Organisational Culture Change Begins With Me



Course Reference No: CRS-N-0046775

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Course Objectives

The research is clear - organisations with strong and healthy cultures do better. They perform better economically, attract better talent and groom and retain the talent. This is the same for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) as well as multinational corporations (MNCs). Learn more about organisational culture and how as a leader, you can impact the culture of your organisation for the better.

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

  • Understand the specifics of your organisational culture
  • Appreciate the strengths and vulnerabilities of the organisational culture
  • Acquire a better understanding of how to shape organisational culture

Outline

The course will cover the following:

  • Organisational Culture 101
  • Effects of a strong and weak culture
  • Organisational Culture Model
  • Strategy to shape organisation culture
  • Leadership roles in cultivating culture
  • Communicating culture in the workplace

This leadership course will be facilitated using a blend of reflective exercises, discussions, experiential exercises, action-learning, role plays, profiling, lectures, coupled with hands-on exercises and practical handles. Participants will be required to share their workplace experiences for discussion during the course.

Pre-Requisites

None

Who Should Attend

Managers, department heads, senior executives

Mode of Training

Online Workshop using Zoom

Speaker
Dennis Ng

Dennis Ng is a people leader that is purpose focused and values centered in the quest for excellence. He has successfully led and transformed public and private sector entities through organisation change initiatives as well as capabilities and capacity building. With customised organisation change management and human resource development intervention, Dennis has successfully facilitated organisations and corporations to shape their business culture, developed leadership team effectiveness and nurtured talents to meet business needs and growth. He has vast experience in collaborating with the Board, HR partners and business leaders from the government agencies, Keppel Singmarine, Singapore Institute of Management, Maybank, Rhodium Resources, Lobb Heng Group and Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine at Qatar.

As a core member of the Singapore Army’s transformation programme, he led organisational intervention initiatives to heighten force readiness and operating capabilities, implemented Army-wide Team-learning pedagogy and shaped organisation culture in business entities merger and integration exercises. Dennis also helmed senior leadership positions in the recreational club industry and successfully restructured a complex resort with strong service culture. One of Dennis’ core specialisations is in the area of executive coaching and he has coached executive leaders and young talents in Asia, the Middle East and Europe.

Dennis holds a Masters degree in Education and Human Resource Development from George Washington University. He is also a recipient of the Singapore Public Administration Medal (Military). Dennis is a certified Action Learning Coach by the World Institute for Action Learning, an Executive Coach of Linkage Asia and the Singapore Armed Forces, a business transformation facilitator of A*STAR and a certified associate with Emergenetics International.

DATE

TBC

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.
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09 October 2020