Certified Professional Business Manager (CPBM)

A testament to professionals who relentlessly retool and upskill themselves through continuous learning

In a rapidly evolving business world, it is essential for working professionals to ensure that their knowledge and skillsets are in tandem with new trends and developments.


CPBM serves as a testament to professionals who relentlessly retool and upskill themselves through continuous learning, so as to stay abreast of changes at the workplace.



You are required to attend and successfully complete 6 programmes (minimum 15 training days in total) offered by SMU Academy - Human Capital, Management & Leadership within 5 years in order to receive the CPBM.  




Programmes to Choose from 


  1.  The Future of Work - Harnessing the Limitless Potential of AI and IOT (module 1)

  2.  The Future of Work - Cyber Security Awareness (module 2)


  1. Leadership for Strategic Impact
  2. Talent Management for Business Leaders
  3. Becoming a Whole Leader
  4. Taking Risk out of Risk - for a Change!
  5. Role of Effective Managers - Connecting the Dots!
  6. Driving Performance Excellence



  1. Talent Management & Succession Planning
  2. Talent Acquisition
  3. Performance Evaluation & Management
  4. Learning & Development
  5. Rewards (Compensation & Benefits)
  6. Strategic HR


* Please note that for the Leadership & People Management and HR programmes, registrants are also subjected to the programme's eligibility criteria.