Course Detail(WD001 : WSQ Display Critical Thinking and Analytical Skills)

SkillsFuture Credit, SSG Funding

WD001 : WSQ Display Critical Thinking and Analytical Skills

16.00 CPE Hours (Others)
Classroom

Important:

As this is a WSQ-accredited programme, ISCA is required to upload participant’s assessment results to SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) for the generation of electronic Statement of Attainment (SOA). ISCA will collect personal information from all participants to generate the relevant SOA.

  • For more information, please refer to SSG website HERE.


Programme Objective

Critical thinking skill is relevant to life situations and business because it allows us to see beyond our own views and look at ideas and opinions of others. This 2-day programme intends to equip participants with concepts and practices to enhance one’s critical thinking and analytical skills so as to make better business decisions.

Programme Outline

The key areas that participants will be exposed to are:
1.  Develop a critical thinking mindset when dealing with business issues.
2.  Challenge and rethink ideas and provide insights to relevant stakeholders.
3.  Demonstrate problem solving skills within own scope of work.
4.  Analyse and report business issues and make recommendations to relevant stakeholders.
5.  Enhance creative thinking skills among team members

Training Methodology

Competency-based training, with a combination of instructional methods of lectures, discussions and assessments.

Assessment

Written assessments (open book) on both days.
(For those applying for WDA training grant, it's compulsory to complete all assessments)


Closing Date for Registration

1 week before programme or until full enrolment

Intended For

A session designed for Executives, Managers or professionals who typically execute plans, policies and procedures, apply knowledge of concepts and contribute and provide feedback.

Competency Mapping

Others = 16.00 Hours

Schedule & Fees

Date & Time

04 Oct 2021 (9:00 AM - 6:00 PM)
05 Oct 2021 (9:00 AM - 6:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 481.50
For Non-Members: $ 481.50

Programme Facilitator(s)

Grace Tan

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709

Date & Time

09 Dec 2021 (9:00 AM - 6:00 PM)
10 Dec 2021 (9:00 AM - 6:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 481.50
For Non-Members: $ 481.50

Programme Facilitator(s)

Grace Tan

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709

Date & Time

10 Dec 2020 (9:00 AM - 6:00 PM)
11 Dec 2020 (9:00 AM - 6:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Grace Tan

Date & Time

16 Dec 2019 (9:00 AM - 6:00 PM)
17 Dec 2019 (9:00 AM - 6:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Grace Tan

Date & Time

16 Dec 2019 (9:00 AM - 6:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Grace Tan

Testimonial

Funding

1] SSG Training Grant
Funding Period: Until 06 Mar 2023
Course Ref No.: TGS-2013500566

Participants who successfully complete the course will receive a WSQ Statement of Attainment in Display Critical Thinking and Analytical Skills.
 
1a] Company-sponsored Employees
If you wish to enrol participants with SSG Funding, please proceed with the following step/s (For Corporate enrolments only) :

  • Step 1: Register for the course online via ISCA Portal. Upon adding to cart, the system will prompt a question “Do you wish to apply for SSG Funding?”, click Yes and input all required information. At the Cart page, please ensure that SSG funding is applied before clicking “Checkout”. 

 

For course run start date before 1 Nov 2020, Enterprises/employers are to submit training grant application in SCN until 30 Nov 2020.

For course run start date on or after 1 Nov 2020, Enterprises/employers are NOT required to log into TPGateway/SCN to submit training grant.

Remarks

Step 2: After receiving email that the programme status is confirmed, please proceed to submit the Training Grant application via SkillsConnect Portal (https://www.skillsconnect.gov.sg/).

Employers of company-sponsored participants must submit training grant via SkillsConnect to obtain training grant for course fees. You may submit the Training Grant application within the period from 30 days before the course start date to 30 days after course start date.

The employee’s enrolment, attendance and assessment recordswill be submitted by ISCA onto TPGateway.

Thereafter, employers will be notified to log into Enterprise Portal for Jobs & Skills (EPJS) to declare necessary information for Absentee Payroll funding.

 

 

SME Enhanced
·Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident

Non-SME
·Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident

Mid Career
·Singapore Citizen
·40 years old and above

Workfare Skills Support (WSS)
·Singapore Citizen
·35 years old and above
-Monthly income of not more than $2,300

SSG Training Grant

$405.00

$225.00

$405.00

N.A

Nett Fees Payable to ISCA (Inclusive of GST)

$76.50

$256.50

$76.50

N.A

Company can claim the following Absentee Payroll

Absentee Payroll

80% of basic hourly salary, capped @ $7.50/hour

80% of basic hourly salary, capped @ $4.50/hour

80% of basic hourly salary, capped @ $4.50/hour

95% of basic hourly salary

Please note that there will be an administrative fee of $42.80 for any revision of invoice.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Company must be registered or incorporated in Singapore and;
  • Applicant is taking the course for the first time.
  • Applicant must be employed, and is either Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident of Singapore and;
  • Applicant must achieve at least 75% attendance, and pass all examinations /assessments and;
  • Applicant must be fully sponsored by the Company for all costs associated with the training and;
  • Payment has to be made via corporate means (e.g. corporate cheque, corporate GIRO, corporate credit card).
     

SkillsFuture Enterprise Credit (SFEC)
The SkillsFuture Enterprise Credit (SFEC) encourages employers to invest in enterprise transformation and capabilities of their employees. Eligible employers will receive a one-off S$10,000 credit to cover up to 90% of out-of-pocket expenses on qualifying costs for supportable initiatives, over and above the support levels of existing schemes.
Please click HERE for more information.


1b] Self-sponsored Individuals
If you wish to enrol with SSG Funding, please proceed with the following step:

  • Step 1: Register for the course online via ISCA Portal. Upon adding to cart, the system will prompt a question “Do you wish to apply for SSG Funding?”, click Yes and input all required information. At the Cart page, please ensure that SSG funding is applied before clicking “Checkout”.

ISCA will apply for Training Grant from SSG in respect of self-sponsored trainees.

 

Mid-Career
·Singapore Citizen
·40 years old and above

Baseline
·Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident

SSG Training Grant

$405.00

$225.00

Nett Fees Payable to ISCA (Inclusive of GST)

$76.50

$256.50

Please note that there will be an administrative fee of $42.80 for any revision of invoice.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicant must either be a Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident of Singapore and;
  • Applicant must be at least 21 years old and;
  • Applicant must achieve at least 75% attendance, and pass all assessments and;
  • Applicant is taking the course for the first time.

Workfare Skills Support (WSS) Scheme
From 1 July 2020, the Workfare Skills Support (WSS) Scheme will replace the Workfare Training Support (WTS) Scheme. WSS encourages low wage workers to undertake training that leads to more impactful employment outcomes. Please click HERE for more information.

 

2] SkillsFuture Credit (SFC)
Funding Period: Until 06 Mar 2023
Course Ref No.: TGS-2013500566

All Singaporeans aged 25 and above will receive an opening credit of S$500 from the government. You may wish to use your SFC to pay for partial/full ISCA course fees. 

On 1 Oct 2020, the Government provided a one-off SkillsFuture Credit Top-up of $500 for all eligible Singaporeans aged 25 or above by 31 Dec 2020. Singaporeans aged 40 to 60 by 31 Dec 2020 will also receive an Additional SkillsFuture Credit (Mid-Career Support) of $500 which can be used for courses under: (i) SGUnited Skills Programme, (ii) SGUnited Mid-Career Pathways Programme – Company Training, and (iii) Career Transition Programmes. This additional SFC (Mid-Career Support) is NOT applicable for use on ISCA courses. (For more information on the SFC scheme, please visit http://www.skillsfuture.sg/credit)

If you wish to enrol for the course with SFC Funding, please proceed with the following steps:

  • Step 1: You will need to ensure that you have sufficient SkillsFuture Credits in your SkillsFuture Credit account in order to make a successful claim. Please check your SFC account balance here.
  • Step 2: Register for the course online via ISCA Portal.
  • Step 3: Upon adding to cart, the system will prompt a question “Do you wish to apply for SkillsFuture Credit?”, click “Yes” and input all required information.
  • Step 4: At the Cart page, please ensure that SFC funding is applied before clicking “Checkout”.
  • Step 5:Upon receiving an email that the programme status is confirmed, please proceed to submit SFC claim on SkillsFuture Portal within 60 days before the course start date and obtain the necessary approval. Please submit SFC claim via SFC portal (http://www.skillsfuture.sg/credit).

Failure to submit claim application and obtain necessary approval before the course start date will result in topping up of the SFC indicated for use. Please note that there will be an administrative fee of $42.80 for any revision of invoice.

Programme Facilitator(s)


Grace Tan

Ms Grace Tan has more than 30 years of experience in Human Resource Management & Development, having worked in the Hospitality, Real Estate, Financial, Healthcare and Retail industries. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from National University of Singapore (NUS) and a Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management from Singapore Institute of Management (SIM). In respect of the training and development domain, she also holds a Masters in Education from University of Sheffield, an Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA) and a Diploma in Adult and Continuing Education (DACE).

With her many years of corporate experience, Grace has also been engaged to help organizations in Organizational Development, Talent Management as well as developing and improving HR systems and processes to support organizational growth and change. She is experienced in developing and delivering training programs specifically in the areas of leadership, supervisory & change management, communications, customer service, coaching, performance management and team building. She is a Certified Extended DISC® Profiler and also conducts behavior profiling to assist organizations in their recruitment, talent management and development as well as team building effort.

Some of the companies that Grace has worked with include Goodwood Hotels Group, Hong Kong Bank, DBS Land Group, OCBC Bank Group and Eu Yan Sang International.
 

 

Important:

As this is a WSQ-accredited programme, ISCA is required to upload participant’s assessment results to SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) for the generation of electronic Statement of Attainment (SOA). ISCA will collect personal information from all participants to generate the relevant SOA.

  • For more information, please refer to SSG website HERE.


Programme Objective

Critical thinking skill is relevant to life situations and business because it allows us to see beyond our own views and look at ideas and opinions of others. This 2-day programme intends to equip participants with concepts and practices to enhance one’s critical thinking and analytical skills so as to make better business decisions.

Programme Outline

The key areas that participants will be exposed to are:
1.  Develop a critical thinking mindset when dealing with business issues.
2.  Challenge and rethink ideas and provide insights to relevant stakeholders.
3.  Demonstrate problem solving skills within own scope of work.
4.  Analyse and report business issues and make recommendations to relevant stakeholders.
5.  Enhance creative thinking skills among team members

Training Methodology

Competency-based training, with a combination of instructional methods of lectures, discussions and assessments.

Assessment

Written assessments (open book) on both days.
(For those applying for WDA training grant, it's compulsory to complete all assessments)


Closing Date for Registration

1 week before programme or until full enrolment

Intended For

A session designed for Executives, Managers or professionals who typically execute plans, policies and procedures, apply knowledge of concepts and contribute and provide feedback.

Competency Mapping

Others = 16.00 Hours

Programme Facilitator(s)

Grace Tan

Ms Grace Tan has more than 30 years of experience in Human Resource Management & Development, having worked in the Hospitality, Real Estate, Financial, Healthcare and Retail industries. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from National University of Singapore (NUS) and a Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management from Singapore Institute of Management (SIM). In respect of the training and development domain, she also holds a Masters in Education from University of Sheffield, an Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA) and a Diploma in Adult and Continuing Education (DACE).

With her many years of corporate experience, Grace has also been engaged to help organizations in Organizational Development, Talent Management as well as developing and improving HR systems and processes to support organizational growth and change. She is experienced in developing and delivering training programs specifically in the areas of leadership, supervisory & change management, communications, customer service, coaching, performance management and team building. She is a Certified Extended DISC® Profiler and also conducts behavior profiling to assist organizations in their recruitment, talent management and development as well as team building effort.

Some of the companies that Grace has worked with include Goodwood Hotels Group, Hong Kong Bank, DBS Land Group, OCBC Bank Group and Eu Yan Sang International.
 

 

Upcoming Schedule

Date & Time

04 Oct 2021 (9:00 AM - 6:00 PM)
05 Oct 2021 (9:00 AM - 6:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 481.50
For Non-Members: $ 481.50

Programme Facilitator(s)

Grace Tan

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709