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Essential Skills for New Managers (e2i)(SFC) 


Management must be effective for the success of any business. Unfortunately, it is all too easy to overlook the training and development of new managers. As a first time manager and employee you need to develop certain task and people-oriented skills that allows you function effectively and built a meaningful relationship with the people you will be leading. American author William B Given Jr. said: “There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play.” When you practice and strengthen the essential skills it will boost your morale and strengthen your organisation and help you get the promotion that you seek when you just joined the company. In this workshop you will learn the value of investing your time to develop the skills of emotional intelligence, key habits of highly effective managers, becoming a good problem solver and decision maker and being creative in finding new opportunities that benefits your organisation and its effectiveness. 


By the end of the course, you will be able to:
• Create meaningful relationship using the power of positive affirmation
• Understand well what you want from your boss and what your boss wants from you
• Connecting and communicating emotionally with everyone in your organisation
• Bridging the Performance Gap with effective problem solving skills
• Learn to make decisions effectively and confidently
• T.I.M.E your management – Target-setting; Integrating your thinking; Maintaining consistency and Eliminating the impossible
• Resolve conflict and work towards a win-win paradigm
• Learn the fine art of negotiating for a win-win outcome
• Five step process to be the greatest asset to your organisation
• Become the manager that everyone loves to work with


• Understand what it takes to be develop positive affirmation
• How to be more resourceful and being an asset to your organisation
• How to manage your task with T.I.M.E
• Engage in productive meetings
• Becoming solution focussed instead of being problem centric during meetings
• Looking for solutions instead waddling in the problem
• How to emotionally connect with your boss, colleagues and subordinates
• What you got to do to boost your LQ [Leadership Quotient]
• Resolve conflict swiftly and objectively
• Becoming Action-rich and not NATO [No action/Talk Only]
• How to be consistent in what you are doing with forward thinking
• Understand and apply the five step process

This is an action-oriented workshop group discussions, self-reflection and application tools to become more resourceful.  


Mr Theyagu, Daniel

Mr Daniel Theyagu is a training consultant and performance evaluator since 1989. He has designed and delivered customised training for many organisations ranging from small and medium enterprises, multi-national corporations and the public sector. His participants have come from various countries including: Malaysia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Mauritius, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, China, South Korea, Japan, Thailand, Brazil, Germany, Sweden, France, USA, United Kingdom, Denmark, Norway, Russia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan. Daniel is well known in his field as a highly humourous and innovative trainer who engages his participants actively and assist them in realising the returns of investment for the course they attend. His participants include, doctors, lawyers, judges, senior government official, military personnel, students and job-seekers.

His area of specialty includes the following:
• Leadership and Learning Organisation
• Critical and Creative thinking
• Emotional and Social Intelligence
• Crisis and Conflict Management
• Speed Reading and Memorisation Technique for Professionals
• Negotiation Strategies
• Personal and Organisational Competency-based Training

Daniel is the author of the following books:
• Thinking Critically using the Sun Tzu Art of War Techniques
• Extremely Busy People Guide to: Read Faster! Memorise Better! Think Clearer
• Gravitating Towards Success
• Making Memory Work For You
• Guide to Success in Studies for Mature Students
• Developing True Leadership Potential

Who Should Attend

This course is geared to prepare new graduates entering the job market at middle management level, supervisors being promoted to managerial position, new team leaders and individuals who are going through career transition.

Fee with NEW e2i subsidy: S$374.50 (inclusive of GST) *conditions apply

To be eligible for e2i subsidy, participants:
- must be Singaporeans or Permanent Residents of Singapore
- achieve minimum 75% attendance per run
* Participants who do not fulfill the above criteria are not eligible for e2i funding, and are required to pay the course fee in full.  



12 to 13 February 2019 


9:00am to 5:00pm 


NTU@one-north campus, Executive Centre 

Closing Date:

29 January 2019 

Course Fee:

Standard: S$631.30  

NTU/NIE Alumni, Staff & Students: S$505.03  

Group (3 & Above): S$568.17

NTUC Member: S$568.17


Registration fees inclusive of:

  • Course materials

  • Light refreshments

  • Complimentary Lunch - applicable at NTU@one-north campus only

  • Prevailing GST

Online Registration

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Methods of Payment

1. Credit Card (Visa, American Express and Mastercard only)

2. Cheque made payable to Nanyang Technological University

3. Invoice to Company (for Company Sponsored Participants)

4. E-invoice (for Government Organizations)

5. Telegraphic Transfer or Bank Draft (Note: All related charges are to be borne by participant)

Cancellation & Refund Policy

A written notification to pace@ntu.edu.sg or fax to

6774 2911 before course closing date.

No cancellation charges (Full refund)



A written notification on or after course closing date.

No Refund

SkillsFuture Credit (if applicable):
- Participant to cancel their claim with WDA
- PaCE@NTU reserves the rights to collect the full fee amount from the participant

Replacement Policy

Given a 3 days notice before course commencement, companies may replace participants who have signed up for the course. Terms and conditions apply.


There is no replacement for participant utilising SkillsFuture Credit. Participant to cancel their SkillsFuture Credit claim with WDA.

Terms and Conditions

• Course is subject to a minimum participation before commencement
• Course is subject to a first-come-first-serve basis in light of overwhelming responses
• PaCE@NTU reserves the right to change or cancel any course or trainer, in light of unforeseen circumstances
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