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.
Dr Lee Boon Keng, Director, Centre of Excellence International Trading, Nanyang Business School, Singapore

Director's Message

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)

Our Stats

Statistics for the Centre of Excellence in International Trading’s International Trading Programme

Our Partners

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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.

Logos of CEIT’s various industry partners, including Dole, BP, Chevron, and Adaro

Our Programmes

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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.