Founded in 1917, Olin Business School is part of Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, an institution recognized for its academic scholarship and for its exceptional faculty and students. In 2012, Olin celebrated its 95th anniversary. The milestone reflects the quality of its programs, people, partnerships, and research – and its mission to create knowledge, inspire individuals, and transform business.
Degree and non-degree offerings emphasize critical thinking, strategic problem solving, global competence, applied learning, creativity, and innovation. The business school is fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
The Financial Times ranked Olin’s MSF program No. 2 in the United States and the Washington University-Fudan University Executive MBA No. 9 in the world. The Wall Street Journal ranked Olin’s EMBA program No. 2 globally. Olin’s undergraduate business program made Newsweek’s top-10 list at No. 8, and U.S.News & World Report rated Olin’s full-time MBA program No. 19 in the nation.
Founded in 2000, Singapore Management University was the first private university in the city-state to offer undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs in business management. Its Lee Kong Chian School of Business has received the prestigious European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) accreditation, and SMU is one of the youngest universities in the world to have earned a double AACSB accreditation for its business and accounting programs.
Like Olin, its mission is to create and disseminate knowledge, advance scholarly research, enhance leadership, and promote global corporate citizenship.