Course overview





Course type


Course fee

(including GST)

Course Fee GST 8% : $972.00


SkillsFuture Credit

SkillsFuture Funding


Course Overview

Numerous research studies confirm that diverse workforces lead in innovation, productivity and profitability. The key to unlocking these organizational benefits is to create supportive environments where authenticity and psychological safety thrive. This programme enables one to discover the characteristics and impact of a comprehensive diversity, equity and inclusion approach, including how to increase diversity and support equity within the structure of the organization.

Course benefits

Participants will acquire tools and techniques to foster a meaningful culture of belonging for the staff. They will learn how to make mindful decisions; support sustainable change; and build strong initiatives to engage, develop and motivate the employees. Such encouraging and motivated environment will foster collaboration and bring the organization on to achieving positive business outcomes.

  • Introduce the Inclusive Workplace Culture
  • Build an Inclusive Workplace Culture Foundation
  • Develop a Strategic Plan
  • Manage and Sustain Culture Change

Course outline

  • Relevant Employment and Workplace Legislation
  • Common organisational policies and procedures related to diversity
  • Achievement of organisation’s objectives
  • Diversity needs at the workplace
  • Diversity and inclusion programmes development
  • Tools to promote and enhance workplace diversity
  • Implementation Plan
  • Indicators to measure success of diversity and inclusion programmes
  • Gather and analyse feedback on diversity and inclusion programmes
  • Modifications to programmes based on feedback
  • Stakeholder engagement techniques and best practices
  • Roles and accountabilities of stakeholders
  • Trends and developments in diversity and inclusion strategies

As part of the training and learning during this course, photography and/or video recording of participants in action will be done. 

This 2 Days (20-hour) programme includes:

  • 16 hours of Instructor-Led Learning (2 days x 8 hours), and
  • 4 hours of Asynchronous E-learning (Self-paced; to be completed before Day 2 of the course)

This programme is accredited by IHRP for CPD hours

Course dates

13, 14 & 20, 21 March 2023 (6:30pm - 10:30pm)

8, 9 & 15, 16 May 2023 (6:30pm - 10:30pm)


4 weekdays evening

Who should attend?

Level 4 - Managers
Level 5 - Senior Managers & Directors

Programme leader

Derek Tan is a IHRP Master Professional with more than 25 years of professional HR experience in the entire suite of HR functions including the design and development of talent management, performance management, career development, capability development and total rewards systems.

Derek is currently a consultant and trainer. He was the Vice-President of HR in Resorts World at Sentosa Pte Ltd overseeing the strategic HR planning and human capital development for the entire resort. He had previously worked many years in the Singapore Public Service, having been the HR leader in Singapore Tourism Board, Central Provident Fund Board and the Civil Service College.

His extensive work experiences in the public and private sectors include rationalising manpower costs through organization re-design, job redesign and workforce productivity measures, enhancing organisational learning culture through inception of virtual learning academies with competency roadmaps & priority frameworks, improving employee experience through digitalisation of HR processes, raising the company’s EVP through deliberate HR policy re-think and career & salary re-design, and strengthening HR governance through education & continuous assessment.  

Martin Lee holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Lancaster University Management School (UK) and is a Senior Certified Professional with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

He also holds an Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA) and is a certified PROSCI Change Practitioner, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), Strong Interest Inventory (SII), as well as a Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF). 

With more than 15 years of corporate and regional HR experience spanning the public sector, health care, Oil & Gas, and EdTech industries, Martin is a passionate trainer and facilitator who seeks to create a learning environment in his workshops where learners discover, engage, internalise and are able to benefit practically from what they have learnt. Martin was a speaker at SHRM’s Global HR conferences in Chicago (2018) and Las Vegas (2019), and has served as a Subject Matter Expert in SHRM’s exam development efforts since 2016. During his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, nature walks and volunteering as a career coach with the Catholic Business Network. 

Course fee

Programme Fees

Full Course Fee: $972.00 (inclusive of 8% GST)

Nett Fee (after funding) *:

For Employer Sponsored Participants

SME: $342.00

Non-SME: $522.00

For Participants eligible for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy:

40 years old and above

(Singapore Citizen only): $342.00

For Self Sponsored Participants:

SkillsFuture Credit is applicable for Singapore Citizens aged 25 years old and above only

Inclusive of 8% GST (GST is based on Full Course Fee)

*Terms and conditions apply

Enquiries : Kho Mei Yen - 62486137 | 62466746, khomeiyen@sim.edu.sg