In SP Business Admin, you will have an exciting and memorable student life.

1. Winning Learning Experiences 

Those who enjoy challenges and seek the thrill of winning may take part in different competitions! This is a list of recent competitions which DBA students have excelled:

  • 2nd Runner-Up (2020) and Champion (2019) of the Singapore University of Social Sciences Brand Challenge
  • Our Entrepreneurship student teams were awarded Top 3 winning teams in River Hongbao Hackathon (RHBHacks) 2019 and 2020
  • One of FedEx Express/Junior Achievement International Trade Challenge Singapore 2020/2021's Top 3 winning teams. Champions at the FedEx Express/Junior Achievement International Trade Challenge Asia Pacific 2016, and Champions at the FedEx Express/Junior Achievement International Trade Challenge Singapore 2016
  • Gold and Silver Award Winners of the Marketing Institute of Singapore and Global Chinese Marketing Federation Global Brand Planning Competition 2019
  • Champions at the Singapore Logistics Association’s Supply Chain Challenge 2016, 2017, 2019 and 2019
  • Winner of the Sakura Internet Award at KOSEN/National Institute of Technology - Joint Polytechnics Start-up Programme held in Tokyo, Japan in 2019
  • The Spirit of Enterprise (SOE) Charles & Keith Best Student Interviewer Awards 2016 and 2017
  • Business China Youth Showdown second runner-up in 2016 and top-5 finalists in 2017
  • Champions and Second Runner’s Up at the SMU’s Project Rookie 2015
  • Finalists at CDL-Compact Singapore Young CSR Leaders Award 2015

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2. Winning Industry Experiences 

  • We bring you beyond textbooks and classrooms to broaden your learning experiences! We provide innovative venues and platforms for you to learn, such as our simulated workplace teaching facilities.
  • We have collaborated with a select group of industry partners and alliances to enable you to be work ready! Our SP Diploma in Business Admin students have worked on projects with esteemed industry partners such as Gong Cha, Singapore River Cruise, Scanteak, Watsons Singapore, Keppel Logistics, Exion Asia Stolt Container Terminal, Shalom Internations, Mentholatum Company, NETS Singapore, Mandom Corporation (Gatsby), Mott’s Snapple International, and The Neo Garden Group, just to name a few. These projects help students in applying the knowledge gained in the classroom to real-life business projects.
  • In-campus sessions with industry guest-speakers will give you professional insights into their industry.
  • Regular field trips to companies allow students to have real-world experience and bring them closer to industry. Such experiences enhance classroom learning.

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3. Winning Overseas Experiences
(Some of these programmes have adopted on-line format or are currently on hold due to the pandemic)

Students get to embark on various specially designed semester-long overseas immersion and internship programmes which will provide students with first-hand experience of living, studying and working overseas.

  • Overseas Internship: For the independent self-starter who isn't afraid to go out of your comfort zone, we have interesting overseas internship opportunities in cities/countries such as Shen Zhen, Suzhou (China), Bangkok (Thailand), Yangon (Myanmar), Jakarta (Indonesia) and Ho Chi Minh (Vietnam). Our students will experience more than overseas work placement. They will gain invaluable international exposure working and living overseas, a much sought after skill set in a globalised marketplace.
  • Overseas Immersion Programme: Prepare yourself for an international career! Immerse in a foreign culture and way of life for up to one semester in countries such as China. Our students on the Overseas Immersion Programme will study for one semester at a university in China. Apart from studying, they will get to spend time exploring and immersing in a foreign culture and increase their global exposure.
  • Learning Express (LEX), Overseas Social Innovation Programme (OSIP), and Overseas Community Service Programme (OCSP): These provide you with opportunities to experience the world, learn new skills, make new and meaningful friendships, and rediscover yourself through out-of-classroom learning.
  • Internationalisation Electives: Students will have excellent opportunities to take on outbound or inbound electives where they could visit an ASEAN countries and work with students from our partner universities to embark on meaningful client projects such as conducting market research for products/brands across different markets.  Alternatively, they could host overseas students in Singapore and work on consumer insights studies.

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"The business-world offers careers like no other. Completing the Diploma in Business Administration course at SP has provided me with many advantages for career placement and advancement. With a qualification in business, you enter the working world with unrivalled versatility, which can be approached from multiple angles. Following my graduation, I took up the SkillsFuture’s Earn and Learn Programme (ELP) which allows me to take my skills and knowledge to the next level with a Specialist Diploma in Retail Management whilst working full-time."

Nicole Chin

Class of 2015
Assistant Fashion Coach
Charles & Keith Singapore

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