About EXD

Agility, changing perspectives and inter-disciplinary exchanges are at the heart of the SMU-ExD
Singapore Management University Executive Development (SMU ExD) is dedicated to international talent development in a contemporary Asian setting. Integrating the best of Asian and Western practices and theories, our Public Programmes, and Customised Corporate Programmes deliver outstanding returns on investment for individuals and organisations, leveraging meticulously-designed curricula which address business challenges in the context of Asia.
Embedded in the overall thrust to anticipate and bridge the capabilities for the future, SMU-ExD aims to be the intelligent agent in propelling the development of executives and the transformation of organisations.

Cultural Transformation in a Digital Age
SMU-ExD is your strategic partner in this process, granting organisations of various maturity levels the access to unique resources for cultural transformation in the digital age. The presence of sensing and data requires a re-alignment of corporate culture, a seminal shift, which we will enable for you.

Equipping Responsible Leaders with Future Skills
Our commitment to providing transformative education ensures that all programme goals are met to develop the next generation of skilled and responsible business leaders to support the success of Singaporean companies globally and to make global companies successful in Asia.

Technology Enabled Learning Ecosystems
Incorporating mobile micro-learning platforms as part of its teaching curriculum, SMU-ExD encourages learners who are also busy executives to learn on-the-go.


About Singapore Management University

A premier university in Asia, the Singapore Management University (SMU) is internationally recognised for its world-class research and distinguished teaching. Established in 2000, SMU’s mission is to generate leading-edge research with global impact and produce broad-based, creative and entrepreneurial leaders for the knowledge-based economy.  SMU’s city campus is a state-of-the-art facility located in the heart of downtown Singapore, fostering strategic linkages with business, government and the wider community.


*released on 8 June 2017, The Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings (WUR) 2018 positions SMU 11th among the specialist university of the world. Other institutions in this category include the London School of Economics and Political Science, Sciences Po Paris, University of St Gallen and Hitotsubashi University