Why SIM? There are many reasons why to join the SIM, some of which are stated here below. Outstanding Management Education With a challenging curriculum that combines the research-based, academic rigour of a Master of Arts with the practice-oriented approach of leading MBA programmes, the SIM offers an outstanding management education. Centred around the core disciplines of strategy, leadership, finance, marketing, organisational behaviour and international management, the SIM curriculum prepares you for a successful career in today’s increasingly digitalised world as a respected and responsible manager, entrepreneur, business consultant and beyond. Integrative and Interdisciplinary Learning Experience The SIM programme teaches you to approach problems holistically through the integration of management courses and contextual studies from various other disciplines. This stems from our strong belief that only an approach of this nature can give you the tools to tackle complex management challenges. This learning experience also facilitates broader perspectives, fosters creativity and enhances complementary skills such as data-driven decisioning. Excellent Career Prospects The SIM prepares you for a successful career in management positions, consulting, financial services or entrepreneurship. It is common for students to have more than one attractive offer to choose from before graduation, with top starting salaries by international standards. Purpose-driven Global Leadership The SIMagination Challenge, a mandatory and highly sought-after component of the SIM programme, is an innovative course that focuses on globally applicable social initiatives. Our students plan, execute and reflect upon a challenging project which aims at leaving a positive and sustainable impact on society. This reflects our commitment to provide not only competent leaders but also responsible global citizens. The SIMagination Challenge also allows for an in-depth understanding of topics such as team diversity, social responsibility and personal mastery. Insightful International Journeys The SIM programme encourages and enables you to supplement your academic curriculum with meaningful international experiences. Firstly, the SIM International Project (SIM-IP) is a mandatory international internship that you independently plan, complete and reflect upon. Secondly, our international double degree and exchange programmes enable you to achieve a wide spectrum of educational and intercultural goals. Global SIM Community As a SIM student, you will be part of a strong, diverse and dynamic global community with about 900 members from over 65 countries comprising students, alumni, staff and faculty. The SIM community culture is built on lifelong friendship and is fostered through numerous impactful events that help you connect with the alumni network and corporate partners.