Impact of Technology Innovation & New Business Models on Supply Chains

Course Reference No: TGS-2020502147


Course Objectives

Growing overseas require access to markets, capital and competitive differentiation. In the context of Asia, suppliers are usually much less technologically sophisticated compared to their overseas buyers in major world markets. As new technologies transform business models and automate business processes, traditional supply chains in sourcing, manufacturing, distribution and logistics are being affected, with clear threats of disintermediation.

This course will provide frameworks for analysing technology impacts on business, and examine key trends In new technologies and how these will impact supply chains. Group project work will involve brainstorming on transforming company supply chains through implementing new technologies and business models at strategic and operational level

At the end of the course, participants will learn:

  • Transformative and disruptive potential of new technology developments 
  • Apply technology at strategic and operational levels of supply chain
  • Understand the potential of shared services and platforms to create competitive advantage 
  • Create a roadmap for using technology as an enabler and a differentiator 


Day 1
  • Technology transformation and the evolution of business models 
  • Levels of technology disruption and impact
  • E-commerce and channels
  • The blurring of business models in retail, logistics and distribution
Day 2
  • Impact of new supply chain technologies
  • Industry 4.0
  • Data Analytics
  • Industrial automation
  • The sharing economy
  • The individual economy
Day 3
  • Putting it together: Project discussion
  • Future-scaping your company supply chain using technology for business transformation and process automation 
  • Project presentations 



Who Should Attend

Senior Management, Senior Managers, Managers, and corporate executives on management track

Mode of Training



A/Prof Goh Puay Guan


Goh Puay Guan is Associate Professor at NUS SCALE, and NUS Business School. Prior to that he had 20 years of corporate experience throughout Asia in general management, strategic planning, and commercial investments. He has also been an Adjunct Associate Professor at NUS Business School from 2011 to 2017, and Adjunct Professor with Inha University in South Korea from 2007 to 2009. He is the author of Supply Chain Management: A Concise Guide. published by Pearson (1st Ed. 2005, 2nd Ed. 2015).

As Vice President of Business and Commercial at Sembcorp Development, he helped to set up a new business unit Sembcorp Infra Services in 2014 and build its logistics assets footprint in Vietnam, serving concurrently as General Director of its wholly owned subsidiary in Vietnam. He led Batamindo Shipping and Warehousing Pte Ltd to attain the ASEAN Business Award for Growth (SME) by the ASEAN Business Advisory Council in 2013. He was a Top Outstanding Young Persons (TOYP) 2012 Merit Winner for Business and Entrepreneurship category, awarded by Junior Chamber International (JCI).

He has been active in the community, including serving as President of the Stanford Club of Singapore, Honorary Treasurer at Mensa Singapore, and President of the Singapore Club in Seoul. He is also a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors. 


25-27 August 2021


3 Days
9.00am to 5.30pm


National University of Singapore
University Town

International Participants


Incl. GST

Singapore Citizens 
(39 yrs old or younger) 


Singapore PRs


Incl. GST

Singapore Citizens 
(40 yrs or older)


Incl. GST

Enhanced Training Support for SMEs


Incl. GST

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Fees & Funding

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$3,000.00 S$3,000.00 S$3,000.00 S$3,000.00 S$3,000.00
SSG Funding
(Refer to Funding Page for Claim Period)
- (S$2,100.00) (S$2,100.00) (S$2,100.00) (S$2,100.00)
Nett Programme Fee S$3,000.00 S$900.00 S$900.00 S$900.00 S$900.00
7% GST on Nett
Programme Fee
S$210.00 S$63.00 S$63.00 S$63.00 S$63.00
Total Nett Programme
Fee Payable, Incl. GST
S$3,210.00 S$963.00 S$963.00 S$963.00 S$963.00
Less Additional Funding if Eligible Under Various Scheme - - (S$600.00) - (S$600.00)
Total Nett Programme Fee, Incl. GST,
after additional funding from the various funding schemes
S$3,210.00 S$963.00 S$363.00 S$963.00

Learners must fulfill at least 75% attendance and pass all assessment components, to be eligible for SSG funding.

  1. All self-sponsored Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit to pay for the programme. Visit 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. Click Here for more information. 
  4. Eligible organisations (excluding government entities) may apply for the absentee payroll funding 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 Enterprise Portal for Jobs & Skills
  5. Eligible individuals may apply for training allowance capped at $6/hr under the WSS scheme, visit- WSG for more information..
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27 July 2021