• Launched the SHRI JobHR Portal, exclusive to Corporate members, elevating the benefits for SHRI Corporate Membership
  • Jointly published the “Architecting Future-Fluent Culture – Critical Role of Human Resources” with Centre For Creative Leadership (CCL) launched by Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Trade & Industry and Deputy Sec-gen, Dr Koh Poh Koon at the SHRI HR Business Partner Forum 2018
  • Appointed by MOM as Auditing Organisation for Employment Standards Compliance Audit (Jan 2018 – Jan 2020)
  • Attained ATO-PEI Status in June 2018
  • Launched IHRP accredited short courses
  • Technology Partnership with SAGE Software Asia – (SHRI-SAGE HR Techlab)
  • SINGAPORE HR AWARDS 2018, SHRI hosted the prestigious Singapore HR Awards 2018 Presentation Gala, at Marina Bay Sands, graced by Mr Zaqy Mohamad, Minister of State, Ministry of National Development & Ministry of Manpower, and attended by 500 guests comprising HR professionals, employers, business leaders, media and overseas partners.
  • Updated format of the SHRI Singapore HR Challenge to an HR Hackathon, an annual HR competition for students from Institutes of Higher Learning in Singapore.
  • Updated website with added features to enhance user experience
  • SHRI Engage: Combating Certification Fraud
  • SHRI OUTLOOK 2017: The Future was a Minute Ago”, was graced by Ms Denise Phua, Mayor, Central Singapore CDC,as Guest-of-Honour. The outlook provided an insightful learning opportunity for HR decision-makers, industry experts, leading authorities and emerging change agents to look towards the future of the workplace and learn key HR, Business and Economic trends for 2017. The forum featured leading experts from Singapore International Chamber of Commerce, Spring Singapore, Workforce Singapore, Centre of Creative Leadership, amongst a line-up of visionaries who shared unique insights on game-changing HR trends and new approaches to manage the people trends for Tomorrow.
  • Using Big Data to Manage Skills Development and Deployment for Corporate Performance
  • SHRI – SIATP: Post-budget Dialogue
  • How the Other Half Works – A dialogue between Recruiters and HR
  • SHRI – SIATP: Expat Tax
  • SHRI Engage: Tough Lessons of Firms Caught Under MOM’s Watchlist
  • Singapore HR Awards Winners’ Showcase: Study Tour to Institute of Technical Education (ITE)
  • SHRI Engage: Understanding Your Obligations Under the Work Injury Compensation Act (WICA)
  • Singapore HR Challenge 2017: the annual HR competition for tertiary institutions in Singapore. The 10th HR Challenge, themed “Preparing for the Millennial Workforce: Are Organisations Ready?” saw participation from 15 Polytechnic and 37 ITE teams. The Challenge serves to engage future leaders, people managers, critical thinkers, and contributors of the new workforce to showcase innovation, creativity and promote progressive HR. This year’s competition had participants study, analyse and propose how organisations can adapt and refine their corporate culture to appeal to the Millennial Workforce for continued success.
  • Breakfast Session with Mayor Denise Phua on CHRO 3.0
  • SHRI Engage: A HR Professional’s Guide to Dispute Resolution Routes
  • HR Leadership in the Future Economy
  • Hosted delegation from Thai Prime Minister’s Office and various ministries
  • Jointly published CHRO 3.0 research study with Center for Creative Leadership (CCL)
  • Study visit by delegates from National School of Business, Bangalore
  • Study visit by Vietnamese delegation
  • MOU signing with Shared Services International Inc.
  • SINGAPORE HR AWARDS 2017, SHRI hosted the prestigious Singapore HR Awards 2017 Presentation Gala, at Marina Bay Sands, graced by Mr Sam Tan, Minister of State, Ministry of Manpower, and attended by 500 guests comprising HR professionals, employers, business leaders, media and overseas partners.
  • Organised the Singapore HR Challenge 2017, an annual HR competition for tertiary level students in Singapore.
  • Reappointed as Pre-Qualified HR Shared Services Provider by SPRING Singapore (in partnership with BIPO Services)
  • Attained 4 year EduTrust Certified Institute (12/09/2017 to 11/09/2021)
  • Your ROI in HR: How to measure the bottom-line effectiveness of your organisation development trainings.
  • The Complete Phillips ROI Certification Programme
  • SUTD – SHRI Leadership Forum 2016: Leadership in a Fast Changing Technological Landscape
  • SINGAPORE HR CHALLENGE 2016, SHRI hosted The Singapore HR Challenge 2016, the annual HR competition for tertiary level students in Singapore. The 9th HR Challenge, themed ‘Are Organisations Future-Ready?’ saw participation from 10 Polytechnic teams as well as 32 ITE teams. The Challenge seeks to develop the next generation of future-ready people managers for the HR fraternity, showcase innovation and creativity and promote progressive HR. This year’s competition required participants to analyse a case-study organisation and recommend how they can better prepare for an uncertain future, with winners securing an internship with an established company to learn the nuts and bolts of HR.
  • HR Leaders Series: Navigate your organisation though uncertain times
  • Dialogue & Networking Session on ISO Human Resource Management Standards, in collaboration with SPRING Singapore
  • SINGAPORE HR AWARDS 2016, SHRI hosted the prestigious Singapore HR Awards 2016 Presentation Gala, themed ‘The Future is Now’ at The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore. Graced by Mr Tan Chuan-Jin, Minister for Social and Family Development, as Guest-of-Honour, the 11th HR Awards was attended by 550 guests including industry partners, business leaders, HR professionals and people managers.
  • SINGAPORE HR CONGRESS & BUSINESS-CONNECT EXPOSITION 2016. SHRI’s final key event of the year, The Singapore HR Congress & Business-Connect Exposition 2016, themed ‘Hyper-Clocking HR: Gaining the People Advantage in a Cyber-Speed World’ on 8 & 9 was graced by MOS Teo Ser Luck, as Guest-of-Honour.
  • Appointed by MOM as Auditing Organisation for Employment Standards Compliance Audit
  • Renewal of 4 Year ERF Registration (30 Jan 2016 to 29 Jan 2020)
  • MOU signing with Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA)
  • Organised a Human Resource (HR) Day Charity Bowl, graced by MP for Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC, Mr Hri Kumar Nair, as Guest-of-Honour. Proceeds were donated to SPD (formerly Society for the Physically Disabled).
  • NTUC in partnership with SHRI, hosted the HR Leadership Summit 2015, themed “Building Successful Human Resource Management of Future”, with the aim of training HR practitioners to meet common challenges and create a future-ready culture.
  • Celebrated our Golden Jubilee on 10 July with the successful Global HR Seminar and 50th Anniversary Gala, graced by Secretary-General, NTUC, Mr Chan Chun Sing and Minister for Manpower, Mr Lim Swee Say, respectively as Guest-of-Honour. Minister Lim launched a special coffee table publication: a collection of memories and milestones from SHRI’s inception in 1965 to the present day.
  • Launched brand-new members’ events: the SHRI HR Leaders’ Series and the SME HR Seminar Series.
    SHRI and ASME jointly conceived the SME HR Award, a brand new accolade established with an emphasis on SMEs and their successes in human resource management.
  • Hosted government delegations from China and Indonesia with regards to human capital development in Singapore.
  • Supported the Vietnam HR Awards 2015 as knowledge partner.
  • Supported the Myanmar HR Leaders’ Summit 2015, providing an opportunity for our members to learn about HR practices in Myanmar and around the region.
  • The 4th APFHRM Regional HR Conference in Singapore, themed Future of HR marked a historic first for Singapore’s HR profession as SHRI brought together members of the Asia Pacific Federation of Human Resource Management (APFHRM) and the World Federation of People Management Associations (WFPMA) from 22 countries worldwide. Highlights included presentation of the first ever “APFHRM HR Professional of the Year” award.
  • SHRI members who have supported the Institute for 30 years were conferred life-long membership as a form of recognition and appreciation.
  • The Institute’s Chinese name was changed from 新加坡人力资源学院 to 新加坡人力资源协会 to better reflect the core work of SHRI as a member-based organisation, working for the interests and needs of the members.
  • Selected Pre-Qualified Service Provider for HR Shared Services by SPRING Singapore
  • Indonesian Training Industry Directors Study Visit
  • MOU signing with Association of Small & Medium Enterprises (ASME)
  • MOU signing with Singapore Institute of Building Limited (SIBL)
  • MOU signing with CMA-ASIA (Club Managers Association of Asia)
  • Launch of National Workplace Happiness Survey 2014
  • Launch of Salary & Productivity Survey 2014
  • Received the Singapore Prestige Brand Award 2014 – Special Merit Category
  • Received U-Summit Award for being a supportive U-Associate Partner of NTUC
  • Setup of SHRI Apprentice Talent Management Programme (S ATM) and SME Charter Committee
  • First workshop on China Labour Laws
  • Introduced industry based focus group discussions for the Food and Beverage, Retail and Construction industries

 

  • Setup of the SME Charter to assist small and medium enterprises on HR matters
  • MOU signing with Singapore Computer Society
  • MOU signing with National Trade Union Congress (NTUC) as the eighth U-Associate partner
  • MOU signing with AIC Joint Stock Holding Company, to jointly conduct training programmes for Government agencies in Vietnam
  • Joint seminar with Singapore Medical Association: Unlocking the Medical Practitioner’s Code

 

 

  • Appointed as Service Provider for Human Resource Development under the SPRING Innovative Capability Voucher (ICV) project
  • Launched Study on Fatherhood @ Workplaces in Singapore, in collaboration with Dads For Life
  • Set up Mentorship Scheme to focus on enhancing HR practices among SMEs in Singapore
  • Launch of new HR jobsite (sghr.com.sg) in partnership with Head Hunt
  • SP-SHRI HRM Seminar, jointly organised with Singapore Polytechnic (SP) Business School

 

  • SHRI Outlook 2011
  • NUS Signs an MOU to collaborate with SHRI.
    Click here to view the Speech by SHRI’s Executive Director, Mr. David Ang
  • PARKROYAL – Singapore HR Challenge 2011
  • The Singapore HR Awards 2011

 

  • Organised the 1st HR Day on 1st March 2010.
  • Hosted delegates from 14 countries in the Singapore HR Congress 2010.
  • 30 companies played a strategic role by supporting SHRI as sponsors.
  • Memorandums of Understanding were signed with National University of Singapore Career Centre and its Office of Student Affairs.
  • A new string of HRPlus programmes and events were organised.
  • A record number of 270 Corporate Friends for 2010.

 

 

  • Launched the first Human Resource (HR) Day for the HR fraternity here. This is the first of its kind in Singapore and perhaps globally.
  • SHRI Research Centre conducted and released a study on Succeed or Sink (SOS) Report: Depths and Heights of Business Sustainability.
  • In recognition of outstanding achievement in branding, SHRI was awarded the Singapore Prestige Brand Award 2009, Special Merit.
  • 3,365 participants from 1,242 companies participated in SHRI events, a 50% increase in the number of HR people benefiting from SHRI events.
  • SHRI strategic taskforces were set up. Some of them include the Capability Development task force, Membership task force, Youth Mob task force, Community task force and Elders Mob task force.

 

 

  • Engaged as Organisation Partner to Berkeley Asia Business Center Conference 2008 on 1 December 2008
  • Collaborated with the Singapore Dental Health Foundation to conduct a survey study on the provision of dental healthcare benefits to employees in Singapore. This survey was the first dental benefit survey done, targeting at lower-income group.
  • Produced the Guide to Singapore Employment Act with case studies (solutions included) to provide readers with a succinct overview of the Act and to better understand how the concepts and formulae work
  • Supported World Federation of Personnel Management to roll out global HR survey that was conducted jointly with The Boston Consulting Group (Release of survey findings at Singapore HR Congress 2008)
  • Appointed by Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) as training organisation to deliver Certified Service Professionals training to service professionals under the Tourism Talent (TOTAL) Plan for a period of 2 years (2008 – 2009)
  • Launched the inaugural Singapore HR Challenge, a HR and business competition in Singapore, targeting at pre-tertiary and tertiary participants to develop creative solutions for today’s people challenges
  • Shared on managing cultural differences and diversity with delegation placed under the patronage of the President of the French Republic
  • Conducted the Graduate Diploma in Human Capital Management in Motorola University (China)
  • Invited to speak at the HR Week 2008 Conference & Exhibition on Transforming HR to the Next Level in Seoul, Korea
  • Launched the Singapore HR Congress & Business-Connect Exposition 2008, opened by Minister of State Mr Lee Yi Shyan, Ministry of Trade and Industry
  • Hosted government officials from the Civil Service Commission of Thailand and shared pertinent HR issues that are impacting the global workforce
  • Hosted Vice President and Honorary General Secretary of the Malaysian Institute of Human Resource Management (MIHRM) to share and discuss HR and people management practices that are impacting today’s business environment
  • Presentation on “Current Global Trends in Human Capital Practices – A Singapore Perspective” by President, SHRI at the HR Compendium in Brunei Darussalam
  • Signed MOU with Manulife to share and leverage on the strengths of both institutions to develop tailored HR services and provide consultancy services to SMEs and big organisations
  • Hosted delegation from the Gauteng GCR Academy, South Africa and exchanged views and learning experiences on HR and people management practices
  • Hosted delegation from the Central Personnel Administration (CPA)

 

  • Joint collaboration with the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) for the Service Excellence Workforce Skills Qualifications system (SE WSQ)
  • Appointed as one of the Institutional Partner for iAdvisory Portal for IE Singapore
  • Launched new programme: Diploma in Organisational Psychology
  • Revamped SHRI website for an easy access to latest information in the human capital industry
  • Launched the Singapore HR Congress & Business-Connect Exposition 2007, opened by Minister Lim Swee Say, Secretary-General, National Trades Union Congress, and Minister, Prime Minister’s Office
  • Established the SHRI Advisory Panel to recognise the distinguished services of past officers of the Institute, to energise the Institute through infusion of influential individuals from different sectors of the economy, and to enhance the reputation of the Institute
  • Memorandum of Understanding Signing Ceremony between School of Business, Singapore Polytechnic and Singapore Human Resources Institute

 

  • Launched new programme: Graduate Diploma in Financial Management
  • Appointed by WDA to be one of the approved training providers for ‘Singapore 2006 Customer Service Training Programme’ as part of ‘Go-the-Extra-Mile for Service’ (GEMS) Movement
  • Refreshed SHRI Brand imagery to project a more distinct and chic brand character of SHRI
  • Launched the 11th World HR Congress & Business-Connect Exposition Singapore 2006 at the Singapore Expo, opened by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, and witnessed a record high attendance of 2000 delegates, with foreign delegates hailing from 62 overseas countries, the highest number recorded in the history of WFPMA’s world congresses
  • Partnered U21Global online graduate programme to offer sponsorships to professionals, as well as members and staff of SHRI. Programmes offered: Master of Business Administration (MBA) or Master of Science in Information Systems
  • Collaborated with WDA to develop a HR Manpower Skills and Training Council (MSTC) to set out clear HR competency standards and skills requirements for each occupational group in the industry
  • Supported World Vision project to raise funds for the victims of the Yogyakarta massive quake
  • Appointed as Secretary General and Treasurer of the World Federation of Personnel Management Associations (WFPMA) for the term 2006-2008. SHRI was honoured to represent Singapore, the third country after the US and UK, to take on this role.

 

  • Officially opened SHRI’s premises at Tekka Mall with the inaugural SHRI Open House
  • Celebrated SHRI’s 40th anniversary of building the HR brand
  • Re-launched The Singapore HR Awards
  • Organised 3 Sponsorship Signing Ceremonies for the 11th World HR Congress Singapore 2006 onboard the SuperStar Virgo, at The Art House, and at Sentosa
  • Launched SHRI HR-Business Exchange platforms to further enhance the HR profession and practices
  • Launched the 1st intake of Graduate Diploma in Human Capital Management in Vietnam
  • Established SHRI School of Business
  • Partnered with Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM) to offer 4 business and management programmes, from postgraduate certificate to master levels
  • The prestigious Asia Pacific Federation of Human Resource Management (APFHRM) appointed SHRI President Mdm Ho Geok Choo as President

 

  • SHRI moved to its new premises at Tekka Mall (2 Serangoon Road, Level 6)
  • Tianjin Government Officials’ visited to learn about Singapore’s HR system and the role of SHRI as the national professional HR body
  • SHRI supported community project, WINGS Headstart Fund, to assist needy young students in gaining a headstart in their education
  • SHRI 31st and 32nd Joint Graduation Ceremony was graced by Guests-of-Honour, Dr Amy Khor, MP for Hong Kah GRC and Mr Francis Zhan, President of the Association of Management Corporations in Singapore (AMCIS) respectively
  • Organised and hosted a closed-door dialogue session on prevailing HR issues with Dr Balaji Sadasivan, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Information Communications and the Arts
  • Hosted a 30-member Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI) delegation from India for a 1.5 day education tour
  • Led the Singapore delegation to Brazil to bring over the torch of the 11th World HR Congress Singapore 2006
  • Bhutan Delegation visited SHRI, as part of the Singapore International Foundation’s (SIF) initiative to promote Singapore to its international visitors
  • SHRI Forum 2004 – Business Effectiveness: What Companies Really Do, graced by Guest-of-Honour, Mr Lim Swee Say, Minister, Prime Minister’s Office, 2nd Minister for National Development & Deputy Secretary-General for NTUC, attracted more than 150 delegates to learn, share and network
  • Hosted an International Networking Session with Cambodian dignitaries
  • Delegates from University of Lucknow, India visited SHRI
  • Appointed by WDA (Singapore Work Development Agency) as a training provider for its Wage Restructuring Workshop
  • Launched new programmes: Diploma in Environmental, Safety and Health (DipESH), Diploma in Organisational Counselling (DipOC), Diploma in Compensation and Benefits Management (DipCBM) and Graduate Diploma in Training and Development (GDipTD)
  • Organised inaugural HR Services Fair @ SHRI
  • Launched the new Professional Certificate in Condominium and Complex Management (PCCCM) in collaboration with the Association of Management Corporations in Singapore (AMCIS)
  • Partnered with the Singapore Police Force (SPF) and launched the SPF HR Certification Programme to facilitate the professional recognition of its human capital in a changing environment.
  • SHRI met up with Ambassador and Officials of the Mexican Embassy in Singapore
  • Participated in the 9th World HR Congress on “Back to the Person – People who Make the Difference” in Mexico City in May
  • Hosted signing ceremony at Mandarin Hotel with Manpower Inc. as the Official Partner Sponsor of the 10th World Congress in Singapore in 2004
  • Relocated SHRI Training Centre from Palmer Road to Collyer Quay, Overseas Union House and Singapore Conference Hall
  • Together with Ministry of Manpower (MOM) and Singapore Management University (SMU), SHRI presented a session on “Strategies for Recruiting and Retaining the Next Generation” by Prof Peter Capellito
  • Launched the 1st Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (GDipHRM) course in Shanghai, China
  • Participated in a Study Mission to Germany led by NTUC’s Secretary-General, Minister Lim Boon Heng
  • Organised a Fund-Raising Golf Tournament in conjunction with SHRI’s 37th Anniversary celebration on 22 November 2002 in support of the Boon Lay Elderly Centre. The event was graced by Guest-of-Honour, Dr Ng Eng Hen, Minister of State (Education & Manpower) and a total of $188,000 was raised.
  • Mr Loh Meng See, Trustee of SHRI and Mdm Ho Geok Choo, President of SHRI were re-elected and elected, respectively, as Members of Parliament
  • Presented a paper at the National Conferenceorganised by the Sri Lanka Institute of Personnel Management (IPM)
  • Launched SHRI’s 1st ITProgramme, Certificate in E-Business with a 50% subsidy from the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore
  • Set up the SHRI School of Financial Services
  • Introduced newprogrammes: Master of Finance, Master of Financial Planning, Professional Certificate in People Relations/Skills
  • Launched the full-time Diploma in Business & Human Resource Management (DBHRM)
  • Organisedregional conference on “Asia Pacific in the 21st Century: Beyond Economic Recovery”
  • Set up The Singapore Professionals’ & Executives Co-operative (SPEC) in May
  • Collaborated with the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) to set up the HR Promotion Section in MOM and jointlyorganised the workshop “Essentials of HRM & Practices for the SMEs”
  • Participated in the Feedback Unit of the Singapore Government
  • Partnered the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) in the national event – the Singapore Learning Festival
  • Signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between ASEAN-EC Management Centre (Brunei Darusalam & SHRI)
  • SHRI won bid to host the World Congress 2004 in Singapore
  • Appointed by the Singapore National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation (SINCPEC) as a Co-ordinatorof the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC) HRD Task Force
  • Hosted dialogue session with a delegation from the Japan Institute ofLabour