Singapore University of Social Sciences

Business Organisations in Myanmar

Business Organisations in Myanmar (OEL335)

Applications Open: To be confirmed

Applications Close: To be confirmed

Next Available Intake: To be confirmed

Course Types: To be confirmed

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Humanities & Social Sciences, Linguistics and Languages

Schemes: To be confirmed

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: College of Lifelong & Experiential Learning


NGOs and interactions with groups of various demographic profiles, and witness how they mobilise themselves to deal with various social problems, from a greying population, stagnating wages, and rising income inequality. Through comparing how Taiwanese, Singaporeans, and other members of modern societies throughout the world engage in civil movements, students will get to critically reflect on how cultural variations shape both the definition and development of altruistic behaviours, and in consequence, develop a more global perspective on ethical conduct.

Level: 3
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every July


  • Experiential learning
  • Modernisation a global-historical force
  • History of Myanmar
  • Geopolitical, social, and economic structures of modern Myanmar
  • Business models and practices
  • Commercial trends in Myanmar
  • Business organisations in Myanmar

Learning Outcome

  • Explain the role of business organisations in Myanmar’s economic and social development
  • Analyse how modernisation has shaped human societies
  • Examine the relationship between business organisations and nation-building in Myanmar
  • Apply social scientific frameworks to make sense of the relationships between business organisations and modernisation in Myanmar
  • Deconstruct how presumptions about Myanmar shape observations of and responses to the ways that modernisation impacts people’s lives in the country
  • Examine how business operations has adapted to Myanmar’s unique modernisation process
  • Construct new ways to address the relationships between business organisations and modernisation
  • Verify interpretations of the relationships between business organisations and modernisation with local partners
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