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Sim High Potential Leadership Programme

SIM Professional Development (SIM PD) is the leading provider for adult learning, training and development for corporate and career development. We provide a wide range of quality executive programmes, corporate training, seminar and workshops in areas of soft skills training, leadership training, sales training, management training, personal effectiveness & productivity, project management training, strategy execution and forumation.

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.

Post-Course Project:

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. 

Benefits to You

Business Outcome

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.

Learning Outcome

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.

Programme Outline

Module 1 : Leadership Skills

Personal Mastery

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

Strategic Competency

The Company’s Vision, Mission and Values

Developing and Articulating the Vision

The SME Leader’s Role – Cascading the Vision to others

Organisational Alignment

Turning Plans into Action using SWOT model

Conceptual Competency

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

Finance Management

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

Post-Course Project

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


Programme Fees

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 (GST is based on Full Course Fee)

*Terms and conditions apply

Who Must Attend

(Level 3) New Managers     
(Level 4) Managers
(Level 5) Senior Managers & Directors

Programme Leader

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

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.

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©.

CategorySIM Member Fee  (S$)Non-member Fee  (S$)
  Total Fee (S$)   Total Fee (S$) 
Fee/Pax (S$)GST (S$) including GSTFee/Pax (S$)GST (S$) including GST
Normal Fees2500.00175.002675.00          2,500.00175.002675.00
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Enquiries : Grace Tan - 62489414 | 62466746,