Experience the best leadership course in Singapore. Register for the 2-day Effective Manager Program at the Hilton Hotel for $998 nett. This comprehensive leadership training course is developed from the latest in management science and the art of leadership. This leadership course in Singapore is highly interactive, practical and inspiring. It covers all the essentials of strategic leadership and people management and is the best open-enrollment leadership course in Singapore for new managers, new team leaders and high potential supervisors. The course delivery is interspersed with discussions around the latest ideas in leadership and management. Participants will learn in a peer environment through discussions and team exercises focusing on real workplace scenarios and best practices in the leadership and management in an Asian context. The EMP is one of the best leadership training courses in Singapore and will be facilitated by a veteran global leadership consultant who has trained participants across the world, covering USA to Europe to Middle East to Asia-Pacific. Past participants have rated this training course as “engaging and insightful” and “one of the best Asian-context leadership training courses” For those who are looking for a short leadership course in Singapore, this is an ideal program as it provides a roadmap to becoming an effective leader in any or

This program is listed as one of the leadership courses under Enterprise Singapore (ESG) Business Excellence Lite. 

Your course leader served on the global leadership faculty of ExxonMobil, Shell and Schlumberger and other Fortune 500 companies. 

Participants who complete the full course of training will be awarded the Executive Certificate in Leadership and Management from Raffles Leadership Centre.

Program Objectives

  1. To understand the role of a leader/ manager and how to master this role effectively
  2. To equip new and potential managers with skills and tools to lead and manage a team
  3. To learn how to get results through others by establishing direction, motivating people, creating alignment and building commitment
  4. To build a strong conceptual foundation for a lifelong leadership career

Who Should Attend

High potential talent, newly promoted managers/ team leaders and experienced managers who need to refresh their knowledge and skills. University professors and school leaders who are involved in leadership development programs can also attend this course as a refresher for leadership and management fundamentals. Unlike most leadership courses in Singapore, the EMP is practice-oriented and addresses the latest issues in leadership and management across private and public organisations.

Administrative Information

Course Title : Effective Manager Program (EMP)
Course Duration : 2- day
Course Timings : 9:00 am to 5.00 pm
Course Location : Singapore
Training Venue : Hilton Singapore or similar 5-star hotel in Orchard Road area
Program Fee : S$ 998 nett, no GST  (you save 8%)  
2023 Course Calendar 
  • 27-28 April 2023
  • 29-30 May 2023
  • 29-30 June 2023
  • 20-21 July 2023
  • 24-25 August 2023
  • 28-29 September 2023
  • 19-20 October 2023

All classes are subject to a minimum group size of 10 participants.

Email enquiry:   Kelly Tan at contact@rafflesleadership.com

The program fee is inclusive of deluxe hotel international buffet lunch, coffee break with curated delicacies, free flow gourmet coffee and tea, a personal course workbook and all relevant workshop materials. 

Upon successful completion of the full program, you will be awarded the Executive Certificate in Leadership and Management from Raffles Leadership Centre. 

For all enquiries, please email: contact@rafflesleadership.com 

We accept payment by cheque, cash, e-payment and telegraphic transfers. We are a Singapore government GeBIZ trading partner and can submit e-invoice via Vendors@Gov.  Due to third-party fixed costs, course fees are not refundable if you cannot attend the class once it is confirmed. However, substitutes are welcome. We will refund advance course fees paid if we cannot form a class.

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EMP Curriculum: 

The curriculum is organised around three important leadership domains:

Managing Self

  • Leadership brand
  • Leadership mindset
  • Leadership credibility
  • Leadership transition
  • Leadership styles 

Managing Team

  • Setting direction and alignment
  • Developing great teamwork
  • Building engagement
  • Managing team conflicts
  • Performance management

Managing Individuals

  • Influence with impact
  • Framework for effective feedback
  • How to motivate different people differently
  • Coaching for improved performance 
  • Delegation model

Bonus Topics: 

  • Office diplomacy – The art of office politics 
  • The 4Qs of high-performing leaders: IQ, EQ, AQ, CQ


Your Course LeaderJaren Chan  MBA, FCIM, GDMM, ACLP, DipIAM, DipM. 

Jaren Chan is a former regional vice-president of an international bank covering the Asia-Pacific region. He has been in global training and consulting since 1999 when he retired from the banking sector. Besides delivering leadership courses in Singapore, he also serves on the global leadership faculty of ExxonMobil, Shell, Schlumberger and other Fortune 500 companies. In his roles as a course leader, an executive facilitator and a solutions architect, he travels the world to work with MNCs like Shell, ExxonMobil, Apple, Rolls Royce, HP, GE, Intel, DuPont, 3M, American Express, Unilever, Coca-Cola, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, HSBC, AkzoNobel, Philips, VISA, MasterCard, United Technologies, KPMG, PwC, Novartis, Merck, BD, Sanofi, Gilead Sciences, UPS and many others including government organisations such as Mindef, MOH, MOE, MOF, EDB, ESG, DSO, DSTA, A*Star, AGC, NUS and STB.

He has taught in USA, Russia, France, UK, Brazil, Colombia, China, India, Australia, United Arab Emirates, Japan, South Korea, South Africa, Thailand, Philippines, Guam, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malaysia and Indonesia.

He also serves as an adjunct faculty to global organisations such as Korn Ferry, Demos Group and Miller Heiman and had been honoured with a Consultant of the Year award by The Forum Corporation USA. 

Mr Jaren Chan at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Jaren Chan at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts USA


        Typical Training Venue Set-Up


Recommended EMP Pre-Course Reading

  • Being The Boss by Linda Hill & Kent Lineback, Harvard Business School Press 2019
  • The Effective Executive by Peter F Drucker, Harper Business 2006
  • On Becoming A Leader by Warren Bennis, Basic Books 2009
  • Primal Leadership by Daniel Goldeman, Richard Boyatzis, Annie McKee, Harvard Business Review Press 2013
  • First 90 Days by Michael Watkins, Harvard Business School Press 2013
  • The Five Dysfunctions of A Team: A Leadership Fable by Patrick Lencioni, John Wiley & Sons 2012
  • Leading Change by John P Kotter, Harvard Business Review Press 2012
  • Credibility by Barry Z Posner, John Wiley & Sons 2011
  • The Practice of Adaptive Leadership by Ronald Heifetz, Marty Linsky, Alexander Grashow, Harvard Business Review Press 2009

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Raffles Leadership Centre offers best-in-class leadership courses in Singapore as part of our commitment to contribute to the ecosystem of leadership and management courses in Singapore. Our open-enrolment short leadership courses in Singapore are underpinned by a philosophy of professional skills development and the actualisation of one’s full potential. Our leadership course in Singapore builds from the rich research-based content of top universities and research institutes across the world; the curricula linking theories, models and concepts to real-world practices and solutions.

The training pedagogy of our leadership courses in Singapore features an interactive, hands-on learning format and includes experiential learning activities, simulations, movie clips, role-plays, real-world examples and skill practices in a supportive environment with a low facilitator/participant ratio. The classroom session will provide an opportunity for participants to review and reflect on their personal experiences and to discover their strengths and identify development opportunities.

Our leadership facilitators are amongst the best in the world and have been well-rated for domain expertise, high engagement and practical knowledge in delivering inspirational leadership training courses in Singapore.

Our key differentiator is the combination of actionable insights and global perspectives in our content and delivery. These management courses in Singapore from Raffles Leadership Centre are an investment in knowledge and skills that will last a lifetime. It will step up your game and make you a better manager, a better professional and a better individual. It will optimise your performance and help you to thrive in a highly competitive global marketplace and improve your ability to succeed across national and international boundaries. 

For more information, please call us on our telephone number +65-9067 9977. 

Our office secretariat address: 21, Bukit Batok Cresent, #28-80, HDK Technology Centre, WCEGA Tower, Singapore 658065, Republic of Singapore

The intellectual property and assets of Raffles Leadership Centre are wholly-owned and controlled by Immensa International Pte Ltd – paid-up capital $100,000. We are part of Edugo Global LLC.