In September 2013, Kolej MDIS Malaysia became the second overseas campus of the Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS). The ground breaking ceremony in September 2013 was officiated by YAB Tan Sri Dato Hj. Muhyiddin bin Hj. Mohd Yassin, the then Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education of Malaysia.
Kolej MDIS Malaysia is the first private tertiary institution of Singapore to make its foray into Educity Iskandar Puteri Malaysia when MDIS signed the landmark deal with Educity @ Iskandar Sdn Bhd making it the first major commitment made by a Singapore private education group in the Iskandar special economic zone.