NUS-SEED Institute: Advanced Certificate in Centre Leadership and Management

Overview

In partnership with National University of Singapore - School of Continuing and Lifelong Education (NUS SCALE).

     

     

COURSE OBJECTIVES

In an era where volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity (VUCA) are the norm, how do leaders in the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) sector ensure that they have the right knowledge and skills to navigate and lead their centres towards success and profitability?

   

This certificate programme aims to enable ECCE leaders to:

  • Recognise the key trends and influences of digitalisation, design the desired future-proof learning environment based on a value-centred approach, and lead the change for creating quality learning environments
  • Build a culture of continuous learning and professional growth and development of staff through:

 · Set up data-driven strategic plans, initiatives, systems and processes 

 · Manage, review and evaluate systems and processes with a view towards enhancements  

 · Manage projects and planning resources to meet new business requirements 

 · Build the capacity of colleagues and centre through effective human resource management (HRM) and development, and lead team leaders in the development of business unit strategies, operational plans and corporate governance management to meet changes in the new learning environment  

 · Coach staff for performance, communicate and engage stakeholders more effectively   

     

At the end of the programme, participants will be able to:

  • Recognise and keep themselves abreast of current trends and digital influences
  • Visualise and design their desired context-appropriate learning environment, based on a value-centric approach
  • Build a culture of continuous learning and staff's professional growth and development
  • Drive their centre’s initiatives, systems and processes and look into coherence of plans
  • Lead team leaders to develop business strategies and governance management, manage and review systems and processes
  • Manage project and resource planning that supports sustainability of the centre
  • Build the capacity of colleagues through effective human resource management and development
  • Lead the change needed to future-proof the learning environment
  • Lead effective workplace communication and engagement with stakeholders to build positive relationships
  • Develop their skills and gain confidence

     

MODULE LIST

Module 1: Design Future-ready Quality Learning Centre (2 days)

Module 2: Establish Sustainable Centre Management (5 days)

Module 3: Develop Leadership (3 days)

Module 4: Capstone Project and Assessment (14 hours spread over 1 month)

        

AWARD OF PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE

Upon successful completion of all the four modules in the programme, participants will be awarded the NUS-SEED Institute Advanced Certificate in Centre Leadership and Management.

     

      

     

Programme Fee

For full breakdown of the fees, please refer to the module details. The nett programme fee (after subsidy) is as below:

     

International StudentsSingapore CitizenSingapore CitizenSingapore PRsEnhanced Training Support for SMEs
39 years old or younger40 years or older eligible for MCES
Module 1 $2,033.00 $609.90 $229.90 $609.90 $229.90
Module 2 $5,082.50 $1,524.75 $574.75 $1,524.75 $574.75
Module 3 $3,049.50 $914.85 $344.85 $914.85 $344.85
Capstone $2,033.00 $609.90 $229.90 $609.90 $229.90
Total Fees $12,198.00 $3,659.40 $1,379.40 $3,659.40 $1,379.40

Schedule

keyboard_arrow_upFeb 2021

Classes will be conducted online on Saturdays. 

Entry Requirement - Who should join?

  • Lead Teachers
  • Senior Lead Teachers
  • Centre Leaders
  • Senior Centre Leaders
  • Curriculum Quality Managers
  • Childcare Centre Entrepreneurs

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