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17 Sep

Learning & Leading

Business Transformation Forum 2 for SMEs 2019

Time : 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Venue : Event Hall 1-1, Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI), 11 Eunos Road 8, Singapore 408601
“The key to employee satisfaction is making the effort to tend to their hearts” - Mr Lim Chee Hock, Chief Executive Officer of Sheng Siong Group In the second business transformation forum, WAF received a turnout of 150 members and we had the privilege of having Minister for Manpower and Second Minister for Home Affairs, Mrs Josephine Teo join us in a keynote address and a panel discussion after. In her keynote address, Minister Teo elaborated on the need for companies to realise...

04 Jul

SkillsFuture Festival Enterprise Series 2019

Business Transformation Forum for SMEs

Time : 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Venue : Arena 1 & 2, Level 4, Lifelong Learning Institute, 11 Eunos Road 8, Singapore 408601
“Business Innovation with Design Thinking is a about discovering the unarticulated needs of your users.” – Professor Boh Wai Fong  The Workforce Advancement Federation (WAF) experienced many firsts in its recent event, the Business Transformation Forum; held on 4 July 2019, it was WAF’s first event at the newly renovated Lifelong Learning Institute as well as its first Business Transformation Forum. Centred around how SMEs should constantly seek innovations and...

29 Mar

Managing a Diverse Workforce

Workforce Champion Series 10 - Noontalk Media

Time : 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Venue : 29 Media Circle #01-04/05 ALICE@Mediapolis, Singapore 138565
Recognising that the dynamics of our local workforce is no longer the same, we focused the theme of our tenth Workforce Champion Series on managing a diverse workforce. Held at the premises of NoonTalk Media, an integrated Singapore-based media entertainment company that specialises in artiste and talent management, the event saw a turnout of over 120 SME owners and HR practitioners. With Senior Parliamentary Secretary Low Yen Ling as our Guest of Honour, the WCS 10 touched on the recent...

17 Apr

Workforce Engagement Forum 2018

Sustainable Manpower Strategies for Future-Ready SMEs

Time : 2:15 PM - 6:00 PM
Venue : RIGEL INNOVATION CENTRE, No. 20 Changi Business Park Central 2, S486031
The forum was well-attended by over 100 SME delegates gaining insights on how to tap on various HR grants and adoption of manpower strategies to enhance employee engagement & retention whilst striving to build a future-ready organisation for business sustainability. Participants are also offered an opportunity to join Mrs Teo, 2nd Minister for Manpower in conversation on key manpower issues which focused on the following: Foreign workforce policy changes and...

22 Mar

SME Health+ Official Launch 2018

Championing Health & Wellness at Work

Time : 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Venue : Health Promotion Board, Level 7 Auditorium, 3 Second Hospital Avenue, Singapore 168937
As the official HPB-appointed Programme Manager for the SME Health+ Scheme, WAF has organised its official launch of the scheme on 22 March 2018. The launch event was attended by more than 200 management representatives from local Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).In its role as Programme Manager, WAF will administer to SMEs a pre-funded package that comprises of a suite of cost-effective programmes that revolves around 4 key categories, assuring employees understanding and...

21 Jul

Workforce Champion Series 8

Achieving HR Excellence Through Workplace Diversity and People Development Strategies

Time : 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Venue : FairPrice Hub, 1 Joo Koon Circle, Level 10, Singapore 629117
CREATING PURPOSEFUL EMPLOYMENTALIGNING ORGANISATION GOALS WITH EMPLOYEE BELIEFSThe 8th Workforce Champion Series (WCS) was concluded successfully at the ubiquitous homegrown brand - Fairprice. A brand familiar with all Singaporeans. Reaching out to close to 100 attendees, the event was an insightful session that looked deeply into balancing business value propositions and individual employee values.Fairprice was founded in 1973 by the labour movement with one purpose - to moderate the cost of...

27 Jul

Workforce Champion Series 7

A Stronger Singapore Core - Enhancing Employability For An Inclusive Society

Time : 1:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Venue : Blk 267, Serangoon Avenue 3, #02-02, Singapore 550267
STOP. THINK. INNOVATE YOUR BUSINESS.Why employing persons with disabilities/disadvantages could possibly help your business.The 7th Workforce Champion Series (WCS) was successfully concluded at Singapore’s very first hawker training school for the disabled and disadvantaged – Dignity Kitchen. Dignity Kitchen was set up in October 2010 with a passion in preserving the local heritage of hawker food and a vision to help persons with disabilities and disadvantages find work...

05 May

Workforce Champion Series 6

Building a Strong Singaporean Core for Resiliency in a Manpower-Lean Economy

Time : 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Venue : SIA Training Centre, 720 Upper Changi Road East, Singapore 486852
HAVE YOUR TALENTS SOAR TO GREATER HEIGHTS BY PUTTING THEM FIRSTOUTBOUND – STRONG PILLARS FOR A COMPREHENSIVE HR STRATEGYINBOUND – A COMPETENT WORKFORCEThe 6th Workforce Champion series was successfully concluded at none other than our very own Singapore Airlines (SIA) premises. Known worldwide for its “Singapore Girl” who embraces the meaning of service excellence, we dived deeper into the success of SIA and how its success came to be.In identifying its People as its...

28 Mar

Workforce Champion Series 5

Workforce Enablement for Corporate Growth and Internationalisation

Time : 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Venue : Goodrich Building, 8 Changi South Lane, Singapore 486113
EMPLOYEE JOB SATISFACTION THROUGH CORPORATE GROWTH AND INTERNATIONALISATION: The 5th Workforce Champion Series was held this afternoon at the premises of Goodrich Global Pte Ltd. Graced by Mr S Iswaran, Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry) and supported by the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) and IE Singapore, 50 business owners and HR professionals were gathered to hear the success story of Goodrich Global Pte Ltd – from a small company in 1983 to a regional brand...

18 Feb

Workforce Champion Series 4

Employee Engagement & Enablement for Organisational Effectiveness

Time : 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Venue : 80 Anson Road #01-01 Fuji Xerox Towers, Singapore 079907
TRIPLE E IN HUMAN RESOURCE - EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT AND ENABLEMENT: The 4th Workforce Champion Series was held at the premises of Fuji Xerox Singapore. Supported by the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA), more than 50 business owners and HR professionals were given great insights into the functionality of HR in an MNC and how these can be applied to SMEs.Established in 1965, Fuji Xerox Singapore employs approximately 850 employees in Singapore and has been awarded for its HR...