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Downside risks seen in 5 major economies this year and next: SMU survey

(Sept 11): How will the five largest economies in the world perform over the next few years? If there is a surprise to the GDP growth forecasts for this year and next, survey participants expect that to be tilted to the downside.

This will be followed by a more balanced growth environment in 2021. But participants seemed to lean toward a more balanced risk assessment on headline inflation from 2019 through 2021, with the exception of the Euro Area, where a modest majority view greater disinflationary risks in 2019 and 2020.

SMU survey highlights challenges for family businesses to grow and secure capital

SINGAPORE (Aug 17): A new survey on Singapore family businesses reveals that these businesses found it challenging to grow in spite of Singapore’s small market size. 

The study conducted by the Singapore Management University’s Business Families Institute ([email protected]) surveyed 83 family firms in Singapore between December 2018 and May 2019.

Nearly half of these companies have a yearly turnover of under $5 million. Led by Professor of Family Entrepreneurship Annie Koh, the study looks at how family businesses approach innovation.

Disruption? Challenge accepted

How are SMU's post-graduate accounting programmes readying the industry for changes?

SINGAPORE (May 27): Disruption is happening; disruption is real. Entire industries are being transformed and that includes the auditing ecosystem. Technologies gaining wider traction such as artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, and cloud computing have a direct impact on the methods of auditing and the tools and processes used in the auditing ecosystem.

Disruption? Challenge accepted

How are SMU's post-graduate accounting programmes readying the industry for changes?

SINGAPORE (May 27): Disruption is happening; disruption is real. Entire industries are being transformed and that includes the auditing ecosystem. Technologies gaining wider traction such as artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, and cloud computing have a direct impact on the methods of auditing and the tools and processes used in the auditing ecosystem.

DBS partners SMU to launch sustainability programme

SINGAPORE (Feb 12): DBS and Singapore Management University (SMU) have partnered on a first-of-its-kind comprehensive initiative in Southeast Asia that focuses on promoting and growing sustainability.

The DBS-SMU Sustainability Initiative includes the introduction of Singapore’s first sustainability major, as well as funding for sustainability research, scholarships, fellowships and community engagement.

How to fast-track your future in nine weeks

They may already be near the top of their game, but senior executives look to Singapore Management University’s dynamic Executive MBA programme to supercharge their growth into high-demand, future-ready leaders of tomorrow

How to fast-track your future in nine weeks

They may already be near the top of their game, but senior executives look to Singapore Management University’s dynamic Executive MBA programme to supercharge their growth into high-demand, future-ready leaders of tomorrow

How to fast-track your future in nine weeks

They may already be near the top of their game, but senior executives look to Singapore Management University’s dynamic Executive MBA programme to supercharge their growth into high-demand, future-ready leaders of tomorrow

How to fast-track your future in nine weeks

They may already be near the top of their game, but senior executives look to Singapore Management University’s dynamic Executive MBA programme to supercharge their growth into high-demand, future-ready leaders of tomorrow

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These two sectors helped bring 2017 customer satisfaction levels to a new high: Survey

SINGAPORE (Mar 28): Singapore’s national customer satisfaction hit a new high in 2017, according to the 2017 Customer Satisfaction Index of Singapore (CSISG) released by the Institute of Service Excellence (ISE) at the Singapore Management University (SMU).

ISE is a joint initiative by SMU and the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA).

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