Diploma in Business Information Technology

The Business Information Technology course will be offered as a Digital Business Innovation Elective Cluster in the Diploma in Business from AY2019.

World of Possibilities with TP BIT:

  • Kick-start an exciting career transforming business with technology
  • Learn the ropes to be a Technopreneur or a businessman with an IT edge.
  • Dream and build the next disruptive innovation
  • Gain real-world experience, working with companies to align Business and Information Technology
 Talent development is a key priority for SAP. We remain committed to address the IT talent crunch by developing qualified graduates grounded in SAP technologies shaping business today. The learning of SAP in TP’s Diploma of Business IT will enable students to help enterprises address real-world business challenges, thus equipping them with the critical skills for careers and opportunities.

—  Khor Chern Chuen
     Managing Director, SAP Singapore

 BIT was the first time I really learnt the importance of planning, manage projects and working in a team. It also teaches me how to think in both the perspective of business and technology, which I believe is the most important skills that help me in my projects and work. Technology is vital to the future growth of any businesses. Therefore, it is important to have both business and IT knowledge, and BIT is clearly one of the best choices.
— Emmy Teo and Ron Teo. Founders of FASHORY, siblings and BIT alumni


What you will learn

  • Develop a strong business and information technology foundation

    Develop a strong business and information technology foundation

    Look forward to acquiring foundational business knowledge such as Accounting, Economics and Management. As a business technologist in training, you will learn to harness technological solutions such as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Supply Chain Management (SCM) systems to add value to business verticals like Financials, Logistics and Customer Service.
  • Choose from 6 Business Domains

    Choose from 6 Business Domains

    Deepen your knowledge of specific industries by focusing on one of six domains in Business Management, Customer Insight, Tourism & Leisure Business, Logistics, Entrepreneurship or Digital Media Design.
  • Connect to the real world

    Connect to the real world

    Through projects, role-play, company field trips, overseas industrial visits, business simulations and a 16-week internship programme, you will be working with industry veterans and gaining real-world working experience even before graduation. You may even find the opportunity to do your internship overseas and to perform various roles such as business analysis, management of information systems and software development.

Notable Features

  • Choice of an area of focus among 6 Business domains to enhance your career prospects and further education opportunities
  • Opportunity to acquire professional certifications such as SAP Certified Business Associate by the SAP University Alliance Programme
  • BIT student team was the first polytechnic team to receive grant from the  Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) Innovation Centre

Career Prospects

Graduates from the course have found careers in domains of Business as well as IT. Some examples are Banking, Financials, Trading, Logistics and Manufacturing. Armed with both business acumen as well as a technological mind-set, you can start your career as a Business Analyst, Data Miner, ERP/CRM Analyst, Pre-Sales Analyst, Project Coordinator, Account Executive, Marketing Executive, Customer Service Officer and more!

You will also have the opportunity to become a well-recognized Business IT consultant by acquiring professional certifications such as the SAP TERP10 (Integration of Business Processes in SAP ERP) certification awarded by the SAP University Alliance Programme in the course of your study.

“Aevistrack has had a great 3 years’ (and counting) collaboration with BIT on developing innovation projects to tackle thorny problems faced by businesses today. We have had a great run, working with cutting edge technologies of the day, including facial recognition, Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) network and exploring blue sky thinking to challenge the norm. BIT’s unique curriculum puts graduates in an excellent position to explore a plethora of careers in business, innovations, technology and everything in between!”

Mike Han,
Director, Aevistrack Pte Ltd

Further Education

While many of our graduates join the workforce or start his/her own business upon graduation, others move on to pursue their further studies, either locally or overseas. Many of our alumni have done us proud in local universities such as NUS, NTU and SMU. In terms of overseas universities, we have also seen our students shine in universities in Australia, Britain, America as well as Canada.

To know more about the degree you can pursue and the advanced standing granted by the various universities, please click this link to access diploma to degree for guidance.


“Venture Capital Movement (VCM), the venture capital and start-up platform that I co-founded at the University College London, grew from an initial 3-man setup to a team of more than 20 members in the university to 700 members globally. It was BIT that first ignited my interest in entrepreneurship and the start-up movement. For the young budding entrepreneur who’s keen to grow the next unicorn start-up, BIT will open the doors to many opportunities.”


Wong Hoong Chun
Bachelor in Information Management For Business
University College London (2017)
Co-Founder, Venture Capital Movement (VCM)
BIT Alumni (Class of 2011)

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for consideration for admission, applicants must obtain 26 points or better for the net ELR2B2 aggregate score (i.e. English Language, 2 relevant subjects and best 2 other subjects, including CCA Bonus Points) and meet the minimum entry requirements of this course. CCA cannot be used to meet the minimum entry requirements.

Minimum Entry Requirements

English Language (EL1)* Grades 1-7
Mathematics (E or A) Grades 1-6
Any three other subjects, excluding CCA Grades 1-6

To be eligible for selection, you must also have sat for at least one of the following subjects: Additional Combined Science, Additional Science, Biology, Chemistry, Combined Science, Computer Studies, Creative 3-D Animation, Design & Technology, Engineering Science, Food & Nutrition, Fundamentals of Electronics, General Science, Human & Social Biology, Integrated Science, Physics, Physical Science, Science (Chemistry, Biology), Science (Physics, Biology), Science (Physics, Chemistry), or Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology).

Note: Applicants with complete/full colour appreciation deficiency are not eligible to apply. Applicants with partial colour appreciation deficiency may apply.

See also the minimum entry requirements for:

Course Structure

TP Fundamentals (TPFun) Subjects

Subject code Subject LevelCredit Units

In this subject, you will learn how to conduct research for relevant information and validate information sources. You will also learn to recognise and avoid plagiarism, and follow standard citation and referencing guidelines when presenting information. In the course of learning, you will be required to plan, prepare and present information appropriately in written and oral form. You will also be taught to consider the Message, Audience, Purpose and Strategy (MAPS) when writing and delivering oral presentations.


In this subject, you will be taught how to conduct effective meetings while applying team communication strategies and the skills for documenting meeting notes. You will be required to write clear emails, using the appropriate format, language, tone and style for an audience. You will also be taught to communicate appropriately in and for an organisation when using various platforms. In all aspects, the principles of applying Message, Audience, Purpose and Strategy (MAPS) will be covered.


In this subject, you will be taught how to use persuasive language in written documents. You will be required to use information to your advantage to verbally communicate and convince an audience about your idea, product or service. Skills such as persuasive vocabulary, language features, graphical illustrations, tone and style would also be covered. The Message, Audience, Purpose and Strategy (MAPS) will also be applied when engaging in verbal and written communication.


This subject presents you with a panoramic view of current local and global issues, which may have long term implications for Singapore. You will learn to apply critical thinking tools to examine current issues, support your views with relevant research and up-to-date data, articulate an informed opinion and mature as civic-minded individuals.


The Innovation & Entrepreneurship subject is designed for learners from all disciplines to embrace innovation in either their specialised fields or beyond. You will first learn the Design Thinking framework, where you will develop problem statements and ideate solutions. Next, you will discover the tools for prototyping and innovation, such as 3D printing and laser cutting, at TP’s Makerspace+ facility. Finally, you will acquire commercial awareness through the LEAN Startup framework of idea crystallisation, prototype building, customer testing and validation, refinement of business model canvas, and crowdfunding or crowdsourcing avenues.   


LEAP 1, 2 and 3 are three fundamental subjects that seek to cultivate in you, the attitude, skills and knowledge for the development of your leadership competencies. This character-based leadership programme enables you to develop your life-skills through establishing personal core values, which will become the foundation for your leadership credibility and influence.


LEAP 1, 2 and 3 are three fundamental subjects that seek to cultivate in you, the attitude, skills and knowledge for the development of your leadership competencies. This character-based leadership programme enables you to develop your life-skills through establishing personal core values, which will become the foundation for your leadership credibility and influence.


LEAP 1, 2 and 3 are three fundamental subjects that seek to cultivate in you, the attitude, skills and knowledge for the development of your leadership competencies. This character-based leadership programme enables you to develop your life-skills through establishing personal core values, which will become the foundation for your leadership credibility and influence.


This subject will help you develop both the physical and technical skills in your chosen sports or fitness activities. Through a structured curriculum that facilitates group participation, practice sessions and mini competitions, you will learn to build lifelong skills such as resilience, leadership, communication and teamwork. Physical activity sessions will be supplemented by health-related topics to provide you with a holistic approach to healthy living.


This Career Readiness programme comprises three core subjects – Personal Management, Career Preparation and Career Management. It seeks to help you understand your career interests, values, personality and skills for career success. It also equips you with the necessary skills for seeking and securing jobs, and to develop professional work ethics.


This Career Readiness programme comprises three core subjects – Personal Management, Career Preparation and Career Management. It seeks to help you understand your career interests, values, personality and skills for career success. It also equips you with the necessary skills for seeking and securing jobs, and to develop professional work ethics.


This Career Readiness programme comprises three core subjects – Personal Management, Career Preparation and Career Management. It seeks to help you understand your career interests, values, personality and skills for career success. It also equips you with the necessary skills for seeking and securing jobs, and to develop professional work ethics.


This subject provides essential skills and knowledge to prepare you for an overseas experience. You will examine the elements of culture and learn the key principles of cross-cultural communication. In addition, you will gain an appreciation and awareness of the political, economic, technological and social landscape to function effectively in a global environment.


This subject explores the concepts of identity, diversity and inclusion at the workplace. It examines the relationship between identity and diversity, the benefits and challenges of diversity and the strategies that promote inclusion and inspire collaboration in a diverse workplace. Examples of the elements of diversity covered in this subject include nationality, generation, ethnicity and gender. A one week residential stay is mandatory for this subject.


Students will examine the meaning and responsibilities of being a Global Citizen, in order to contribute towards a more equitable and sustainable world.  In addition, students will learn how sustainable solutions can support community development, and, execute and critique a community action plan that addresses the needs of a specific community/cause.


This subject provides a platform for an understanding of culture and heritage through modes of expression. Students will be introduced to global and local cultures via everyday objects, places and human behaviour seen through time and space. Students will explore issues and challenges in culture and heritage sustainability in community, national and global contexts.


The subject introduces students to the concepts and process of self-directed learning in a chosen area of inquiry. The process focusses on four stages: planning, performing, monitoring and reflecting. Students get to plan their individual learning project, refine and execute the learning plan, as well as monitor and reflect on their learning progress and project. The learning will be captured and showcased through a curated portfolio. The self-directed learning project will broaden and/or deepen a student’s knowledge and skills.


This 16-week internship programme links your learning with the real world. You will be placed in relevant industrial/commercial organisations so that you can relate what you have learnt in the classrooms with actual work situations. This practical training also provides you with the opportunity to apply the concepts and skills acquired through working in companies and organisations.


* Students must choose to take either one of these three subjects OR Guided Learning (TGL1001).

Core Subjects

Subject code Subject LevelCredit Units

This subject will equip you with demonstrable attitudes and habits that will become a part of your professional personae, thus helping you transition smoothly from the institutional setting to the workplace. This subject covers corporate politics and protocol, professional presence, basic business etiquette and service knowledge concepts and practices.


This subject provides you with an understanding of the core accounting principles underlying accounting practice; from the preparation of accounting entries to the financial statements of businesses. It also focuses on how various businesses report the results of their activities in the financial statements.


This subject covers the key management functions of planning, organising, leading and controlling. It addresses the impact of environmental factors that affect business and the relevance of corporate social responsibility in an organisation. It emphasises the roles, responsibilities and challenges faced by supervisors/managers in an organisation.


This subject covers the different types of e-commerce models, namely Business-to-Consumer, Business-to- Business and Consumer-to-Consumer. You will learn how companies adopt various business & marketing strategies as well as technologies to do business online, which include key concepts such as Internet marketing, customer relationship management and electronic payment systems. You will use an appropriate software to understand how an e-commerce system helps support B2C sales.


This subject covers fundamental computing and data analytics skills for businesses. A strong emphasis is placed in exposing students to office productivity tools which can aid in decision making as well as solving business problems through data manipulation, modelling and visualisation.


This subject provides you with an understanding of the broad framework of microeconomic analysis. Conceptual tools of economic analysis such as scarcity, demand and supply will be introduced, followed by a study of consumer behaviour, product market and resource market.


This subject provides you with an understanding of the broad framework of macroeconomic analysis. The equilibrium level of national income, business cycle, unemployment, inflation, and monetary and fiscal policies will be discussed, followed by a study of international trade.


The subject provides an overview of descriptive and inferential statistics. It includes data description, basic concepts of probability, correlation and regression, probability distributions, estimation and hypothesis testing. The subject also covers the use of computer software application to perform statistical computation for data analysis and interpretation.


This subject provides an understanding of the basic concepts and practices of modern marketing. It focuses on the marketing role and the tools utilised by marketers in developing the appropriate marketing mix for target market segments.


This subject introduces the fundamental concepts of relational database systems, the techniques of designing relational databases and the use of query language to display and manipulate data.


This subject introduces the concepts of web programming. Topics covered include the development of form-based web application and data driven application. It also covers creation of web pages, and session and state management.


This subject covers the characteristics of open information technologies. The subject builds upon your understanding of general business functions, leading to an understanding of the use of open technologies in business systems. You will be exposed to procedures, standards and practices in open technologies, and use an open-source language to build an application.


This subject dwells on Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, a powerful tool that seamlessly integrates the various functional modules in an enterprise. You will get to see how data sharing in real time throughout a company’s functional areas increases the efficiency of operations and helps managers make better decisions. You will understand the value of ERP systems to supply chain management and business intelligence. A popular cloud-based ERP software will be used for hands-on exercises.


The subject covers the concepts of data mining and social media analytics. It focuses on the knowledge discovery process and data mining techniques to solve business problems. Through the use of Business Analytics tools, patterns and relationships can be identified for companies to predict behaviours and outcomes in business decision making. Social media insights for e-commerce will also be explored so that companies can understand business trends and customer preferences.


This subject equips you with the theory and practice of systems analysis and design to undertake the analysis of a given problem situation, to produce a definition of user requirements and to design an appropriate information system. This subject covers the concepts of system requirements analysis of defined problem, system design using requirement specifications and the post implementation process. You will also learn the transition from business requirement analysis to design in the unified process of systems development, using case modelling and data flow diagrams.


The main focus of this subject is to provide you with an understanding of information security with respect to information systems. It highlights the main principles of information security, introduces the different aspects of information security management and provides a high level view of computer forensics analysis. This subject also draws attention to the current industry practices, government policies and future trends by looking at certification, audits and plans that businesses are working on.


This subject covers the knowledge, principles and processes that are fundamental for project management. You will be exposed to best practices and different knowledge areas of project management, which involves time, scope, cost and quality management in a project. A project management tool will be used in the course for you to apply your project management skills learned. This will prepare you for your future roles as a project management associate and project team member.


This subject provides you with an opportunity to apply your knowledge and skills acquired during classes and working experience in the Student Internship Programme. You will work in teams throughout the semester to produce a business proposal and system prototype. You will also be required to make a formal presentation of the project undertaken.


Diploma Subjects – Elective Subjects

Digital Media Design Focus

Subject code Subject LevelCredit Units

This subject provides you with an introduction to the ideation, theories and practices of graphics design. It focuses on the fundamentals of design and process from the conceptualisation, production to post-production. Other areas covered in the subject include basic photography and optimisation of graphics for traditional and digital platforms.


This subject builds on the fundamentals of basic media production such as photography, graphic design, audio and video production. It covers the integration of separate media elements to create moving images and effects to enhance visual storytelling. Combined with their communication skills, students will be able to produce effective content for their target audiences on a variety of devices.


Business Management Focus

Subject code Subject LevelCredit Units

This subject covers the general framework of the financial and cost management processes. The subject focuses on the management of financial resources with topics such as financial analysis, sources of financing and capital investment evaluation. It also deals with basic cost concepts and how accounting information is used for costing, pricing and budgeting.


This subject covers the impact of human resources on organisational effectiveness as well as the human relations skills and knowledge required of line managers/supervisors in order to be effective in managing their subordinates. This subject will cover the human resource management (HRM) functions ranging from staffing, induction, training & development, performance appraisal, compensation & benefits, counselling, discipline to grievance handling.


Entrepreneurship Focus

Subject code Subject LevelCredit Units

This subject provides you with an overview of the challenges faced by SMEs in Singapore. The subject emphasises on effective marketing, financial, operations and Information & Communication Technology (ICT) management, as well as government assistance programmes that can impact and streamline SMEs for growth and overseas expansion.


This subject provides an overview of new product development innovation and processes in organisations today. The subject addresses the methods to transform exciting ideas into new products and systems appropriate for successful innovation and new product development. It focuses on the key process skills for innovators to exploit change with the intention of practising the processes behind developing new products and services.


Customer Insight Focus

Subject code Subject LevelCredit Units

This subject provides you with an understanding of customer communications. It will focus on the role and the entire process that marketing communications play in developing strong relationships with customers, channels and other stakeholders in a variety of contexts.


This subject provides you with an overview of the role of marketing research in the decision-making process that marketing managers undertake. In a rapidly changing world where timely and accurate information is vital to making sound business decisions, marketing research is an absolute necessity.


Tourism & Leisure Business Focus

Subject code Subject LevelCredit Units

The subject introduces the scope of events and their application in the context of the tourism industry. From this macro perspective, you will build a foundation in event conceptualisation, development and production, covering topics such as marketing of events, human resource management and budgeting, and staging.


The subject provides you with an overview of the travel and leisure business in the 21st century. Specifically, topics encompassing the components and structure, key dynamics and the environment, and issues facing the world’s largest business will be covered.


Logistics Focus

Subject code Subject LevelCredit Units

The subject covers the fundamental concepts and techniques commonly associated with the management of operations for manufacturing as well as service organisations. Quality management strategies that help organisations to improve on its operational performance and provide better value to their customers will also be introduced into this subject.


The subject provides an overview of the roles of global trade and logistics in supporting and effecting the economic development of Singapore. It covers the logistics sector in Singapore as an enabler for trade. It focuses on the significance of trade and freight transportation in the global setting. Topics related to international transportation modes, international commercial terms (INCOTERMS), free trade agreements (FTA), air and sea freight shipments will be covered to give a good understanding of the international freight practices in the global trade. Various shipping documentation, customs clearance procedures, insurance and liabilities in air and sea carriage will also be emphasised.


Free Diploma Electives

Subject code Subject LevelCredit Units

The subject covers topics such as algebraic functions, limits, exponential functions, logarithm functions, and the various rules and techniques of differentiation and integration to solve problems in the business environment.


The subject covers at an introductory level the law which is relevant to the information technology industry, and which an IT professional will be likely to apply in the course of his work or business.


This subject provides an overview of the importance of developing long-term profitable relationship with customers through quality products and services. It focuses on managing customer dynamics, attitudes and perceptions so as to attract, retain, and forge strong relationships. Students will be equipped with knowledge and skills to apply the concepts of Customer Relation Management (CRM) and marketing of services to help improve business performance.


This subject provides you with an understanding of the basic concepts of outsourcing, the trends of outsourcing, the processes involved, and the business advantages that can be obtained. Organisations may seek benefits beyond cost cutting, such as service improvements and radical transformation, although this carries with it associated risks and challenges. You will learn about risk management in a rapidly changing business and IT landscape. This subject will cover both operational issues and strategic risks of IT outsourcing and multi-sourcing.


This subject seeks to reinforce and consolidate the knowledge you have acquired in common business modules by applying them in the context of technology products and IT service companies. You will be taught sales force management, marketing, business development and other related strategies in IT companies. You will also learn the various stages of entrepreneurship, start-up financing, and strategies for start-up and growth. Through case studies and role plays, you will be exposed to contract management, negotiation, pricing, business proposal preparation and other common business activities in the IT industry.


This subject aims to further your knowledge and understanding of the tools and techniques to support executive decision-making and manage business performance. It equips you with skills in using online analytical processing tools, visualisation tools, as well as advanced data mining techniques to bring about business intelligence for companies. It also examines the role that business intelligence plays in customer relationship management and explores trends affecting the future of business intelligence.


This subject equips you with the knowledge to successfully plan, design and use different enterprise applications in any organisations. You will be kept abreast on how enterprise system vendors quickly adapt their systems to take advantage of the latest technologies like open systems, client/server technologies and cloud technologies. You will have a chance to integrate web-based ERP, SCM and CRM systems and see the integration within and beyond the organisation.


Graduation Requirements

Cumulative Grade Point Average min 1.0
TP Fundamentals Subjects 36 credit units
Diploma Subjects
- Core Subjects
- Elective Subjects

73 credit units
min 12 credit units
Total Credit Units Completed min 121 credit units


Contact Us

For general enquiries, please contact:

School of Business

  (65) 6788 2000
  (65) 6786 9530



Benedict Fernandez
Course manager

Benedict has 15 years of teaching experience in both private and public sectors. Besides teaching, Benedict is currently in charge of the Business School 's e-learning initiative. VBUS, Virtual Business School , was one of the first major e-learning projects in Temasek Polytechnic.

Benedict has also represented Temasek Poly as Singapore Volunteer in a Singapore International Foundation project with Bhutan .

His main areas of interest include e-learning projects, open technology in Business systems, artificial intelligences and web application development projects.

Tel: 6780 5169


Chong Fuey Sian, Phyllis
Section Head

Phyllis began her career in the IT arena with Hitachi Asia and DBS Bank. She had held positions in systems programming, application development and project management. Upon completing her MBA with Warwick Business School (UK), she joined the Defence Science & Technology Agency (DSTA) and moved into the field of business consulting.

At DSTA, Phyllis was instrumental in bringing about better customer satisfaction and enhanced competitiveness through leading a group of business analysts in business process re-engineering projects. She was also responsible for facilitating business planning workshops with senior workshops and conducting workshops on business process reengineering for all levels of staff in the organization. Her portfolio also included all aspects of business development encompassing customer engagement, business selection, entry strategy formulation, project costing and contract preparation and negotiation.

Phyllis’s teaching and research interests lie in data mining for business intelligence, business process re-engineering and customer relationship management. She has presented on customer relationship management at the NATAS CRM Seminar in Feb 2004.

Tel: 6780 5849


Pearl Teng
Section Head

Pearl has over ten years of experience with the IT department in the bank prior to joining TP. With the accomplishment of each systems project, she sees the satisfaction in bringing value to the users and forging friendship with them.

She also has eight years of teaching experience in subjects like Business Computing, E-Business and Enterprise Resource Management. A people-oriented person, Pearl is delighted to have the opportunity to build friendship with the many students here.

Tel: 6780 5847


Phua Tjhai That
Section Head

Graduated from Curtin University (Western Australia) with Bachelor of Business in Information Processing. Phua has 12 years of teaching experience. His area includes Business Applications, Database Design & Management.

Prior to joining Temasek Polytechnic, he was teaching in Curtin University before moving to Singapore to teach in a commercial Computer Training Centre. He has taught corporate clients a variety of office and database applications. In addition to his teaching portfolio, Phua has also worked as a systems analyst for a Stock Broking Firm as well.

Tel: 6780 5852


Cheong Suay Chuan, Elton
Senior Lecturer

Elton obtained his Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) from the University of Singapore, majoring in Statistics and Economics. He also holds a Masters of Science in Information Management from the University of Lancaster (UK).

Elton has always kept within his heart a strong passion for academic pursuit, and when Temasek Polytechnic opened in 1990, he left the private sector to join its Business School as one of the pioneer lecturers, specializing in areas of Statistics and Computing. His interest in computing is somehow coincidental, growing out of his curiosity in meddling with PC hardware as early as in late 80s. His current pursuits includes, among others, maintenance and trouble-shooting of PC and laptop of different brands, and networking.

He had also lectured in Statistics for many years in the UOL undergraduate degree program with the Singapore Institute of Management. He had carried out statistical consultancy for several external organizations and was also involved in conducting the first graduate survey for the polytechnic. Prior to joining the polytechnic, he had with him more than 10 years of experience in the private sector in the areas of international trading, marketing and purchasing, dealing in wide ranging products. In one of his major projects, which lasted about 2½ years, he was instrumental in equipping the hotel equipment and operating supplies for the pre-opening of Raffles City hotel, named then the Westin Stamford and Westin Plaza. His last specialization was dealing in the marketing and purchasing of commodity products, papers and boards.

Tel: 6780 5860


Pek Geok Hong
Senior Lecturer

Geok Hong has extensive experience in both the private and public healthcare sector, primarily in system implementation and project management.

She was one of the key members in the implementation of SAP hospital system in a private healthcare group, involving in the full process of user requirements gathering, system design, testing, trainings, data migration and system deployment.  As a project manager, she has implemented diverse types of systems such as Oracle Financials, Pharmacy Information System, Medical Records System, Radiology Information System, etc.

She holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from NUS.

Tel: 67806261


Tan-Tan Mei Nah
Senior Lecturer

Section Head for the course. Upon graduation, Mei Nah worked as a Marketing Support programmer analyst with NCR Corporation and two years later, as a systems analyst with Wang Computers Pte Ltd.

She moved to Perkin-Elmer Data Systems, a subsidiary of the American company specializing in analytical instruments in their IT dept where she was in applications development for 5 years. Subsequently she joined SPH where she was in charge of the IT dept for the Singapore News & Publications group. In 1994 Mei Nah decided that teaching is her passion and joined TP as a lecturer.

Her areas of interests include database management systems, computer systems and applications, data mining and MIS. In her spare time, she enjoys watching movies, reading and listening to music.

Mei Nah has a Bachelor of Business Administration from University of Singapore and a Masters in Instructional Design from NIE/NTU. She holds a BCS (Part 1) diploma.

Tel: 6780 5851
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See-Toh Waikeong
Senior Lecturer

A graduate with the then University of Singapore, See-Toh Waikeong also has an MBA from the National University of Singapore in 1984. He has been with Temasek Polytechnic since it first started in 1990.

His areas of interest include the application of open technology in business.

Tel: 6780 6259


Norshida Binte Selamat
Senior Lecturer

Norshida graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in Economics and Statistics.

Her interest in all things logic and numbers, led her to acquire a Post-graduate Diploma in Systems Analysis and a Masters of Science Degree in Systems Control and Information Technology from University of Sheffield.

Prior to joining Temasek Polytechnic, she worked as a Biostatistician/Systems Administrator for the late Professor SS Ratnam, a world renowned scientist. Apart from assisting her boss and his medical team in clinical trials, she was also involved in developing database systems for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of the National University of Singapore. One of the highlights of working for such a distinguished scientist was when she was a part of an international team working on a World Health Organization project. Recollecting those moments, Norshida says “The voluminous of the records in the project thrilled me to the bones. It’s pure joy to any Statistician.”

She has been an Associate Lecturer with Singapore Institute of Management, Open University Center where she teaches Relational Database in the degree program since 1998. In 1998, she was chosen as 2nd Marker by UK Open University for UK students’ Database Project.

Tel: 6780 6262


Lim Teng Kwee, Kelvin
Senior Lecturer

Kelvin is a graduate of University of Central Lancashire, England and also holds a Masters in Education (Leadership, Policy and Change Management) from Monash University, Australia.

His career has included stints with Citibank - Global Information Network Division, The Vehicle Application Centre at England, OCBC Bank - Professional Development and Communication Section.  Kelvin has also served as an lecturer with Nanyang Polytechnic for five years in 1996.   

His areas of interest include enterprise resource management, knowledge management, change management, multimedia application, and youth development programme.  

Tel: 6780 5242


Aw-Mallare, Lenny F

Prior to joining TP in 1998, Lenny has had more than 9 years working experience in the IT industry from Systems Programming to Systems Support, Application Specialist and Software Training.

She also taught many corporate clients Microsoft applications, as well as numerous Primary School Teachers under the Accelerated use of IT Program by the Ministry of Education.

Says Lenny, “What gave me the most satisfaction, aside from creating and debugging computer programs, would be the “Thank You’s” that I get from teaching and the satisfaction of sharing knowledge with others. I was happiest in the Training Room of the companies that I worked for and that was when I knew I was destined to teach.”

Her motto in Life : “Do onto others as you would like them to do unto you. Life is short. Live Life to the Fullest by touching the lives of others.”

Tel: 6780 6260


Jackson Ng

Jackson has been a Programmer, Marketer and Technopreneur in the fields of Technology and Information Systems. His passion for writing software and sharing the knowledge brought him into education. Today, Jackson is a Lecturer, committed to inspiring generations of young people to write codes and build projects that will help people work, play and live better.

When he is not teaching and writing codes, Jackson builds electronic gadgets, plays computer music and does street photography.

Jackson has a Master of IT in Business from Singapore Management University, Bachelor of Computing from National University of Singapore and a Diploma in Computer Information Systems from Singapore Polytechnic.

Tel: 6780 5850


Lim Pek Seah

Pek Seah graduated from the National University of Singapore with Honours in Bachelor of Computing (Information Systems). She has worked in Crimsonlogic, National Computer Systems and Post Office Savings Bank before joining Temasek Polytechnic.

Her involvement in these companies enables her to be in touch with the technical aspects of project planning, development and testing. It also provides her skills in terms of people management. The systems that she has worked on attained ISO and CMMi certification. She has also conducted disaster recovery exercises for critical systems.

She has worked as a part-time tutor in National University of Singapore, conducting "Computer Communication Networks" and "Economics of E-Business" lessons. This experience has speared her into developing an interest for the academic arena. Her area of interest lies in information security and privacy.

Tel: 6780 6232


Serene Chng

Serene graduated from National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Computing (Information Systems) with 2nd Upper Class Honours. She also obtained a Master of Business Administration from University of Southern Queensland, Australia.

Prior to joining TP, Serene has both technical and business working experiences in different industries which include shipping, education and financial services (bancassurance). Upon graduation, she joined Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore where she was responsible for the design, development and consolidation of bunkering systems and e-services. Working in the Planning Division at MOE (HQ), she helped to identify business needs and requirements for one of the key clusters in the student information hub project that involved the migration of various legacy systems and consolidation of student and examination databanks. With the interest to meet people from all walks of life, Serene has further gained invaluable working experience in dealing and managing a diversified range of customers when she worked with Aviva Ltd.

Her present interests include singing, playing guitar, boardgames and travelling. She is involved in volunteer work for outreach programmes with the elderly during festive seasons.

Serene looks forward to being part of the TP family, sharing and making a positive difference in everyone.

Tel: 6780 6263


Kor Chan Chiong, Mark

Mark’s background hails from Hospitality industry and IT. Having worked for Raffles Hotel, Meritus Mandarin Hotel, and Standard Chartered Bank Singapore for 12 years; he now relishes sharing with students on how IT is infused into business.

Being a stout believer in all things IT, he believes the new generation business graduates should have a solid grounding in IT to have a competitive edge over their peers.

Where time permits, Mark usually occupies himself with hospitality and IT related training for internal and external organizations such as STB, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Overseas Training, Lao National Institute of Tourism and Hospitality (LANITH), @Gallery Suites hotel (Shanghai, China); and Temasek Polytechnic’s evening classes for adult learners.

In his spare time, besides enjoying the company of close friends and listening to evergreen music, Mark enjoys reading, jogging, working out at the gym, playing table tennis and tinkering with his electronic gadgets.

Tel. : 6780 6778