SITLEARN Professional Development: Open Programmes

Programmes for Individuals

SITLEARN Open Programmes

At SITLEARN Professional Development, we offer a wide variety of open programmes to support your individual learning needs and aspirations. Engineering, Allied Health, Design Thinking and Hospitality are just some of the many subjects that you can select from.

Designed for busy professionals and executives
Our programmes range from one-day masterclasses to multiple-week short courses, providing you with the flexibility and options to develop your skills at an intensity that best suits you.

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Who Should Attend

Physiotherapy Symposium: Recent Advances on Rehabilitation of the Shoulder

Join fellow allied health professionals in this one-day interprofessional symposium, to discuss and share recent advances on shoulder rehabilitation.

Topic: Allied Health
Duration: 1 day 
Date: 24 Jan 2018

Physiotherapy Symposium

• Physiotherapists
• Other healthcare professionals


Urban Solutions Programmes

Our Urban Solutions themed programmes covering Building Services, Systems Engineering, Telematics and Robotics are introduced and pitched at basic, intermediate and advanced levels. These programmes aim to expand participants' horizons and provoke 'out-of-the-box' thinking in order to enable a variety of solutions.

Topic: Urban Solutions
Duration: Refer to each programme
Dates: From January 2018

Urban Solutions

Professionals dealing with:
• Building Services
• Robotics
• Systems Engineering
• Telematics

Process Safety Workshop Series

Process Safety is a disciplined framework for managing the integrity of hazardous operating systems and processes. This series of 8 workshops is specially designed to help people tasked with safety responsibilities gain the engineering and management expertise needed to safely operate a plant in Singapore.

Topic: Process Safety
Duration: Workshops range from 1 – 3 days
Dates: Beginning Mar 2017

Process Safety Series

• Managers
• Engineers
• Operators
• Safety advisors
• Risk management practitioners

Lean Skills Development Programme

Combining classroom training and lean improvement activities, this tailored programme aims to build in-house lean capability within companies. Journey with a lean coach to work on current company challenges.

Topic: Lean Transformation
Duration: 12 days (96 hours)
Dates: 14 Aug – 29 Dec 2017


• Companies looking to build in-house lean capability and transform their workplace and culture

SIT - TP Joint ELP in Building Services

This is a first-of-its-kind ELP for the Building Services sector which is jointly delivered by Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) and Temasek Polytechnic (TP). The programme allows participants to deepen their skills at the workplace and at the same time, take up post-diploma and undergraduate degree study modules at TP and SIT.

Topic: SkillsFuture Earn & Learn Programme (ELP)
Duration: 18 Months
Dates: Commencing in January 2018


• Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents who are within three years of graduation from the polytechnics or Operational Ready Date for National Servicemen from relevant full-time courses of study
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Who Should Attend

A Collective Dialogue about the Transformation of Spaces: Eldercare in The New Age

This 1-day workshop focuses on the participatory design approach that will help you to re-evaluate what it takes to lead and manage the design process for the transformation of eldercare spaces.

Topic: Design & Innovation
Duration: 1 day 
Date: 17 Nov 2017

Eldercare in the new age

• Architects
• Interior designers
• Healthcare operators and providers
• Nurses and caregivers
• Allied healthcare professionals

Civil Engineering Technical Seminar: Challenges in using Reinforced Steel Products in Construction

Join us at this 1-day Civil Engineering Technical Seminar, which calls for construction industry professionals to explore current challenges in using reinforced steel products in construction.

Topic: Civil Engineering
Duration: 1 day
Dates: 9 Nov 2017


• Engineers
• Consultants
• Contractors
• Fabricators
• Trade Specialists

Major Hazards Symposium 2017
Join us at this inaugural symposium, which calls for all process industry professionals to embrace Singapore’s new Safety Case Regime. Hear from industry speakers who will share insights on the implementation of the Safety Case framework. You will also explore different perspectives of process safety in various facets such as business continuity, leadership and education.

Topic: Process Safety
Duration: 8:30am to 4:00pm
Dates: 28 Jul 2017

• Managers
• Engineers
• Operators
• Safety advisors
• Risk management practitioners

Shared Care Approach to Dementia and Chronic Medical Conditions Workshop
In this 2-day workshop, you will learn a different caregiving approach shifting from task-focussed to patient focussed. Associate Professor Christine Brown Wilson will share practical strategies to promote person-centred care at an individual and organisational level. Case-based scenarios will be included in the workshop.

Topic: Allied Health
Duration: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Dates: 18 & 19 Jul 2017

• Nurses, allied health professionals, support workers, team leaders and managers who are supporting people with dementia and other chronic conditions

Caring for Older People with Dementia Symposium
Join fellow health professionals in this one-day interprofessional symposium, to discuss and share recent evidence as well as experiences in caring for people with dementia.

Topic: Allied Health
Duration: 8:30am to 5:15pm
Dates: 17 Jul 2017

• Healthcare professionals and students interested in supporting people with dementia

• Non-healthcare professionals interested in improving the quality of life for older people

Lean Masterclass: Value Stream Improvement
Value stream mapping is a critical tool to improve business processes. In this 2-day masterclass, learn how you can use value stream mapping, in both service and product environments to deliver sustainable improvement in your organisation.

Topic: Value Stream Improvement
Duration: 2 days
Dates: 8 - 9 Jun 2017

• Senior executives responsible for improvement
• Managers and supervisors implementing change in their teams
• Process improvement practitioners
• Potential Lean facilitators

Digital Experience Prototyping
Whether you are developing a new mobile app or an interactive kiosk, prototyping can help transform your game-changing idea into a viable product. This immersive, experiential learning programme exposes you to industry tools and best practices in innovation and digital experience design.

Topic: Design & Innovation
Duration: 4 weeks (7 sessions)
Dates: 21 Apr – 19 May 2017

• Individuals considering a career move into digital experience design
• Entrepreneurs, corporate innovators, product development managers, marketers and creative professionals

Introduction to Experience Design
The path to building a great product or service begins by understanding your customer. Through interactive workshops and small group coaching led by user experience facilitators, learn to get inside your customers’ heads by interviewing them, mapping their experience journeys, and more.

Topic: Design & Innovation
Duration: 4 weeks (7 sessions)
Dates: 17 Mar – 7 Apr 2017

• Individuals considering a career move into digital experience design
• Entrepreneurs, corporate innovators, product development managers, marketers and creative professionals

Mobility, Balance and Falls in Older Adults: Workshop
In this workshop, join Prof Dale Avers from SUNY’s Upstate Medical University as she makes the case for preventive intervention. Through case studies and discussions, learn to apply the principles of motor learning theory in interventions to improve balance from the very active to frail older adult.

Topic: Allied Health
Duration: 2 days
Dates: 4 & 5 Mar 2017

• Physiotherapists

Mobility, Balance and Falls in Older Adults: Symposium
Falls in older adults can be reduced by identifying risk factors for falls early and intervening to improve postural balance. Falls can also be tackled by addressing polypharmacy, poor vision, home environment hazards and more. In this symposium, join healthcare professionals as they discuss the epidemiology of falls and other pertinent issues related to falls in older persons.

Topic: Allied Health
Duration: 1 day
Date: 3 Mar 2017

• Physiotherapists and occupational therapists
• Nurses, physicians, pharmacists and medical social workers
• Therapist assistants, aides and associates
• Members of interdisciplinary team