A Master of Business Administration is one of the most prominent postgraduate qualifications, valued by leading employers Internationally!

MDIS Partners with Edinburgh Napier University, UK to offer New E-learning Master of Business Administration with 5 specialisms

The e-learning industry continues to expand, offering an ever-increasing array of e-learning tools and programmes to government bodies, companies, and individuals.  E-learning today is greater than ever with the most rapid growth in emerging economies trying to close the education gaps.  The combination of high convenience and accessibility are transforming e-learning into the predominant global educating force of the 21st century.  With the current economic pressure due to the outbreak of COVID-19, e-learning programmes are ideally suited to individuals who intend to balance their personal and professional commitments and study while working and at a relatively lower cost as compared to the traditional classroom learning.

Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS) is offering the new e-learning Master of Business Administration (MBA) with 5 specialisms in Events Management, Health Management, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Leadership & Innovation and Marketing to meet the increasing demand for e-learning programmes. The new e-learning MBA is the partnership between MDIS and Edinburgh Napier University in the UK.

This globally-recognised qualification will develop individuals’ business skills and give them the expertise which are required for senior roles in any organisation.  It’s a flexible course delivered online that will build on their work experience and the curriculum is tailored for the dynamic contemporary global business environment, focusing on developing skills in leadership, and the application of conceptual management theories to current practice.  Participants will acquire competencies in innovative and creative problem solving, critical thinking and strategic reasoning and graduate with business competence and effective management skills.

Ignatius Teo, MDIS Business School’s Head says: “With a flexible study schedule using effective online teaching methods from videos, to graphics and self-administered quizzes, MDIS- Edinburgh Napier Universities online MBA programmes allows you to learn Innovative Management and Marketing skills at your own pace.”

Issac Joshua, MDIS School of Tourism & Hospitality’s Head says: “The Edinburgh Napier University MBA with options to specialise in either Events Management or Hospitality & Tourism Management is a carefully designed and finely structured online program that aids accessibility and ensures learners add value to their current skill sets and professional development.”

For more details about this e-learning MBA, please visit MDIS website: https://www.mdis.edu.sg/.


About MDIS

Founded in 1956, the Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS) is Singapore’s oldest not-for-profit professional institute for lifelong learning. MDIS has two main subsidiaries: Management Development Institute of Singapore Pte Ltd which oversees its Singapore academic operations, and MDIS International Pte Ltd which focuses on MDIS’ globalisation strategy.

MDIS offers internationally-accredited courses in Business and Management, Engineering, Fashion and Design, Health and Nursing, Information Technology, Languages and Education, Life Sciences, Media and Communications, Psychology, Tourism and Hospitality Management, and Safety and Environmental Management. These programmes are offered in collaboration with renowned universities in the United Kingdom and the United States of America.

MDIS is EduTrust certified, attesting to its exemplary education and business excellence standards. The institute was first awarded the certification in 2010 – subsequently renewed for four years in 2014 and 2018. MDIS was also one of the first Private Education Institutions (PEIs) to be registered under the Enhanced Registration Framework.

The institute achieved a double win at the Singapore Prestige Brand Award (SPBA); it was one of four winners as well as the overall winner of the SPBA – Heritage Brands 2018. In 2017, MDIS was ranked 4th for the Enterprise 50 Award for its contributions in spurring Singapore’s economy.

Continuing with its long-standing tradition of giving back to society, the MDIS Education Trust Fund (inaugurated in 1999) supports deserving students facing financial difficulties in pursuing their education in Singapore. To date, MDIS has awarded more than 8,000 scholarships and bursaries totalling over S$6 million. The institute also actively supports several charities and provides community assistance, in reaching out to the young, elderly, and disabled.

Equally vested in corporate-level training, MDIS’ corporate training arm, the Management Development and Consultancy, was set up in 1995 to cater to the training needs of the workforce. In 2014, MDIS acquired the Service Quality Centre to diversify its offerings in training solutions – in its endeavour to be a premium provider of training solutions in the region.

Apart from the main Singapore campus, MDIS has international campuses in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, as well as in Johor, Malaysia. MDIS also has representative offices in China, India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and Thailand, as well as agents throughout Southeast Asia.

About Edinburgh Napier University

About Edinburgh Napier University Edinburgh Napier University comprises 6 schools with an international focus, each committed to growing academic reputation, delivering an excellent personalised student experience and building innovation, enterprise and citizenship. The University has around 19,500 students studying across their three campuses in Edinburgh, and on transnational education programmes with partners overseas.

Edinburgh Napier University is a nationally and internationally recognised education provider:

  • Ranked 86th in the Complete University Guide 2020
  • Top 25 in the Complete University Guide 2020 for Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism
  • Top 10 UK modern university for Marketing (10th of 46) by the Complete University Guide 2020
  • Top 10 UK modern university for Law (6th of 49) by the Guardian University Guide 2020
  • Top 15 UK modern university for Business Studies (13th of 59) by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020
  • Awarded five QS Stars for teaching, employability and internationalisation in the 2019 QS Stars rankings
  • 95% of graduates are in work or further education within six months of graduating (HESA 2016/17)


Press release distributed by EloQ Communications.

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