Experience the best leadership course in Singapore for new managers and team leaders. Register for the 2-day Effective Manager Program (EMP) conducted at a 5-star hotel in the city area.. 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 team leadership and people management and is probably the best leadership course in Singapore for new managers, new team leaders and high potential talent. The curriculum covers the full spectrum of skills needed to become effective first-line managers and 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 mix of theory, practical exercises and real-world examples ensures a comprehensive and interactive learning experience for all participants. This course 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. Through this leadership course, participants will be able to build a strong foundation for their leadership career.  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 or a good management training course in Singapore, this is an ideal program as it provides a roadmap to becoming an effective leader in any organisation. This leadership training course has also been customised for in-company training under course titles such as New Managers Training Course, First-Line Manager Course, First-Time Manager Course and Emerging Leaders Programme. 

This program is listed as one of the leadership courses under Enterprise Singapore (ESG) Business Excellence Lite and we are an approved leadership course provider to the ST Group. 

Your course leader serves on the global leadership faculty of ExxonMobil, Shell, Akamai Technologies, Schlumberger, Imerys and other Fortune 500 companies. 

Participants who complete the full course of training will be awarded an Effective Manager Program certificate from Raffles Leadership Centre.

Program Objectives

  1. To understand the role of a team leader/manager and how to master this role effectively
  2. To equip new and aspiring managers with skills and tools to lead and manage a team
  3. To differentiate between leadership and management and when to apply the right skills
  4. To learn how to get results through others by establishing direction, motivating people, creating alignment and building commitment
  5. To investigate the application of classical and modern motivation theories to improve work performance and employee engagement
  6. To explore the various leadership styles that could be used in different leadership contexts
  7. To build a strong conceptual foundation for a lifelong leadership career

Who Should Attend

High potential talent, first-time managers, new managers, new team leaders, emerging leaders and mid-career managers who need to refresh their knowledge and skills. 

Administrative Information

Course Title : Effective Manager Program (EMP)
Duration : 2- day
Timing : 9:00 am to 5.00 pm
Location : Singapore
Training Venue : Voco Orchard or Hilton Hotel or similar deluxe hotel 
Program Fee : S$ 1498  nett per person  (no GST – saves 9% )
2024 Course Calendar 
  • 27-28 February 2024 – closed
  • 21-22 March 2024 – closed
  • 25-26 June 2024 – open for registration
  • 19-20 August 2024
  • 10-11 October 2024


To register for the above course by email: adeline@rafflesleadership.com

The program fee is inclusive of deluxe hotel international buffet lunches, coffee breaks with curated delicacies, free flow gourmet coffee and tea, personal course workbook and complimentary parking at the hotel. 

Upon successful completion of the full training course, you will be awarded an Effective Manager Program certificate from Raffles Leadership Centre. 

To register for the Effective Manager Program (EMP) , please click the link below: 

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Course Out:

  • The Psychology of Leadership
  • Leadership Purpose and Context
  • Your Leadership Brand
  • Elements of Leadership Credibility
  • Your Leadership Presence
  • Characteristics of Top Leaders
  • Leadership Styles – What Leaders Do
  • IQ, EQ, AQ and CQ
  • Emotional Intelligence for Leaders
  • Exploring the Difference between Leadership and Management
  • Tuckman’s Team Development Model
  • Setting Direction using the OKR Approach
  • The Art of Communication – Ethos, Logos, Pathos and Kairos
  • Popular Motivation Approaches: Self-Determination Theory, David McClelland’s Human Motivation Theory, Herzberg’s Two Factor Theory  – Which Works Best in Asia?
  • Coaching Skills for Managers
  • The Science and Art of Effective Feedback
  • The 1234 Delegation Model
  • Stakeholder Management Matrix – Power, Relationship and Importance
  • Elements of Influence and Influence Strategies
  • Best Practices for Managing Young Employees
  • Best Practices for Managing Older Employees
  • Best Practices for Managing Upwards
  • Leadership Wellness for Peak Performance
  • Leadership Clinic – Q&A Session 


Course Leader:  Jaren Chan  MBA, ACLP

Jaren Chan has trained over 20,000 executives across the world since 1999. A master motivator and cross-cultural leader, his presentations are a combination of 3Es – education, entertainment and enlightenment. Besides delivering leadership courses in Singapore, he also served on the global leadership faculty of ExxonMobil, Shell, Akamai Technologies, 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, Novartis, Merck, BD, Sanofi, Gilead Sciences, Unilever Prestige, Akamai, UPS and many others including government organisations such as Mindef, MOH, MOE, MOF, EDB, ESG, DSO, DSTA, A*Star, AGC, NUS, STB, Hong Kong Police Force, Central Bank of Nigeria, Bank Negara, Asian Development Bank and US Embassy Vietnam. 

He has taught in USA, Russia, France, UK, Brazil, Colombia, China (over 15 cities), 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, Miller Heiman and Informa. Jaren has also been honoured with a Consultant of the Year award by The Forum Corporation USA. He was a regional vice-president of ABN-AMRO Bank covering the Asia-Pacific region and he retired from the banking sector in 1999 to start his own training and consultancy business. 

He holds an MBA degree from the University of Hull England and is a retired Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing United Kingdom. He is certified in MRG 360 Leadership Effectiveness Analysis. 


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

Jaren Chan at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts USA


        Typical Training Venue Set-Up


Optional Readings for The Effective Manager Program:

  • 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.