About the Specialisation

A company’s employees are its most valuable asset. As Singapore transitions to a manpower-lean economy, the role of human resource professionals in developing and maximising the potential of the workforce is increasingly important. 

With specialised skills in managing the recruitment, assessment, training and performance of employees, you can help organisations achieve their strategic goals and objectives.

Specialised Modules

Human Resource and Mobility Management [60 hours]

One of the main objectives of human resource management is to accomplish organizational goals. With globalisation and the changing business landscape, resources are mobilized to achieve such goals. In this module, learners will learn about essential areas such as recruitment and selection, human resource planning, performance management, compensation and human resource development from a domestic as well as international perspective. Learners will also examine the impact of IT and analytics on human resource management and will learn the skills to respond effectively to demographic, economic and technological changes.


Human Resource Development [60 hours]

In order to attract and retain talent in an ever competitive workforce, it is important for organisations to create workplaces that provide their employees with the opportunity to learn and grow in their careers. In this module, learners will gain a better understanding of the responsibilities of human resource development in organisations and the broadening role of training towards learning and strategic training. There will be opportunities for learners to discover best practices of designing a learning program, outlining the basics of instructional design as well as new approaches in training and development such as online open courses, blended learning and flipped classroom concepts.


Employee & Industrial Relations [60 hours]

It is essential that HR professionals be familiar with local labour policies and legislation. This module focuses on the understanding and analysis of the Employment Act and other important legislation such as the Retirement and Re-Employment Act, Workplace Safety and Health Act, Work Injury Compensation Act, Child Development Co-savings Act and the Employment of Foreign Manpower Act. It will also provide the knowledge needed to manage employee relations effectively under the tripartism framework involving employer, union and government. The module will present to learners commonly encountered scenarios involving employment legislation and employee relations management that highlight the obligations and rights of the employer and the employee.


Compensation and Benefits Management [60 hours]

In today's competitive business environment, it is important to have an efficient compensation and benefits management system to attract, motivate and retain employees. In this module, learners will learn how to carry out internal and external benchmarking to design appropriate types and levels of compensation for the organization. They will also learn about incentive payments and benefit design and best practices. Through integration of the different concepts, learners will be equipped to better manage the compensation and benefits of an organization to achieve its people and business objectives.


  • Career Prospects

    Look forward to a dynamic and rewarding career in:

    • Recruitment & acquisition
    • Compensation & benefits
    • Learning & development