Course overview

Numerous research studies confirm that diverse workforces lead in innovation, productivity and profitability. The key to unlocking these organizational benefits is to create supportive environments where authenticity and psychological safety thrive. This programme enables one to discover the characteristics and impact of a comprehensive diversity, equity and inclusion approach, including how to increase diversity and support equity within the structure of the organization.

Course benefits

Participants will acquire tools and techniques to foster a meaningful culture of belonging for the staff. They will learn how to make mindful decisions; support sustainable change; and build strong initiatives to engage, develop and motivate the employees. Such encouraging and motivated environment will foster collaboration and bring the organization on to achieving positive business outcomes.

  • Introduce the Inclusive Workplace Culture
  • Build an Inclusive Workplace Culture Foundation
  • Develop a Strategic Plan
  • Manage and Sustain Culture Change

Course outline

  • Relevant Employment and Workplace Legislation
  • Common organisational policies and procedures related to diversity
  • Achievement of organisation’s objectives
  • Diversity needs at the workplace
  • Diversity and inclusion programmes development
  • Tools to promote and enhance workplace diversity
  • Implementation Plan
  • Indicators to measure success of diversity and inclusion programmes
  • Gather and analyse feedback on diversity and inclusion programmes
  • Modifications to programmes based on feedback
  • Stakeholder engagement techniques and best practices
  • Roles and accountabilities of stakeholders
  • Trends and developments in diversity and inclusion strategies

As part of the training and learning during this course, photography and/or video recording of participants in action will be done. 

This 2 Days (20-hour) programme includes:

  • 16 hours of Instructor-Led Learning (2 days x 8 hours), and
  • 4 hours of Asynchronous E-learning (Self-paced; to be completed before Day 2 of the course)


2 Days

Who should attend?

Level 4 - Managers
Level 5 - Senior Managers & Directors

Programme leader

Tham Chien Ping is a practicing regional HR / OD leader and consultant. He has more than 10 years of combined experience in HR Business Partnering, Learning, Talent and Organisation Development locally and regionally in the Asia Pacific and South-East Asia region. He has worked in various HR roles in the Singapore Civil Service, Multi-National Corporations (IT, Medical, Insurance Brokerage & Professional Services), Banking & Finance Institutions and high-growth technology-driven Start-Ups.

He specialises in designing and conducting programs and solutions leveraging on various psychometric profiling tools and assessments. As a trained and certified counsellor and coach, CP has designed and led many initiatives and strategies in progressive HR practices to enhance and strengthen employee relationship and engagement as well as diversity and inclusion at the workplace. He also provides internal and external performance and career coaching to aspiring HR and business leaders to people managers and business leaders. He is also the Master Facilitator and Representative of SHRM, the biggest membership based HR professional body globally, for the South-East Asia region.

Derek Tan is a IHRP Master Professional with more than 25 years of professional HR experience in the entire suite of HR functions including the design and development of talent management, performance management, career development, capability development and total rewards systems.

Derek is currently a consultant and trainer. He was the Vice-President of HR in Resorts World at Sentosa Pte Ltd overseeing the strategic HR planning and human capital development for the entire resort. He had previously worked many years in the Singapore Public Service, having been the HR leader in Singapore Tourism Board, Central Provident Fund Board and the Civil Service College.

His extensive work experiences in the public and private sectors include rationalising manpower costs through organization re-design, job redesign and workforce productivity measures, enhancing organisational learning culture through inception of virtual learning academies with competency roadmaps & priority frameworks, improving employee experience through digitalisation of HR processes, raising the company’s EVP through deliberate HR policy re-think and career & salary re-design, and strengthening HR governance through education & continuous assessment.  

Course fee

Programme Fee Amount (including 7% GST) Remarks
Full Fee with GST $963.00 -

Programme Fees

Full Course Fee: $963.00 (inclusive of 7% GST)

Nett Fee (after funding) *:

For Employer Sponsored Participants

SME: $333.00

Non-SME: $513.00

For Participants eligible for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy:

40 years old and above

(Singapore Citizen only): $333.00

For Self Sponsored Participants:

SkillsFuture Credit is applicable for Singapore Citizens aged 25 years old and above only

Inclusive of 7% GST (GST is based on Full Course Fee)

*Terms and conditions apply

Enquiries : Lee Yoke Leng - 62485892 | 62466746, yokeleng@sim.edu.sg

Course runs

Date Time Venue Registration Closing Date Register
04-04-2022 to 11-04-2022 09:00 - 17:00 SIM Management House, 41 Namly Avenue, Singapore 267616 21-03-2022

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