HR for Non-HR Managers

Course Details:

Duration: 7 hours

Time: 9.00am to 5.00pm

Venue: Singapore Polytechnic Business School

Course Introduction

As mentioned in the HR Industry Manpower Plan (HRIMP), Human Resource plays an important role in partnering business leaders in developing a future-ready workforce. This in turn will contribute to business competitiveness and Singapore’s economic transformation.

Globalisation and automation, combined with the rise of digital workplaces and mobile workforces, are changing the way businesses function and compete.

Human Resource is therefore, the key enabler in unlocking the full potential of our people and businesses.

Course Objectives

The 1-day workshop allows participants to understand and appreciate the importance of Human Resource Management.  They will be introduced to the key Human Resource functions and how each function impacts business successes.

They will understand the strategic role of a professional HR practitioner which will include the functional competencies that are required to support the HR practitioners to successfully deliver their role in enabling and powering organization successes.

Course Outline

The course will take the form of lectures, coupled with interactive group discussions using real-life case scenarios.

The following will be covered:

• Understand what Human Resource Management is
• Comprehend the strategic role Human Resource plays in powering business success
• Describe Key Human Resource Functions and how they impact Business Success through
       - Manpower Planning
       - Attracting and Acquiring the Right Talent for the Right Role at the Right Time
       - Developing and Building Talent, for now and future
       - Engage and Retain Talent in today’s economy

Suitable for


Assumed Skills and Knowledge


Award / Certification / Accreditation

A Certificate of Attendance will be issued to every participant whose attendance is not less than 75%.

Courses Fees

NTUC Union Members:
$20 (inclusive of GST)
Non-NTUC Union Members/Others:
$250 (inclusive of GST)

Please see Funding Incentives for more information.

Funding Incentives

Course fee after NETF subsidy: $20* per participant

*Terms and conditions apply. Participants must be paid-up NTUC Members with no arrears in membership fees before course commencement and throughout the whole course duration.

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at

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

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 -
All other

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

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

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.



Course Date: To be advised

Payment Mode:
By E-Payment (VISA / Master credit/debit cards/ Internet Banking)

Please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed

By Nets

Please make the payment at:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
Blk T1A, Level 1
Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 8:00pm