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    Course Overview

    This two-day interactive workshop enables your company’s workforce to be digitally at pace with the fourth industrial revolution or Industry 4.0 and offers the imperatively needed and highly sought-after Knowledge, Skills and Competencies to thrive in this Digital Economy.

    Who Should Attend

    • HR Professionals and any participants interested to learn about digital transformation using disruptive tech in their organisations/work.

    Focal Topics

    Learning Objectives

    • Develop a digital growth mindset among workforce to be future ready
    • Gain understanding of Industry 4.0 and the Dimensions
    • Learn how to leverage the Dimensions to grow your business (or business unit or your domain of accountability)
    • Be aware of critical skills and competencies needed for the Future Digital
      Economy (Industry 4.0)
    • Able to work effectively in the digital workplace leveraging digital technologies and digital tools to enhance productivity.
    • Craft an action plan to continue learning
    • Build your Digital Strategy Canvas

    Programme Details

    This programme covers:

    1. Emerging Technologies and Emerging Trends
      • What is Industry 4.0?
      • Critical skills for Industry 4.0
      • 9 Dimensions of Industry 4.0
    2. Determine suitable segments of the business where digital technologies need to be explored and employed
      • Build the Digital vision
      • Assess the gaps from “as-is” to “Digital Vision” to determine where digital technologies can be employed
    3. Monitor, Evaluate and Review Technologies
      • How to keep abreast of new technologies?
      • DOWNTIME and LEAN 4.0 analysis
      • Technology fit for your business
    4. Communicate with External Partners
      • Industry accepted hardware and software products
      • Digital productivity tools and applications
      • Build or Borrow or Buy decision
      • Managing and communicating with stakeholders and partners
    5. Build Digital Strategy Canvas Map with documented Business Process flows and Interdependencies
      • Innovation and Change Management
      • Framework to implement Digital Transformation
    6. Conduct Cost vs Benefit vs Risk Model, Build Evaluation and Continuous Improvement models and provide Recommendations
      • Cost – Benefit – Risk analysis
      • PDCA model
      • Final recommendations for Digital Transformation

    Learning Methodology

    Case studies, Quizzes, Role Plays, Games & Interactive Learning.

    Useful information

    Date: 19 – 20 April 2022

    Time: 9.00am – 6.00pm
    2 Days, 18 Hours
    *Registration commences at 8:30am on the first day

    Platform: Virtually via Zoom

    Course Fee:

    Full Course Fee: S$850

    Limited Seats only, sign up now to avoid disappointment!

    Course participants may apply for SSG training grant
    (Please refer to following page for the course subsidy table breakdown.)

    Funding Criteria
    Trainee must attend at least 75% of the course, complete the assessment with a pass or competent result.

    Singaporeans and Permanent Residents Singaporeans qualified for SkillsFutured Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy Singaporeans and Permanent Residents qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs

    Singapore Citizens(SCs) aged 21 years to 39 years/ Singapore Permanent Residents(PRs) aged >21 years

    Employer/ Self-Sponsored Singapore Citizens (SCs) aged >40years

    Singapore Citizens(SCs) aged < 39 years/ Singapore Permanet Residents(PRs)

    Singaporeans and Permanent Residents Singaporeans qualified for SkillsFutured Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy Singaporeans and Permanent Residents qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs




    Course fee after SSG training grant may vary and is subjected to SSG approval.
    *Grant amount indicated here does not include absentee payroll (AP) funding as this is dependent on the trainee’s hourly basic salary (other than for trainees supported by surrogate Employers, where AP is computed on flat rate independent of salary).

    Trainer profile

    Kannan Chettiar is an award winning Global Leader with 25 years of experience in the Technology and Human Capital sectors spanning across Asia, North America and Europe. Kannan has held management and leadership positions in global MNCs having managed and trained multi-geography teams. Kannan is also an International Trainer, Thought Leader and Keynote Speaker in several global forums and TV Talk shows & News programmes with special interest in digital transformation and human capital development in line with skills and competencies relevant for Industry 4.0.

    Kannan leads a HRTech cum FinTech company named Avvanz which has won awards (including a Gold Medal) in a very short span of time with huge international clients base. He has managed P&L in First Advantage, Dell Computers, Future Electronics, Arrow Electronics (NY-listed), Farnell Group (London-listed), e2open (IBM-backed) and i-Sprint Innovations (Acer-backed). His prior achievements include multiplying business more than 10X to exceed $100M USD at Arrow Electronics, growing regional P&L whilst managing multi-functional teams across several geographies in element14 and penetrating new market green fields and creating new business verticals for First Advantage with record-breaking revenues. He has in-depth domain expertise across multiple market segments including Finance, Education, IT/Technology, Healthcare, Logistics, Distribution, Manufacturing, Recruitment and Collaborative Economy.

    Kannan’s technopreneurship has earned him “Executive of the Year – Human Resources Technology” award which is an extremely prestigious Management Excellence award from Singapore Business Review. He has digitally transformed Avvanz by applying AI, RPA, Big data and Blockchain and that experience has led him to consult for several global organizations in Digital Transformation.

    As a Certified International Trainer with very high ratings from Clients like SIA, Thales, Cisco, HP, Airbus, Maybank, UOB Group, BNP Paribas, United Overseas Land, Murex, Rehau, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Roche, SCOR Insurance, TUV SUD, Mercer, HPE, Japan Tobacco International, Singhealth, Jotun, Essilor, William Grant, Peninsula Hotel, SGH, PON Asia, Total Oil, Esterline, Sankyu, World Scientific Publishing, Hindustan Petroleum and ECTA (among many others). Kannan has delivered training interventions in Singapore, Australia, Fiji, US, UK, India, Philippines, Malaysia, Myanmar, Vietnam and China. He is also a Singapore Government approved WSQ Trainer. He has facilitated training workshops in Leadership and People Management, Sales and Account Management, Creative Thinking, Problem Solving and Decision Making, Critical Skills for Industry 4.0, Digitalization, Innovation and Change. Kannan regularly delivers Thought Leadership talks and Masterclasses around the globe and constantly offers insights and perspectives in mainstream newspapers, media and trade publications. Kannan is proficient in several languages – he speaks fluent English, Tamil, elementary Mandarin, Malay and Thai.

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