What we do
In the Centre of Excellence International Trading (CEIT) at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), we aim to nurture a specialised, global-ready workforce for the international trading sector. By helping to establish Singapore as the Asian hub for higher learning and leadership development, we equip our students with both the business and technical knowledge to succeed and lead in international trading.
Message from the Dean
Welcome to the Centre of Excellence International Trading (CEIT), a partnership between the College of Engineering and College of Business (Nanyang Business School) at NTU, Enterprise Singapore, and corporate partners from the international trading community.
CEIT is envisaged role to establish Singapore as the Asian Hub for higher learning and leadership development in the International Trading complex.
Our students gain soft skills and technical knowledge that align with industry requirements through a comprehensive International Trading Programme (ITP) curriculum for undergraduate and post graduate students. We have established Asia's first Professional Master of Business Administration with a special track in International Trading (PMBA-International Trading) to train and empower graduate students to succeed as dynamic professionals and be future ready and global ready in the entire value chain of the highly competitive International Trading complex.
CEIT also plays a role in thought leadership in International Trading through research, case studies, executive trainings and organising conferences on issues critical to the industry.
We hope that the opportunities presented by CEIT will spur you to chart an exciting career in the international trading sector.
Professor Christina Soh
Dean, College of Business (Nanyang Business School)
Professor Louis Phee
Dean, College of Engineering
At the Centre of Excellence in International Trading (CEIT), we offer a platform to connect NTU and the commodity trading industry by focusing on talent development and thought leadership.
CEIT, together with the Nanyang Business School and the College of Engineering, runs the International Trading Programme (ITP) for undergraduates from business, engineering, and maritime studies as well as the Professional Master of Business Administration with a special track in International Trading. We provide our students with a multidisciplinary and holistic education across the entire value chain in international trading.
With ITP, you will be trained on the latest commodity trading platforms used in the industry and enjoy priority internships at leading commodity trading organisations. CEIT also organises experiential learning through industry site visits and overseas study missions, and special topics seminars conducted by industry specialists. In these ways, we bring the industry into the classroom.
We warmly welcome you to join this exciting and rewarding journey with us.
Dr Lee Boon Keng
Associate Professor, Banking & Finance
Director, Centre of Excellence International Trading (CEIT)
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Our corporate partners contribute generously by:
• Sharing their expertise and insights on the design of the International Trading curriculum development,
• Conducting workshops for our students on key issues and challenges facing the industry, and
• Offering internships and sponsoring various events.
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The International Trading Programme (ITP) curriculum is designed and refined in continuing consultation with the international trading community to ensure direct relevance to industry requirements and covers the entire value chain and all major commodity trading sectors.
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