SkillsFuture Study Award for International Business
Enterprise Singapore (ESG)

Early career employee

Sector Overview

Enterprise Singapore (ESG) champions enterprise development and works with committed companies to build capabilities, innovate and internationalise. As more companies go global, the demand for talent who can work in international markets has been growing. The SkillsFuture Study Award for International Business enables recipients to embark on careers with global responsibilities. It also provides opportunities to deepen essential skill-sets to navigate and overcome the complexity of overseas markets. Recipients will also gain exposure in learning how to manage and lead international teams and project effectively.

ESG welcomes businesses and employees who want to become the next generation of International Business leaders, to drive the overseas growth of your company.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Singaporeans with minimum 3 years of working experience
  • Committed to deepen skills in Internationalisation
  • Relevance of course to current corporate role or future role
  • Individual applicants who are unable to provide employers' input will be asked for more information to aid in the assessment on the application of learning to their desired international corporate roles.
  • Employers' input will form part of our evaluation and should include how the nominees will apply the learning from the course to their current and future job roles in driving the company's overseas growth strategies.
  • Must not have completed course of study at the point of application
  • Not a previous recipient of any SkillsFuture Study Award

Supported Courses

Supported Courses

Note: Only applicants who have been accepted into the courses listed below will be considered.

Training Provider Course Programme Listing Period (Dates)
INSEAD, The Business School for the World Asian International Executive Programme
18 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
International Management in Asia Pacific
26 Nov 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
 NTU, Nanyang Technopreneurship Center Digital Economy Innovation Immersion Programme
 22 May 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
 NTU, Nanyang Business School SME @ Nanyang Leadership Programme
 Jun 2018 - Sep 2018

Merger and Acquisition

 12 Sep 2018 - 14 Sep 2018
 NTU, Nanyang Business School Partner: Indian School of Business (ISB), India  Emerging Market Series: Discovering India  2018
 NUS, National University of Singapore Merger and Acquisition
 30 Jul 2018 - 3 Aug 2018
Standford-NUS Executive Programme in International Management
 25 Aug 2018 - 8 Sep 2018
 Managing Cross-Border Trade and Value Chains in SEA
 11 Mar 2019 - 14 Mar 2019
 SIM, Global Education  MSc International Busines
 8 Oct 2018 - 30 Sep 2019
 SMU, Singapore Management University Global Supply Chain Management Programme

Application Process and Evaluation Process

Application Period and Evaluation Process

Application Period

Cycle Application period*
2018-01 Apr - Jun 2018
2018-02 Jul - Sep 2018
2018-03 Oct - Dec 2018
2018-04 Jan - Mar 2019

*Completed applications should be submitted by the last day of the course. Successful applicants are to commence their approved course within one year from the date of application.

  • Only applications which reach us before the course ends will be accepted for evaluation.
  • Evaluation of applications may take about approximately 6 to 8 weeks after that respective application closing dates. Shortlisted applicants will be notified.




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