Singapore University of Social Sciences

Building Resilience with Agility Learning

Building Resilience with Agility Learning (WBL251)

Applications Open: 01 May 2023

Applications Close: 15 June 2023

Next Available Intake: July 2023

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: $1378 View More Details on Fees

Area of Interest: Others

Schemes: Alumni Continuing Education (ACE)

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: SUSS Academy


This course introduces students to the concept of resilience, exploring various variables that define resilience in achieving positive outcome in life and deploying various learning approaches in different settings to maximize opportunities for learning and self-reflection. It equips students to exercise flexibility in behaviors or approaches to respond to changes and evolving contexts especially in today’s digital era. Agility learning helps students to implement different learning approaches to test strengths and weaknesses for own learning goals and measure their impact on the achievement of career goals Students will be taught and exposed to different learning approaches that can enable them to engage actively in continuous learning across different contexts to drive self-development and achieved their long-term career goal. This prepares them to respond and react to changes efficiently as a result of technological and economic disruptions. Students will also be introduced to key approaches, such as optimism, self-regulation and cognitive agility to increase their resilience capacity when faced with problems.

Level: 2
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every semester


  • Basic Human Being Needs
  • Definition and Concept of Resilience
  • Introduction to Agility Learning
  • Managing Yourself
  • Risk Analysis and Mitigation Strategies
  • Learn and Unlearn in this Digital Era
  • Thinking Traps and Cognitive Adaptability
  • Skills of Self-awareness and Self-development
  • Stress and Performance Outcome
  • Connecting with Others and to a Purpose
  • Motivation for Change
  • Social and Community Support

Learning Outcome

  • Understand the concept of Resilience and Agility Learning
  • Evaluate different learning modes to identify suitable systematic learning approaches and learning abilities
  • Examine various creative solutions and strategies to address challenges arising from changes and evolving contexts
  • Identify areas of strengths and development needs by internalizing experiences, feedback and knowledge acquired
  • Apply appropriate questioning techniques in different settings to acquire new skills and knowledge
  • Evaluate the current and emerging learning trends, approaches and theories to recommend improvements to learning approaches and initiatives
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