Technopreneurship “Train and Place” Program

Provided by Lithan Hall Academy

Course introduction


Benefits of the course:
  • Receive Structured Training from Experienced, Real-Life Technopreneurs in a Highly Collaborative Learning Environment
  • Be Employed as Part of the Entrepreneurial Team of a Technology Venture
Mode & Duration
  • "Placement and Training (PnT)" - This course is delivered over 12 months. It is in a work integrated learning (WIL) format where Entrepreneurial team members will also undergo on-the-job training in the sponsoring companies for the whole 12-months, besides classroom training at Lithan Hall Academy premises.
The course is conducted over weekday evenings and on Saturdays (whole day when scheduled). Classes are conducted during the evening for the first 9 months. However, for the whole 12-month duration of the programme, Entrepreneurial team members will also work on their capstone project as a full-time member of the entrepreneurial team in the participating company they are attached to.

Note: All participants need to commit to a minimum employment period of 1 year with the sponsoring organization.
  • "Train Only" – Entrepreneurial team members may also undergo this program to "Train Only". This study mode is the same as for "Placement and Training" except that the participating company would either be their current employer or their own company.

    Subject to other conditions, the participant’s employer must be a high-tech startup or SME to participate in this programme.
Academic Modules
  • New Technology Venture Creation
  • Develop Innovative Products and Business Model
  • Acquire Profitable Customers and Scalable Market
  • Building Sales and Business Development Skills
  • Manage Infocomm Ventures
  • Real-Life Capstone Project
Entry Requirements
  • This programme is available to Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents. The following may enroll in the course:
  • Fresh university graduates
  • To qualify for admission to the programme, applicants must have a recognized degree or graduate diploma. In the absence of formal academic qualifications, applicants must have training and work experience that would indicate the ability to undertake the programme successfully.
  • Unemployed professionals, managers and engineers who are:
  • Experienced business management professionals seeking opportunities to make a career transition to Hi-Tech or ICT industry
  • Professionals in Hi- Tech or ICT industry seeking to acquire skill sets in Product Management, Venture Creation and Sales and Marketing
  • This course is open to Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents only. Candidates with a Bachelors degree or with Diploma level qualification will be preferred.
  • All candidates to the course must submit their updated CV and certificates. Candidates must provide copies of highest educational certificates and training certificates. Candidates are also required to provide completed LinkedIn profile.
  • Selection of candidates to this course is based on the recommendation of the selection panel and approved by WDA.
  • All candidates accepted into the course will need to sign a contract with Lithan Hall Academy and any sponsoring company (for those under the Placement and Training mode). Candidates who are under sponsoring companies will be mentored by a member of senior management of the company who will provide facilitation and coaching at the workplace. During the course and after the course completion students may be required to fill-up and submit documentation on Capstone Project and work surveys. This is meant to measure candidate's progress, productivity and implementation of a business opportunity with the participating company.
Graduation Requirements
  • All candidates for graduation must successfully pass or be deemed Competent (C) in all the modules.
  • Students who fail a module will need to retake the module (additional charges may apply).

Fees & Funding

Please enquire below for course fees and financial grants: