Our Story

Established in 1981, the Institute of Systems Science (lSS) at National University of Singapore provides graduate education, professional development courses, consultancy and research services. Our objectives are to develop infocomm leaders, and drive business and organisation innovation.

ISS is appointed the National Continuing Education & Training (CET) Institute (NCI) for the National Infocomm Competency Framework (NICF) by SkillsFuture Singapore Agency (SSG). It is also a Programme Partner for SSG’s Service Excellence Competency Framework. The institute is accredited by leading international and local accreditation, 
and certification bodies to deliver programmes that lead to recognised certifications and qualifications. It also conducts research, organises management, technology and innovation update seminars, and provides consulting services to the industry. The Singapore e-Government Leadership Centre (eGL) in ISS helps leaders of government innovate and transform through e-Government education, and consulting and research.

To date, over 111,000 infocomm & business professionals, 5,800 corporate customers and 5,100 post-graduate alumni members have benefitted from ISS’s suite of services. Its programmes are delivered by ISS staff with an average of more than 20 years of industry experience.

Our Vision

Providing thought leadership in organisational innovation and business transformation

Our Mission

Developing infocomm and digital business leaders through education, applied research and consulting services

Our Milestones

'Our Milestones' timeline brings you through our journey - from our founding in 1981 to what we have accomplished today. It records the launch of all our graduate programmes, our industry collaborations and recognitions, and significant events at NUS-ISS. Selected quotes from our founding fathers and industry partners are also cited.

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Our Leadership

We wouldn't be what we are today if not for the vision provided by our leaders over the years. 'Our Leadership' timeline highlights the current and past chairpersons, as well as our management board. They all play an important role in providing strategic inputs to charting the direction of ISS.

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