S³ Asia MBA Academic Curriculum

The goal of the S³ Asia MBA Program is to provide students with the opportunity to receive a high quality business education offered jointly by three leading universities in three Asian economic power houses.

Asia Specific Courses


  • Managerial Communication
  • Data Models and Decisions
  • Managerial Economics
  • Financial Accounting
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Business in China
  • Asian Business Insights I
  • Basic Chinese (Optional for NUS and KU students)
  • Politics (for Chinese students)

Asian Business InsightⅠ(Company Visit)


  • Operations and Process Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Business Ethics in Asian Companies
  • Management Information Systems
  • Asian Business Insights II (Field Trip)
  • Corporate Finance
  • Business in Korea and Japan
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Asia Business Communication (Basic Korean or English conversation)


  • Corporate Strategy
  • Macroeconomics in the Global Economy
  • Elective 1
  • Elective 2
  • Management Communication
  • Asian Business Insight Ⅲ
  • Advanced Business English
  • Elective 3

Asian Business Insights (Field Trip)

The S³ Asia MBA offers the requisite course Asian Business Insight, in which students visit representative businesses in Seoul, Shanghai, and Singapore to learn their distinctive features, culture, and environment. Students can also utilize theories and practical skills learnt from courses in the business field, examining actual issues facing these firms and cooperating with employees of these companies to propose alternative solutions to pressing issues. By developing practical and strategic solutions, students can nurture the characteristics required for future business leaders.