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Nanyang Institute of Management and Succession Advisory Partners Sign MOU to Launch Family Entrepreneurship and Succession Planning Program

Singapore – July 1, 2024 – In a landmark agreement, Nanyang Institute of Management (NIM) and Succession Advisory Pte Ltd (SA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on the development of a Post Graduate Diploma in Next-Gen Entrepreneurship & Succession. This program aims to equip the next generation of family business leaders with the necessary skills and knowledge to navigate the complexities of succession planning and entrepreneurship.

The signing ceremony took place in the NIM North Canal Road campus in Singapore, marking the beginning of an exciting partnership between NIM, known for its robust academic infrastructure, student recruitment expertise and industry relevant programs, and SA, which brings a wealth of experience in business development and wealth management.


Key Highlights of the MOU:

• Development of Post Graduate Diplomas: A joint effort to create a curriculum for a Post Graduate Diploma in Next-Gen Entrepreneurship & Succession, delivered in both Mandarin and English.

• Collaboration on Curriculum Development: NIM will focus on accreditation processes, students recruitment and program implementation, while SA will provide industry insights, curriculum design and domain expertise.

• Branding: Both parties will enhance communication and establish a platform for brand building, international partnerships and faculty recruitment. 

Dr. Zhang Xuwei, President of Nanyang Institute of Management said “We are thrilled to partner with Succession Academy, a division of SA in creating a program that addresses the unique challenges of family businesses. This collaboration combines our academic strength with their industry expertise, promising a comprehensive learning experience for our students.”

Echoed Melvyn Goh, CEO of Succession Academy Pte Ltd: “This MOU signifies a significant step forward in our mission to nurture and support family business leaders. We are honored to have NIM as a partner. NIM has an thriving international student population with strong access to the China market. By leveraging our combined resources and expertise, we aim to deliver a program that will not only educate but also inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs on philanthropy, legacy planning and investment management.”

About Nanyang Institute of Management: Nanyang Institute of Management (NIM) is a premier educational institution in Singapore, offering a range of programs designed to equip students with practical skills and knowledge. NIM is committed to providing high-quality education and fostering a nurturing learning environment through industry relevant programs and initiatives .

About Succession Academy Pte Ltd: Succession Academy Pte Ltd (SP) provides consultation services to wealthy families on intergenerational and succession matters. Understanding the complexities faced by ultra-high net worth individuals, SP addresses psychological, emotional, and financial issues alongside their partners on the design of trusts and other structures to ensure the preservation and growth of wealth. We take pride in our expertise and are honored to serve as trusted advisors on these private family matters. Succession Academy is the training division of Succession Advisory Partners.

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