With a mission to trigger cutting-edge research that has an international impact and to develop creative and entrepreneurial leaders for the modern knowledge-based economy, Singapore Management University employs a highly interactive, project-based and collaborative perspective to learning. As a result, it has emerged as a foremost university in Asia, which specializes in American-style business and management studies inspired by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Through its renowned technologically-enabled pedagogy of seminar-style teaching in small class size, it emphasises on generating rigorous, high-impact and relevant multi-disciplinary research that addresses Asian issues of international significance.