Learning And Development

Super-sized studies

Fast food giant McDonald’s belief in fast-tracking careers has seen it sponsor two different tertiary programmes designed specifically for staff to acquire business knowledge while juggling the demands of work in the hospitality industry.
- 15 Dec 2016
The traditional Masters of Business Administration is still the benchmark academic programme that employers of leadership talent expect. But along with the real world project management experience, communication skills are fast becoming required learning. HRM Asia looks at how programmes are tweaking their content towards the softer skills in business.
Sham Majid - 18 Nov 2016
When it comes to education and training, no title has been more articulated over the past two years in Singapore than “SkillsFuture”. While the basic premise of SkillsFuture is about building skills, the technicalities behind it can appear more elusive. In this special report, HRM Asia charts the progress of SkillsFuture and its relevance for HR.
Kelvin Ong - 27 Oct 2016
With a tagline as “the bank for a changing world”, BNP Paribas has proven that it means business with the introduction of a leadership training programme aimed at developing the ever-burgeoning Asian market into a stronghold. HRM Asia finds out more.
- 18 Mar 2015
A wide range of government funding schemes and courses are designed to encourage small to medium enterprises to train and upgrade the skills of their Singaporean and Permanent Resident workers. HRM shares the latest resources available
- 04 Mar 2015
Analytics is expected to be the most sought-after skill in 2015, as companies seek out employees to not only make sense of all the available information, but also use it to make smarter business decisions. HRM reveals these and other hot job skills in demand this New Year
Sham Majid - 09 Feb 2015
Earning an MBA is often regarded as the game-changer when it comes to advancing through the ranks of the corporate world. But what competitive advantages do MBA graduates hold over other degree-holders and what are the heralded programmes of today? HRM investigates