SIPMM has its history dated back in 1972 when the Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management (SIPMM) was founded to organize professional courses for those engaged in the profession.
Background History of SIPMM
SIPMM Initiating Online Course Project
SIPMM Academy initiated an online course project, to make available SIPMM specialized courses both in and outside Singapore. The project SIPMM Online Courses was scheduled to launch in July 2016.
Strategic Collaboration with Trade & Industry Association Singapore
SIPMM Academy collaborated with Trade & Industry Association Singapore (TIAS) to provide business and professional development courses for the trade association, which has more than 2,000 members.
SIPMM Established Educational Arm
With the gazette of the Private Education Act (Chapter 247A) in December 2011, SIPMM Academy was established as a separate entity to conduct SIPMM courses relating to purchasing, warehousing, logistics and supply chain management.
SIPMM Established Corporate Training
SIPMM established a separate entity to conduct professional and specialized skills workshops that are conducted at hotels. The entity also conducts customised In-House Trainings that are delivered at the company’s premise.
Strategic Collaboration With World Certification Institute in the US
SIPMM collaborated with World Certification Institute (WCI), a global body that is headquartered in Washington, to offer Competency Credential Awards.
SIPMM Assisted CFLP To Develop the Official China PMI
SIPMM assisted the China government and its professional association, China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing (CFLP) to produce the official China PMI. The launch was a huge success for China.
Launch of Singapore’s PMI in 1998
SIPMM successfully conducted pilot trials to produce the Singapore Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) for the manufacturing industry. The Singapore PMI was made available to the public on January 1999. Since then, the monthly index has become a key barometer of the Singapore economy and is closely watched by economists, analysts and media agencies worldwide.
Strategic Collaboration with Southern Cross University in Australia
SIPMM collaborated with Southern Cross University (Australia) to conduct the Bachelor of Business Administration degree with specialism in Purchasing and Logistics Management.
Collaboration with RMIT University
SIPMM collaborated with RMIT University (Australia) to conduct the Master of Business (Logistics Management) degree.
Academic Award Presentation at SIPMM Graduation in 1989
SIPMM top students receiving their academic awards from Mr. Henry Heng, former Administrator of SDF Secretariat, who later became the first Chief Executive of Council for Private Education (CPE).
Pre-Launch Briefing Of SIPMM Diploma Courses with prospective students
Strategic Collaboration with University of North London
SIPMM collaborated with University of North London (formerly known as Polytechnic of North London) to conduct higher diploma courses that were awarded by the university. The photo above shows the MOU signing ceremony at SIPMM office in 1987 (Left: Mr Philip Price, the university representative and Prof. Poh from SIPMM).
To provide an opportunity for those who seek accredited professional awards through our strategic alliance with accredited institutions of global recognition.
To inspire and instill a sense of purpose and achievement for our students through the development of an industry-relevant and validated course curriculum.
To adopt an efficient administrative system that will enable an effective learning experience of our students.
To work closely with the local educational authority, as well as other government agencies and comply with all regulatory requirements for the responsible execution of our operations.
To be a leading professional institution that epitomizes career success through facilitating knowledge excellence and developing specialism.
OUR CORE VALUES
Our core values, acronymed as SIPMM, are shown below:
S - represents our focus on our Students, by striving to meet their aspirations to attain career success and guiding them towards overcoming their problems and difficulties.
I - represents our inclination towards Innovation, by providing an innovative learning experience where our students can excel in their studies.
P - represents our emphasis on Process, through implementing effective policy and efficient procedures that comply with all regulatory requirements.
M - represents our orientation towards Mentorship, through careful selection of our academic faculty with proven track record of career success and who are passionate in mentoring and guiding our students for their eventual career success.
M - represents our approach towards Maximization, through the use of effective learning resources to maximize the potential of our students.