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Retaining & Developing Talents in the Engineering Industry - Featuring Effective Strategies


Oct 03 2023, Tuesday09:00 AM - 05:30 PM (GMT +8:00) Kuala Lumpur, Singapore


IES Academy @ Devan Nair Institute for Employment and Employability (e2i) 80 Jurong East Street 21, #04-10, 609607

, Singapore



Organizations have all along realized that retaining and developing talent is critical for business sustainability. This workshop will show you how some local SMEs had managed to implement it successfully.

This workshop also covers the topic on How To Be An Effective Boss. This will provide Engineers interesting insights on how to manage your workforce and how your workforce thinks.

Course Description & Learning Outcomes

Objectives: · Identify your Business Needs · How to Introduce, Develop and Retain your Engineering Talents · Understand Your Workforce · How To Be An Effective Boss in an Engineering & Technology Firm This is a one-day workshop that provides Engineering Business Owners / Engineering Managers / Engineers insights to how to introduce, develop and retain talents for their Engineering business. The one (1) day workshop will cover the following: 1. Understand Your Business 2. Process of Business Needs Analysis 3. How to Identify and Validate Talent’s Capabilities & Competencies 4. How to Introduce Talents into Your Engineering & Technology Business 5. How to Develop and Retain Talents 6. Case Studies of Engineering & Technology Companies 7. Understand Your Workforce (Baby Boomers, Gen X,Y,Z) 8. How To Be An Effective Boss, managing engineering talent.

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Date: 03 Oct 2023, Tuesday
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM (GMT +8:00) Kuala Lumpur, Singapore
Location: IES Academy @ Devan Nair Institute for Employment and Employability (e2i) 80 Jurong East Street 21, #04-10, 609607


Course fees: $500 (Non IES Members) / $400 (IES Members)

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Trainer's Profile:

Mr Leong Siew Why, Corporate Trainer, IES-INCA Pte Ltd
Mr Leong Siew Why

Leong Siew Why is a TUV-SUD accredited Professional Management Consultant (PMC). Specialises in the Process, Construction, Automation & Innovation Sector. He is a Specialist Adult Educator, Certified Workplace Learning Specialist, Action Learning Specialist, Educator Mentor and Adjunct Lecturer with the Institute of Adults Learning ( IAL ). He also conducts lectures and workshops for IES-Academy. He is an Entrepreneur and also a Start-up Mentor for NUS Enterprise, NTU and IES-INCA. He has a Mech Engr degree with NUS, MBA with Bradford University (Using Action Learning). He has more than 30 years of experience in Engineering, Operation and 11 years in Corporate Services and HR. He is currently providing business consultancy and mentoring services to companies, SMEs and Start-ups in the Engineering Sector. With his combination of Engineering, HR and Entrepreneur experiences, he specializes in developing and implementing talent management programs for companies and SMEs.


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