Facilitate Innovation and Change Management

Course Code: TGS-2021001925

This module seeks to equip leaders and managers with the knowledge, attitudes and skills to foster the best practices in facilitating innovation and driving change initiatives.

Learners will have opportunities to learn to form a guiding team to implement change, develop a change vision and communication strategy for buy-in, promote enterprising behaviour and risk-taking, apply systems thinking to support growth, and foster a learning organisation.

Key Competences

  • Driving Innovation & Growth
  • Lead and Manage Change
  • Foster a Learning Organization

Course Outline

Day 1

Change Management

- Need for Innovation & Change
- Theories & Key Principles
- Opportunities for Growth

Planning Strategic Change

- Effective Change Vision
- Change Guiding Team
- Consequences of Change

Day 2

Empowering Change

- Engaging Stakeholders
- Encourage Enterprise & Innovation
- Removing Obstacles to Change

A Learning Organization

- Build On and Sustaining Change
- Grow as a Learning Organization
- Cultivating Corporate Culture

Course Details

Date: Oct 14 & 15 (15 hours)
Time: 9am – 5pm
Trainer: Dr Tan Buck Chye
Enquiries: janiceyin@ymca.edu.sg

Full Course Fee for this module: $856.00 (incl. GST)
Singapore Citizens 40 and above: $136.00
Singapore Citizens below 40 and PRs: $631.00
Singapore Citizens below 40 and PRs sponsored by SME: $136.00


1. Funding is subject to trainee’s eligibility, pending final notification from SkillsFuture Singapore.
2. Trainees receiving funding are responsible to fulfill attendance and assessment requirements.
3. YEC reserves the right to bill the trainee the full course fee if their funding for the course is not approved by SkillsFuture Singapore.
4. Eligible to use SkillsFuture credits to offset course fees


Registration for courses funded by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) are subjected to further suitability and eligibility checks by both SSG and YMCA Education Centre (YEC).

Entry requirements:

1. A minimum of 3 years working experience
2. At least 1 year at mentoring or supervisory or managerial level in leading and managing teams
3. Good spoken and written English communication skills
4. Education Level:

  • 3 GCE ‘O’ Level passes including English OR
  • Workplace Literacy (WPL) Level 5 OR
  • Higher Nitec in a relevant industry

Trainees are required to be able to speak, listen, read, and write in the course of work using English as the main language of communication.

The assumed skills, knowledge and attitudes for this programme are:

1. Good analytical and communication skills
2. Good digital literacy skills with word processing and presentation tools
3. Deep domain expertise and industry knowledge