Senior Manager, Department Heads
Duration . 2 days (16hrs)
This 2-day programme is designed to support managers, senior management to demonstrate emotional intelligence in the workplace while using opportunities for reflection on one’s work performance and leadership style, and to display effective communication techniques and behaviours that demonstrate the organisation’s values and ethics. Designed to be experiential and practical, the course has multiple case studies that aims to share experiences and insights to facilitate peer learning and to shape mindsets to equip learners to be effective leaders.
The programme focuses on three core competencies of leadership:
Collaborating with Stakeholders in Development of Strategic Priorities and Communication Plan
Communicate with Stakeholders Effectively in Promoting Organisation
Develop Awareness of Self to Maintain Integrity and Alignment of Ethics and Values
Senior managers and heads of department with people and organisation development related roles and responsibilities.
WSQ SPECIALIST DIPLOMA IN LEADERSHIP AND PEOPLE MANAGEMENT
Learners who are certified ‘Competent’ at the end of the course will receive a Statement of Attainment (SOA) under the WSQ LPM framework. There are six Competency Units (CUs) within Level 5 under the LPM framework, namely People Development, People Change Management, Personal Effectiveness, Organisational Relationship Building, Vision Leadership, and People and Performance Management. Learners will be able to attain the WSQ Specialist Diploma in Leadership and People Management once they have attained the SOAs for all six CUs above and SOAs for two elective CUs (WSQ Levels 4-6).
COLLABORATING WITH STAKEHOLDERS IN DEVELOPMENT OF STRATEGIC PRIORITIES AND COMMUNICATION PLAN
Trends and factors of strategic planning
Relationship between the mission and objectives of organisation and strategic planning
Consulting with stakeholders for mission and objectives of organisation
Involving management team for aligning organisation strategies to business goals
Compliance with corporate governance and social responsibility requirements
Reviewing systems and processes for compliance management
COMMUNICATE WITH STAKEHOLDERS EFFECTIVELY IN PROMOTING ORGANISATION
Obtaining support and buy-in from stakeholders
Engaging employees to guide implementation of organisation plan
Influencing stakeholders for business goals achievement and role modelling of leadership and behaviours
DEVELOP AWARENESS OF SELF TO MAINTAIN INTEGRITY AND ALIGNMENT OF ETHICS AND VALUES
Issues and trends that may affect decision-making
Methods of maintaining integrity in decision making
Aligning personal ethics and values with the organisation’s for leadership style development
Factors to consider when identifying professional development opportunities for self
The programme will include presentation, role plays and various learning activities to achieve optimal learning results.
COURSE FEES & FUNDING DETAILS
S$880 (Full course fees before funding)
S$88 (Course fees after funding for Singaporean & PR in SME)
S$640 (Course fees after funding for Singaporean & PR in Non-SME)
S$88 (Course fees after funding for Singaporean aged 40 & above)
* All course fees are subject to prevailing GST based on the full course fees
ABOUT LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT UNDER SINGAPORE WORKFORCE SKILLS QUALIFICATIONS
The Leadership & People Management (WSQ LPM) qualifications under Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) is a national credential system that trains, develops, assesses and certifies skills and competencies for the workforce. As a continuing education and training (CET) system, WSQ supports the SkillsFuture movement to:
Promote recognition of skills and competencies to facilitate progression, mastery and mobility;
Promote holistic development of the workforce through technical and generic skills and competencies;
Support economic development by professionalising skills and competencies to drive industry transformation, productivity and innovation efforts; and
Encourage lifelong learning.
Training programmes developed under the WSQ system are based on skills and competencies validated by employers, unions and professional bodies. This process ensures existing and emerging skills and competencies that are in demand are used to inform training and development under WSQ. With the roll out of the Skills Frameworks in 2016, the WSQ adopts the skills and competencies covered in the Skills Frameworks. The WSQ programmes are funded and quality-assured by SkillsFuture Singapore, which awards the WSQ certifications.
WSQ LPM - SPECIALIST DIPLOMA IN LEADERSHIP AND PEOPLE MANAGEMENT
Learners who are certified ‘Competent’ at the end of the course will receive a Statement of Attainment (SOA) under the WSQ LPM framework. There are six Competency Units (CUs) within Level 5 under the LPM framework, namely People Change Management, Personal Effectiveness, Cultivate Workplace Relationships and Diversity, Vision Leadership, People and Performance Management, and People Development. Learners will be able to attain the WSQ Professional Diploma in Leadership and People Management once they have attained the SOAs for all six CUs above and SOAs for two elective CUs (WSQ Levels 4-6).