Singapore University of Social Sciences

Human Resource Management in a Multi-Generational Workplace: Ethical Issues​ (CET113)

Applications Open: To be confirmed

Applications Close: To be confirmed

Next Available Intake: To be confirmed

Course Types: Short Course

Language: English

Duration: 1 day

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Management

Schemes: Lifelong Learning Credit (L2C)

Funding: SkillsFuture

(Course is recognised for Workpro Age Management Grant)
Time: 9.00am to 5.30pm

Venue: Singapore University of Social Sciences

Course Objectives

To equip participants with the knowledge and skills to understand the sociological and cultural aspects of ageing and to think innovatively about creating an age-friendly workplace.

Participants should be able to:

  • Explain ethical concepts and theories from a Western and Asian perspective
  • Understand the benefit of ethics
  • Examine business ethics, the changing environment and stakeholder management
  • Discuss ethical treatment of employees
  • Analyse ethical dilemmas that arise with the ageing workforce
  • Discuss ethical issues arising from the application of the organisation's Due Process and Employment Contract
  • Debate employee and employer rights and responsibilities
  • Debate the conflict of interest in terms of salary, workload and other workplace issues between Gen X and Gen Y employees
  • Discuss the key arguments for and against the CSR


  • Ethical concepts and theories
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Ethics in the workplace
  • Multi-generational issues

Teaching Faculty

  • Daniel Theyagu has a Bachelors degree in Law, Master in Education and a Diploma in English. He is an ACTA-certified corporate trainer and educator. As a lecturer, Daniel teaches a variety of Law based subjects for various Institutes of Higher Learning. He is an Associate Faculty at Singapore University of Social Sciences and teaches Ethics and CSR, Negotiation Skills, Family Law, Employment Law and Law of Succession.

Application Procedures

Please submit the following documents to Y2V0QHN1c3MuZWR1LnNn:

  1. Coloured copy (back and front) of NRIC for Singaporeans and PRs, or "Employment"/"S" Pass for foreign applicant
  2. Recent payslip or income statement (For WTS scheme only)
  3. Application form

Course Fee

International ParticipantsS'poreans and PRsSkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy1Workfare Training Support2Enhanced Training Support for SMEs3
(aged 21 and above)(S'poreans aged 40 and above) (S'poreans aged 35 and above, and earn ≤ $2,000 per month)
Full Course fee (A)$400$400$400$400$400
SSG grant (70%) (B)-($280.00)($280.00)($280.00)($280.00)
Nett course fee (A) - (B) = (C)$400$120.00$120.00
7% GST on nett course fee (D)$28.00$8.40$8.40$8.40$8.40
Total nett course fee payable, including GST (C) + (D) = (E)$428.00$128.40$128.40$128.40$128.40
Less additional funding if eligible under various schemes (F)--($80.00)($100.00)($80.00)
Total nett course fee payable, including GST, after additional funding from the various funding schemes (E) - (F) = (G)$428.00$128.40$48.40$28.40$48.40

The listed course fees are inclusive of GST.

1 Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information, click here.
2 Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here.
3 Under the Workfare Training Support (WTS) scheme. For more information on the scheme, click here.

Funding Incentives

Course Fee Subsidies

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Singaporean or Permanent Resident (Company or Self Sponsored) aged 21 years old and above
  2. Sponsoring companies must be registered and/or incorporated in Singapore and must fully sponsor the course fee
  3. Participants must:
    • achieve at least 75% attendance
    • complete and pass all required assessments

Participants who fail to meet the above requirements will have to pay for the subsidised course fee.

Application Procedures

All self sponsored applications must be made via online registration.

Upon completing of the online registration, please submit the following documents to Y2V0QHN1c3MuZWR1LnNn:

  1. Coloured copy (back and front) of NRIC for Singaporeans and PRs, or "Employment"/"S" Pass for foreign applicant
  2. Copies of your academic certificate/transcript
  3. Recent payslip or income statement
  4. Application Form

For company sponsored applicant, please submit the application to Y2V0QHN1c3MuZWR1LnNn. Please note that for companies which are applying for SSG training grant in the SkillsConnect portal, the training grant reference number must be provided before course commences.

Applications without ALL of the above required supporting documents will be considered incomplete and rejected for SSG training grant.

Singapore University of Social Sciences reserves the right to change course schedules, course trainer, course fees and course availability without prior notice.

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