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Leadership Development Program

Leadership Development Program

Leadership Development Program

Master Yourself, Inspire Performance

The Leadership Development Program is an immersive program designed to help leaders and senior managers advance their leadership skills and build their capacity to lead successful change in their organizations.

Over five days, participants will be exposed to a variety of robust leadership frameworks, interactive case discussions and exercises that will enable them to understand the mindset of high performance leaders, and to tap into their own strengths to influence and lead with impact. They will explore different facets of leadership, such as inspiring and motivating teams, building commitment and managing resistance to change.

Before the start of the program, participants will be required to complete a comprehensive 360-degree leadership assessment and a behaviour profiling questionnaire. During the program, professional facilitators will work with participants individually and in small groups to interpret the assessments and provide a personalized reflective experience. The facilitators will also assist participants in designing an action plan to become a more effective leader.

Dates and Fees

  • 13 – 17 Oct 2014 *Registration Open*
  • 1 – 5 Dec 2014 *Registration Open*
  • 23 – 27 Mar 2015 *Registration Open*
  • Fees: SGD 7,980 (excl. GST) | SGD 8,538.60 (incl. GST)
    Note: GST applies to individuals and Singapore registered companies.

Early Payment & Team Enrolment Savings

Enjoy savings if you pay early using Visa or MasterCard:

  • > 45 days before start of program: 10% savings
  • > 30 days before start of program: 5% savings

Team enrolment benefits are available, please contact Program Advisor for details.

Related Programs

  • Emerging Leaders Program: For new managers seeking to enhance their leadership skills.
  • Women in Leadership: For emerging women leaders who wish to develop the confidence and leadership acumen to advance their careers.

Core Focus

  • What makes a leader?
  • Managing self, influencing others
  • Behaving as a leader
  • Negotiation and influence
  • Leading change

Key Benefits

  • Develop a detailed understanding of leadership style and its impact on others
  • Develop new skills to effectively negotiate and increase influence in the workplace
  • Motivate excellence and innovation in others
  • Develop skills to manage resistance to change
  • Lead effectively in challenging circumstances arising from change

Application Deadline

  • Participants are strongly encouraged to apply at least 2 months in advance
  • Applications received after the deadline will be considered based on space availability

Who Should Attend?

High-impact leaders and senior managers who need to successfully develop their leadership abilities to manage teams and drive performance while moving into a broader, more strategic role in their organizations.

Past Participants Include

  • Chairman and Managing Director
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Communications Director, Asia Pacific
  • Country Director
  • Deputy Commissioner
  • Director, Commercial Operations
  • Finance Director
  • Head of Airfreight
  • Head of Finance
  • Partner
  • President
  • Regional Director
  • Regional Merchandise Manager
  • Senior Consultant
  • Senior Regional Brand Manager
  • Senior Vice President
  • Technical Director
  • Technical Sales Manager
  • Vice President, Risk Management

Program Director

Audrey Chia
Associate Professor, Management & Organization;
Joint Associate Professor, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health;
Co-Director, Asia Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy (ACSEP)
PhD, University of Texas at Austin

Dr Chia teaches courses in management, organizational issues and leadership at various levels. She has held several positions, including Vice-Dean of the University Scholars Program, Sub-Dean of NUS Business School, and Acting Director of the American Studies Centre. She has conducted executive education, consulted for, or given talks to companies such as Bridgestone, Catalyst, DHL, Jones Lang LaSalle, McDonald’s, Panasonic, Samsung, Telenor, Unilever and UBS.

Dr Chia has received university achievement awards, faculty awards and numerous commendations for excellence in teaching, including the University Teaching Excellence Award and the Outstanding Educator Award. Her research and teaching interests include leadership, change management, and the social, ethical and sustainability challenges faced by organizations.

» View CV

Lead Facilitator

Glenn J. Nosworthy
Adjunct Associate Professor, Management & Organization
PhD, Queen's University

Dr Nosworthy began his career as an occupational psychologist in the Canadian Public Service. In 1999, he joined NUS Business School, where he later became Head of the Department of Management and Organization. He taught human resource management and organizational behaviour and his research interests included employee citizenship, goal setting and performance. In 2003, he took up the role of Regional Vice President for Assessment Services for SHL, where his responsibilities included both direct provision of services to key clients as well as contributing to the strategic direction and business growth of the company in the Asia-Pacific region.

Since 2004 he has been operating as an independent consultant, providing assistance to both private and public sector organisations in managerial/leadership assessment, feedback, and coaching; selection process and instrument design; design and implementation of assessment and development centres; competency modelling; and training on assessment-related skills and feedback/coaching skills, as well as train-the-trainer programs. In his capacity as an independent consultant and associate of several consultancies, he has done work for organizations such as DHL, NOL/APL, Nestle, Allianz, Pfizer, Bulgari, Rabobank, Danone and the Singapore Ministries of Education and Foreign Affairs.

» View CV

Tools

A key differentiator of this program is the use of a comprehensive 360 degree feedback instrument. Supporting this feedback will be a personality profiling that will measure your behavioural and working style as it relates to performance. Together, these tools will provide an assessment of your effectiveness as a leader.

Professional facilitators will help interpret and integrate the assessments and provide a personalised reflective experience, both in small group sharing sessions and one-on-one. The facilitators will also assist you in designing an action plan to develop the capabilities needed to be a more effective leader.

Program Instructors

Vivien Lim
Professor and Deputy Head,
Management & Organization
PhD, University of Pittsburgh

» View CV

Jayanth Narayanan
Assistant Professor, Management & Organization
PhD, London Business School

» View CV

Testimonials

"One of the best programs I’ve ever participated in for the last 15 years."

Ashoka Seneviratne, Vietnam
General Manager, Marketing
Fashion Garments 2 Co. Ltd

"One of the most applicable courses in leadership guided by highly insightful and savvy professors."

Rizwan Rizal Abidin, Indonesia
Associate Director, Corporate Client Solutions
PT CIMB Securities Indonesia

"The course provides a good opportunity to gain valuable insights into Asia culture and business, with participants from a diverse range of industries, countries and backgrounds."

Alison Jones, Australia
Senior Associate, Intellectual Property, Technology
Corrs Chambers Westgarth

"Good program."

Chitpan Kanhasiri, Thailand
Managing Director
Bata Shoe Company (Bangladesh) Ltd

"Very inspiring and helps re-thinking on rights and wrongs."

Wong Hon Kit, Hong Kong
Senior Housing Manager, Non-Domestic (HQ)
Hong Kong Housing Authority

"Well-organized training with seasoned facilitators."

Mfon O. Bassey, Nigeria
Capital Market Regulator
Securities and Exchange Commission, Nigeria

"It was an enriching experience with fellow participants from various nationalities. This added to the vibrancy of the program, with good exchanges of knowledge and experiences. The case studies presented by the program lecturers were insightful and relevant. Overall, it was a great program."

Raymond Kok, Singapore
Project Director
Singapore Airport Terminal Services

"This program has helped me to understand new ideas of leadership."

Farrukh Khalid, Pakistan
Senior Executive Corporate Affairs
Fauji Fertilizer Co. Ltd

"This is an ideal leadership program. It has led and opened us to different options which we as leaders may not be aware."

Gina Tan, Singapore
Head of Financial Control
Banco Santander, S.A.

"I enjoyed the time away from work, to network with all participants and get the best out of the session. You might not get another chance with this same group."

Andrew Chew, Singapore
Plant Manager
Hamilton Sundstrand Pacific Aerospace

"A very useful tool and guide to good and effective leadership."

Nimfa Dimailig, The Philippines
Senior Tax Counsel
Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation

"The program has provided me with the opportunity to identify and understand my strengths and weaknesses, and how I can build on these to excel and bring the business to new heights."

Steven Tng, Singapore
Regional Director, Global Materials Procurement
Avery Dennison

Leadership Development Program

Master Yourself, Inspire Performance

The Leadership Development Program is an immersive program designed to help leaders and senior managers advance their leadership skills and build their capacity to lead successful change in their organizations.

Over five days, participants will be exposed to a variety of robust leadership frameworks, interactive case discussions and exercises that will enable them to understand the mindset of high performance leaders, and to tap into their own strengths to influence and lead with impact. They will explore different facets of leadership, such as inspiring and motivating teams, building commitment and managing resistance to change.

Before the start of the program, participants will be required to complete a comprehensive 360-degree leadership assessment and a behaviour profiling questionnaire. During the program, professional facilitators will work with participants individually and in small groups to interpret the assessments and provide a personalized reflective experience. The facilitators will also assist participants in designing an action plan to become a more effective leader.

Dates and Fees

  • 13 – 17 Oct 2014 *Registration Open*
  • 1 – 5 Dec 2014 *Registration Open*
  • 23 – 27 Mar 2015 *Registration Open*
  • Fees: SGD 7,980 (excl. GST) | SGD 8,538.60 (incl. GST)
    Note: GST applies to individuals and Singapore registered companies.

Early Payment & Team Enrolment Savings

Enjoy savings if you pay early using Visa or MasterCard:

  • > 45 days before start of program: 10% savings
  • > 30 days before start of program: 5% savings

Team enrolment benefits are available, please contact Program Advisor for details.

Related Programs

  • Emerging Leaders Program: For new managers seeking to enhance their leadership skills.
  • Women in Leadership: For emerging women leaders who wish to develop the confidence and leadership acumen to advance their careers.

Core Focus

  • What makes a leader?
  • Managing self, influencing others
  • Behaving as a leader
  • Negotiation and influence
  • Leading change

Key Benefits

  • Develop a detailed understanding of leadership style and its impact on others
  • Develop new skills to effectively negotiate and increase influence in the workplace
  • Motivate excellence and innovation in others
  • Develop skills to manage resistance to change
  • Lead effectively in challenging circumstances arising from change

Application Deadline

  • Participants are strongly encouraged to apply at least 2 months in advance
  • Applications received after the deadline will be considered based on space availability

Who Should Attend?

High-impact leaders and senior managers who need to successfully develop their leadership abilities to manage teams and drive performance while moving into a broader, more strategic role in their organizations.

Past Participants Include

  • Chairman and Managing Director
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Communications Director, Asia Pacific
  • Country Director
  • Deputy Commissioner
  • Director, Commercial Operations
  • Finance Director
  • Head of Airfreight
  • Head of Finance
  • Partner
  • President
  • Regional Director
  • Regional Merchandise Manager
  • Senior Consultant
  • Senior Regional Brand Manager
  • Senior Vice President
  • Technical Director
  • Technical Sales Manager
  • Vice President, Risk Management

Program Director

Audrey Chia
Associate Professor, Management & Organization;
Joint Associate Professor, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health;
Co-Director, Asia Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy (ACSEP)
PhD, University of Texas at Austin

Dr Chia teaches courses in management, organizational issues and leadership at various levels. She has held several positions, including Vice-Dean of the University Scholars Program, Sub-Dean of NUS Business School, and Acting Director of the American Studies Centre. She has conducted executive education, consulted for, or given talks to companies such as Bridgestone, Catalyst, DHL, Jones Lang LaSalle, McDonald’s, Panasonic, Samsung, Telenor, Unilever and UBS.

Dr Chia has received university achievement awards, faculty awards and numerous commendations for excellence in teaching, including the University Teaching Excellence Award and the Outstanding Educator Award. Her research and teaching interests include leadership, change management, and the social, ethical and sustainability challenges faced by organizations.

» View CV

Lead Facilitator

Glenn J. Nosworthy
Adjunct Associate Professor, Management & Organization
PhD, Queen's University

Dr Nosworthy began his career as an occupational psychologist in the Canadian Public Service. In 1999, he joined NUS Business School, where he later became Head of the Department of Management and Organization. He taught human resource management and organizational behaviour and his research interests included employee citizenship, goal setting and performance. In 2003, he took up the role of Regional Vice President for Assessment Services for SHL, where his responsibilities included both direct provision of services to key clients as well as contributing to the strategic direction and business growth of the company in the Asia-Pacific region.

Since 2004 he has been operating as an independent consultant, providing assistance to both private and public sector organisations in managerial/leadership assessment, feedback, and coaching; selection process and instrument design; design and implementation of assessment and development centres; competency modelling; and training on assessment-related skills and feedback/coaching skills, as well as train-the-trainer programs. In his capacity as an independent consultant and associate of several consultancies, he has done work for organizations such as DHL, NOL/APL, Nestle, Allianz, Pfizer, Bulgari, Rabobank, Danone and the Singapore Ministries of Education and Foreign Affairs.

» View CV

Tools

A key differentiator of this program is the use of a comprehensive 360 degree feedback instrument. Supporting this feedback will be a personality profiling that will measure your behavioural and working style as it relates to performance. Together, these tools will provide an assessment of your effectiveness as a leader.

Professional facilitators will help interpret and integrate the assessments and provide a personalised reflective experience, both in small group sharing sessions and one-on-one. The facilitators will also assist you in designing an action plan to develop the capabilities needed to be a more effective leader.

Program Instructors

Vivien Lim
Professor and Deputy Head,
Management & Organization
PhD, University of Pittsburgh

» View CV

Jayanth Narayanan
Assistant Professor, Management & Organization
PhD, London Business School

» View CV

Testimonials

"One of the best programs I’ve ever participated in for the last 15 years."

Ashoka Seneviratne, Vietnam
General Manager, Marketing
Fashion Garments 2 Co. Ltd

"One of the most applicable courses in leadership guided by highly insightful and savvy professors."

Rizwan Rizal Abidin, Indonesia
Associate Director, Corporate Client Solutions
PT CIMB Securities Indonesia

"The course provides a good opportunity to gain valuable insights into Asia culture and business, with participants from a diverse range of industries, countries and backgrounds."

Alison Jones, Australia
Senior Associate, Intellectual Property, Technology
Corrs Chambers Westgarth

"Good program."

Chitpan Kanhasiri, Thailand
Managing Director
Bata Shoe Company (Bangladesh) Ltd

"Very inspiring and helps re-thinking on rights and wrongs."

Wong Hon Kit, Hong Kong
Senior Housing Manager, Non-Domestic (HQ)
Hong Kong Housing Authority

"Well-organized training with seasoned facilitators."

Mfon O. Bassey, Nigeria
Capital Market Regulator
Securities and Exchange Commission, Nigeria

"It was an enriching experience with fellow participants from various nationalities. This added to the vibrancy of the program, with good exchanges of knowledge and experiences. The case studies presented by the program lecturers were insightful and relevant. Overall, it was a great program."

Raymond Kok, Singapore
Project Director
Singapore Airport Terminal Services

"This program has helped me to understand new ideas of leadership."

Farrukh Khalid, Pakistan
Senior Executive Corporate Affairs
Fauji Fertilizer Co. Ltd

"This is an ideal leadership program. It has led and opened us to different options which we as leaders may not be aware."

Gina Tan, Singapore
Head of Financial Control
Banco Santander, S.A.

"I enjoyed the time away from work, to network with all participants and get the best out of the session. You might not get another chance with this same group."

Andrew Chew, Singapore
Plant Manager
Hamilton Sundstrand Pacific Aerospace

"A very useful tool and guide to good and effective leadership."

Nimfa Dimailig, The Philippines
Senior Tax Counsel
Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation

"The program has provided me with the opportunity to identify and understand my strengths and weaknesses, and how I can build on these to excel and bring the business to new heights."

Steven Tng, Singapore
Regional Director, Global Materials Procurement
Avery Dennison

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Post-Program Coaching

Maximize the Impact of Your Leadership Development Investment

As a participant of this program, you can choose to embark on a 1-on-1, post-program learning journey with an executive coach. This individual coaching option is designed to build on your personal program reflections, individual assessment results and 360-degree feedback to strengthen your effectiveness as a leader.

Learn More

Maximize the Impact of Your Leadership Development Investment

As a participant of this program, you can choose to embark on a 1-on-1, post-program learning journey with an executive coach. This individual coaching option is designed to build on your personal program reflections, individual assessment results and 360-degree feedback to strengthen your effectiveness as a leader.

Learn More


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