Singapore Management University welcomed its pioneer cohort of business school students in 2000. Today, the Lee Kong Chian School of Business (LKCSB) has about 3,000 students, over a hundred full-time faculty members, and a portfolio that includes undergraduate, master's (including MBA and EMBA) and doctoral programmes. It has a strong research record and a dynamic learning environment. It is known for the interactive pedagogy that it employs and a particular emphasis on global experience and real-world problem solving.
In 2011, LKCSB received both the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) accreditation and a five-year EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System) accreditation. For both accreditations, the School has the distinction of being one of the youngest schools in the world to be accredited.