Business Case Studies, Govenrment and Business Environment Case Study, Foreign Universities,Can Singapore Still be the Education Hub?

print page
Tell A Friend
Bookmark
 

Case Categories

Govenrment and Business Environment Case Study

IBS CDC IBS CDC IBS CDC IBS CDC RSS Feed
Case Title:

Exit of Foreign Universities: Can Singapore Still be the Education Hub?

Publication Year : 2008

Authors: Priti Krishnan Shahnaaz, Rasheeda Shums & K. Ramanathan

Industry: Education

Region:Singapore

Case Code: GBE0067

Teaching Note: Available

Structured Assignment: Available

Buy This Case Study
OR





Abstract:
In 2006-2007, Singapore had seen three reputed foreign universities exiting their ventures from its place. Singapore, an island state, termed as a ‘benevolent dictator’ has shown miracles in transforming its underdeveloped economy status in the mid-1970s, to a developed economy within a span of two and a half decades. Its manufacturing strength has been role setting and beyond excellence. The economy that was a predominantly manufacturing-driven diverted its focus towards knowledge-allied sectors by the mid-1990s. However, to its dismay the backbone of knowledge – educational institutions seem to have an inherent drawback. Despite a strong primary and tertiary educational system, Singapore’s wand is failing to prove its magic over the foreign higher educational institutions.

Pedagogical Objectives:

    The case is structured to let the students analyse
  • The critical success factors of nations as educational hubs
  • A government’s role in promoting its nation as an educational hub
  • The factors of students’ attraction towards educational destinations.

Keywords : Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew, Goh Chok Tong, Lee Hsien Loong, Foreign Universities, Economic Development Board, Thinking Schools, Government and Business Environment Case Study, Global School house, International Enterprise, Boston of East

Recently Bought Case Studies

    Recently Bought Case Studies
advertisement

    Executive Interviews

  • David ConklinDavid Conklin

    David Conklin, is a professor at the Richard Ivey School of Business
    Speaks on Government and Business
  • Lord Meghnad DesaiLord Meghnad Desai

    Lord Meghnad Desai, is an Indian-born British economist and Labor politician
    Speaks on Government and Business
  • Vijay GovindarajanVijay Govindarajan

    Vijay Govindarajan, is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading experts on strategy and innovation
    Speaks on Reverse Innovation
  • View All Executive Interviews»




Contact us: IBS Case Development Centre, Survey No. 156/157, Dontanapalli Village, Shankerpalli Mandal, Ranga Reddy District, Hyderabad-501504, Andhra Pradesh, INDIA, Phone: 08147-236660/61/62/72, Fax: 08147-236653,E-mail: casehelpdesk@ibsindia.org

©2003-2013 IBS Case Development Centre. All rights reserved. | Careers | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Disclosure | Site Map xml sitemap