Frequently Asked Questions

NUS Business School provides Executive Education programmes from a uniquely Asian perspective. Our programmes enable you to leverage the best of global knowledge and deep Asian insights to help propel your business to succeed in Asia and beyond.

Our programmes are typically 3 to 10 days in duration, with some exceptions. Please refer to the respective programme web page for details.

You will be awarded a certificate of completion, signed by the Dean of NUS Business School and the Head of Executive Education.

To enjoy the full campus experience, consider staying at Kent Vale Serviced Residences which offers comfort and convenience. Available on a first-come-first-served basis, please enquire with your programme advisor during enrollment.

As each programme has a specific target audience profile, we invite you to refer to the "Who Should Attend" section on the specific programme page for more information. Alternatively, you may wish to contact our programme advisors for assistance.

What alumni status will I enjoy as a participant of ALFI or Stanford-NUS Executive Programme in International Management?
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Upon completion of the following selected Executive Education programmes, you will be considered an NUS Business School Executive Education alumnus:

  • NUS Asia Leaders in Financial Institutions Programme
  • Stanford-NUS Executive Programme in International Management

NUS Business School Executive Education Alumni Status Recognition
Recognition of your NUS Business School Executive Education experience should be listed on your resume or C.V. or LinkedIn Profile as:

Completed the [Insert Programme Name] Programme, [Insert Programme Month/Year], NUS Business School Executive Education

Business School Alumni Events
You are invited to attend events around the world hosted by NUS Business School Global Alumni Network Office (GANO), NUS Business School Overseas Alumni Network, and Executive Education representatives. Invitations will be sent to your email on record with us.

NUS Business School Alumni Newsletters / Digests
You will be automatically subscribed to the NUS Business School Alumni e-newsletters / digests. You may unsubscribe at any time.

Where can I find more information on NUS Business School’s degree programmes (including MBA and EMBA)?
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Please visit to find out more about our degree programmes (including MBA, EMBA and MSc). Alternatively, we would be happy to connect you with our colleagues from the business school.

When will I receive more programme information now that my application has been accepted?
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We will be in touch with confirmed participants on accessing the NUS participant portal approximately two weeks before course commencement. All programme details and pre-reading materials (if any) will be accessible via the portal.

Participant numbers can range from 15 to 60 participants, depending on programme design and target audience.

Classes are typically held from 9am to 5pm, including lunch and a tea break.

Please contact the advisor of the respective programme for assistance.

The majority of our programmes are full-time weekday sessions conducted on campus.

I have prior commitments during the course and cannot attend some classes. Do you provide make-up sessions?
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Please consider your schedule carefully prior to enrolment confirmation to ensure completion of the programme. If you find that you may not be able to attend all sessions, please consider alternative programme dates and discuss with the respective programme advisor.

Should you be absent from class due to unforeseen circumstances, rest assured you will continue to have access to lecture notes, hand-outs or presentation slides via the participant portal. However, make-up sessions will not be made available

Programme fees generally include course materials, daily lunches and tea breaks, as well as a networking dinner. While accommodation is excluded, please enquire with the respective advisor about our on-campus accommodation package (visit this page) or for hotel recommendations.

We offer early payment benefits, team enrolment savings, and a 10% discount for NUS alumni and past participants of NUS Executive Education*.

Early payment savings (Visa and MasterCard only):

  • > 45 days before start of programme: 10% savings
  • > 30 days before start of programme: 5% savings

To learn more about team enrolment benefits, please contact a programme advisor.

*Only one benefit can be applied at any one time.
*Early payment savings is not applicable with the following courses:
(1) Asia Leaders in Financial Institutions
(2) Stanford–NUS Executive Programme in International Management
(3) CAMRI Graduate Certificate in Applied Portfolio Management
*The alumni savings benefit is not applicable with programmes (1) to (3) listed above.

What type of government grants and subsidies can be used towards your programmes?
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SkillsFuture Study Awards
Certain programmes are eligible for the SkillsFuture Study Awards scheme offered by Singapore government agencies. Eligible applicants will receive a monetary award which can be used to defray the costs. Please approach our programme advisors for more information.

SkillsFuture Individual Credit
All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Individual Credit to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses, including some of the executive education programmes by NUS Business School. Please visit this page to determine if your programme of interest is eligible.

SkillsFuture Series
Singaporeans will be able to tap on a curated list of training programmes under the SkillsFuture Series to stay relevant and prepare for the future. Please approach our programme advisors to determine if your programme of interest is eligible.

NUS Executive Education may offer limited scholarship support for certain programmes. Please enquire with our programme advisors.

Please submit an online application for our Programme Admissions Committee to determine your eligibility.

You will receive an email within three business days notifying you of the status of your application. For most programmes, qualified candidates are admitted on a rolling, space-available basis.

We encourage you to apply at least two months in advance to secure a place in the programme. Late applications will be considered based on space availability.

  1. Begin with an online application submission from the respective programme page.
  2. We will contact you on your application status within 3 business days, and the Admissions Committee may request for more information to determine your eligibility.
  3. If admitted, an acceptance email will be sent, and we will then proceed with billing.
  4. Your enrolment will be confirmed upon receipt of payment.

Can I postpone or cancel my application if I am no longer able to attend? Are there any charges?
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We must be notified in writing of all cancellations and transfers. If you are admitted to a programme but find that you are unable to attend, you have the following cancellation options:

Cancellation / Postponement charge:

  • < 45 days before programme: 50% of applicable programme fee
  • < 15 days before programme: 100% of applicable programme fee

Applicants may postpone participation, subject to the above postponement charges. The fee credit will be forfeited if not utilised on another programme within 12 months.

Qualified substitutes can replace participants who are unable to attend, and requests for substitutions must be made in writing.

Payment will be required after admission. Full payment will be needed to confirm enrolment and access the participant portal for pre-programme content and arrangements

NUS Business School, Mochtar Riady Building, Level 5, 15 Kent Ridge Drive, Singapore 119245

For international participants, we recommend Park Hotel Alexandra, and Park Avenue Rochester, both located around 10-15 minutes away from the campus via taxi. If required, we will send you the booking forms for your completion and onward communication with the respective hotel reservations representative. Daily rates start from SGD$180++. Please enquire with the respective programme advisor for more details.

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