The International Trading Institute at Singapore Management University (ITI@SMU) was formed as part of a tripartite initiative between the government, industry partners and the Singapore Management University. The first trading institute in the world to be set up within a university, it is Singapore's premier platform for leadership and talent development in the arena of international trading.
Creating value for the sector by developing a pipeline of talent across the trading value chain
Thought leader in the area of international trading
Strengthening Singapore’s position as a global trading hub
The Maritime Business Operations Track (MBOT) was developed to equip students for Singapore’s maritime sector by ensuring they have a firm foundation in business operations with the essential knowledge and skills relevant for maritime-related roles in the industry.
The International Trading Track (ITT) was launched with the primary aim of equipping SMU undergraduates for careers with companies operating in the trading value chain.
The Work Study Elective (WSE) was developed to provide students with the opportunity to undergo a 6 months extended internship programme with a company in the wholesale trade and maritime industry.