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What you'll learn

There are 10 CCC modules covering broad-based interdisciplinary skills and values that we want to build in all SP students.

Thinking Critically about the UN SDGs

Thinking Critically about the UN SDGs

30 hours

Develop skills in critical and analytical thinking, including the ability to evaluate different perspectives, articulate a point of view and support it with relevant and credible evidence. This module also provides you with opportunities to practise information literacy, and critical and analytical thinking through the exploration of local and global issues using UN SDGs as a frame.

Data Fluency

Data Fluency

15 hours

Data can help you gain insights into the UN SDGs. Learn to employ data-handling processes such as formulating data-based questions, pre-processing data and analysing data using numerical and graphical summaries. This module will allow you to demonstrate your competency to use data to examine one aspect of a UN SDG and/or generate some insights to support a theoretical solution to a UN SDG.

Artificial Intelligence and Its Impact

Artificial Intelligence and Its Impact

15 hours

You will get a broad overview of Artificial Intelligence (AI), and its societal and ethical impacts in modern society. Learn to build a simple AI model with online tools, discuss how to promote good ethics in AI, and consider how the use of AI can address your chosen UN SDG in this module.

Persuasive Communication with Data Storytelling

Persuasive Communication with Data Storytelling

30 hours

While data offer the hard facts, they rely on us to give them a clear and convincing voice to call stakeholders into action in tackling the UN SDGs. Attain the skills to craft compelling narratives supported by hard facts that persuade intellectually and affectively, in this module. You will learn to generate data visualisations, and apply narrative elements and persuasive delivery techniques to influence others or shape their perspectives.

Problem Solving with Creative and Computational Thinking

Problem Solving with Creative and Computational Thinking

15 hours

Focused and diffuse thinking, problem identification and analysis, lateral and creative thinking, and the four pillars of computational thinking will be covered in this module. These give you the baseline creative and computational thinking skills for problem solving. You will brainstorm and apply creative and computational thinking techniques to tackle problems related to the UN SDGs.

Digital Communication for Impact

Digital Communication for Impact

15 hours

Leverage digital communication to engage, inspire and impact stakeholders digitally. Build an understanding of various digital communication platforms/tools, their benefits and limitations, and learn what it means to be a responsible Digital Citizen. In this module, you can look forward to designing and crafting impactful digital communication about your chosen UN SDGs.

Collaboration in the Digital Age

Collaboration in the Digital Age

15 hours

Tackling the UN SDGs will take more than one person's effort, it depends on effective collaboration. In this module, you will hone your understanding of what goes into a healthy and productive team where ideas, insights and responsibilities are shared meaningfully. You will also learn the skills to collaborate and galvanise a team and how to use these skills in a digital environment. With the recent disruptions due to COVID-19, this is now more critical than ever.

Effective Writing for the Workplace

Effective Writing for the Workplace

15 hours

In today’s workplace, being able to write in clear and concise English is not an option but a core skillset. Whether it is crafting an email or putting together a report, pick up writing tips and hacks to effectively communicate an intended message to your target audience in this module. You will practise these skills using UN SDG scenarios and related content.

Personal Branding and Career Agility

Personal Branding and Career Agility

30 hours

Get a head start in your career with the requisite skill sets, knowledge and tools to create your own brand. You will acquire effective strategies to brand yourself to set you apart from the competition. In this module, you will also learn how to put your personal brand to good use and create awareness about your chosen UN SDG.

Sustainable Innovation Project

Sustainable Innovation Project

45 hours

Work in multi-disciplinary groups to apply the design thinking method and tools backed by research and qualitative data, to tackle local issues mapped to the UN SDGs. You will also tap on what you have learnt in the CCC modules that come before this module to create sustainable and innovative prototype solutions for real-life issues faced by a local community in need. In the process, you will develop empathy for the community you have identified for your project and a better understanding of yourselves.

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