5G as a platform for Industry Transformation

Course Reference No:
TGS-2020507430 (Classroom Learning)
TGS-2020506159 (Synchronous e-Learning)


Course Objectives

With the dawn of the 5G era, new use cases for the technology are emerging as consumers and enterprises set to work on identifying processes and channels that will boost the efficiency of their lives and their businesses. Wireless connectivity is at the centre of this technological revolution. New business opportunities are opening up – both for those that have traditionally participated in the value chain, such as telecom operators, and for newcomers from other industries.

This course aims to:

  • Provide a fundamental understanding of 5G technology, how it will impact and transform various industry verticals, and new business use cases.

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

  • Think through and come out with new business ideas that can potentially create new revenue streams or better efficiencies with 5G.


  • Telco 101
  • 5G Fundamentals – Technologies, Capabilities, Market, Industry & Applications
  • Business Model Canvas (BMC) approach to designing 5G business initiatives  


This course is suitable for mid-level managerial executives, who are looking at using mobile technology (especially 5G) to transform their businesses.

Who Should Attend

Mid-level executive/managements, e.g. business managers/directors, partners/alliance managers/directors,
business analysts, product managers/directors, marketing managers/directors, CxOs

Mode of Training

On-campus or Online (Live)

Mr. Jim Lim Shien Min 


Jim Lim Shien Min is the founder of 59stVentures, a socio-techno network focusing on leveraging expertise, experiences and connections of senior executives globally to contribute back to the society. He is currently also the healthcare sector lead for NCS tasked to build digital healthcare ecosystem and to expand NCS footprint regionally. Jim also sits in the board of start-up companies in China, Taiwan, Singapore and India. Prior to this, he was CEO for Good Doctor Technology, a Joint-Venture between PingAn Good Doctor from China and Grab. He joined the company as first employee to setup the entire business in Indonesia and Singapore. Jim is currently also adjunct lecturer for NUS, SUSS, Huawei University and FinTech Academy.

Before Good Doctor, Jim was the Global Senior Director in Group Chief Transformation Office in Huawei Technologies and its Regional Chief Technology Officer for strategic digital transformation projects in APAC, focusing on digital transformation cross industries (e.g. Telco, Smart Nation/City, Retail, Healthcare, Logistics, Agriculture), domains (e.g. Cloud, IoT, Big Data, Mobile Money, Connectivity) and aspects (e.g. Business Modelling, Customer Journey, Design Thinking, Org. Change).

Prior to joining Huawei, Jim was the CBE (Client Business Executive) in Amdocs with full P&L responsibilities from sales, delivery and operations. Jim was with Amdocs for 9 years and was previously the Senior Director, Business Strategy and Sales Engineering in APAC, whom setup the regional delivery team; responsible for all accounts presales and strategic business development activities within Amdocs APAC. Jim was Techmahindra Presales and Delivery Group Head for APAC who set up its regional delivery centers and presales teams. Jim also established partnership with other vendors such as Huawei and Oracle while serving as Country Manager for Greater China. Prior to this role, Jim was Project and JV Manager and Senior Consultant in Accenture, with solid experiences in large-scale business transformation programs in SingTel, Telekom Malaysia and Starhub.

With 20+ years of high tech and ICT industry experiences in Business, Customer & Project Management, Jim has proven track records in exceeding client/partners expectations and strong in providing business and strategic advice to complement the technicality of the initiatives and programs.

Jim holds a MBA (Distinctions) from Manchester Business School (UK) and B. Eng (Hons) in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Nanyang Technological University (Singapore). Jim is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and a seasoned company spokesman for media and analysts. Jim is currently the Vice President for Cloud Security Alliance Singapore Chapter, a global mentor for PingAn Technology Innovation Center, an industry mentor for ICT with Young NTUC, a Senior Fellow appointed by Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) and an Executive Education Fellow appointed by National University of Singapore (NUS).


 6 - 7 October 2022 


2 days
9.00am to 5.30pm



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$1,700.00 S$1,700.00 S$1,700.00 S$1,700.00 S$1,700.00
SSG Funding
(Refer to Funding Page for Claim Period)
- (S$1,190.00) (S$1,190.00) (S$1,190.00) (S$1,190.00)
Nett Programme Fee S$1,700.00 S$510.00 S$510.00 S$510.00 S$510.00
8% GST on Nett
Programme Fee
S$136.00 S$40.80 S$40.80 S$40.80 S$40.80
Total Nett Programme
Fee Payable, Incl. GST
S$1,836.00 S$550.80 S$550.80 S$550.80 S$550.80
Less Additional Funding if Eligible Under Various Scheme - - (S$340.00) - (S$340.00)
Total Nett Programme Fee, Incl. GST,
after additional funding from the various funding schemes
S$1,836.00 S$550.80 S$210.80 S$550.80 S$210.80

Singapore Citizens or Singapore PRs eligible for the SSG grant must attain at least 75% training attendance and passed all prescribed assessments.

  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. 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..
  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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03 January 2023