People Analytics

Embark on the data-driven approach to managing people

More than 70% of companies surveyed believe that using people analytics is “important”.

How can we leverage on the Digital age to build better workforces, better work-life and better organisations? How you can Deep Dive into People Data with powerful people analytics to build Energized and Sustainable Ecosystems?

This course looks into how People Analytics is a fast developing area of advancement that impacts not only how businesses and professionals do their work but transforms Education and Development - how we can best nurture staff in corporations and students in institutions equipping both youth and adults to leverage on the new information and technologies. Collaborative platforms online and offline will be used in this course for practical insights.

This course introduces and provides access to a system for understanding human DNA of self and others, including, our staff, our employees as well as our students or mentees that will determine the way we nurture, mentor and lead, learn and teach, employ and deploy, work and play, develop teams, build organizations, steer culture and do business.

Course Details

Course Dates:

10 – 11 Oct 2019

Sign Up before 20 Sep 2019.

31 Oct – 1 Nov 2019

Sign Up before 10 Oct 2019.

2 days, 9 am to 5 pm


Who Should Attend

This course is useful for all who deal with people on a daily basis: Entrepreneurs, CEOS, Human Resource Directors, Department Heads, Managers, Team Leaders, Supervisors, Counsellors, Head Hunters, Consultants, Teachers, Trainers, Lecturers, Community and Religious Leaders, Relationship Managers, Stakeholder and Service Directors, Professionals, Medical doctors, Hospitality Experts, Financial Directors etc.

This course is for those who would like to explore the state-of-the-art techniques used in selecting, deploying and supporting their people toward peak performance without burnout but with exponential outcomes.

Programme Outline

Learning Objectives

People analytics is a data-driven approach to managing people. For the first time in history, leaders can make decisions about their people based on deep analysis of data integrating with the traditional methods of personal relationships and experience. By the end of this course, participants should be able to

  1. See the macro-applications of People Analytics in a fast changing world
  2. See the micro and indepth view of human potential individually, in partnerships, teams and communities
  3. Understand the five fundamental ways in which people are different
  4. Know how to leverage on their innate strengths to peak perform
  5. Have a deeper appreciation of others and how their innate strengths can be used for the benefit of the company or organization
  6. Use People Analytics skills to achieve goodness of Fit and enable Stretch in performance without burnout
  7. Manage performance personae so as to fulfil job expectations
  8. Use a People Analytics System to Lead, Create and Manage positive change
  9. Use universally recognised language to describe personality-driven differences
  10. Lead teams and organisations using people analytics
  11. Energise and Steer culture of group or organisation
  12. Use collaborative platforms for nurturing talent in self and others
  13. Be equipped, enabled and empowered to use at least one system of People Analytics and Technology, such as the PEAKS People Analytics Platform for Personal and Professional Applications
Day 1
  • People Analytics: Achieving PEAKS
  • PEAKS: A Collaborative, Cross-Cultural and Creative Platform
  • Climbing HR PEAKS
  • Leadership Analytics: Aligning Purpose
  • Change Analytics: Accelerating Energy
  • Teams Analytics & Synergy: Actualising Affirmation
Day 2
  • Projections & Predictive Analytics: Acquiring Knowledge
  • Personal & Professional Positioning: Anchoring Sustainability
  • Innovation & Enterprise: Partnerships & Alliances
  • Benchmarking and Tracking: PEAKS For Life

Course Fees and Funding

SkillsFuture Course Fee Subsidy

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GST on Fee after SSG Course Fee Subsidy

You pay

Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES) (90%)

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GST on Fee after SSG Course Fee Subsidy

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Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS) (90%)

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GST on Fee after SSG Course Fee Subsidy

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Workfare Training Support (WTS)

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GST on Fee after SSG Course Fee Subsidy

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Full Course Fee (without subsidies): $1,926 (inclusive of prevailing GST)
Course fee inclusive of
(1) Course materials
(2) Lunch and 2 x Light Refreshments


Dr Shirley Lim is Senior Adjunct Fellow at SUTD Academy and the Founder and President of Research Communication International Pte Ltd, a Global Corporate Research Consultancy incorporated in 1996 and Author of the Intelligent PEAKS™ Profiling Technology used locally and globally in 7 international languages to profile, track and benchmark Leadership and Human Capital.

Dr Lim holds a PhD, Masters and BA Hons from the National University of Singapore, an Academic Diploma with 1st Class Distinction from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland and was a Research Fellow at Harvard University as well as the University of California.

Dr Lim’s passion in developing value-driven leaders led her to design and certify Leadership Programs for hundreds of Institutions, Multi-National Companies, Governments and Corporations in Singapore, Brunei, UK, Brazil, Sweden and Malaysia in the fields of Education, Finance, Travel & Hospitality and Medicine & Healthcare; having personally trained professional, business, medical, educational and political leaders to build winning teams and cultures of excellence. Dr Lim inaugurated the Global Leadership & Mentoring Congress held every few years since 2003 and conferred the Leader Mentor Award to some of the most prominent leaders in the region. Dr Lim has for several years since 2003 been listed among the top 300 leaders in Singapore by Singapore Tatler.

Charis Gabriel Lim is an Adjunct Fellow at SUTD Academy and CEO of Research Communication International. Charis is a graduate from Cambridge University in the United Kingdom. He holds a Bachelors degree and a Master of Philosophy degree, both with high honours from Cambridge University. He is also a member of the Cambridge Judge Business School Alumni Association. His Master’s dissertation studying the paradigms of charismatic leadership within multi national mega-organizations received high commendation at Cambridge. He holds Certificates in Personality Testing Administration as well as Occupational Ability Testing Administration from the British Psychological Society as well as the University of Cambridge Psychometrics Centre. He is also registered with the British Psychological Society (BPS) and European Federation of Psychological Association (EFPA).

Charis has been involved in Business Development, Training and Project Management for fourteen years at Research Communication International (RCI), Singapore. He has oversight in multifarious areas including Research, project development, strategic visioning and planning, business transformation and people management.

He has spearheaded nation-wide government projects regionally in human capability & capacity building in transforming leadership culture, and the implementation of advanced human capital analytics platforms across government ministries, organizations and MNCs to measure, track and assess human potential & performance at all levels.

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SSG Funding Terms and Conditions

Use of Personal Details

In consideration of the subsidy provided by SkillsFuture Singapore Agency (“SSG”) through the SUTD Academy for the Course,

I consent to:

The collection, use and disclosure to relevant third parties of my personal data by the SUTD Academy including but not limited to personal particulars, attendance records, assessment/performance records , for the following purposes:

  1. Reporting of national statistics and conducting of holistic continuing education training research and analysis;

  2. Facilitate the conduct of the relevant surveys and audits in relation to the Course;

  3. General administration of the Course including but not limited to processing of the subsidy provided by SSG;

  4. Publicity and marketing of the Course or other Courses to be provided by SSG or SUTD Academy; and

  5. SSG or its Appointed Auditors or Nominated Representatives to directly contact Course Participant to obtain information deemed necessary for the purposes of conducting effectiveness survey or audits in relation to the Course.

I agree to:

  1. Attend and complete all lectures, class exercises, workshops and assessments;

  2. Complete the Course feedback at the end of the Course;

  3. Complete the post Course survey sent about 3 to 6 months after class attendance; and

  4. Sign up for a personal email account.

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Methods of Payment

  1. Credit Card (Visa & MasterCard only) payment at SUTD campus One-Stop Centre

  2. Debit Card payment at SUTD campus One-Stop Centre

  3. Cheque make payable to “Singapore University of Technology and Design

  4. Invoice to Company (for Company Sponsored Participants)

  5. e-Invoice (for Ministries and Statutory Boards)

  6. Online Payment: DBS Internet Banking, DBS Mobile Banking & DBS Paylah!

Cancellation & Refund Policy

  1. If a written notification is sent to within 24 hours after course registration deadline there will be no cancellation charges. A full refund will be made. 

  2. No refund is provided if written notification is more than 24 hours after course registration deadline. SUTD Academy reserves the rights to collect the full fee amount from the participant.

Replacement Policy

Companies may replace participants who have signed up for the course by giving a 3-working day notice before the course commencement date to Terms and conditions apply.


Registration Policy

  1. Course may be cancelled due to insufficient participants. SUTD Academy will not be responsible or liable in any way for any claims, damages, losses, expenses, costs or liabilities whatsoever (including, without limitation, any direct or indirect damages for loss of profits, business interruption or loss of information) resulting or arising directly or indirectly from any course cancellation.

  2. Course enrolment is based on a first-come, first-served basis.

  3. SUTD Academy reserves the right to change or cancel any course or instructor due to unforeseen circumstances. 

Types of Funding

Funding under Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy ("MCES")

  1. MCES is an enhanced Subsidy to encourage mid-career individuals to upskill and reskill, thereby helping them to remain competitive and resilient in the job market. With this, all Singaporeans aged 40 and above will receive higher subsidies of up to 90% course fee subsidy for SSG-funded certifiable courses.

  2. Individuals/employers are not required to submit an application for the MCES. Those pursuing SSG-funded programmes will be charged the appropriate subsidised fees by SUTD Academy if they are eligible MCES. Individuals/employers will only need to pay the nett fee (full course fee after SSG's grant).

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Funding under Enhanced Training Support for SMEs ("ETSS")

  1. ETSS is an enhanced funding to enable SMEs to send their employees for training.

  2. SMEs will enjoy subsidies of up to 90% of the course fees when they sponsor their employees for SSG-funded certifiable courses.

  3. In addition to higher course fee funding, SMEs can also claim absentee payroll funding of 80% of basic hourly salary at a higher cap of $7.50 per hour. SMEs may apply for the absentee payroll via the SkillsConnect system.

  4. To qualify, SMEs must meet all of the following criteria:
    - Organisation must be registered or incorporated in Singapore
    - At least 30% local shareholding by Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents
    - Employment size of not more than 200 (at group level) or with annual sales turnover (at group level) of not more than $100 million
    - Trainees must be hired in accordance with the Employment Act and fully sponsored by their employers for the course
    - Trainees must be Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents

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Funding under Workfare Training Support ("WTS")

To qualify, individuals must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be a Singapore Citizen; and

  2. Aged 35 years and above (13 years and above for Persons With Disabilities); and

  3. Earn a monthly income of not more than $2,000.

  4. Training allowance is only available for individuals who pay for their own training.

  5. Individuals can apply at any of WSG's Careers Connect or NTUC's e2i centres up to 30 days (including weekends and public holidays) before or after the start of the course.

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Funding under Union Training Assistance Programme ("UTAP")

UTAP is a training benefit for NTUC members to defray their cost of training. This benefit is to encourage more union members to go for skills upgrading.

NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme).

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