SkillsFuture@SIT 2021

04 Aug 2021

SkillsFuture SIT 2021
In conjunction with SkillsFuture Month, SkillsFuture@SIT was held on Wednesday, 4 August 2021 with support by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG). The event was hosted by the Singapore Institute of Technology, and jointly organised with the other Institutes of Higher Learning (IHLs) – Singapore Polytechnic (SP), Institute of Technical Education (ITE), Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP), Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP), Republic Polytechnic (RP) and Temasek Polytechnic (TP). 
The virtual event was graced by Guest-of-Honour, Mr Chan Chun Sing, Minister for Education. 

With the theme “Supporting Industry Transformation through Upskilling Singapore’s Workforce”, the event seeks to support fresh graduates and mid-career jobseekers looking to upskill/reskill. With over 50 online workshops across 6 core themes, participants can discover key skills in trend and gain new data insights and perspectives to help them navigate market uncertainties and tomorrow’s challenges to stay relevant and employable.  

Launch of 5G Courses by SP and Ericsson
In Minister’s opening speech, he highlighted the key partnership between SP and Ericsson. With the support of SSG, SP and Ericsson have co-developed a series of hands-on, industry-relevant practitioner courses to uplift the technical capabilities of professionals working with 5G technology.
Click here to find out more.

Workshops by SP

SP organised 5 workshops for the event that were attended by close to 900 participants. Speakers from our key partners, Singapore Pools and Sesto Robotics, were also invited to share their expertise.

1. Building a Digital Ready Workforce
2. Embarking on a Meaningful Career in Biopharmaceuticals Manufacturing Industry
3. Human Skills in the Digital Future
4. Partnering Enterprises in their Digital Transformation Journey
5. 
Leveraging on RPA to Transform Accounting and Finance Processes

Building a Digital Ready Workforce
Building a Digital Ready Workforce 4
(Clockwise from top left) Moderator, Ms Jessy Yau (SP), and Speakers, Ms Chang Mei Yee (SP), Ms Evelyn Goh (Singapore Pools) and Ms Tang Soo Yin (SP) sharing on the importance of building digital competencies to support business needs.

Embarking on a Meaningful Career in Biopharmaceuticals Manufacturing Industry
Embarking on a Meaningful Career in Biopharmaceuticals Manufacturing Industry 1
(Top to bottom) Speaker, Dr Ng Suxiu (SP), and Moderator, Mr Lam Kok Seng (SP), sharing on the career prospects, training and development opportunities in the biopharmaceuticals manufacturing sector.

Human Skills in the Digital Future
Human Skills in the Digital Future 2
(Left to right) Speaker, Mrs Rosalind Ravi (SP), and Moderator, Ms Lee Yoke Ling (SP), sharing on the distinct facets of human skills, their importance and the role they play in our development.

Partnering Enterprises in their Digital Transformation Journey
Partnering Enterprises in their Digital Transformation Journey 3
(Clockwise from top left) Moderator, Mr Leong Mun Kin (SP), and Speakers, Mr Steven Tan (SP) and Mr Ang Chor-Chen (Sesto Robotics), sharing on how Industry 4.0 helps companies to improve their competitiveness through leveraging on advanced manufacturing technologies.

Leveraging on RPA to Transform Accounting and Finance Processes
Leveraging on RPA 2
(Left to right) Speaker, Mr Daryl Aw (SP), and Moderator, Mr Tang Kah Heong (SP), sharing on how to leverage Robotic Process Automation (RPA) to automate manual and repetitive processes in areas of accounting and finance to reap productivity gains.

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