Milestones Before 2000

Before 2000 
1999
  • Organised a two-day “Customer Service Symposium” with Guest-of-Honour, Mr Charles Chong, MP for Pasir Ris GRC
  • Organised a luncheon talk on “HRD in Singapore” to members of the Rotary Club of Jurong Town
  • Endorsed the new free service recruitment website, Recuitasia.com
  • Partnered The Straits Times Life! to provide work related issues and advice via the weekly column “Work Smart”
  • Launched HR-in-Action Nite, a regular monthly event scheduled on every last Friday of every month
  • SHRI was elected regional representative of Asia Pacific Federation of Human Resource Management (APFHRM) into the World Federation of Personnel Management Associations (WFPMA)
1998
  • Launched the Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (GDipHRM) programme
  • Partnered Curtin University of Technology to offer the Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM)
  • Changed name from SIHRM to Singapore Human Resources Institute (SHRI)
  • Organised the regional conference on “Impact of the Asian Currency Volatility and Economic Uncertainties on People Management & Businesses in Asia”
  • Appointed by Singapore Productivity and Standards Board (PSB) as a training agent for the People Developer Standard (PDS)
  • Became a channel partner of ST Computer Systems & Services’ Training Integration and Management System
  • Unveiled new SHRI logo
  • Launched Corporate Friends/ Supporter Scheme
  • Signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Temasek Polytechnic to jointly offer the Specialist Diploma in Human Resource Development programme
1997
  • Jointly organised conference on “Re-Engineering: Challenges for HR Practitioners” with SNEF
  • Formed HR21 Committee to map the Institute’s direction for the next millennium
  • Organised a fund-raising golf tournament for the SHRI Building Fund, raising $12,000
  • Signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with China International Intellectech Corporation
1996
  • Launched first HR Awards
  • Published HR Manual in collaboration with Thomson Information
1994
  • Selected by National Productivity Association to conduct Personnel Management module of the Human Resource Development programme
  • Transferred members from the Industrial Relations Society (Singapore) to the Singapore Institute of Human Resource Management
1993
  • Launched the Basics in Human Resource Management (BHRM) programme
  • Changed name from Singapore Institute of Personnel Management (SIPM) to Singapore Institute of Human Resource Management (SIHRM)
1992
  • Partnered Curtin University of Technology to offer the Bachelor of Commerce (HRM)
1979-1991
  • Launched new programmes: Certificate in Human Resource Management (CHRM), Diploma in Human Resource Management (DHRM), Certificate in Compensation & Benefits Management (CCBM) and Certificate in Applied Psychology (CAP)
  • Hosted the first Asia Pacific Human Resource Management conference
  • Formed the Asean Human Resource Management Federation (AHRMF)
  • Set up Singapore Institute of Personnel Management (SIPM) Secretariat
1972
  • Established the Code of Professional Ethics
1965
  • Officially registered Singapore Institute of Personnel Management (SIPM) with 34 members

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