Managing Sustainable Innovation (SSG Funded)


Course introduction

Singapore is renowned for its commitment to fostering technological innovation and advancements. Many businesses are dedicated to developing green technologies and sustainable practices, including innovations in renewable energy, waste management, and eco-friendly construction. Businesses leading the charge in innovation must factor in the long-term viability of their solutions, as innovations lacking sustainability may yield short-term gains but could lead to significant long-term problems.   
This training course aims to highlight sustainable management of innovation and help learners take advantage of sustainable innovation as key drivers of growth.   
*This is a SkillsFuture Singapore supported (SSG) course: Enjoy up to 70% course fee funding*! Get additional support with SkillsFuture Enterprise Credit and absentee payroll on sustainability training. (refer to FAQ for more details).

Duration: 26 hours training, 2 hour assessment
Language: English

Course Benefits

  • Foster successful innovation – Explore various stages of innovation process, from idea inception to implementation, to create effective sustainability innovation strategies 
  • Build robust organisational frameworks - Balance between organisational, business and sustainability needs to seize opportunities for innovation 
  • Achieve optimal results without compromising affordability - Leverage various funding support options to maximise affordability – receive up to 70% SkillsFuture (SSG) Course Fee Funding*. 
  • Global recognition powered by leading experts – With a wealth of experience and a strong presence across diverse industries, we excel at understanding and effectively addressing sector-specific sustainability needs. Our personnel certificates provide our customers with greater market opportunities. 
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Target Audience

This course is specially designed for: 

  • Sustainability Officers 
  • Facility managers 
  • Sustainability consultants 
  • Product managers 
  • Program managers 
  • Operations Managers 
  • Strategy consultants 
  • Environment professionals 
  • Finance managers 

Course Outline

At the end of the course, participants will be able to: 

  • Analyse existing business function ideas, processes and products  
  • Identify needs and opportunities for innovation initiatives within the functional area 
  • Collaborate with involved parties to identify, discuss and develop effective ways of working  
  • Conduct regular reviews to identify areas for improvement in facilitating innovation processes  
  • Present ideas to relevant stakeholders for feedback to improve ideas and develop possible variations  
  • Assist in pilot testing and/or prototyping to determine effectiveness of innovation initiatives  
  • Support implementation of innovation initiatives in the department 
Topics to be covered in this course include: 
  • Concepts and conditions for innovation  
  • Types of possible operational barriers to innovation  
  • Steps in innovation process  
  • Behaviours that support innovation  
  • Work systems, processes and procedures  
  • Collaboration and communication methods  
  • Barriers to innovation  
  • Steps in pilot-testing and/or prototyping innovation initiatives
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Participants will learn through lectures, case studies, group exercises and discussions. There will be a written assessment and a case study assessment at the end of the course. Upon achieving Competency, Learners will obtain a Statement of Attainment from SkillsFuture Singapore. 

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Trainer Profile


About Tuv Sud

Our aim is to inspire trust in technology, enabling progress by managing technology-related risks and facilitating change. This commitment is embodied in our claim “Add value. Inspire trust.” We work progressively towards being the trusted partner of choice for safety, security and sustainability solutions, adding tangible value to our clients globally. As we look towards the future, we believe that sustainability and digitalisation will continue to shape the narrative of commerce and society.

Today, we are represented by more than 26,000 employees located across over 1,000 locations. Our community of experts is passionate about technology and is inspired by the possibilities of your business. United by the belief that technology should better people’s lives, we work alongside our customers to anticipate and capitalise on technological developments.

About Tuv Sud Academy

TÜV SÜD Academy helps people and organisations to drive business performance to levels of excellence. We provide effective global training programmes for individuals and whole organisations to support you in becoming an expert for your industry: from work safety, management systems and technical skills to high-level executive programmes. Our trainings and Personal Qualification Programs cover the entire scope of safety, security and sustainability aspects according to relevant norms and standards. A particular area of focus includes promoting training and education for young people in technical and scientific areas.

Our commitment to the environment and the society is reflected in the initiatives taken by our employees from embracing diversity to adopting environmentally friendly practices in our day-to-day operations. Through our actions, we support the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and is committed to sharing our knowledge and experience to co-design a better and more sustainable future. Our aim is to ensure the safe, secure, and sustainable global development of society and the environment.