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Member Total Fee (inc. 8% gst) : $864.00
Non-Member Total Fee (inc. 8% gst) : $1,080.00




Course Overview

Numerous research studies confirm that inclusive workplace cultures abound in innovation, productivity and profitability.

Course benefits

In this enlightening, scenario-based course, you will discover the characteristics and impact of an inclusive workplace. Through meaningful discussions that highlight what an inclusive workplace culture is, why it matters, and how to develop one, you will acquire tools and techniques to foster a positive culture of inclusion for your staff. You will learn how to make mindful decisions; support sustainable change; and build strong initiatives to engage, develop and motivate your employees.

  • Increase employee engagement and cross organisational teamwork
  • Decrease staff turnover
  • Empower employees to take ownership of inclusion
  • Describe the features of an inclusive workplace culture
  • Identify techniques to create, maintain and measure an inclusive workplace
  • Apply strategies that foster inclusion to common workplace situations

Course outline

Module 1: Introduction

Module 2: Building a Diverse Foundation

Module 3: Moving from Diversity to Inclusion

Module 4: Introducing Inclusive Workplace Culture

Module 5: IWC Foundation: Recruitment and Onboarding

Module 6: IWC Foundation: Total Rewards

Module 7: IWC Foundation: Growth and Development

Module 8: IWC Foundation: Belonging Initiatives

Module 9: Developing a Strategic Plan

Module 10: Managing and Sustaining Culture Change

Module 11: Conclusion

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

This programme is accredited by IHRP for CPD hours.


2 Days

Who should attend?

Level 3 - New Managers
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 emperience 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.  

Tham Chien Ping (CP) is a practicing regional HR / OD leader and consultant. He has more than 10 years of combined experience in HR Business Partnering, Learning, Talent and Organisation Development locally and regionally in the Asia Pacific and South-East Asia region. He has worked in various HR roles in the Singapore Civil Service, Multi-National Corporations (IT, Medical, Insurance Brokerage & Professional Services), Banking & Finance Institutions and high-growth technology-driven Start-Ups.

He specialises in designing and conducting programs and solutions leveraging on various psychometric profiling tools and assessments. As a trained and certified counsellor and coach, CP has designed and led many initiatives and strategies in progressive HR practices to enhance and strengthen employee relationship and engagement as well as diversity and inclusion at the workplace. He also provides internal and external performance and career coaching to aspiring HR and business leaders to people managers and business leaders. He is also the Master Facilitator and Representative of SHRM, the biggest membership based HR professional body globally, for the South-East Asia region.

Course fee

Enquiries : Kho Mei Yen - 62486137 | 62466746,

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