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 first 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. In 2016, LKCSB successfully renewed its 5 year accreditation for both AACSB and EQUIS.