Connecting with people through cultural competency

COURSE OBJECTIVES  |   REQUIREMENTS   |  FUNDING INCENTIVES  |  CERTIFICATION  |  APPLICATION PROCEDURE  |


As part of:

                                                

Course Objectives                                                             

Participants will be trained to understand the main cultures of western and Asian countries. They will learn to appreciate differences in habits and behaviours and understand the reasons behind them. A personal cultural profile will be done for each participating candidate.

Upon completion of the course, the candidates will be culturally competent to appreciate cultural differences. They will also get to know themselves better and be ready to make more friends from other cultures. Their trips overseas will be more colourful as they will be able to observe things from a different perspective.


Course outline

1. What is culture?
2. Iceberg model in culture
3. Cultural competency
4. 6 dimensions of cultural profiling
5. Cultural profiles of major western countries
6. Cultural profiles of major eastern countries
7. Analysis of participants’ personal cultural profiles


Suitable for

Participants who are managing staffs with diverse background.


Minimum Entry Requirements

NA


Funding Incentives

1. National Sliver Academy Funding

Participants must be Singaporean aged 50 and above in the year of course commencement.

2. Skills Future Credit

SkillsFuture Credit (SFC)
With effect from January 2016, Singaporeans aged 25 years and above who received their SkillsFuture Credit account activation letter will be eligible for an initial credit of $500 which can be used to pay for course fees for a range of eligible skills-related courses. The credits can be used on top of existing course fee subsidies/funding.

This is only applicable for self-sponsored applicants. Application via SkillsFuture Portal can only be made starting from 60 days before the course commencement date.


Certification

Certificate of Attendance will be issued.



1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at www.pace.sp.edu.sg

Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
a) For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
Blk T1A, Level 1
Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 7:30pm

Cheques
c) Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Please cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number on the back of the cheque. Mail the cheque to:

Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
500 Dover Road
Blk T1A, Level 1
Singapore 139651

Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

3. Withdrawal and Deferment

Withdrawal and deferment notice must be made in writing to the Professional & Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy, Singapore Polytechnic via email accordingly:

Online Courses - [email protected]
All other Courses[email protected]

For withdrawal cases, the portion of course fee to be refunded is based on the date of notice as follows:

Classroom

  • 2 weeks before the commencement of the course - Full refund
  • Less than 2 weeks before commencement of the course - 70% refund
  • On or after date of commencement - No refund

E-Learning

  • There will be no refund or transfer of course once the account has been created.

The Singapore Polytechnic reserves the right to cancel or postpone any of the courses. Applicants will be duly notified and where applicable, the full fees will be refunded.

The Singapore Polytechnic also reserves the right to amend the fees charged or the period and duration of the courses.

The data provided to Singapore Polytechnic will be kept strictly confidential and will be used for the purpose of course administration. The data may be passed on to the relevant organisations that require the information related to the course.

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IMPORTANT DATES

 

Date of course:
To be confirmed
 

Registration Period:
Registration Closed

*Registration may be closed once seats are filled up

COURSE DETAILS

Duration: 6 hours

Time: 6.45pm to 9.45pm

Venue: Singapore Polytechnic
 

COURSE FEE

Fees Payable:

For Public:

$214 (Inclusive GST)

For Seniors Only (Singaporean Age 50 & Above):

$114.00 (Inclusive GST)

 

HOW TO APPLY

ELIGIBLE FOR SKILLSFUTURE CREDITS

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