Singapore University of Social Sciences

Executive Leadership Programme for Learning and Development Professionals

Executive Leadership Programme for Learning and Development Professionals (CET271)

Applications Open: 22 February 2022

Applications Close: 16 May 2022

Next Available Intake: 30 May 2022

Course Types: Short Course

Language: English

Duration: 3 days

Fees: $2800

Area of Interest: Others

Schemes: To be confirmed

Funding: SkillsFuture

School/Department: Centre for Continuing & Professional Education


Elevate Learning & Development

The workforce is continually evolving due to intense competition, rising complexity and the digital revolution. This programme aims to reposition the Learning and Development (L&D) function to a more strategic one that drives organisational growth and transformation.



Who is this for?

The programme is uniquely suited for senior practitioners, managers and emerging leaders from the L&D, Human Resources and business community who want to equip themselves with leadership skills, as well as strategic and business knowledge to become business partners in their respective organisations. Funding from SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) is also available for eligible applicants.



Programme Schedule

The programme delivers topics that emphasise practice over theory, helping you gain essential skills to boost your L&D practice. Workshops are held across 3 days, and cover two main themes:

  • Learning and Development
  • Strategic and Business Partnership
DayTimeTopics
30 May 2022amMegatrends & Business
  • Megatrends impacting on economy and business
  • Corporate and business strategies for transformation
  • Strategic implications for business functions, including HR and L&D
  • L&D strategies to future-proof workforce
pmCorporate & Business Strategies
  • Corporate vs business vs function strategies
  • Environmental and organisational analysis
  • Strategic framework and analysis, strategy toolkits
  • Business models
31 May 2022amCommunications & Influencing Skills
  • Types of communication:
    - 1-to-1, 1-to-M, F2F
    - Interaction
    - Persuasion
  • Facilitation skills
  • Presentation - oral, written and kines2ics
  • Internal branding and marketing
  • Influencing and negotiation techniques
pmStakeholder Management
  • Types of stakeholders
  • Stakeholders and power
  • Stakeholder identification and management
  • Stakeholder needs and engagement
1 June 2022amL&D Leadership & SkillsFuture Movement
  • Leadership styles
  • Inclusiveness, diversity and global talents
  • Leadership development and succession planning
  • SkillsFuture movement to upskill and reskill workers
pmEssential Skills for L&D Professionals
  • Strategic impact of L&D to HR:
    - Change management and culture
    - Talent recruitment and management
  • OJT and workplace learning
  • Performance and L&D metrics
  • L&D analytics and toolkits


Training Venue

All classes will be conducted at Singapore University of Social Sciences.



About the Trainers

Dr Brian HengDr Brian Heng
Dr Brian Heng is the Director at the Centre for Continuing and Professional Education, SUSS. He has more than 15 years of corporate experience across the education, retail, oil & gas, and financial industries. He has worked in functional areas that include corporate strategy, customer analytics, business development, HR, marketing, and communications, and has led various cross-functional strategic initiatives and greenfield projects.

 

Dr Josephine TanDr Josephine Tan
Dr Josephine Tan has always been in the hospitality industry and is currently a consultant that focuses on marketing strategy and planning for hotels. Her areas of interest are in Marketing, Services Marketing, Strategy and Entrepreneurship. She has recently published a case study "Stark Hotels: Fixing What is Bugging You," with Singapore Management University Case Series, The Case Centre, Harvard Business Publishing.

Dr Josephine Tan holds a Bachelor of Business Management (Marketing), Masters in Business Administration (MBA) and Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) from Singapore Management University.

 

Mr Yeo Keng KiatMr Yeo Keng Kiat
Keng Kiat has over 30 years of extensive experience working in global multinational corporations in the IT, manufacturing and financial industries. In the last 12 years, he held leadership roles in HR, L&D and OD, driving strategic and operational programs in employee & industrial relations, talent & succession management, employee engagement, professional development, and corporate HR services.

Before making his career switch to HR, Keng Kiat's specialty was in helping large corporate clients transform their IT processes to global best practices,
and training IT Service Management practitioners to operationalise policies and processes. He also has expertise in data centre automation, application
release management and mainframe systems support.

Keng Kiat is passionate about developing leaders to lead with wisdom and compassion. He is an ACTA-certified adult educator and holds a Specialist Diploma in Advanced Facilitation. He has facilitated corporate learning in topics such as leadership, diversity & inclusion, professional integrity and business communications. He is also a Design Thinking practitioner and has facilitated strategic planning interventions to enhance organizational effectiveness.

Keng Kiat is presently engaged as an Associate of CIPD Asia, facilitating executive learning in strategic HR courses in collaboration with SHRI Academy.



Course Fee and Funding

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)$2,800.00$2,800.00$2,800.00$2,800.00
SSG grant (70%) (B)-($1,960.00)($1,960.00)($1,960.00)
Nett course fee (A) - (B) = (C)$2,800$840.00$840.00$840.00
7% GST on nett course fee (D)$196.00 $58.80 $58.80 $58.80
Total nett course fee payable, including GST (C) + (D) = (E)$2,996.00$898.80$898.80$898.80
Less additional funding if eligible under various schemes (F)--($560)($560)
Total nett course fee payable, including GST, after additional funding from the various funding schemes (E) - (F) = (G)$2,996.00$898.80$338.80$338.80

*Terms and Conditions

  • Participants are required to achieve at least 75% attendance  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 provide feedback related to the course
  • The University reserves the right to adjust 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 more information on SkillsFuture Funding related matters, please click here.


Certificate

Participant will receive an Executive Leadership Programme for Learning and Development Professionals certificate upon fulfilling course requirements.


Application Procedure

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

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

Enquiries

For enquiries on the programme, please reach out to the Centre for Continuing and Professional Education at +65 6248 0263 / cet@suss.edu.sg.

 

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