Course Detail(MP057 : Becoming a Creative Accountant: Analytical and Creative Problem Solving)

UTAP Funding

MP057 : Becoming a Creative Accountant: Analytical and Creative Problem Solving

7.00 CPE Hours (Others)
Classroom

Programme Objective
 
The move from the old economy to the new knowledge based economy places a premium on adding value through knowledge, skill and above all else, creativity. We need think and see problems in new ways and different perspectives realizing that there may be more than merely one “right” answer. This short workshop shows participants how to use creativity to generate ideas and solutions and how such thinking may be fostered and developed in themselves and their staff. At the same time it will help equip participants with the ability to approach challenges and problems with techniques and tools for practical application in real life.

At the end of this workshop participants will be able to:

  • Provide a fundamental understanding of how analytical thinking works
  • Understand the systematic process of problem solving
  • Review and revise the classic models of problem solving
  • Recognise creative principles and techniques and how to apply them
  • Use various creative thinking techniques to assist in a more creative and innovative approach to problem solving.
  • Be equipped with a framework and set of tools and techniques for idea generation and evaluation
  • Apply creative thinking techniques to produce new and different solutions

Programme Outline

  • Critical Thinking versus Creative Thinking
  • Classical Methods of Problem Solving
  • Recognising Creative Principles
  • Reframing the Mind – Understanding and Changing our Perceptions
  • Use various creative thinking techniques to assist in a more creative and innovative approach to problem exploration and ideas generation
  • Seek Out New and Innovative Ways to Solve Problems and Create Original Solutions 

 
Training Methodology

Lecture style, with Exercises/Case Studies
 
Closing Date for Registration

1 week before programme or until full enrolment

Intended For

A foundation programme intended for all Accounting and Auditing Professionals. This programme is also suitable for experienced managers who are seeking to review and refresh their problem solving skills with an emphasis on creative problem solving.

Competency Mapping

Others = 7.00 Hours

Schedule & Fees

Date & Time

26 Sep 2022 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 337.05
For Non-Members: $ 404.46

Programme Facilitator(s)

Clement Ng

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709

Testimonial

Funding

1] NTUC Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme) is an individual skills upgrading account for NTUC members.

NTUC members enjoy 50% *unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP. NTUC members aged 40 and above can enjoy higher funding support up to $500 per individual each year, capped at 50% of unfunded course fees, for courses attended between 1 July 2020 to 31 December 2022. *This excludes miscellaneous fees such as GST and registration fee etc.
 
To find out more on the UTAP support validity period please click here.

 
As UTAP is given on calendar year basis, and calculated based on year of training taken, it cannot be accumulated.

  • Maintained paid-up NTUC membership before course, throughout course duration and at the point of claim and;
  • Course by training provider must be supported under UTAP and training must commence within the supported period and;
  • Unfunded course fee must not be fully sponsored by company or other types of funding
  • Unfunded course fee must be S$20.00 and above, and;
  • Member must achieve a minimum of 75% attendance for each application and sat for all prescribed examination(s), if any and;
  • UTAP application must be made within 6 months after course ends.

To submit for UTAP claims, please visit http://skillsupgrade.ntuc.org.sg/. Terms and conditions apply.
Should you have queries on the funding scheme, you can email to UTAP@e2i.com.sg or call NTUC Membership Hotline at 6213-8008

Programme Facilitator(s)


Clement Ng

 

Clement Ng is an experienced corporate trainer specializing in building competencies to transform organizations and deliver superior results. His wealth of experience was garnered from over 20 years of corporate leadership positions within major listed companies and multinationals. In the past 10 years, he was actively involve in learning & development and facilitated in excess of over 100 workshops. He left his corporate leadership position to fulfill his passion in training. He possessed a wide base of industry knowledge and experience in high performing sectors: Banking & Finance, Pharmaceutical, Retail, FMCG, MICE, Luxury, Services, Consumer, Manufacturing, Projects, Architecture and Government. He has mentored and trained thousands of executives and professionals in leading organizations on commercial application within both B2B and B2C environment in the region. His unique methodology to understand, contextualize and customize to suit the requirements of the business environment quickly and accurately has earned him his clients’ trust and endorsement. He has a strong passion and desire to share his broad commercial knowledge and practical knowhow to impact learners and transform their work performances to achieve greater heights.
 

Clement was privileged to have work across the Asia Pacific, Africa and Middle East Region managing large businesses across multi-cultural structures and led high performance teams in the front line. Within his leadership capacity, he has managed company’s overall business strategies inclusive of overseeing Asia Pacific “Go To Market” strategies and product launches from conceptual to realization. Successful launches include: Swarovski Crystal Architecture, McFlurry, Ariston Asian Washer, Tefal Innovation (Rice Cooker, Iron, Vacuum) and many more. Well verse in the art of business management, he has consistently delivered exponential growth resulting in “Global Best Practice” case studies. He has also led many first in trade marketing launch activities on category management, visual merchandising, promoter’s management, incentive management, space planning and training.
 

Clement has extensive training and mentoring experience providing knowledge transfer to over 1000 learners across all levels in multi sectors. His strong capability as a facilitator and unique delivery approach has ensured his consistent demand. His area of specialization includes hard skills to deliver ROI success, leadership, organizational effectiveness, performance management, teambuilding and personal effectiveness etc. He is also a certified behavioral trainer in TetraMap and has the ability integrate behavioral science into the learning journey.

Programme Objective
 
The move from the old economy to the new knowledge based economy places a premium on adding value through knowledge, skill and above all else, creativity. We need think and see problems in new ways and different perspectives realizing that there may be more than merely one “right” answer. This short workshop shows participants how to use creativity to generate ideas and solutions and how such thinking may be fostered and developed in themselves and their staff. At the same time it will help equip participants with the ability to approach challenges and problems with techniques and tools for practical application in real life.

At the end of this workshop participants will be able to:

  • Provide a fundamental understanding of how analytical thinking works
  • Understand the systematic process of problem solving
  • Review and revise the classic models of problem solving
  • Recognise creative principles and techniques and how to apply them
  • Use various creative thinking techniques to assist in a more creative and innovative approach to problem solving.
  • Be equipped with a framework and set of tools and techniques for idea generation and evaluation
  • Apply creative thinking techniques to produce new and different solutions

Programme Outline

  • Critical Thinking versus Creative Thinking
  • Classical Methods of Problem Solving
  • Recognising Creative Principles
  • Reframing the Mind – Understanding and Changing our Perceptions
  • Use various creative thinking techniques to assist in a more creative and innovative approach to problem exploration and ideas generation
  • Seek Out New and Innovative Ways to Solve Problems and Create Original Solutions 

 
Training Methodology

Lecture style, with Exercises/Case Studies
 
Closing Date for Registration

1 week before programme or until full enrolment

Intended For

A foundation programme intended for all Accounting and Auditing Professionals. This programme is also suitable for experienced managers who are seeking to review and refresh their problem solving skills with an emphasis on creative problem solving.

Competency Mapping

Others = 7.00 Hours

Programme Facilitator(s)

Clement Ng

 

Clement Ng is an experienced corporate trainer specializing in building competencies to transform organizations and deliver superior results. His wealth of experience was garnered from over 20 years of corporate leadership positions within major listed companies and multinationals. In the past 10 years, he was actively involve in learning & development and facilitated in excess of over 100 workshops. He left his corporate leadership position to fulfill his passion in training. He possessed a wide base of industry knowledge and experience in high performing sectors: Banking & Finance, Pharmaceutical, Retail, FMCG, MICE, Luxury, Services, Consumer, Manufacturing, Projects, Architecture and Government. He has mentored and trained thousands of executives and professionals in leading organizations on commercial application within both B2B and B2C environment in the region. His unique methodology to understand, contextualize and customize to suit the requirements of the business environment quickly and accurately has earned him his clients’ trust and endorsement. He has a strong passion and desire to share his broad commercial knowledge and practical knowhow to impact learners and transform their work performances to achieve greater heights.
 

Clement was privileged to have work across the Asia Pacific, Africa and Middle East Region managing large businesses across multi-cultural structures and led high performance teams in the front line. Within his leadership capacity, he has managed company’s overall business strategies inclusive of overseeing Asia Pacific “Go To Market” strategies and product launches from conceptual to realization. Successful launches include: Swarovski Crystal Architecture, McFlurry, Ariston Asian Washer, Tefal Innovation (Rice Cooker, Iron, Vacuum) and many more. Well verse in the art of business management, he has consistently delivered exponential growth resulting in “Global Best Practice” case studies. He has also led many first in trade marketing launch activities on category management, visual merchandising, promoter’s management, incentive management, space planning and training.
 

Clement has extensive training and mentoring experience providing knowledge transfer to over 1000 learners across all levels in multi sectors. His strong capability as a facilitator and unique delivery approach has ensured his consistent demand. His area of specialization includes hard skills to deliver ROI success, leadership, organizational effectiveness, performance management, teambuilding and personal effectiveness etc. He is also a certified behavioral trainer in TetraMap and has the ability integrate behavioral science into the learning journey.


Upcoming Schedule

Date & Time

26 Sep 2022 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 337.05
For Non-Members: $ 404.46

Programme Facilitator(s)

Clement Ng

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709