The International Trading sector

The International Trading sector
Jobstreet content teamupdated on 10 March, 2022

header's Industry Nites-Jointly brought to you byWorkforce Singaporeand theNational Library Board, we invite you and your friends to join us for an enjoyable evening together with other professionals at the National Library. Offering you the opportunity to listen, discuss and network with fellow industry professionals, the evening promises to be a light and informative session.

This month's speaker and topics:

International Trading - Trading Up for Something Better

Mr Christopher Chow, Director,International Trading Institute (ITI@SMU)

"International trading accounts for about 15.7% of Singapore's GDP and is the second largest services sector in Singapore. Comprising of 7 key segments and 27 sub-segments, there are over 34,000 companies in the sector employing more than 300,000 people, where the median salary is higher than the national median."

Join us for an informative evening as our speaker shares insights into the International Trading sector and how you can excel or be a part of it through key initiatives brought together by various organizations and national bodies. Workforce Singapore will also share with you initiatives and programmes to enable you to adapt and take on new jobs and careers in this growing industry.

Highlights for the evening include:

  • Available career opportunities within the international trading sector
  • Relevant skills & knowledge required for individuals & mid-career professionals who wish to explorethe career options in the trading industry
  • Resources for current professionals to upskill and remain sought after
  • How companies can become "future & disruption ready" with talents to meet the demands of today's rapidly changing global economy.

Come join us for the evening to learn more and discover how you adapt, upgrade your skills and knowledge to be relevant in today's ever-changing global environment. If you know of anyone who shares the same interest, please invite them along for this informative networking session with

Mr Christopher ChowDirector,International Trading Institute (ITI@SMU)

ITI@SMU was established as part of a unique tripartite public-private partnership between Singapore Management University, International Enterprise (IS) Singapore and industry partnerships.In partnership with SMU's Lee Kong Chian School of Business, ITI@SMU developed and manages the International Trading Track, a specialisation sector-specific physical trading programme designed to develop the next generation of trading talent.Prior to joining the ITI@SMU, Christopher was with the Financial Times where he was responsible for starting their operations in the Philippines in his capacity as their country manager.

Date:Tuesday, 17 January 2017
Time:7.00 pm - 8.30 pm

National Library Building,
Multipurpose Room,
Central Public Library
100 Victoria Street
Singapore 188064

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To register, send an email to [email protected] with the subject " Industry Nites: The International Trading sector".Indicate your name and the number of guests attending. Our acknowledgement will be sent to you byMonday, 16 January 2017.

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