Looking for face-to-face leadership courses in Singapore? The Effective Manager Program (EMP) is taught by our award-winning leadership faculty and the curriculum is developed from the latest in management science and the art of leadership. This leadership course in Singapore is highly interactive, practical and inspiring. 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 courses in Singapore and will be facilitated by a highly experienced 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.

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

Participants who complete the full course of training will be awarded a certificate from Raffles Leadership Centre Singapore.

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 : Regent Singapore or similar 5-star hotel
Program Fee : S$ 995 nett, no GST  (you save 7%)  
2022 Course Dates
  • 21-22 March 2022 
  • 28-29 April 2022 
  • 26- 27 May 2022 
  • 16-17 June 2022 
  • 21-22 July 2022 
  • 25-26 August 2022  
  • 15-16 September 2022 
  • 10-11 October 2022
  • 17-18 November 2022

Email enquiry:   Kelly Tan at contact@rafflesleadership.com

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

Upon completion of the full program, you will be awarded a certificate from Raffles Leadership Centre. 

As part of our industry outreach, we offer a select number of complimentary seats on this program for corporate L&D staff working in MNCs and GLCs. 

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. However, substitutes are welcome.

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Our menu of leadership topics: 

  • Psychology of leadership 
  • Leadership credibility
  • Overview of leadership styles and management strategies
  • Mastering the key leadership practices: 1) setting direction  2) ensuring alignment  3) increasing commitment  4) building capability and  5) managing relationship networks
  • How to understand and motivate team members
  • How to provide feedback that is safe and engaging
  • How to conduct impactful employee coaching
  • How to delegate effectively for employee development
  • How to manage conflicts 
  • How to manage a remote/virtual team
  • How to manage yourself
  • How to manage former peers who report to you 
  • How to manage older, more experienced employees
  • How to manage team members who are as smart and as qualified as you 
  • How to manage the younger generations of employees
  • How to manage pre-retirees who are not pulling their weight
  • How to manage employees you cannot fire 
  • How to manage contractors and freelancers who report to you
  • How to manage scholars, management associates and high-potentials
  • How to manage your peers
  • How to manage your boss and other senior stakeholders
  • Your leadership journey and fireside chat
  • Leadership clinic – Q&A


Course LeaderJaren Chan  MBA, GDMM, ACLP  

Jaren Chan is a former senior banker who has been in global training and consulting since 1999. Besides delivering leadership courses in Singapore, he also serves on the global leadership faculty of ExxonMobil and other leading MNCs.  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, 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 Faculty of the Year award.

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

Jaren Chan at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts USA


Our Training Venue


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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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