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Sim High Potential Leadership Programme
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 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.
Module1 : Leadership Skills (2 days)
The first module helps these managers and/or high potentials to reinforce and develop leadership skills in order to lead more effectively and make things happen.
Module2 : Managerial Skills (3 days)
The second module will equip them with management strategies and practices related to finance, marketing, and human capital.
At the end of Module 1 & 2, participants are required to submit a project report on how they have applied the competencies or lesson learned from the programme at their workplace.
This programme will equip participants with the perspectives and skills to work effectively across functions and cultures and will broaden their business expertise and strengthen their competence in key functional disciplines. It will also deepen ability to lead and follow mindfully, effectively and responsibly in a business world where volatility, uncertainty and pressure are the norm.
On your return to the office, you will be ready to make a difference and take on broader responsibilities for your organisational growth and sustenance.
Module 1 : Leadership Skills
Identify their MBTI preference and interact effectively with people;
Enhance ability to create value in their organisation;
Apply team concepts and motivating techniques and lead their teams to peak performance; and
Develop the skills that make things happen, get things unstuck and move things forward.
Module 2 : Managerial Skills
Obtain insights to functional business skills necessary for effective management and supervision;
Understand how financial management supports effective business strategy;
Gain better understanding of customer needs and how to develop and implement effective marketing
Gain knowledge on effective people management skills and how to get the best out of their human capital.
Module 1 : Leadership Skills
Self-Awareness through MBTI
Managing Time and Stress
The Art of Delegation
Listening with a Positive Mindset
Say What You Mean
Using Emotional Intelligence Effectively
The Company’s Vision, Mission and Values
Developing and Articulating the Vision
The SME Leader’s Role – Cascading the Vision to others
Turning Plans into Action using SWOT model
Leading and Motivating People to Peak Performance
Setting SMARTER Goals
Follow- through of Ideas and see Result
Presentations of Development Plans
Participants deliver a short presentation on Lessons Learnt and Personal Plans of Action after this workshop. Each presentation will be 5-7 minutes duration
Module 2 : Managerial Skills
Human Resource Management
Evolution of business dynamics driving changes in HR practices
Evolution of the HR function
Understanding the Strategic Role of HR
Building the HR-Business Partnership
Marketing& Sales Management
Establish rapport and build trust fast
Create impact through asking intelligent questions that build credibility and move buyers’ thinking
Present your offering in a differentiated, customer-focused way
Aligning Marketing with Sales
Win more business, retain clients/customers, and increase referrals
Using Zodiak experiential learning methods and board game, participants will learn how to define and use common financial terms such as assets, liabilities, equity and cash flow
Understand basic financial statements and balance sheets
"What If" exercises will demonstrate impact of price reductions on profits, additional sales required to meet unbudgeted expenses, strategies to increase profitability
How strategic initiatives can impact the bottom line and shareholder value
After completing Module 1 & 2,participants are required to submit a report on how they have applied the competencies or lessons learned from the programme at their workplace (e.g.improvement in leadership and management practices, better employee engagement and staff retention, improved productivity and bottom line, etc.). This project is created for the participants to share best practices and form a journey of self-discovery.
Follow-up on lessons learnt and reaffirm the personal development plans;
Share any success stories and experiences using the tools and concepts gained from the programme
Duration and Time
Duration: 34 hours (5 days)
Dates: To be advised
Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm
Full Course Fee: $ 2,675.00 (SIM member / Non-member)
Nett Fee (after funding) *:
For Employer Sponsored Participants
SME: $975.00 / Non-SME: $2,165.00
For Participants eligible for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy:
40 years old and above
(Singapore Citizen only): $975.00
For Self Sponsored Participants:
Singapore Citizen and Singapore Permanent Resident $2,165.00
SkillsFuture Credit is applicable for Singapore Citizens aged 25 years old and above only
Inclusive of 7% GST (
*Terms and conditions apply
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(Level 5) Senior Managers & Directors
Michael P A Tan has more than 20 years of working experience in administration and human resource, training & development and training consultancy. Currently, he is Event Organiser for the Singapore Learning Circles Meetup.
He specialises in personal enrichment programmes and organisational development topics. Michael’s client list includes the civil service departments and statutory boards, companies in the service and hospitality sectors, and manufacturing industries from Singapore and other ASEAN countries and Mongolia.
He is certified in the Workplace Big Five profile, Emergenetics, MBTI®, DiSC, Relationship Awareness™ Theory Instruments and a number of other personality profiling tools. He has the Advanced Certificate in Training & Assessment (ACTA) issued by the Singapore Workforce Development Agency, (WDA). Michael holds a Master of Arts in Tertiary, Adult & Continuing Education from the University of Hull, UK.
Michael has also contributed an article Developing Self Effectiveness For Improved Performance.
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
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©.
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Foreign participants sponsored by their companies, GST is not applicable. If payment is made by a Singapore-registered company, GST will apply.
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