Enhancing Human Capital


Course introduction

People are the most important resource of every organisation. Across all industries historically, it has consistently been the quality of the workforce which determines the destiny of organisations. In the current challenging economic landscape, developing human capital as a sustainable competitive advantage has become increasingly important.
This course is designed for HR personnel as well as non-HR Managers and Team Leaders, to provide a comprehensive understanding on some important aspects of people management which can help enhance the human capital of the organisation. Survey of different industry best practices in these areas will be presented and discussed, with insights from research findings of behavioural sciences.
Participants will be refreshed with a deeper understanding of how the different people management functions contribute to organisation effectiveness and be equipped with new ideas and approach for application in their workplace.

Course Benefits

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to;

  • Identify areas of personal responsibility to enhance HR capital in their organisation
  • Contribute to the development of a conducive environment in their workplace
  • Apply EQ strategies to improve relationships at work
  • Organise and lead work improvement teams to raise productivity
  • Understand process of developing talents and nurturing leaders
  • Develop approach to cultivate creative intelligence and culture of innovation
  • Build high performing teams at work

Target Audience

  • HR Managers & Executives;
  • Managers & Team Leaders.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction

  • Traditional vs New Economy HR Model
  • HR as a Sustainable Competitive Advantage
Module 2: Creating a Great Workplace    
  • Building a Positive Company Culture
  • 7 Keys to Creating a Great Workplace
Module 3: Raising EQ @ Work            
  • Cultivating 4 Core EQ Skills
  • Relationship Management
  • Conflict Resolution 
Module 4: Raising Productivity @ Work          
  • Strategies for Improving Staff Productivity
  • Organising Work Improvement Teams
Module 5: Developing Talent & Potential
  • Talent Management & Development Plan
  • Developing & Nurturing Leaders
 Module 6: Cultivating Culture of Innovation                        
  • Cultivating Creative Intelligence
  • Characteristics of Innovative Organisations          
Module 7: Growing as a Learning Organisation                      
  • Key Steps to Creating a Learning Culture
  • Building a Common Shared Vision and Values                        
Module 8: Harnessing & Synergising Teamwork     
  • 10 Laws of Teamwork
  • Developing High Performance Teams 
Module 9: Review & Applications

Available Course Sessions

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Trainer Profile

Dr Tan

Dr Tan is the Principal Trainer and Managing Director at Tony Buzan Learning Centre as well as Mind Map Training Centre.

He graduated from the National University of Singapore with direct honours in Accountancy in 1984 and subsequently a Masters in Business Administration. He also has a Doctorate in Business Administration and an advanced Postgraduate diploma in consultancy from the Henley Management College in the UK. His research interests include strategic planning, strategic marketing, management leadership, emotional intelligence and mental literacy.

Dr Tan has extensive corporate experience and was previously a Senior Business Manager with the Standard Chartered Bank, Chief Executive of Europa Holdings Pte Ltd, Vice Chairman of China United Pure Water Company and Chairman of The Beverage Company of Asia in China.

He is also the pioneer of the Buzan 5-Step Learning Plan® for nurturing life-long learners. He published a research paper with the Henley Management College UK in early 2006 on developing intelligences and presented this paper as a Conference Speaker in the ASCD 2007 Conference in Anaheim, LA United States.

A Buzan Instructor, DISC Facilitator, ACTA, 6-Seconds® EQ Trainer and IAL Associate Adult Educator, Dr Tan has conducted numerous executive workshops and programmes for various corporates, schools and government institutions in Singapore.