Management Development Institute of Singapore The Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS), founded in 1956, is Singapore?s oldest not-for-profit professional institute for lifelong learning. MDIS provides the opportunity for individuals to develop professionally through academic programmes in the areas of Business and Management, Mass Communications, Biomedical Sciences and Information Technology, offered in collaboration with highly acclaimed universities in the United Kingdom, United States of America and Australia. Its current student enrolment is approximately 9,000, out of which about 2,000 are international students from 30 different countries. MDIS also offers quality management development seminars and services. The success of MDIS? graduates is attributed to the institute?s strong commitment to high quality standards of education. MDIS? exemplary education and business excellence was further endorsed in July 2003 when MDIS became one of the first institutes to achieve the Singapore Quality Class award for Private Education Organisations (PEOs). In August 2005, MDIS received the CaseTrust Accreditation for PEOs. Headquartered in Singapore, MDIS has representative offices in China, India, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam. It is also represented by agents in Hong Kong, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan and the United Arab Emirates.