Singapore University of Social Sciences

Using Lego Building Blocks for Team Building and Leadership Training

Using Lego Building Blocks for Team Building and Leadership Training (CET152)

Applications Open: 24 March 2020

Applications Close: 24 October 2020

Next Available Intake: 07 November 2020

Course Types: Short Course

Language: English

Duration: 1 day

Fees: $700

Area of Interest: General Studies, Special Education

Schemes: Lifelong Learning Credit (L2C)

Funding: SkillsFuture

School/Department: Centre for Continuing & Professional Education


Level: Basic
Duration: 1 day
Venue: Singapore University of Social Sciences
Minimum number to run: 15 participants (To be updated by SUSS)


Synopsis

Lego has been used by organizations (e.g. IKEA, Samsung) and has been seen as an innovative approach to unlock talents of employees and to develop soft skills (e.g. leadership and team building). In this workshop, we will introducing the different strategies to trainers using Lego as a tool to facilitate team building, leadership and communication skillsets. Through the process, participants will experience the Lego facilitation process. They will be guided through different phases to work individually and collaboratively. They will also learn how to play out scenarios, see how they can affect team dynamics, and develop deeper and broader understanding of team building and leadership skills. For this workshop, one small Lego pack will be given to each participant.

Who Should Attend

Lecturers, trainers, instructors and facilitators who are new to leadership and team-building training, and lego-play for skills development.

Topics

  • What are the different Lego methodological strategies?
  • How do you adapt Lego for training purposes?
  • How do you prepare for a Lego-facilitated lesson?
  • What do you look out in preparing Lego-facilitated lesson?
  • What are some activities you could use in Lego-facilitated lesson?

Learning Outcomes

A. Knowledge and Understanding (Theory Component)

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Understand the different approaches to using Lego for experiential learning
  • Apply the different processes in Lego-facilitated lessons
  • Design and customize the Lego-facilitated strategies for one's own use
  • Use Lego to facilitate teaching processes in team building and leadership training

B. Key Skills (Practical Component)

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Understand the different approaches to using Lego for experiential learning
  • Apply the different processes in Lego-facilitated lessons
  • Design and customize the Lego-facilitated strategies for one's own use
  • Use Lego to facilitate teaching processes in team building and leadership training

Schedule

TimeAgenda
09:00 - 09:30Course Overview
09:30 - 10:30 Understand the different approaches to using Lego for experiential learning
10:30 - 10:45Break
10:45 - 12:00Demonstrating the different approaches
12:00 - 13:00Lunch
13:00 - 15:30Scenario-based activities and training
15:30 - 15:45Break
15:45 - 17:00Group presentation
17:00 - 17:15Question and answer session
17:15 - 17:30Quiz (Assessment)


Assessments

  • Quiz

Requirements

Nil


About the Trainer

Ivy ChiaDr Ivy Chia is currently the Head of Programme at the Singapore University of Social Sciences. She received her PhD from University of Cambridge, researching on organizational development. She completed her Masters at the University College London. She is also a certified Lego Serious Play facilitator, and did training on the use of Lego for facilitating skillsets.



Application Procedures

Please submit the following documents to cet@suss.edu.sg:

  1. Coloured copy (back and front) of NRIC for Singaporeans and PRs, or "Employment"/"S" Pass for foreign applicant
  2. Application form

Course Fee

International ParticipantsS'poreans (aged below 40) and PRs

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy1
(S'poreans aged 40 and above)
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs2
Full Course fee (A)$700$700$700$700
SSG grant (70%) (B)-($490)($490)($490)
Nett course fee (A) - (B) = (C)$700$210$210$210
7% GST on nett course fee (D)$49$14.70$14.70$14.70
Total nett course fee payable, including GST (C) + (D) = (E)$749.00$224.70$224.70$224.70
Less additional funding if eligible under various schemes (F)--($140)($140)
Total nett course fee payable, including GST, after additional funding from the various funding schemes (E) - (F) = (G)$749$224.70$84.70$84.70

1 Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy: Singaporeans aged 40 and above may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the course fees.
2 Enhanced Training Support for SMEs: SME-sponsored employees (Singaporean Citizens and PRs) aged 21 and above may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the course fees.


  • Participants are required to achieve at least 75% attendance and/or sit and pass any prescribed examinations/assessments or submit any course/project work (if any) under the course requirement.
  • Participants are required to complete all surveys and feedbacks related to the course
  • The course fees are reviewed annually and may be revised. The University reserves the right to adjust the course fees without prior notice.
  • Singapore University of Social Sciences reserves the right to amend and/or revise the above schedule without prior notice

For clarification, please contact the Centre for Continuing and Professional Education (CCPE) via the following:

Telephone: +65 6248 0263
Email: CET@suss.edu.sg
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