Your Top 10 Lessons for 2019

Knowledge used to be power. Today, power comes from the application of knowledge.

To help you hone your competitive edge in 2019, we’ve compiled a list of 10 bite-sized courses to consider fitting into your hectic schedule. The best thing about all of these courses is that you can tap on your SkillsFuture Credits.

1. Stress and Time Management

Long hours, tight deadlines and the desire to perform well – these factors can all contribute to stress. Through this day-long workshop organised by NTUC LearningHub, you’ll be able to discover your stress triggers and pick up techniques to manage it.

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2. Professional and Personal Branding

First impressions matter and this one-day workshop will help you learn more about your personal strengths using the StrengthsFinder Profiling Tool. You’ll also get to understand the skills you possess and how to accurately brand yourself in the workplace.

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3. Cultivate Workplace Relationships

Start off the new year right by building #teamgoals with a #winningattitude. This two-day course is focused on helping managers, or aspiring leaders, discover how to forge quality relationships and build trust within their teams in the workplace. No one said leadership was easy, but this WSQ (Workforce Skills Qualification) certificate course should make it easier.

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4. Fundamentals of Project Management

Good project management goes beyond knowledge, talent and team mates. It includes an understanding of determining factors such as scope, timeline and communications. You will learn all these in a one-day course designed for working professionals.

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5. Critical Thinking and Analytical Skills

Technology has quickened the pace of work and along with this comes the need to think fast, think critically and be innovative. Years of work and life experience may help, but in the meantime, this half-day lecture can help shape the way you analyse issues and consider solutions.

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6. Enhance your Presentation Skills

Learn how to develop and shape presentations that are focused on the needs of your audience through this two-day course. Once you’re done, you know how to amplify the effect of your eye-catching visuals and score well in audience engagement.

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7. Learn a New Language

Be it brushing up on business Mandarin, learning Thai, Korean or Japanese, knowing a third or fourth language will come in handy when dealing with international colleagues. At the very least, it’ll help you on your travels.

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8. Introduction to Digital Marketing

Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Much of our daily communication now happens online, and chances are, it happens through either one of these platforms. Organised by Nanyang Polytechnic, this day-long course will let you understand the basic principles of digital marketing and how they can be applied at work.

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9. Designing Effective Infographics

Research has shown that the average human attention span is about 8.25 seconds. Which is why this one-day course at Singapore Polytechnic will come in very useful in helping you understand what contributes to a compelling story, and how you can make use of colours and visuals to capture attention.

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10. Data Analytics @ Work

Data may be the buzzword in today’s work setting, but what do all the facts and figures really mean? How can they also be accurately compiled, analysed and used to support business decisions? Find out how to import data, organise and present them accurately in this short one-day session conducted by the Singapore Management University.

Find out more here.

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