2 Days Professional Certificate in Organizational Psychology
Organizational psychology is the science of psychology applied to work and organizations. It is a field of inquiry that covers an increasingly diverse range of topics as the nature of work continues to evolve. With growth in international business, there has been an explosive increase in the ethnic diversity, cross cultural and multi-generational workforce with different values, norms and cultural behaviors. By understanding organizational psychology, we can gain an understanding of the challenges facing organizations and how we can overcome them.
Professional Certificate in Organizational Psychology
Aventis Professional Certificate in Organization Psychology, backed up by heavy research relevant to modern organizations, explores facets of workplace psychology, and aims to provide students with a comprehensive framework on the use of organizational psychology in human resource management challenges and consulting in business. This program is for the passionate employee who seeks to understand organizational psychology and workplace relationships, find answers to daily challenges faced at work, apply this knowledge, and rise as leaders and advocates of healthy workplaces.
2 Days Cutting Edge Learning
This Professional Certification is designed to equip HR executives & industry practitioners with the knowledge to effectively apply organizational psychology at work to deliver win-win solutions that benefit both organization and its employee. This is a practical oriented program focused on delivering practical solutions to improve organizational fit, employee engagement and long-term success for career and life progression.
This certification aims to equip you with a strong foundation in Organizational Psychology. It aims to help equip you with the skills to help organizations hire, manage, develop, support employees and align employee efforts with business needs. Through the lectures and class discussions, students will learn the scientific basis of human behavior at work and how they relate to processes of hiring, developing, managing and supporting employees.
- Identify changes in working practices and analyze the impact of the changes on employees and organizations
- Apply psychological theories to explain organizational and individual phenomenon within workplaces
- Using psychological theoretical frameworks, prescribe initiatives and solutions for a wide range of organizational issues and challenges
Who Should Attend?
The course provides a focused and well-rounded curriculum through post-experiential learning and practical oriented sessions. It is a popular choice amongst our students, many whom are:
- HOD, Managers, Trainers and Academics
- Executives and Support Staff
- HR executives and practitioners
- Supervisors / Team and business leaders
Organisational Psychologist & Coach
Dr Christopher Fong
Chris has a distinguished career in strategic leadership and coaching that spans over 2 decades. He was appointed National Fellow to the Singapore Ministry of Social and Family and advised the total capability framework of the social service professionals to include mentoring sector leaders and those in the leadership pipeline. In addition, he was the Principal Researcher for the nationwide study on fathers at the workplace. His findings have impacted government and business organisations to review their current pro-family and work-life friendly policies. He has also trained sector leaders in multicultural issues in cross-cultural marriages and clinical case formulations from a multicultural perspective. He earned his Doctorate Degree in Professional Studies(Practice Research) in 2015 and is also a member of the prestigious American Psychological Association (APA).
As a strong advocator for practice-based research, Chris contributes actively by speaking at international conferences and is a thought leader on multicultural and diversity issues and its impact across organisational matrix and businesses. His evidence-based framework that measures culture has since been published and taught across various universities. As an international award-winning orchestra conductor turned psychologist, Chris brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from the concert hall to the corporate boardroom.
Mr Edwin Sim
Edwin is the Learning Strategist and founder of 5hue, a learning and organizational development consultancy practice. He has over 25 years of experiences in law enforcement, information and communication technology as well as human and organizational development in Singapore and in the region.
Prior to founding 5hue, Edwin helmed leadership positions in leading training and consultancy firms in Singapore. His passion lies in designing effective and customized learning interventions to help organizations to change and transform. Hundreds of organizations have benefited from his insights in delivering practical, “do-able”, simple and yet impactful interventions, especially in the areas of Leadership, Communication, Teamwork, Organizational Change, Sales and Service Improvement.
Using tools like Workplace Big 5, MBTI, DISC and 360 reports, Edwin has been actively involved in assessing and coaching leaders from different industries, including government, technology, education services as well as luxury retail sectors. His philosophy of using supportive questioning-techniques has helped many of his coachees benefit from the reflective and insightful dialogues.
Edwin adopts a candid, interactive and reflective approach in the classroom where individuals are encouraged to discover their strengths to make quantum leap in their performance. For training to deliver results, Edwin believes training must focus on the needs of the organization and be connected with the people who are being trained. Simply put, he sees his role as helping to prepare people for new roles, redesign established practices and drive company change and culture. Edwin has also been spending his time training in the region and sharing his experiences and knowledge with participants from China, Malaysia, Germany, Thailand and Vietnam.
A winner of the Leonard Nadler Award for his outstanding leadership, scholarship and service by the George Washington University, Edwin holds a Master of Human Development & Leadership (GWU), a Bachelor of Business (Marketing) and Graduate Diploma in Applied Positive Psychology.
Edwin is certified in the following:
– Workplace Big Five 4.0
– MBTI® Step I & Step II Personality Profiling Practitioner
– DISC Certified Advanced Behavioral Analyst
– Action Learning Coach with World Institute for Action Learning
– Six Sigma Green Belt practitioner
– Associate Facilitator Consultant with Korn Ferry
– Trainer and assessor under the Workforce Skills Qualification framework
Mr Anil Singh Sona
Mr Anil Singh is a dedicated and well sought‐after Coach in the field of Applied Psychology and Counselling. He also brings with him more than 10 years of teaching experience and was awarded the Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) Teaching Excellence Award in 2018 for demonstrating a quality and high level of dedication and commitment in teaching. Previously, he worked with various organizations and hospitals including the National Addictions Management Services (NAMS), Institute of Mental Health (IMH).
Master of Social Sciences, Sociology, National University of Singapore (NUS)
Advanced Certificate in Teaching and Assessment (ACTA)
Aventis Lead Faculty for Graduate Diploma Social Psychology & Counselling and Faculty member of the Masters in Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy
SUSS Teaching Excellence Award 2018
“It has been an amazing 2 days with lots of take away. The course provides an insightful understanding on the impact of organisational psychology in our course of work. I have personally learnt a lot practical tips beyond the theories, tools and frameworks from Dr Fong! Thank you Aventis for organising the course!”
Winnie Lim, Centre Manager, SPD@Jurong
“Dr. Fong is lively and knowledgeable, and tailored examples to the profile of the class”
– Ms Hatsuee Foo, Assistant Commander, Singapore Prison Service
“Chris is entertaining and able to convey the tools and how these are applied in the workplace”
– Ms Carol Tan, Deputy Director, MOH
“Dr. Fong is very passionate and enthusiastic about the course. He used relevant tools and many life examples to make it easy to relate. This course not only helped me at work but also in my personal life”
– Ms Ashley, HR Manager, Bordier & Cie (Singapore) Ltd
INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
- Understand the core processes of
- Work motivation
- Job attitudes and Affect
- Performance that underlie behavior at work
SELECTION AT WORK
- Psychology of the Schema
- Personality Assessments
- Right Person Right Fit
- Team Formation
- Conflict Management
- Succession Planning
- Leading Change
STRESS AT WORK
Understand the challenges of managing differences within and across organizations, covering the topics of diversity, discrimination, and cross-cultural psychology
- Stress induced behaviors
- Work Life Balance
- Values based perspective