SITLEARN Professional Development: Open Programmes

Courses for Individuals

SITLEARN Open Programmes

At SITLEARN Professional Development, we offer a wide variety of open courses 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 courses 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

SkillsFuture Courses 2018

Our SkillsFuture courses are available in domains that cover emerging and critical skills. They are pitched at basic, intermediate and advanced levels.

Topic: Multi-disciplinary
Duration: Refer to each course
Dates: From January 2018

SkillsFuture

Professionals dealing with:
• Data Analytics
• Cybersecurity
• Urban Solutions

Allied Health Courses

Our Allied Health short courses include symposiums and workshops cover a range of topics and pitched at basic, intermediate and advanced levels.

Topic: Allied Health
Duration: Refer to each course
Dates: From January 2018

Allied Health

Nurses, allied health professionals, support workers, team leaders and managers.

Infocomm Technology Courses

Our Infocomm Technology short courses include a range of topics from Data Analytics, Cybersecurity to Telematics.

Topic: Infocomm Technology
Duration: Refer to each course
Dates: From January 2018

Infocomm Technology

Professionals dealing with:
• Cybersecurity
• Data Analytics
• Telematics

Major Hazards Symposium 2018

Join us at this annual symposium, which calls for all process industry professionals to embrace Singapore’s new Safety Case Regime. At this one-day symposium, you will hear industry speakers share their insights and expertise on the development, implementation and management of Human Factors in the Safety Case framework.

Topic: Process Safety
Duration: 8:30am to 4:00pm
Dates: 20 July 2018

Major Hazards Symposium

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

Modular Certification Courses - Electrical Power Engineering

SIT offers practical skills-based Continuing Education and Training (CET) in advanced topics in Electrical Power Engineering to working professionals for career advancement in specialist, management tracks or for mid-career switching.

Topic: Power and Clean Energy
Duration: Refer to each module
Dates: From September 2018

Electrical Power Engineering

Professionals in Power/Energy Sector inclusive of:
• Electrical Engineers
• Researchers and educators
• Information Technology professionals

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 2018

Process Safety Series

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

SIT Lean Masterclass Series

SIT has invited visiting consultants from Lean Management Instituut, Netherlands to lead some masterclasses and share lean best practices in Manufacturing, Food & Beverage and Healthcare. This complements the SIT Lean Team, where we will share local case studies in workplace transformation.

Topic: Lean Transformation
Duration: 2 days each
Date: From 26 Feb 2018 to 24 Aug 2018

Managers and Executives involved in product and process design

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

CXO Lean Summit 2018

In this annual Lean conference, learn how leaders can align the problem-solving activities of employees with strategic priorities to improve organisational performance.

Topic: Lean Transformation
Duration: 1 day
Date: 24 Apr 2018

Managers and Executives involved in product and process design

Workshop: Interventions for Children with Learning Difficulties across Academic, Social & Emotional Domains

This 2-day practical workshop will equip participants with knowledge and skills in assessments and interventions for children and adolescents who experience learning difficulties across academic, social and emotional domains.

Topic: Allied Health
Duration: 2 days
Date: 22 & 23 Mar 2018

Stroke Workshop

• Occupational Therapists
• Educational Therapists
• Other healthcare professionals 

Lean in Shared Services

This workshop will equip participants to identify hidden inefficiencies and how you can kickstart your productivity journey in a systematic and structured way.

Topic: Lean Transformation
Duration: 1 day
Date: 20 Mar 2018

Managers and Executives in Corporate and Shared Services

Safety Case Symposium 2018

The Safety Case Symposium is the dedicated platform where global stakeholders of safety cases come to share, learn and discuss Safety Case related topics. Safety Case Symposium 2018, hosted in Singapore, is themed Technologies, Methodologies and Regulations.

Topic: Safety Case
Duration: 2 days
Date: 14-15 Mar 2018

Safety Case Symposium

• Safety professionals / regulators
• Process industries or other Major Accident Hazard Facilities
• University / Research institutes
• Standards development bodies
• Stakeholders of safety case regime

Women in Civil Engineering Technical Seminar: Planning and Delivery of Major Infrastructure Projects in Singapore

At this half-day seminar, you will hear from four prominent women civil engineers sharing on a wide range of topics related to planning and successful delivery of key infrastructure projects in Singapore such as Jurong Regional Line, North South Corridor, Bidadari New Town and Punggol Digital District.

Topic: Civil Engineering
Duration:0.5 day
Date: 8 Mar 2018

WICE Symposium

All construction industry professionals including:
• Engineers
• Consultants
• Contractors
• Fabricators
• Trade Specialists

Workshop: Recent Updates in Stroke Rehabilitation

This workshop aims to inspire and empower participants in the use of technology and behavioural approaches to optimise recovery post stroke via lectures, practicals, patient demonstration and case studies.

Topic: Allied Health
Duration: 2 days
Date: 9 & 10 Mar 2018

Stroke Workshop

• Radiographers
• Occupational Therapists
• Nurses
• Rehabilitation Physicians

Symposium: Advances in Stroke Care and Rehabilitation

Join allied health professionals in this symposium that provides a critical evidence-based update of stroke management across the continuum of care in Singapore.

Topic: Allied Health
Duration:1 day
Date: 5 Mar 2018

Stroke Symposium

• Radiographers
• Physiotherapists
• Occupational Therapists
• Nurses
• Neurologists
• Rehabilitation physicians

Abdominal Ultrasound Workshop

This 2-day workshop will focus on indications, anatomy, scanning techniques, normal and abnormal findings involved in an abdominal ultrasound examination. Hands-on practical will also be conducted in the sessions.

Topic: Allied Health
Duration: 2 days 
Date: 2 & 3 Feb 2018

Abdominal Ultrasound

• Radiographers
• Clinicians and other general practitioners

Shoulder Rehabilitation - Frozen Shoulder and Rotator Cuff Related Shoulder Pain: Assessment and Management Workshop

This 2-day workshop will employ evidence-based approach incorporating theory, small group discussions and clinical case to develop knowledge, skills and attribute for assessing and treating patients with frozen shoulder and rotator cuff related shoulder pain.

Topic: Allied Health
Duration: 2 days 
Date: 25 & 26 Jan 2018

Physiotherapy Workshop

• Physiotherapists

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

Civil Engineering Technical Seminar: Challenges in Design and Construction of High Strength Steel Structures

Join us at this Civil Engineering Technical Seminar, which calls for construction industry professionals to explore current challenges in design and construction of high strength steel structures. 

Topic: Civil Engineering
Duration: 1 day 
Date: 11 Jan 2018

Urban Solutions

• Engineers
• Consultants
• Contractors
• Fabricators
• Trade specialists

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

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

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