strategy Invitational Grand Champions in December last year, competing among several foreign universities. Andy Yeo, a postgraduate student pursuing the SIS Master of IT in Business (Financial Services) managed Digi Life.

Published in SMU Hub
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The Colombo Plan (CPS)

Government of Singapore Joint Collaboration which started in 2008, kicked off with a good start with the admission of Mr Kiran Prasad Acharya from Nepal into SMU's Master of IT in Business (Financial Services) programme.

Published in FOCUS (Issue 46 January 2009)

SAS and Singapore university set up training lab Business intelligence vendor, SAS, has together with SMU established a laboratory on the local university's campus.

ZDNet Asia

Grooming IT talent for financial services

SMU's successful Business-IT approach has been expanded to include a master's programme for financial services and two through-train programmes.

Published in SDA Asia (Volume 20, 2007), pp 14-15

A master first for SMU

SMU is the first local university to roll out a new master's degree programme to groom talent for the growing financial services industry. The pioneer batch of 22 postgraduate students embarked on the inaugural Master of IT in Business (Financial Services) course. SIS dean Professor Steven Miller said: "A unique aspect of this programme is that it is co-designed and co-delivered with financial services organisations and the supporting vendor community. These deep connections with the industry mean that the curriculum will always be relevant and responsive to emerging trends."

SMU SIS has launched a new master's programme to prepare technology professionals for leadership positions in the finance industry.

Published in The Business Times

Last updated on 10 Jan 2018 .