Business Agility Foundations



Course Reference No:
CRS-N-0052728 (Classroom Learning)
CRS-N-0050524 (Synchronous e-Learning)

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Course Objectives

This full-day workshop provides a foundational explanation of what Business Agility is, when to use it, and how it affects traditional business models.

The workshop focuses upon the 7 Principles of Business Agility that provide consistent governance across the 3 domains of Customer, Product and Operational agility.

Participants will develop competencies under each principle to ensure they understand and can immediately apply what they have learned in the classroom, to increase the agility of their respective organisations.

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

  • Identify the value of Business Agility for the organization
  • Describe the main components of the Business Agility Framework
  • Develop competencies in a variety of agile techniques including:
    - visual canvases
    - delegation boards
    - minimum viable products
    - minimum viable processes
    - data analytics
    - team competency development
  • Measure the organisation’s current agile maturity index

Outline

  • Defining Business Agility
  • Principle 1 – Realise a Shared Vision
  • Principle 2 – Maximise Autonomy
  • Principle 3 – Realise Value Quickly
  • Principle 4 – Minimise Waste
  • Principle 5 – Use Data to Drive Decisions
  • Principle 6 – Continually Develop Competencies
  • Principle 7 – Learn & Have Fun Together

Pre-Requisites

Whilst there are no formal pre-requisites, this course will benefit those with at least one year of full-time working experience.

Who Should Attend

All working professionals that are required to adopt agile business practices, models and techniques.

Mode of Training

On-campus or Online (Live)

Speaker

Mr Jamie Donoghue

Jamie Donoghue, a dual citizen of the United Kingdom and New Zealand, has spent over 19 years improving Business and IT Services for government agencies and private companies in the United Kingdom, Australia and Asia.

His experience spans the full spectrum of management functions including: Strategy, Governance, Business Development, Management Consultancy, Programme and Project Management, Service Management and Technical Specialist roles.

He combines his practical working knowledge and deep understanding of international best practices to design and deliver competency-based workshops that have real-life applicability.

DATE

07 Dec 2020 (Online)

DURATION

1 Day
9.00 am to 5.30 pm

VENUE

National University of Singapore
University Town

International Participants

S$909.50

Incl. GST

Singapore Citizens
(39 yrs old or younger) 
or Singapore PRs

S$272.85

Incl. GST

Singapore Citizens
(40 yrs or older)

S$102.85

Incl. GST

Enhanced Training Support for SMEs

S$102.85

Incl. GST

Fees & Fundings

International
Participant
Singapore Citizen1
39 years old or younger
Singapore Citizen1
40 years or older eligible for MCES2
Singapore PRs Enhanced Training
Support for SMEs3
Full Programme Fee S$850.00 S$850.00 S$850.00 S$850.00 S$850.00
SkillsFuture Funding
(Refer to Funding Page for Claim Period)
- (S$595.00) (S$595.00) (S$595.00) (S$595.00)
Nett Programme Fee S$850.00 S$255.00 S$255.00 S$255.00 S$255.00
7% GST on Nett
Programme Fee
S$59.50 S$17.85 S$17.85 S$17.85 S$17.85
Total Nett Programme
Fee Payable, Incl. GST
S$909.50 S$272.85 S$272.85 S$272.85 S$272.85
Less Additional Funding if
Eligible Under Various Scheme
- - (S$170.00) - (S$170.00)
Total Nett Programme Fee, Incl. GST,
after additional funding from the various funding schemes
S$909.50 S$272.85 S$102.85 S$272.85
S$102.85


  1. All self-sponsored Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit to pay for the programme. Visit http://www.skillsfuture.sg/credit to select the programme. 
  2. Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES) - Singaporeans aged 40 and above may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the programme fee. 
  3. Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS) - SME-sponsored employees (Singaporean Citizens and PRs) may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the programme fee. For more information, visit http://www.ssg.gov.sg/programmes-and-initiatives/training/enhanced-training-support-for-smes.html?_ga=2.154478072.1748789781.1519700056-512306731.1519700056
  4. Eligible organisations (excluding government entities) may apply for the absentee payroll funding via SkillsConnect at www.skillsconnect.gov.sg for Singaporean/permanent resident participants attending the programme during working hours. The absentee payroll funding is computed at 80% of hourly basic salary capped at $4.50 per hour or $7.50 per hour for SME. For more information, visit https://www.skillsconnect.gov.sg/sop/portal/e-Services/For%20Employers/AbsenteePayroll.jsp
  5. Eligible individuals may apply for training allowance capped at $6/hr under the WSS scheme, visit- https://www.wsg.gov.sg/programmes-and-initiatives/workfare-skills-support-scheme-individuals.html for more information on WSS.
  6. NTUC Training Fund (SEPs) – All self-employed (i.e. freelancers and sole-proprietors-with-no-employee) Singaporeans and Permanent Residents are eligible to apply for the NTUC Training Fund (SEPs) from NTUC’s Employment and Employability Institute (e2i). Click here for more information.
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09 October 2020