A signature program of Singapore Polytechnic, Company and Workforce Transformation (CWT) supports SMEs in their drive to start, scale and sustain their digital transformation journey. Leveraging Industry 4.0 technology and solutions, CWT helps businesses adapt to emerging ways of work through project-based training.
Dennis Goh is architectural trained in Singapore Polytechnic, Deakin University and Melbourne University. He worked in consultancy for seventeen years before becoming a lecturer in Singapore Polytechnic in 2006. He has been teaching for more than 15 years and is now teaching in Year Three in the Diploma of Architecture, he teaches modules in architectural design, building construction detailing and technical studies.
From 2012 to 2018, Dennis led the course management team for all 6 diplomas in School of Architecture & the Built Environment. He led the teams and successfully implemented the Enhanced Internship programme. Dennis led a Design Thinking, formulating a user centric space for Nation Library @OrchardGateway. The Library was completed in 2014. Currently, he leads the Industry Partnership Division, responsible for industry collaboration projects and internship programs for School of Architecture & the Built Environment.
In 2018, Dennis originated the Digital Building Innovation Centre (DBIC), a centre which aims to raise smart innovation digital awareness and solutions with likeminded individuals and companies. DBIC capitalises on technology to help businesses transform collaboration, productivity, and innovation across various built environment disciplines (Integrated Digital Delivery IDD). It is SP’s main centre representing industry transformation map for the Built Environment Sector.
Hong Wee has more than 15 years of work experiences spanning across the chemical and education industry, and has won multiple awards in SP in recognition of his Excellence in Teaching, Pastoral Care and Educational Research. Prior to joining SP, Hong Wee has led, developed and implemented multiple training initiatives for Chemical Process Technicians from both locally and overseas. He currently leads the Industry Engagement Division of Singapore Polytechnic’s School of Chemical and Life Sciences (CLS).
At the same time, he is an educator that teaches topics in Core Chemical Engineering, Chemical Process Operations, Instrumentation and Control, and Process & Workplace Safety to full time diploma students and Continuing Education and Training (CET) Learners. Over the years, he and his team has built strong industry engagement track records through the planning/ implementation of various CET manpower initiatives and Company and Workforce Transformation (CWT) projects for MNCs and SMEs in CLS target sectors. He is also the current Chairperson of MOE’s Energy and Chemicals (E&C) Sector Coordination Team where he led and work closely with representatives from 5 Polytechnics and ITE to steer the concerted implementation of SkillsFuture initiatives for the E&C Sector.
Steven Tan is the Centre Director of Singapore Polytechnic’s Advanced Manufacturing Centre (AMC).
Over the past 30 years, Steven played a pivotal role in transforming the manufacturing operations in the semi-conductor, consumer electronics, precision engineering and MedTech industry through providing turnkey automation and robotics solutions.
Steven is a strong believer and adopter of digital transformation and actively seeks opportunities to build staff and students’ competency in the development of innovative and industry-relevant solutions. He brings immense value to the industry with his engineering background and strong business network.
Steven holds a Master of Science Degree (Biomedical Engineering) from Nanyang Technological University and Bachelor of Science (Mechanical Engineering) from National University of Singapore. He is appointed to the AHK Board of Examiners for “Specialist Industry 4.0” training certified by Singaporean-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce, trained on Smart Industry Readiness Index (SIRI) Assessment and ACTA certified.
Chris Ho is architectural trained in Melbourne University. Upon his graduation in 2005, he worked in consultancy for seven years before becoming a teacher in Singapore Polytechnic in 2012. His last job was a Project Manager and was administering mostly residential developments.
He has been teaching for almost 10 years and is now teaching in Year Three in the Diploma of Architecture. He teaches a wide range of modules, from design, theories of architecture and BIM software. Chris was award as BEST Tutor and Excellence in Teaching in 2014 and 2016. In between his teaching, Chris went on to further his studies in Specialist Diploma in BIM at BCA Academy and became a qualified BIM Manager in 2015.
Currently he is the Course Coordinator for the various short courses and Specialist Diploma in BIM Management in Singapore Polytechnic. He is also a Consultant with School of Architecture, and Built Environment [ABE], Digital Building Innovation Centre [DBIC], where he practices as a BIM Practitioner, offering BIM Consultancy Services to BE Industry. Chris is also currently the organiser for World Skills Singapore [WSS] 2021[BIM Skills] and Expert in Technical Working Group for World Skill Shanghai [WSI] 2022.
Apart from these, Chris is the Assistant Secretary of building Smart Singapore [bSS], where he is involved as an Assessment Panel, for Digital Delivery Management [DDM] Track Accreditation Scheme. He recently has just joined building Smart International as a Jury in 2021.
Chan Loy Soon is an experience professional in the field of Factory Automation and project management. He has worked for various local MNCs in supporting the backend semicon, hard disk industry and contract manufacturing. He has proven record in the design and development of automation projects and expanding portfolio in the area of work force transformation.
Through out the years, he has co-developed many projects, achieving higher speed, higher efficiency, higher capacity and higher quality output, with lower footprint and lower cost. Most of the customers are the major chipmakers and leading hard disk manufacturers.
Dr Kathiresan has more than 15 years of experience working in the education, healthcare and government sectors. His initial focus in was on digital signal processing and he developed a tool used at ENT clinics. Subsequently, his centre of attention was on data analytics, leading projects that were commentated favourably by the Permanent Secretary at the Singapore Ministry of Manpower.
He undertook longitudinal studies, developed predictive models for construction and government sectors, survey studies to understand landscape transformation, food & beverage, healthcare sectors and cross agency pilot studies. Government departments included the Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Manpower, Land Transport and Traffic Police in Singapore. He has overseen several projects with external consultants such as Blackbox (Healthcare project) and Deloitte (Construction project).
In addition, he has authored and co-authored several peer reviewed journals and conference proceedings. Currently, he is lecturing on Data Analytics, Business Statistics, and IT & Data Analysis for Business. His focus areas are Business Intelligence and Data Analytics, and he is the Course Chair for data analytics at Singapore Polytechnic.
Ms. Ng June Li holds a Bachelor of Arts in Human Resource Management with Financial Management from Edinburgh Napier University. She is certified in Advanced Certificate in Learning and Performance (ACLP), Human Capital Diagnostic Tool (IHRP)and a certified facilitator in Insights Discovery as well as a Lead Associate Consultant under Skillsfuture for Enterprise Programme (SFE).
She started her career with retail entrepreneurship during her first year in National University of Singapore and subsequently pursued Learning and Talent Development with Starwood APAC and CapitaLand Group. Effectively bilingual, June Li was involved in the planning and execution of Talent Management, Performance Management and Succession planning aspect of human resource. She is also experienced in designing and customising training programme in response to the changing business landscape and requirements.
Currently in Singapore Polytechnic School of Business as the Industry Engagement Manager, June Li leads an industry-facing team that oversees client and consultancy projects that develop students and lecturers capabilities and adult continuous education training (CET) programmes. Part of her industry consultancy work, she helps businesses like SEJ and Qi Ji in their HR transformation journey.
Jesper is an experienced Human Resource practitioner with over 17 years of experience. His professional work spans across the Education, Oil & Gas, Utilities and public sectors. During his stint in these industries, Jesper led a variety of portfolios including recruitment & selection, compensation & benefits, performance management, employee and industrial relations, talent management, learning & development and workplace transformation.
Jesper is a certified professional with the Institute for Human Resource Professionals, and graduated with a Master of Science in Project Management, as well as a Bachelor of Engineering from the National University of Singapore. Professionally, he is certified in the Korn Ferry Leadership Architect framework, Advance Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA), and a certified assessor in the Human Capital Diagnostic Tool (HCDT).
Dr Ng Sek Yeo is an experienced lecturer with over 25 years of rich experience from Research and Development, Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) and Academia. He has worked in Sanofi-Aventis as QA/QC, Kemin Industries as a Research Scientist and SP as a Senior Lecturer. He has proven track record in Course Management, Project Management, Process Improvement and Operations Excellence.
Dr Ng is a certified Singapore Accreditation Council – Laboratories (SAC-SINGLAS) auditor, Food Safety & Quality Management (FSQM) assessor and was a member with the Singapore Chemical Industry Council (SCIC) Chemical Standards Committee. He has published two patents internationally and various articles in journals and business magazines. Dr Ng is passionate to work together with companies for business and operations transformations.
Mayuresh Godse is an Expert Singapore Certified Management Consultant
(ESCMC), who helps businesses reach the next stage of growth. Working
with a holistic approach, Mayuresh helps growth-driven companies in many
facets of their business transformation such as business strategy, process
improvement, technology adoption, and digital marketing,
Capitalising on his cross-industry, multi-functional experience aggregating
over 30 years, Mayuresh serviced a varied clientele, including SMEs,
blue-chip companies and MNCs in Singapore, India and the USA. He
specialises in working with organisations’ top leadership in diverse segments
such as IT, Manufacturing, Automobile, Education, Real Estate, Finance
Thomas Yeo is a workforce development specialist with more than 15 years of experience in the Continuing Education and Training (CET) sector. His expertise is in national qualifications framework and quality assurance systems development and implementation, competency-based human resources development and course development, education and training business consultancy and productivity improvements for SMEs.
He consults with the ASEAN governments, and is an adjunct Adult Educator with Institute of Adult Learning (IAL). Thomas is certified in HR Analytics Professional (Advanced Level), Registered Management Consultant, Specialist Adult Educator, Certified Productivity Professional, Member of Institute of Management Consultants, Singapore, Certified Service Design Thinking Facilitator and Certified Virtual Presenter.
Puli is an experienced business leader with over 29 years of rich experience. He has worked for KBR, Shell and ExxonMobil – Refining & Petrochemicals business across APAC, ME and Global portfolio. He has a proven track record in Business Development, Project Management, Process Improvement, Operations
Excellence and Digital Transformation.
He has managed multimillion dollar projects in the areas of EPC and Consulting, Managed Projects and Turnarounds. As Contracts/Procurement Advisor he has saved 20% through low-cost sourcing for a $1.2bn project. During his tenure, he has been a recipient of many awards for his outstanding performance.
Colin’s forte is in running Operations and Services, both in technical and customer, and has successfully run modest operations covering a few million dollars to over a hundred million USD annually.
He has broad end-to-end (Sales-Operations-Services) career history spanning over 33 years. His past experiences include quality assurance engineering, field engineering in manufacturing, starting and running a high tech start-up division in Graphic Arts and leading a sales team.
Additionally, he has managed international support teams operating across Asia Pacific and India, including China and Japan.
Across his 30+ years of career, Hui Guan is vastly experienced in both manufacturing and retail industry. Serving as the Director for Asia Pacific for
over 14 years, he established infrastructure to provide world class aftersales warranty support to build company brand name, customers’ (enterprise
clients) confidence and satisfaction and an edge over the competition to help grow business and market share.
He has a strong track record of transforming inefficient operations into world class manufacturing facilities with cultural change. Hui Guan also empowers and engages employees to develop and implement innovative manufacturing processes, to improve Quality, Productivity and hence Profitability.
Swee Lye is a business consultant with strengths in helping clients develop brand strategies, create and sustain business value by transforming their competencies, market knowledge and creative ideas into new or improved business models. He has 20 years of experience in product management, sales & marketing, business development, projects and technology consultancy.
Swee Lye has APJ experience working cross-functionally with different business groups and cultures, good knowledge of IT trends and technologies and strong verbal, written communication, problem-solving, critical thinking and negotiation skills. He has good interpersonal and presentation skills and is proficient in English, Mandarin and Hokkien.
Ronny is a Senior Business Leader with more than 30 years hands-on management experiences in the Asian region covering Marine, Infocomm Technology, Building Services and Automotive Industries. For the past decade, he was managing businesses providing solution to Automotive, Auto Finance and Motor Insurance Claims industries in Asian region.
He has strong capabilities in new business startup, complex solution sales, new business model development and business transformation. He has successfully conducted business transformation advisory in product offering, new revenue model and new market entry strategy project with local SMEs. He is currently working with Enterprises to solve their business challenges and providing advisory to local SMEs from planning development to actual implementation.
William is an Expert Singapore Certified Management Consultant (TUV-SUD-PSB), Certified ACTA, DACE (Merit) professional Adult Educator, Trainer, and Certified Workplace Learning Specialist (CWLS). In addition, he holds MBA (AGSM Australia), B. Eng. (Civil) (NUS), and a Specialist Diploma (Leadership and People Management).
For over 25 years, William accumulated a wealth of management experience in the public and private sectors. He held regional management roles in leading multinational manufacturing companies to market high value-added technology products in the electronics, tele communications, and logistics industries. Leveraging on his accumulated industry knowledge, business experience and network of regional and local contacts, William set up his management consultancy. By 2020, he successfully undertook 14 projects supported by Enterprise Singapore (and previously SPRING Singapore) to enhance the capabilities of local SMEs for profitable growth.
CK Tan was a senior executive with over 20 years’ experience in technical & manufacturing operations, procurement, supply chain, and business leadership roles in the semiconductor /electronic industry in Asia with global corporates. He has a track record of developing and implementing growth strategies, setting up new production operations, optimizing supplies/supply-chain, process optimization, driving cost attainment, turning around businesses and delivering results in record time.
Additionally, he has functional experience in sales support and marketing, with a customer orientated approach leading to solid financial returns. He has strong project management experience, including implementation of full-scale systems (IT/Process) & business projects. Furthermore, he has also built relationships and influenced broad group of stakeholders, including senior corporate executives; board directors and financial investors.
Andy is a chemical engineer by training with specialization in bio-chemical engineering. He is an accomplished and creative executive manager that possesses multifaceted professional experiences and proven ability to re-energize and restructure organizations and develop strategic initiatives to capture business opportunities. His adopts a positive relationship with key stakeholders to deliver outcome-based performance. During his corporate career, Andy held leadership positions such as General Manager, Business Development Manager and Account Manager in three world class organizations at DuPont, GE Plastics and Houghton International.
He is one of the founders of Alchemy Group of Companies who provides payroll outsourcing and RPO (Recruitment Process Outsourcing) to companies in both Malaysia and Singapore. The company was awarded one of the Best RPO and Payroll Outsourcing category in 2019 & 2020 HR Vendors of the year award. The company leverages on technology to create a platform to drive performance management strategies using gamification techniques to align employees’ actions to achieve business outcome.
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