Demand for infocomm professionals in Singapore is outpacing supply with 30,000 new infocomm jobs expected by 2020. The Infocomm Media 2025 masterplan has identified salient trends that are significant for the next decade, these include Big Data & Analytics, Internet of Things and Cybersecurity. The masterplan also highlighted future key infocomm job areas: Software Development, Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, and Network Infrastructure. In response to these industry trends and demand, SMU has strengthened its undergraduate curriculum in three schools to contribute to the 'future-proofing' of Singapore. The School of Information Systems (SIS) has revised its undergraduate curriculum in response to changes in technologies, nature of jobs and market demands. Schools of Accountancy and Business to train students in Analytics as applied to their chosen fields – Accountancy, Finance, Marketing, Operations.
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SMU enhances curriculum and expands offering to prepare undergraduates for the digital age. (2016). SMU Press Releases.
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