On 18 February 2012, UniSIM signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the People's Association (PA) to undertake a close partnership to run the Master of Community Leadership and Social Development (MCLSD) programme. This multi-disciplinary programme, launched on this same day, focuses on practical knowledge and skills required for sound leadership and an in-depth understanding of social development in Singapore.
Professor Cheong Hee Kiat, President of UniSIM, and Mr Yam Ah Mee, Chief Executive Director of the PA, were signatories of the MOU. The event was held at the National Community Leadership Institute (NACLI), with Ms Grace Fu, Senior Minister of State for Information, Communications and the Arts, and Environment and Water Resources, and Chairperson of the NACLI Board, as guest-of-honour.
(Left to right, front row, back row) Professor Cheong Hee Kiat, President, UniSIM, signed the MOU with Mr Yam Ah Mee, Chief Executive Director, the People's Association, with Professor Cham Tao Soon, Chancellor and Chairman, UniSIM,
and Senior Minister of State Ms Grace Fu as witnesses.