Developing Your Workforce in the Digital Economy

Learning Overview

The L&D industry is complicated, with varying structures, shifting priorities, disruptive technologies and multiple audiences to address. It’s a lot to keep tabs on, and it’s becoming increasingly more complex as new skills and new ways of learning emerge.

Whether you are building a L&D program from scratch, or looking to bring innovation into your workplace learning culture, this workshop can help you structure your workforce learning effectively to be even more impactful for your business and for the employees that contribute to the key result areas.

Learning Objectives

After the workshop, learners will be able to:

  • Identify human capital development priorities in alignment to business directions
  • Understand the changing views of learning concepts and theories
  • Apply motivational principles in your learning design & development
  • Determine L&D needs in a fast paced modern workplace
  • Develop targeted learning strategies
  • Facilitate the transfer of learning to the workplace
  • Leverage on technology in the learning process
  • Explore options in the social learning space
  • Measure the cost-benefits of L&D initiatives
  • Enhancing the learning culture and total learning experience

Learning Outline


  • Future trends in learning and talent development
  • Align business goals to learning and development priorities
  • Changing roles of HR and L&D functions 

Learning to learn

  • Adult learning principles
  • New motivational & learning theories
  • Learning design considerations
  • Individual needs analysis
  • Targeted talent development
  • Putting an individual development plan to work

Data Collection

  • Apply common data collection techniques
  • How to design effective surveys
  • How to plan and conduct an interview
  • Guidelines for measuring and observing employee performance
  • How to handle a request for training

Performance Analysis

  • A performance analysis approach
  • Major causes of performance problems
  • When to train (and when not to)
  • Non-training solutions for non-training issues

Learning Methods and Strategies

  • Identify available learning resources
  • Determine the features and appropriateness of resources
  • Leverage on digital learning solutions
  • Effective application of the 70-20-10 approach

Measures and Cost-Benefit Analysis

  • How to demonstrate value of your learning processes
  • Where to find data on the benefits of your learning interventions
  • How to put up a cost-benefit business case

Build and promote an Innovative Learning Culture

  • Leading practices for large and small organisations
  • Strategies for building a compelling learning culture
  • Measures of success
  • Keeping a virtuous cycle

Who Will Benefit

For Learning & Development professionals, HR managers, HR business partners and HOD/Line Managers who have input into major decisions about organization learning & development.

Training Methodology

  • Group discussions
  • Individual / group exercises
  • Simulations
  • Hot coaching

Profile of Trainer

Arnold has over 20 years of organization development critical experiences while working in global organisations with a strong Pan Asian presence. He has lead several strategic initiatives ranging from HR transformations, Talent Management Systems to M&A integrations in this region. While at Standard Chartered Bank, he was a lead facilitator for their global leadership programmes. As a certified Gallup
strengths coach he engaged senior managers and high potentials to help them discover their signature themes and align them to business priorities.

Arnold has over 15 years of teaching/facilitating experiences. Coupled with over 20 years in the corporate world he is able to incite lively discussions both in and outside the classroom. His workshops are punctuated with vivid practical examples and anecdotes. Having taught in several learning institutions in Asia, his delivery style is highly stimulating and strongly encourages learner participation.

Arnold holds an MBA from University of South Australia and a BBA with Distinction from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT). He is a fully certified strengths coach by Gallup (USA), Skills for Empowered Workforce by DDI (USA), Leading Project Teams by Cegos (France) and Six Sigma Belt Black (Spore).


2 days

Other Information

Note: SkillsFuture Fundings available

Course Calendar

Commence Dates Duration SHRI Member Non-Member  
17-18 Oct 2018 2 Days S$500.00 S$600.00  Registration

Course fees are subject to the prevailing GST charge. All information is correct at the time of publication. SHRICORP reserves the right to amend any of the above information if necessary.

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