Introduction to Service Innovation

Course Date:
Run 1: 21 to 22 Jan 2019
Run 2: 04 to 05 Mar 2019

Registration Period:
Run 1: 16 Nov 2018 to 07 Jan 2019
Run 2: 16 Nov 2018 to 18 Feb 2019

Duration:
10.5 hours / 1.5 days

Time:
Day 1: 9am to 5pm
Day 2: 9am to 12:30pm

Mode of Training:
Classroom

Venue:
Business School, Harvard Room


Course Objective
Service Innovation is one of the most powerful ways to achieve organisational excellence in today's globally competitive economy. Creating distinctive customer experiences is the future of innovation. To delight your customers, you must design your service to create memorable, empathetic experiences that meet their expectations and advance your strategy. The best companies discover what their customers’ desire and then design and deliver it in memorable and human-centric way.

This introductory workshop equips participants with an understanding of how organizations achieve desired customer experiences through service innovation. It will provide them an understanding of the process and techniques to approach and develop innovative services and concepts that will enhance and reinvent the customers’ journey meaningfully. By creating a compelling user experience, the objective is to foster an ecosystem that is more sustainable and effective for organisational success.


Course Outline
This course consists of a 1-day workshop and a half-day seminar where practitioners will be invited to share their insights and experience with the participants.
Through a blend of facilitated learning and immersive activities, this course will enable you to:

Gain a better appreciation for the Service Innovation Process
Engage in a few hands-on activities that employ the sensibilities of Design Thinking to approach and foster innovation in an organisation
Get to know other professionals in the service industry and learn from their standards of excellence


Suitable for
This course is designed for executives, managers, and business leaders who are looking for ways to improve themselves or their business through innovation.


Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge
Adults proficient in English


Award / Certification / Accreditation
Certificate of Attendance

Course Fees payable:

Singapore Citizens aged below 40 and Singapore PRsSingapore CitizensOthers
Non-SME sponsored1Sponsored by SME2Aged 40 and above3Aged 35 and above, and earn ≤ $2,000 per month
$96.30
(incl. GST)
$36.30
(incl. GST)
$36.30
(incl. GST)
$21.30
(incl. GST)
$321.00
(incl. GST)

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.
1 Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information, click here
2 Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here.
3 Under the Workfare Training Support (WTS) scheme. For more information on the scheme, click here.


Funding Incentives

1. SkillsFuture (SF) Series

Singaporeans and Singapore PRs are eligible for 70% course fee funding for registration with effect from 28 October 2017. This funding is applicable to both individual and company-sponsored participants. Participants are required to achieve at least 75% attendance and/or sit and pass any prescribed examinations/assessments or submit any course/project work (if any) under the course requirement.

Singaporeans aged 40 years and above will enjoy a 90% subsidy of course fee.

Funding Validity Period: Till 31 Dec 2020

2. 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.


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 - elearning@sp.edu.sg
All other Courses - pace@sp.edu.sg
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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Terms and Conditions

*Registration may be closed once seats are filled up


Application Procedure

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:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
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

c) Cheques
Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Do cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number at the back of the cheque. When you have completed required details, you may mail the cheque here.

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.

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