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What they don’t teach in school (but you need to succeed at work)

This article is brought to you by SIM Professional Development.

Find out about the range of professional training and development programmes, offered by SIM PD, that hone the most in-demand skills of today. 

Seven in 10 young people are not confident their tertiary education prepares them sufficiently to join the workforce in Singapore, according to an online poll by National Youth Council.

The world’s largest professional networking site, LinkedIn has identified five soft skills as the most needed by companies in 2019. They are: 1. Creativity 2. Persuasion 3. Collaboration 4. Adaptability 5. Time management

So no matter what stage you are at in your career, the needs are clear. There are these crucial skills they don’t teach in school that you could only learn in part from experience or through professional courses.

A place for continued learning

One of the most established names in professional training and development space is SIM Professional Development (SIM PD). The institution offers a holistic and immersive professional learning experience for C-suite executives and professionals, managers and executives to grow their skills through training and exposure to top global thinking and management best practices. Its executive programmes and events are aimed at helping the workforce stay versatile, innovative and market ready.

Professional programmes for real-world skills

Besides a very extensive range of executive programmes, SIM PD also curates its own programmes that are exclusive. Its Job of the Manager (JOMAN) series of programmes, for example, are uniquely designed to optimise learning and offer a dedicated path, from entry right to C-suite levels, to achieve the full range of managerial skills needed to lead and influence results.

Custom training

We are living in times where personalisation matters. SIM PD knows the challenges in adapting human expertise for the fast-changing business landscape and strengthening your company’s precious talent. You can rely on SIM PD’s dedicated team with in-depth expertise in developing customised learning solutions that are flexible and tailored to each company’s needs.

Adapting to market needs

SIM PD is constantly refreshing its programmes to offer the latest in management and people development. These new programmes are being offered at an introductory offer of 30% off. You can sign up for them at the links below.

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