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Succeed in the Future workplace with Future-ready Skills

Specially for O/N/A/NITEC & Polytechnic Leavers

You probably heard about how fast the world is evolving. A study by Cisco and Oxford Economics* found that one-fifth of Singapore’s full-time equivalent workforce (20.6 per cent) will have their jobs displaced by 2028. However, jobs will evolve, rather than disappear. 

This January 2021, start off the brand new year by taking a sneak peek of the future. Learn about some of the hottest fieldssuch as digital marketing, business analytics, cyber security and even about the development of COVID-19 vaccine!

In order to help students gain more information about these areas of study before taking the plunge, we are offering workshops for free. While tickets last! Only 1 day.

* https://www.oxfordeconomics.com/recent-releases/dd577680-7297-4677-aa8f-450da197e132 

+https://www.hcamag.com/asia/news/general/linkedin-reveals-singapores-most-sought-after-jobs/194582

Digital Marketing

Business

Accounting & Finance

Engineering

Human Resource

IT & Cybersecurity

Life Sciences

Logistics & Supply Chain

Media & Communications

Sports Science

In light of COVID-19, our Open House will be held online. You can enjoy live talks, live chat and more on 16 January.

Talks you don’t want to miss

Digital Marketing 101

The future belongs to students who can do more digitally. As more businesses and buyers go online today, it is important to keep up with digital marketing knowledge. Hear from our industry-experienced instructor, Christopher Cheng in this one-hour session and learn:

  • Why digital marketing?
  • Why pick up Google Analytics?
  • Top 5 marketing tips & tricks
  • What can we offer you?

COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 has shown no signs of abating, with reports of resurgent waves and reinfection. The only hope left now is to produce a safe and effective vaccine. Presently, there are 154 COVID-19 vaccine candidates in pre-clinical evaluation, 44 in clinical evaluation and a few in late-stage development.

Hear from Dr Seah about combating COVID-19 and the medical innovation needed to develop a COVID-19 vaccine.

Cyber Security 101

Most people know what cyber security is. Most people know how important it is in this digital age. But with so much information and courses out there, finding the correct starting point can be a challenge. Join our very own cyber security lecturer Mr Ankit as he introduces the basics of cyber security and lays out the pathways one can venture into further on.

Check out the event schedule below for more talks!

Stand a chance to win a MacBook Pro in our Lucky Draw!

Five applicants will be randomly selected to win a 13-inch MacBook Pro (Apple M1 Chip with 8-Core CPU and 8-Core GPU 512 GB Storage). Winners must pay the first course fee installment to redeem their prizes. In the event the course fee is not paid, another winner will be selected.

For full terms & conditions, please refer to the section below.

Modern Campuses

Start your journey at the Future Academy. Hang out at the townhall to discuss projects or to just chill, and study in smart classrooms where you can unleash your creativity and potential.

Live Talks

Time

Topic Title

Synopsis

Speaker(s)

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

MSc Engineering Business Management

  • Find out how the MSc Engineering Business Management is designed for engineers who aspire towards leadership management positions
  • Discover in detail how the programme is relevant to engineers
  • Be eligible for special course fee, exclusive for preview attendees

Dr John Heng and Kenn Boey

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Resilience in a Post-COVID Business World

The World of business and work has changed with COVID-19, and things will never be the same again. What do we need as PMETs to thrive in this new world? What do employers or the market expect from us? Dr John Heng will explore some of the key challenges and what it takes to overcome these challenges in the post-covid world.

Dr John Heng

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Time

Topic Title

Synopsis

Speaker(s)

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Intro to Graphics Design Workshop

Digital media consumption has been increasing with more smart phone users, growth in social media platforms and faster internet speed. So, there is a growing demand for creative and tech-savvy media professionals.

Join us in this one-hour session with our digital media designer, Alce to learn:

  • What is graphics design and digital media all about?
  • Photoshop essentials (Crop, Pan and Layers)
  • Top design tips & tricks
  • What can we offer you?

Alce Patricia

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Medical Innovations and Challenges in Developing the Covid-19 Vaccine

Covid-19 has shown no signs of abating, with reports of resurgent waves and reinfection. The only hope left now is to implement a safe and effective vaccine quickly. With the first batch of vaccinations being rolled out globally, the pandemic has highlighted the importance of the life science industry, where knowledge, dedication, and research are essential to combat the virus. Hear from our life science lecturer, Dr Seah, on how community effort and medical innovation are needed to develop a Covid-19 vaccine. Our alumnus, Mr Jerald, will also share about his student experience studying at PSB Academy.

Dr Seah Seng Wee & Jerald Tan

2:00pm to 3:00pm

A Class of Their Own: Hear How Our Graduates Achieved Monumental Success in the Business World



2:00pm to 3:00pm

Intro to Digital Marketing Workshop

The future belongs to students who can do more digitally. As more businesses and buyers go online today, it is important to keep up with digital marketing knowledge.

Hear from our industry-experienced instructor, Christopher Cheng in this one-hour session and learn:

  • Why digital marketing?
  • Why pick up Google Analytics?
  • Top 5 marketing tips & tricks
  • What can we offer you?

Christopher Cheng

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Future of Sports and Exercise Science

Others may view a 100m race as merely a sprint on the track. For a sports scientist, they see it as a combination of data analysis, exercises, nutrition and training. Hear from our own sports science lecturer Mariam about the study of sports and exercise science, the role it plays in the sports industry and how it could be relevant to you as a career.

Mariam Jallaludin

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Innovation and Disruption in the Financial Services Sector

The financial services sector has transformed over the years, with innovations and disruptions coming in fast and furious in recent years. How can professionals adapt and shape their career with all these changes?

Alex Soon

3:00pm

Intro to Business Analytics Workshop

Around the world, organisations are generating massive amount of data. So, there is a foreseeable need for professionals who are adept in data interpretation and analytics.

Join us in this one-hour session and hear from Dr Nyayapati Swami:

  • What is business analytics all about?
  • Why R Programming and SPSS?
  • Top business analytics tips & tricks
  • What can we offer you?

Dr Nyayapati Swami

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Progression After N-Level

Join us to know your your progression pathway, hear from our Academic Experts so that you can learn about:

  • Your study progression after N-Levels
  • Why Cambridge IGCSE?
  • Why Foundation Certificate in Business?

Andreea Apetrachioaei

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Design Thinking - More Than A Buzzword

Design Thinking is a popular term being thrown around these days, but what exactly is it? Discover the concept and process behind design thinking, and how it can apply to work, study and even your personal life.

Syafiq Shahul

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Cyber Security 101

Most people know what cyber security is. Most people know how important it is in this digital age. But with so much information and courses out there, finding the correct starting point can be a challenge. Join our very own cyber security lecturer Mr Ankit as he introduces the bascis of cyber security and lays out the pathways one can venture into futher on.

Ankit Saurabh

3:30pm to 4:30pm

MBA Global Business Preview

  • Find out how the MBA Global Business is suited to your professional aspirations
  • Learn about our students and lecturers
  • See how the practice and application based approach is useful in learning for professional growth

Dr John Heng and Kenn Boey

Course Fee Rebates:

IGCSE

S$100 per subject

Certificate

S$200

Diploma

Up to S$1,400

Bachelor's Degree

Up to S$6,000

Master's Degree

Up to S$12,000

For terms & conditions, please refer to the section below.

In 2019, 8 in 10 PSB Academy graduates found employment within 6 months (GES 2019).

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O / N Level students

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Parents

Nitec students

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    ABOUT PSB ACADEMY

    Once known as Singapore’s Productivity and Standards Board, PSB Academy is known today as “The Future Academy”, with an approach to education that focuses on what really matters: performance in the New Economy. In 2019, the Academy was conferred “Best Educational Institute - Singapore” by APAC Insider and earned 2 consecutive SBR National Business Awards in 2017/18 in the Education category for outstanding work in the region.

    Promotion Terms and Conditions

    General Terms and Conditions 

    • The Open House promotions are valid only for applications (together with application fee) received from 16 to 23 Jan 2021.
    • Course Fee Rebates: The rebates are not transferrable or exchangeable for cash and will be split across each instalment unless otherwise stated. The rebates will not be eligible, should a student withdraw or defer an intake.
    • Lucky Draw: Five applicants will be randomly selected to win a 13-inch MacBook Pro (Apple M1 Chip with 8-Core CPU and 8-Core GPU 512 GB Storage). Winners must pay the first course fee instalment to redeem their prizes. In the event the course fee is not paid, another winner will be selected.
    • International students: The rebates are eligible for International Students who require a Student's Pass, and who meet the English Requirements for the stated courses.
    • Promotions are non-stackable i.e. if students are eligible for more than one promotion, they will need to choose one (usually the higher value).
    • General promotion policy applies: https://www.psb-academy.edu.sg/prospective-students/promotions.

    IGCSE

    Certificate & Diploma

    • Eligible certificate courses: 
      • School of Business and Management: All certificate courses except short professional courses and Edinburgh Napier University’s bridging courses
      • School of Engineering and Technology and School of Life and Physical Sciences: All certificate courses except short professional courses
    • Eligible diploma courses: All courses except postgraduate diplomas

    Bachelor's Degree

    • Students who are required to complete the Bachelor of Arts Business Management (Top-up) bridging modules may utilise the rebate in the next available degree intake.

    Master's Degree

    *Rebate will be deducted from the final instalment of the course fees.