Singapore Economic Development Board
The Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) is the lead government agency for planning and executing strategies to enhance Singapore’s position as a global business centre. EDB dreams, designs and delivers solutions that create value for investors and companies in Singapore. Our mission is to create for Singapore, sustainable economic growth with vibrant business and good job opportunities.
EDB’s “Host to Home” strategy articulates how we are positioning Singapore for the future. It is about extending Singapore’s value proposition to businesses not just to help them improve their bottom line, but also to help them grow their top line through establishing and deepening strategic activities in Singapore to drive their business, innovation and talent objectives in Asia and globally.
For more information on how EDB can help your business, please visit www.sedb.com
Enterprise Singapore (ESG) is the government agency driving Singapore’s external economy. It promotes international trade and spearheads the overseas growth of Singapore-based companies to grow Globally Competitive Companies.
IE Singapore attracts global commodities traders to establish their home base in Singapore. Today, Singapore is a thriving trading hub for the energy, agri-commodities and metals & minerals trading clusters.
Through it Global Company Partnership, IE Singapore works Singapore-based companies to customise total solutions in capability building, market access and financing for their internationalisation.
IE Singapore’s global network of overseas centres in over 35 locations provides the necessary connections in many developed and merging markets. Visit www.enterprisesg.gov.sg for more information.
Workforce Singapore promotes the development, competitiveness, inclusiveness, and employability of all levels of the workforce. Its key mission is to enable Singaporeans to meet their career aspirations, take on quality jobs at different stages of life, and help enterprises be competitive and manpower-lean. Workforce Singapore’s focus is on strengthening the Singaporean core and ensuring that Singaporeans are able to have better jobs and careers. Workforce Singapore, in partnership with key stakeholders, also provides support to business owners and companies to enable them to transform and grow, while building a future-ready workforce.
For more information, please visit www.wsg.gov.sg
Research and Academia
Established as an institution of higher learning in 1992, Nanyang Polytechnic’s (NYP) academic schools offer quality education and training through more than 35 full-time diploma courses and common entry programmes. NYP also has a full suite of continuing education and training (CET) options for lifelong learning, ranging from specialist and advanced diplomas, to SkillsFuture modules and courses. NYP’s Asian Culinary Institute and the Singapore Institute of Retail Studies are CET institutes set up in partnership with SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) to champion and transform Singapore’s F&B and retail sectors respectively. A third NYP CET institute – the National Centre of Excellence for Workplace Learning – also set up in collaboration with SSG, will spearhead the development of progressive workplace learning strategies and programmes for companies here.
NGEE ANN POLYTECHNIC
Ngee Ann Polytechnic opened its doors with just 116 students in 1963 and offered courses in language, commerce and technology. Five decades on, we have never stopped preparing students for the challenges of their time.
We now offer 36 full-time diploma courses and three common entry programmes through nine academic schools and various part-time programmes for adult learners through our CET Academy. We have a student population of more than 14,000. Our alumni community of over 145,000 is ever growing, with many living in other parts of the world still calling us home. Every step of the way, we have been unwavering in our commitment to give students an outstanding learning journey. Our mission is to develop students who are confident, self-directed, innovative and adaptable – equipped for success in the future economy.
The first educational institution in Singapore to leverage Problem-Based Learning approach for all its diploma programmes, Republic Polytechnic (RP) has six schools and two centres offering 39 courses in Infocomm, Engineering, Applied Science, Technology for the Arts, Sports, Health and Leisure, Events and Hospitality, Enterprise, and Communication. Republic Polytechnic is committed to nurturing innovation and entrepreneurial learning opportunities. Its holistic, broad-based curriculum, covering culture, enterprise development and cognitive processes, prepares students for an active and meaningful role in society. Republic Polytechnic strives for excellence by achieving various international and national accreditation, including ISO9001, ISO14001, OHSAS 18001, SS540, Singapore Quality Class, People Developer, Innovation Class, and Service Class.
Established in 1954, Singapore Polytechnic (SP) is Singapore’s first polytechnic. It has 10 schools that offer 37 full-time diploma courses and three common entry programmes for close to 16,000 students. SP adopts a proven creative teaching and learning framework and offers students a holistic, authentic and industry-relevant curriculum, innovative and vibrant learning spaces, and enriching overseas programmes.
The Polytechnic is committed to producing competent and versatile graduates who are also imbued with sound values, so that they can be work ready, life ready and world-ready. SP has more than 206,000 graduates and among them are successful entrepreneurs, top executives in multi-national and public-listed corporations, and well-known professionals across various industries and leaders in government.
SP clinched the inaugural ASEAN People’s Award in 2015 for its contributions toward the region’s community-building efforts. SP is also the first polytechnic to be awarded the President’s Award for the Environment in 2010 and the President’s Social Service Award in 2011.
Situated in Tampines next to the idyllic Bedok Reservoir, Temasek Polytechnic (TP) is a leading institution of higher learning in Singapore. Established in April 1990, TP takes pride in equipping our students with lifelong skills and digital knowledge for a future of dynamic change.
A key player in the national drive for lifelong learning, TP offers numerous opportunities for adult learners to reskill and upskill with industry-relevant programmes.
Onboard with Singapore’s Smart Nation strategy, TP actively promotes digital business strategies, R&D and partnering initiatives in emerging areas such as Industry 4.0 and AI. We also continue to forge strategic partnerships to broaden our network and improve our core industry competencies.