About Nanyang Institute of Management
Established in 2001, Nanyang Institute of Management (NIM) is a forward-looking premier education provider in the region. At NIM, we “Nurture Today for Tomorrow” with a student-centric culture that places learning needs above all else. We pride ourselves on the ability to offer an environment that is geared towards achieving academic and teaching excellence, while nurturing our students as a whole.
NIM through its six schools,
- School of Business,
- School of Logistics,
- School of Tourism & Hospitality,
- School of Engineering,
- School of Early Childhood Education,
- School of Language
Offer a wide range of courses leading to Certificate, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Bachelor, as well as Master Degrees and other Post-Graduate courses.
Nanyang Institute of Management is an EduTrust and ISO 9001 certified private education institution registered with the Committee for Private Education (CPE). Our courses and faculty are registered with CPE; and our degree courses accredited with established Universities.
General Manager’s Message
Nanyang Institute of Management’s (NIM) vision is to be a forward-looking premier education provider of market-relevant programmes in the region. Through excellence in teaching and learning, NIM aims to do the very best for our students.
NIM students not only have access to a modern city campus and its amenities; they are also exposed to an exciting yet rigorous academic curriculum which is relevant in today’s professional environment and designed to ensure that they are ready to excel in the workforce upon graduation.
We are constantly improving our teaching methodologies, service standards and curriculum design to offer value innovations for all our students. I encourage you to explore NIM and discover the real difference and value that NIM offers in aiding you to reach your educational and career goals.
Our Vision, Mission, Values and Culture
Our Vision: To be a forward-looking premier education provider of market-relevant programmes in the region.
Our Mission: Delivering market-relevant programmes in a conducive and dynamic learning environment that nurtures students with the knowledge and skills to succeed in their chosen careers.
The “OPAL” Values The Opal symbolises for Nanyang Institute of Management its attributes in its highest and figurative sense, representing for NIM and all its students and staff, sterling qualities that nurture and groom both the individual and the organisation into better entities, productive and contributory to their community, environment and themselves. The specific values that NIM especially hold dear are:
► Objectivity: To be always totally objective in assessing situations, making judgments, setting goals, inputting effort and making decisions and to always act in the interests of the company and its students.
► Perseverance: To always pursue each and every endeavour to a fruitful conclusion, to not give up in mid-stream and to be prepared to walk the extra mile.
► Ambition: To have a core value of always wanting to do better and be better, to achieve significance and bring beneficence to all whom we are responsible for, including our wider, community as well as our charges, our family and friends, and even ourselves.
► Learning: To cherish the value of learning, to learn how to learn, to learn each and every day and to never stop learning and to impart the value of learning to all whom we come across.
Student-Centric Culture At NIM, our motto is “Nurturing Today for Tomorrow”. Our organisational culture is one of Student-Centric – with drivers of change for “Academic Excellence”,”Nurturing the whole person” and “Teaching Excellence”. There is a focus of all activities on the learning needs of students. The emphasis is on active learning with students being central to the management of key learning process.
Nanyang Institute of Management is committed to providing teaching, learning and research that enhance the skills, knowledge and capabilities of our students and stakeholders; emphasizing industry relevance and a spirit of innovation; and fostering an intellectual environment with an international orientation.
Our Service Guarantee to students:
- NIM upholds a high service standard.
- NIM’s lecturers/teachers/tutors are selected qualified professionals in their field.
- NIM average lecturer to student ratio is 1 to 30 (this varies with courses and the mode of delivery to maximise learning outcomes).
- NIM offers students adequate facilities and support services to foster a conducive and pleasant learning experience.
- NIM accepts students if they possess the required qualification/s and language proficiency as stipulated in the signed standard student contracts.
- NIM will stand by our signed standard student contract agreement.
Certification and Awards
As part of the Private Education Act in Singapore; Nanyang Institute of Management (NIM) is required to be registered with the Committee for Private Education (CPE). This demonstrates that NIM has fulfilled the necessary academic and corporate governance as stipulated by the CPE under the Private Education Act.
In addition, there are quality, process and procedure assurance required by CPE under the Edutrust Certification. Institutions that enroll foreign students must be Edutrust certified. NIM has attained the 4-year Edutrust Certification.
In addition, NIM has voluntarily been ISO certified to ensure that we have the necessary quality management system necessary for the delivery of private education courses and training.
► Dec 2013: Jobs Central Learning Survey – 8th place
► Dec 2012: Jobs Central Learning Survey – 9th place
► Dec 2012: Awarded 4 Year Edutrust Certification by the Council for Private Education (CPE)
► Dec 2011: Ranked Top 10 in Preferred Private Education Institution ranking in Jobs Central 2011 Learning Survey
► Nov 2011: Obtained SME1 Asia Awards – Prominent Category Award Winner
► Jan 2011: Obtained SINGAPORE SME 1000 Award
► Dec 2010: Obtained Edutrust Provisional Certification
► July 2010: Awarded CPE Registration (4yrs)
► Mar 2008: Renewed SQC-PEO Certification (3yrs)
► July 2007: Approved by MCYS to conduct Early Childhood Care Education
► Jun 2007: Granted by PQAC (Joint MOE-MCYS Committee for Pre-School Qualification) Accreditation for providing Early Childhood Care Education
► Dec 2004: Obtained Case Trust for Education
► Oct 2004: Awarded ISO 9001 Certification
► Aug 2003: Awarded SQC-PEO Status
Nanyang Institute of Management’s (NIM) Academic and Examination Board are made up of highly qualified and experienced members from the industry, academia and management of NIM. This is in line with NIM’s mission of delivering market relevant programs for students to succeed in their chosen careers. The Academic Board is the policy making body that provides directions and strategies for the academic management of NIM. The board oversees and reviews academic matters pertaining to admission criteria, courses, course delivery, lecturers and academic performance. The Examination Board is responsible for the moderation of examination results and determining the progression and awards of the students. The composition, qualification and experience of the members of the Academic and Examination Board are listed below.
NIM Academic Board
|Chairman:||Mr Harnek SINGH|
|Member:||Dr SAM Man Keong|
|Member:||Mr YANG Chin Chun (Leonard)|
NIM Examination Board
|Chairman:||Mr Harnek SINGH|
|Member:||Mr PANG Yan Kiat (Alfred)|
|Member:||Mr YANG Chin Chun (Leonard)|
Mr. Harnek SINGH (Chair)
President, Asia Pacific Quality Organisation
MBA (University of Hull, UK)
Prior to his retirement, Mr. Singh held the position of VP & Director of Business Excellence with Singapore Technologies Engineering; he also headed the Productivity Development Unit at the Ministry of Defence. Mr. Singh is a pioneer and an experienced Singapore Quality Award Assessor, a Supervisory and National Assessor for the People Developer Standard.
Dr SAM Man Keong
President, Singapore Institute of Engineering Technologists – SIET
BE(Hons)(Civil)(MelbU), MSc(Civ Eng)(NUS), MSc(Geot Eng)(NTU), EdD(WMSU), Grad Dip(App Stats)(RMIT), GDSTT(CIAE), MCGI, CEng, FIET, MICE, MIMMM, MCIOB, FBEng, FSPE, PEng(UK), CEnv, CMath, MIMA, CSci, FCQI, CQP.
Mr. Alfred PANG
Academic Director, Nanyang Institute of Management
BTech (Hons, Computing Technology) and MTech (Hons, Quality Systems) – Massey University (New Zealand); Post-graduate Diploma in Education – Wellington Polytechnic (New Zealand). Alfred has in excess of 30 years of experience in technical and education industries. In education, he has taught and took on roles in educational support and management (Higher Education in Singapore, Malaysia and New Zealand).
Head of School – School of Business/ School of Language/ School of Engineering/ School of Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Nanyang Institute of Management
Mr Yang has an MBA and Bachelor of Business from Nanyang Technological University. Leonard has held senior management positions for more than 15 years with Asiawide Tends Asia and Institute of Technical Education. He also has previous lecturing experiences with SIM University, EASB and Raffles Education.
Our Staff (Org Chart)
NIM is headed by the General Manager, Ms Jacklyn See. She works with the the Academic and Examination Boards chaired by Mr Harnek SINGH. Under her management are the following departments.
- Academic department
- Sales and Marketing department
- Operations department
- Special Projects department
- Corporate Services department
Click here for NIM’s Organisation Chart.
Nanyang Institute of Management Pte Ltd is majority owned by CIG Investments (S) Pte Ld. CIG Investments (S) Pte Ltd is part of the Chiway Education Group in China.