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  Executive Certificate in Leadership and People Management      

This programme explores the important management facets such as personal effectiveness in senior roles, leading strategies development and implementation, managing change in a diverse, challenging and rapidly evolving business environment, communicating effectively and developing talents. It is a dedicated programme for leaders and high potential managers to enhance their ability to manage with competence and lead for personal and organisational success.

Mod 1: Leadership for Strategic Impact 3 – 5 Oct 20163   Fully Subscribed
    17 – 19 Apr 20174   Fully Subscribed
Mod 2: Talent Management for Business Leaders 14 – 16 Nov 20163   Fully Subscribed
    22 – 24 May 20174   Fully Subscribed
Mod 3: Becoming a Whole Leader 5 – 7 Dec 20163   Fully Subscribed
    28 – 30 Jun 20174 Fully Subscribed
Mod 4: Taking Risk out of Risk – for a Change! 16 – 18 Jan 20173   Fully Subscribed
    14 – 16 Aug 20174   Fully Subscribed
Mod 5: Role of Effective Managers – Connecting the Dots! 20 – 22 Feb 20173   Closed
    24 – 26 Jul 20174   Fully Subscribed
Mod 6: Driving Performance Excellence 13 – 15 Mar 20173   Fully Subscribed
    18 – 20 Sep 20174  

Fully Subscribed

(Superscript shows the intake no. e.g. YYYYstands for intake 4)

 

 


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  HR Graduate Certification      

This is a modular programme that is practice oriented and focused on equipping HR practitioners or business executives who have had formal training in OB/HR as a discipline in extending their knowledge in the following specific HR fields:

Mod 1: Talent Acquisition 1 – 2 Dec 20167   Fully Subscribed
    1 – 2 Jun 20178   Fully Subscribed
Mod 2: Learning & Development 9 – 10 Jan 20177   Fully Subscribed
    15 – 16 May 20178   Fully Subscribed
Mod 3: Talent Management & Succession Planning 20 – 21 Oct 20167   Fully Subscribed
    30 – 31 Mar 20178   Fully Subscribed
Mod 4: Rewards (Compensation & Benefits) 13 – 14 Feb 20177   Fully Subscribed
    17 – 18 Jul 20178 Fully Subscribed
Mod 5: Performance Evaluation & Management 17 – 18 Nov 20167   Fully Subscribed
    20 – 21 Apr 20178   Fully Subscribed
Mod 6: Strategic HR 9 – 10 Mar 20177   Fully Subscribed
    28 – 29 Aug 20178   Fully Subscribed

(Superscript shows the intake no. e.g. YYYYstands for intake 8)
 

Waiting List: From time to time, seats in current or upcoming intakes may be opened up. Please email cps@smu.edu.sg your (i) full name, (ii) job designation, (iii) company name, (iv) contact no. and (v) intake (all modules) / selected module(s) & class dates, as well as all the following documents, to be registered on our waiting list.

1. NRIC for Singapore Citizen / PR or passport for foreigners (scanned copy)
2. Degree certificate (scanned copy)
3. Updated Curriculum Vitae (indicating HR work experience) 

   

 


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  Finance for Professionals – Numbers Talk: Helping Professionals understand what their numbers are Saying     

To be an all-round successful professional, basic financial knowledge is essential. Numbers talk. You can find out how your business/practice is doing, compared to those of your competitors or peers in the industry. You may also be able to secure the resources that you need to grow the business, if you know how to analyze issues with numbers, or justify decisions with numbers. Most importantly, professionals who know their numbers well will be taken seriously. The ability to understand numbers and to use financial information to your advantage, is very important and the key to business success.

Intake 2: 8 – 9 Jun 2017        Closed                                       
       

 


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  HR Analytics Certificate: Using Analytics to Improve People Decisions (Foundation Level)       

The application of talent analytics to enhance the value of companies is well recognised. However, the challenge faced by HR practitioners is i) knowing WHAT to analyse (to identify the kind of analyses that will help them make better people decisions) and ii) knowing HOW to analyse (to have the knowledge and be proficient in the use of analytical tools to undertake analytics). This intensive two-day programme aims to address the challenges outlined above, and equip the HR practitioners to be more competent and confident in making sense of data for enhanced people decisions.

Intake 3: 20 – 21 Jul 2017 Fully Subscribed 
Intake 4: 4 – 5 Sep 2017   Fully Subscribed 
Intake 5: 1 – 2 Mar 2018   Open for Registration Now         

 

Waiting List: From time to time, seats in current or upcoming intakes may be opened up. Please email cps@smu.edu.sg your (i) full name, (ii) job designation, (iii) company name, (iv) contact no. and (v) intake to be registered on our waiting list.

       

 


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  Certified HR Analytical Professional (Advanced Level)   Coming Soon    

To fully leverage on the power of analytics for HR decision making, HR practitioners need to be equipped with the competency in order to undertake the work.  This 5-day programme, built on the HR Analytics Certificate: Using Analytics to Improve People Decisions (Foundation Level) programme, addresses this competency gap by enhancing the analytics skills of HR professionals at an advanced level.

                  
       

 


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  Middle Managers’ Role in Strategy Implementation – The Lynchpin of Success     

You can have the greatest strategy in the world but if you cannot implement it, it is not worth the paper it is written on.  While senior leaders are the mastermind of strategy, middle managers are the lynchpin of success in strategy implementation.    It is said that the “devil is in the details”. Hence, it is extremely important that middle managers are able to tailor an execution plan which effectively supports the strategy. This programme is designed with the aim to enhance middle managers’ capabilities in translating strategy into actions.

Intake 5: 15 Aug 2017   Closed                             
     

 


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  Advanced Communication Strategies – Using Strategic Persuasion To Get What You Want     

Think about the last time you tried to convince someone to support you, buy your new product or invest in your business idea. Were you successful? Did you get the outcome you wanted? Were you having difficulties? Whether you are an executive, a manager, a salesperson, a director or an entrepreneur, having the ability to connect with people easily and quickly, communicate your thoughts clearly, as well as influence and persuade others will help you get further in your professional and personal life.  Join us in this programme and acquire advanced communication techniques that have benefitted politicians, celebrities and professionals around the world to win the hearts and minds of people.

Intake 7: 30 – 31 Oct 2017 Open for Registration Now                            
             

 


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  Analytics for Better Decision Making (Foundation and Advanced Levels)     

To improve the quality of decisions made, business executives must know how to transform data into usable information to aid them in their decision making (from marketing to customer service to human resource etc).  SMU’s foundation and advanced analytical programmes aim to produce a breed of business executives who are competent in “decoding data” and unravelling the insights contained within.

Foundation: Professional Certificate in Quantitative Analysis Dates to be Advised  
Advanced: Certified Analytical Professional Dates to be Advised  
   

 

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Last updated on 23 Jun 2017 .