Edupreneur The Business of Education

Course Date:

Registration Period:

80 hours / 25 days

9:00am to 4:00pm, Friday & Saturday

Mode of Training:
Facilitated Learning (F2F)

Singapore Polytechnic

Course Introduction

In this globalized economy, innovations have become the mainstay in all industries where increasingly entrepreneurial growth is becoming a norm. How can educators, trainers and learning & development professionals stay competitive and capitalize on this transformative landscape?

Becoming a ‘privateer’ in the education or training landscape, the edupreneur aims to bring the commercial element into creation of a viable, competitive and sustainable business

In this course, learners will be able to understand the challenges and avoid potential pitfalls in setting up a training business, develop a business plan, describe the steps for structuring and laying the groundwork and sell, market and negotiate the business.

Course Objective

This is a practice-oriented course where participants will conceptualize and set up potential and viable business idea, concept, service or proposal in the CET sector. This course aims to equip them with essential entrepreneurial skills and knowledge to start up an edu-based business.

Suitable for

1. Freelancers, current adult educators with 5 or more years of working experience in executive or managerial position.
2. Mid-career changers who are exploring a career in CET sector

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

• 5 years or more experience in the CET education or learning field
• Possesses at least a formal adult education related certification (e.g. WSQ WTP / ACTA / DACE, MOE’s Dip Edu PGDE, SDALT, etc)
• Proficient in Office productivity software
Applicants/Eligibility Total fees (incl. GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1 $508.20
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $1,348.20
Singapore Permanent Residents $1,348.20
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents2 $508.20
Full Course Fee $4,494.00
Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.

1Under 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.
2Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here

Funding Incentives

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Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit
Terms and Conditions

*Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed.
You may register your interest, and would be notified if there is new run.

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at
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) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number. 

*With effect from 1 August 2021, cheque payment will not be available.

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

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