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Why ITT?

SMU launched the International Trading Track (ITT) in July 2006, with the objective of grooming young international trading talent in Singapore. ITT is offered as a specialisation under the Finance major.


"Asia is increasingly becoming the centre of global trade flows, and Singapore is well-positioned to seize the opportunity due to its continuously expanding role as an international launch pad for traders wishing to venture into this region and anchor their presence here."


Professor Annie Koh
Vice President - Office of Business Development
Academic Director - International Trading Institute@SMU
Professor of Finance (Practice)
Singapore Management University


Comprehensive curriculum tailored to the needs of the International Trade Sector

The curriculum will equip students with the basic building blocks of international trade. The strategic development and direction of the track are steered by a panel of representatives from SMU, ITI@SMU Industry Partners and government agencies such as IE Singapore. ITI@SMU Industry Partners comprise of:

  • Key commodity trading companies (energy products, agri-commodities, metals & minerals)
  • Banks with trade financing capabilities
  • Shipping/Maritime and logistics companies

Hear from Ye Lin why he joined ITT

Let the words of an ITT student, Ye Lin convince you as he shared his experience at the ITT Info Session on March 2012.

His story is available here.

The Coal Story

Special feature on the Industry Study Missions to Kalimantan, Indonesia.

The story is available here.

Well equipped for a trading career

"I wanted a career in which no two days were ever the same, and which would give me a great deal of satisfaction, independence and learning opportunities."

Read article here.

Source: The Business Times © Singapore Press Holdings Limited


Last updated on 08 Dec 2016 .