Learning And Development

A whole new world

With the high incompletion rates of massive online open courses and other online training solutions, organisations are feeling hard-pressed to explore more interactive and engaging programmes. Experts say one new opportunity is in virtual reality training, as HRM Asia studies the pros and cons of this approach.
HRM Asia - 14 Feb 2017
In today’s rapidly changing and networked world, a strong culture helps to further develop an organisation’s workforce. This does require a shift in mindset though, as guest contributors Wendy Murphy and Kathy Kram advise. They say mentoring needs to become a part of everyday interactions.
Kelvin Ong - 17 Jan 2017
Fast food giant McDonald’s belief in fast-tracking careers has seen it sponsor two different tertiary programmes designed specifically for staff to acquire business knowledge while juggling the demands of work in the hospitality industry.
HRM Asia - 15 Dec 2016
The traditional Masters of Business Administration is still the benchmark academic programme that employers of leadership talent expect. But along with the real world project management experience, communication skills are fast becoming required learning. HRM Asia looks at how programmes are tweaking their content towards the softer skills in business.
Sham Majid - 18 Nov 2016
When it comes to education and training, no title has been more articulated over the past two years in Singapore than “SkillsFuture”. While the basic premise of SkillsFuture is about building skills, the technicalities behind it can appear more elusive. In this special report, HRM Asia charts the progress of SkillsFuture and its relevance for HR.
Kelvin Ong - 27 Oct 2016
With a tagline as “the bank for a changing world”, BNP Paribas has introduced a leadership training programme aimed at developing the ever-burgeoning Asian market into a stronghold. HRM Asia finds out more.

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