Mui Kim graduated with an accountancy degree from NUS with second-class honours. She is a Chartered Accountant of Singapore and is a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants. She also has a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern Queensland.
Mui Kim currently teaches Auditing and Assurance, Financial Accounting and Management Accounting for the University of London international degree program and University of Sheffield program with SIM GE Pte Ltd. She is a recipient of the inaugural Annual Teaching Excellence Award given by SIM Global Education in 2010 and 2013. This award is given to recognize faculty members who have demonstrated a high level of commitment to, and excellence in teaching.
Besides lecturing, Mui Kim also plays the roles of module leader, external examiner and writer of course materials, such as subject guides and teaching guides. She has successfully completed the Instructional Leaders Course for Professional Development Program in Higher Education Teaching, jointly conducted by NIE-SIM. The course offers a platform for a detailed exploration of the way mentors transmit knowledge, skills and values that support good teaching.
Subsequently, Mui Kim has been involved in mentoring new associate lecturers who teach in the SIM GE programs. She also acted as module leader of the financial accounting module of SIM’s in-house diploma program in which she has to mentor and provides academic advice to a group of lecturers. She has conducted workshops on effective instructional strategies as part of SIM’s training program for new lecturers.
Other than academic teaching, Mui Kim has been an effective trainer in the area of financial training for corporations. She has trained executives, managers, and heads of departments and general managers of major corporations in Singapore, such as ST Kinetics, Certis Cisco, Times Singapore, Mindef, IRAS. Her workshops are very well received, as a fundamental part of her training is a focus on the practical application of learning to the daily roles of professional participants. She trains and advises, not for mere academic interest, but for the implementation of ideas, concepts and techniques into people’s jobs.
Prior to teaching, she has worked as a Financial Analyst with an American MNC in the chemical industry. In that capacity, she played a regional role by providing financial advice and reviewing the financial results of the affiliates in the Asia Pacific region. She was also an Accounts Manager with a computer company where her responsibilities included financial accounting, cash flow management and debt management. She received a scholarship from KPMG and hence, started her career as an auditor with the firm.