High growth enterprises often face the challenge to develop a strong middle management team to meet the demands of business expansion and seize opportunities for growth. This programme, developed in collaboration with WDA, aims to strengthen the knowledge and skills of high potential middle managers and equip them with the necessary competencies to catalyst the growth of their enterprises. This programme consists of 2 modules and requires the participants to submit a post-course project report at the end of the modules.
Module 1 : Leadership Skills
Mr Michael Tan has more than 20 years working experience in Administration and Human Resource Training & Development and Training Consultancy.
He specialises in Personal Enrichment Programmes, Supervisory Management Skills and Organisational Development topics. Mr Tan's client list includes the Civil Service departments and Statutory bodies, the Service and Hospitality Sectors and the Manufacturing Industries from Singapore, ASEAN countries and Mongolia.
He is MBTI® Qualified and is certified to administer the Relationship Awareness™ Theory Instruments, the DISC and a number of other licensed personality instruments. Michael is also certified as competent in Competency Based Assessment by WDA.
Mr Tan holds a Master of Arts degree in Tertiary, Adult & Continuing Education, University of Hull, UK. His other qualifications include Training, Organisation & Methods, Administrative Management and Transport.
Maxine Teo is a tri-lingual corporate facilitator, trainer and coach with a passion for colourfully impacting lives™ over 15 years of training experience working with diverse teams across Asia.
Ms Teo has a knack of turning complicated concepts into practical and fun applications. Coming from years of working in the financial services industry, she shares her experience and knowledge in Sales and Client Relationship topics like Effective Communication, Advisory Sales, Negotiation Skills, Presentation Skills and Customer Service Excellence. The skills imparted are especially applicable to relationship based industries like finance and banking, insurance, real estate and retail. Industrial and chemical industries have also benefited from her training. Maxine graduated with merit from National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Business Administration.
She holds a Professional Diploma in Training & Development, a Professional Certificate in Designing & Facilitating Experiential Learning and accreditations in various personality profiling tools like True Colors©.
Mr Azam has wide-ranging experience in the areas of enterprise risk management, business process innovation, business planning, Balanced Scorecard, internal audit advisory and learning to enhance business and financial literacy. He has also consulted and trained businesses and government agencies across various industries.
Prior to his current advisory role, Mr Azam held various positions of responsibilities in Singapore Press Holdings, the Times Publishing Group and an international public accounting firm. He headed the IT audit function at Times Publishing Group; and the IT audit, business process innovation, enterprise risk management and corporate planning functions in the course of his 17-year career at Singapore Press Holdings
Mr Kwok Hoe Choy (HC) is among a select core of hands-on consultants with close to 30 years of practical practitioner experience in leading, designing and implementing learning solutions, talent development programmes, organisation branding and employee engagement initiatives for corporations across Asia. Having trained thousands of professionals, managers and senior leaders across different cultures, HC is now dedicated to designing solutions for companies seeking to improve organisation effectiveness. Building on his experience as a certified instructional designer, he has customised HR solutions for many clients with exceptionally positive results.