Professional Certificate in Building Progressive Workplace Culture with Work-Life Harmony
Blueprint for Success: Designing a Functional “People First Competency” Framework for Work-Life Harmony
Importance of a Progressive Workplace Culture that Promotes Work-life Harmony
The long-term success of any company lies in its ability to create a positive and trusting workplace culture that helps its staff feel trust and empowerment. To ensure a productive and positive workplace culture, much effort is needed to design and implement a strategy for work-life harmony that promotes inclusion, gender equality and work-life integration.
Why does Work-Life Harmony Matter
Work-Life Harmony has been generating a lot of buzz in Singapore and is gaining importance as a human resource tool. Harmonising career with personal goals and responsibilities is a challenge that all employees face. Working individuals are looking for enlightened employers who will allow them to wholeheartedly pursue their careers and, at the same time, fulfill their personal needs and aspirations. Today’s employers can no longer afford to ignore the importance of Work-Life Balance. An effective Work-Life strategy is a key differentiating factor that enhances talent attraction and retention. An effective Work-Life culture builds commitment, engagement and team cohesion, creating a stronger organisation that
- Improved retention rates
- Increased employee morale, commitment and productivity
- Higher levels of engagement
- Lower absenteeism or sick leave
- Increased ability to attract talent
- Reducing costs (overhead expenses or real estate)
Your Guide to Creating an Energising, Inclusive and Productive Workplace Culture
There is a positive link between high levels of psychological safety and a strong teamwork culture that contributes to organizational, operational and business outcomes. To remain relevant, organizations must continuously adapt their workplace practices to remain relevant, productive and profitable. In this highly practical 2-Day Masterclass, Let Award Winning Organizational Coach and Psychologist, Dr Christopher Fong share with you the key strategies and steps on how to develop functional and organizational competency-based people and culture strategy. Learning how to build an integrated capability system to align to the competency model that is complementary with recruitment, performance management, capability assessment, talent development and the development of company values and culture.
Building Better Workplace Culture. Better for Business. Better for People
This Professional Certification will equip you with the skills and knowledge on how attract the right talent into the organization; improve capability assessment for rewards and recognition and increase employee engagement & retention with a comprehensive development methodology.
By the end of the course, participants will be able to
- Understand the key design factors that need to be considered when considering a competency framework system that helps to develop employee’s skills set at work and outside workplace.
- Develop a Competency Framework Plan to use with teams across business units and entities
- How to define and develop competencies for your organisation in line with business objectives – both behavioural, mental well being as well as technical
- How to identify the gap between actual competency and the required competency and to bring the employees awareness to develop a vibrant and conductive working environment
- The planning, communication and training requirements to implement the competency framework system into the business
- The reviewing of the competency framework system to ensure continual on-going improvement
- Using the framework in recruitment, assessment, defining talent and development
- How to effectively communicate the Framework to key Business Stakeholders and the Organisation that promotes Open Communication and Mutual Respect
- How to tap on Enhanced Work-Life Grant for flexible work arrangements Companies can apply for grants and incentives to implement flexible work arrangements (FWAs) such as flexi-load, flexi-time and be Certified a Great Place to Work
“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
Who Should Attend?
- Senior HR Executives; HR Supervisors; Assistant HR Managers; HR Managers
- Work-life Ambassador Managers and Supervisors involved in Work life strategy Companies who wish to implement work life programs
- Trainers, consultants or coaches seeking to develop a deeper understanding of workplace culture and work-life harmony strategy
Award Winning Organisational Coach: Dr Christopher Fong
Dr Chris Fong 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.