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MIS Appoints New Executive Director

The Marketing Institute of Singapore (MIS) has recently appointed Professor Branson Kwok as Executive Director on 25 April 2020. In his new role, he will work closely with the President and Council to develop and implement strategic plans for MIS and MIS Business School, in addition to supervising the administrative units. Bringing along his managerial and academic leadership experiences in both public and private education institutions in Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia and Canada, Professor Branson Kwok will, together with MIS leadership, strengthen the position of MIS as representative of the community of marketers here and abroad. 

Mr. Roger Wang, President of the Marketing Institute of Singapore said: “We are happy to welcome Professor Branson Kwok into the team as our new Executive Director. We are looking forward to working with Professor Branson to meet the growing demand for educational opportunities. More importantly, playing the leadership role in creating and bridging a community of marketers - to the largest fraternity of Sales and Marketing Professionals here and around the region - that is in line with MIS mission and vision. Together with the team, we will embark on a process to further enhance the learning and development of a framework that will benefit our MIS members and students.”

Prior to joining MIS, Professor Branson Kwok was Associate Professor of Accounting (tenured) with NTU, Associate Professor (permanent) and Dean (interim) with UniSIM (now SUSS) and Visiting Professor with Chulalongkorn University, Thailand. His experiences also included senior management appointments in the private sector. He was Vice-President (Academic) and Provost of Raffles University Iskandar, Group Director (Academic) of Informatics Education, Director (International Development) of SIM Global Education, Managing Director of SAA Global Education, Regional Head of Education (Emerging Markets) of ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and others.

Professionally, he is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and Fellow Member of CPA Australia. He was also an Associate Member of Australian Institute of Management and Fellow Member of Taxation Institute of Australia. Professor Kwok graduated from the University of Western Australia and worked at Ernst & Whinney (Chartered Accountants) in Perth before he started a long academic career in Singapore with the National University of Singapore (NUS).

Asia Marketing Federation celebrates the

MIS LunchTime Webinar April 2020

#StayhomeforSG #LearnwithMIS

The LunchTime Webinar is proudly organised by MIS. This initiative is our way of showing support to the broader community during the lockdown period. As circuit breaker is extended till 1 June, with tighter measures put in place, we have extended our weeklong series of Webinars, featuring Speakers who are renowned and experts in their fields. View the new line-up of interesting speakers on our FB page! If you missed any of our LIVE! broadcast, you may follow up on our FB page or YouTube channel.

The LunchTime Webinars cover the latest trends, market insights and analyses that are relevant to Sales and Marketing Professionals and Executives. We worked with our trainers to put out a whole host of topics that are a treasure trove of information, engaging and relevant in today's workplaces, with lively Q&A sessions. The webinars are moderated. 

Join us at 12.30pm!

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Mask Donation Drive 2020

Help us fight the covid-19 together, in support of the nationwide efforts, by reaching out to our neighbouring Asean countries, such as Philippines, Bangladesh who are facing mask shortages and the underprivileged through the mask donation drive. Your kindness and every action in making this project a success will mean a lot to those who are in need. Show your show your support by donating a box of mask today. Simply scan the QR code to make a donation. Because one good deed can change everything!

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Perhaps Home-Based Learning (HBL) shows us another way of exploring the online space as we get better acquainted with digital reality, which could be just as fun and interactive as it is in class. MIS conducted another virtual learning session on zoom platform and here's what our course participants say about us.

Last updated: 12/5/2020


“This course is well-constructed and executed. The way Prof. Tay taught gave life and illumination to serious legal subjects. What I enjoyed most about her course was the experience of sharing along with touches of humour, and personality that were a winning combination.”

Kee Yaw Yee, 4-5 May 2020, Service Level Agreement, Professor Catherine Tay

Virtual Learning Courses

In light of COVID-19, Full Home-Based Learning (HBL) kicked in from 8 April and all classes will be conducted online until further notice, in accordance with regulatory authorities (more details at Offering 9 major disciplines spanning from Leadership and Communications to Sales and Marketing and Business Management, the Executive Development Programmes at MIS are specially-tailored for individuals that will fulfill your specific business needs and maximise your training ROI. Learn more about the HBL for all our programmes (virtual learning). To enrol, please contact us at or browse the HBL Courses below. 


*New! Course Title: Your Obligations Under WICA & Duties

Trainer: David Shanugam 

Dates: 8 June, 7 July 2020 


New! Course Title: Legal Impact

On Contracts

Trainer: David Shanugam

Dates: 9 June, 13 July 2020


*New! Course Title: Leading During Times of Crisis

Trainer: Sattar Bawany

Date: 9 June 2020


*New! Course Title: Operations Efficiency Readiness 

Trainer: Andrew Cheah

Dates: 9-10 June 2020


Course Title: Content Creation (Communication Through Art For Executives) 

Trainer: Eden Ang

Dates: 10-11 June (Part 1)|16-17 June (Part 2)


Course Title: Stakeholder Relationship Management

Trainer: Rowena Lim 

Dates: 10-11 June 2020


New! Course Title: Employers Obligations (Resolving Issues)

Trainer: David Shanugam

Dates: 12 June, 13 Jul 2020


Course Title: Internal Communications Strategies: From Employee to Brand Champion

Trainer: Rowena Lim

Dates: 16-17 June 2020


Course Title: "You're Using My Name!" Fundamentals of Trademark Law & Passing Off

Trainer: Samuel Seow

Date: 22 June 2020 


Course Title: Art of Presenting

with Charts & Figures

Trainer: Kevin Ryan

*Dates (updated): 24 - 25 June 2020


*New! Course Title: Employment Obligations and Duties (Local Employees)

Trainer: David Shanugam

Dates: 1 July 2020


*New! Course Title: Employment Obligations and Duties (Foreign Employees)

Trainer: David Shanugam

Dates: 3 July 2020


*New! Course Title: Impact of Covid-19 On Business Contracts

Trainer: Professor Catherine Tay

Dates: 6 July, 17 Aug, 23 Sep, 12 Oct 2020


*New! Course Title: Critical Thinking

Trainer: Ivan Phua 

Date (updated): 10 July 2020


Course Title: COVID-19: Managing Procurement Agreements & Understanding Alternative Procurement Methods

Trainer: David Shanugam

Date: 21 Jul, 22 Sep, 17 Nov


Course Title: COVID-19: Recovering Bad Debts and Credit Control Management

Trainer: David Shanugam

Date: 28 Jul, 29 Sep, 24 Nov

*All information stated under Virtual Learning is accurate at time of printing and subject to change without notice.


Our Trainers


Ivan Wong

Ivan has over 20 years of experience in Digital Marketing, Conversion Optimisation, Digital Analytics and Data Science from both client-side and within the agency environment. A certified accountant and programmer (by training), he is currently a Digital Marketing Consultant and adjunct lecturer, certified as an adult educator (ACLP) by WSQ Singapore. He is also one of the few Google-appointed Regional Trainers that conducted the official Google Ads, Analytics and Mobile Advertising courses. He has managed the marketing and analytics for some of the largest websites in Singapore, and in the area of digital marketing has consulted for leading digital properties including the STB, Decathlon,, Far East Hospitality, Hyatt, Legoland Malaysia and Resorts World Sentosa. Well-versed in both the business and technical aspects of digital marketing, his passion is helping marketers and organisations of all types use digital marketing effectively to drive profitability and growth.

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