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​​(Micro-Credential) Design Work for the Future Workplace​ (Classroom, Synchronous and Asynchronous e-learning)

Topic:Business Management

Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

  • Registration Period:

  • Time:

    15 Hours
  • Mode of Training:

    Face-to-Face (Classroom Teaching), E-learning (Synchronous) & (Asynchronous)
  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic, Online
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

This micro-credential in Design Work for Future Workplace is tailored for Human Resource (HR) professionals who are keen to enhance their skill set and remain competitive in an ever-evolving industry. It equips HR professionals with the knowledge and skills needed to shape the future of workspaces that are not only adaptable to changing technologies and work patterns but also foster employee well-being and productivity. 

This micro-credential is a collaborative offering by Singapore Polytechnic, School of Business in partnership with the Institute for Human Resource Professionals (IHRP). This program empowers HR professionals with the knowledge and skills to implement practical strategies to navigate the changing dynamics of work and organisations. By completing this micro-credential, learners also have the exclusive opportunity to apply for an IHRP Skills Badge, further validating their competency and professional growth. 

This micro-credential is a 5-week part-time course with lessons to be conducted in a blended learning mode, including face-to-face lessons, synchronised online lessons, self-directed e-Learning, and face-to-face assessments. 

Course Objective

​This course is designed to provide participants with the working knowledge and skills to apply workplace design principles, analyse potential opportunities for digitalisation, implement practical strategies to navigate the changing dynamics of work and organisations, and re-design workspaces and jobs that are adaptable, employee-centric, and aligned with the demands of the future workforce and desired organisational culture. Participants will be able to achieve this through real workplace design case studies and assessment project.

Course Outline

By the end of the Course, participants will be able to:  

  1. Describe the principles and significance of re-designing work for the future workplace. 

  1. Identify ways to utilise Skills Frameworks in HR programmes and activities. 

  1. Apply design thinking methodologies to identify issues in the current structures, systems and processes. Designing an Inclusive and Technology-Driven Workplace. 

  1. Analyse potential opportunities for digitalisation to be introduced within the organisation. 

  1. Propose improvements to the physical work environment that will support the desired organisational culture. 

  1. Develop plans to implement workforce planning solutions. 

Topics to be covered
-  Introduction to Transformation of Future Workplace. 
-  Re-designing Work for the Future Workplace. 
- Designing an Inclusive and Technology-Driven Workplace. 
- Building Workforce Resilience and Flexible Ways of Working. 
-  Applying Design Thinking Methodology for a Better Workplace Experience. 


Minimum Requirements

Applicants must have basic English Proficiency and at least 1 year of working experience in the area of human resources.

Certification / Accreditation

• Certificate of Attendance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who meet at least 75% attendance rate

• Certificate of Completion (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to participants who pass the assessment and meet at least 75% attendance rate

Suitable for

Human Resource (HR) Associates/Executives / HR Managers/Heads

Course Fees

The course fees payable above are inclusive of 9% GST rate.

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above $648.00​ $17.28​ $89.28​
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $504.00​ $​17.28​ $233.28​
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $504.00​ $17.28​ $233.28​
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders2 $648.00​ $17.28​ $89.28​
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $57.60​ $777.60​

As per SSG’s policy, the GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants is calculated based on prevailing GST rate after baseline funding subsidy of 70% 

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees. 

1Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here.  
2 Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information of the scheme, click here. To view SP’s list of similar funded courses, click here. Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.

Application Procedure

1. For self-sponsored applicant, please click on the “Register” button to apply for the course. You will be directed to STEP portal to manage all your course activities. Please note that you will be prompted to sign in with Singpass/Student ID.
2. For company-sponsored applicant, please approach your company's Human Resource (HR) team to put in the application through the company portal using CorpPass.  You may only apply after receiving the registration link from your company's HR.
3. Your application does not guarantee acceptance into the course. Your acceptance into the course is dependent on meeting the course requirements and course vacancy.
4. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.
6. PACE Academy course schedules, including course trainer, course fees and course availability are subject to change.

7. PACE Academy reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course at short notice; & at its absolute discretion without assigning any reason for such cancellation/postponements. In the event that the applicant’s chosen course is cancelled prior to its commencement, PACE Academy will make a full refund of course fees already paid by the applicant.

8. 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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