WSQ Leading the Manufacturing Sustainability

This programme aims to help managers to gain extensive skills and knowledge on the holistic planning, implementation, and improvement of end-to-end Sustainable manufacturing activities, in the midst of the increasing importance of sustainable manufacturing and a Zero Waste Nation, as well as triple-bottom-line thinking

At the end of the training programme, At the end of the 2-day programme, participants will be able to gain the following knowledge:

1. Outline Principles of sustainability management

2. Understand Framework, Practices, Tools and Techniques of Sustainability Management

3. Recognize the environmental sustainability legislation, regulations and codes of practice applicable to the organisation

4. Understand the sustainability standard such as ISO:50001 and Workplace safety and health (WSH) regulations and skills

5. Develop the organisation sustainability strategies as an integral part of business planning

6. Research relevant aspects of sustainability applicable to the organisation

7. Analyse the organisation business and market contexts with regard to sustainability practices

8. Establish an integrated approach to organisational sustainability, encompassing environmental, economic and social aspects

9. Draft recommendations for the organisation sustainability policy options, based on likely effectiveness, time frames and cost

10. Direct the development of promotion policies to encourage the adoption of workplace sustainability in the organisation

Who should attend?
Manufacturing Manager/Section Manager
Plant Manager

  1. Principles of Sustainability
  2. Sustainability Framework, Practices, Tools and Techniques
  3. Sustainability legislation, regulations and codes of practice
  4. Sustainability standard such as ISO:50001, and Workplace safety and health (WSH) regulations
  5. Organization sustainability strategies.
  6. Recommendations for Organizational sustainability
  7. Presentation of a Mini-Group Project
  8. Follow-up on Putting in place Initiative plan, Communication Plan on own company’s context after the course. – apply learning to the company context

Diploma and above , or

Acquired with at least 2 years of working experience in plant operation field

1. All notice of transfer/withdrawal / deferment must be given in writing and submitted at least 2 weeks prior to course commencement.


2. An administrative fee of $60 (GST inclusive) will be imposed if notice is received less than 2 weeks.


3. If notice of withdrawal is received:
- At least 1 week before commencement of the course, a 20% of the full course fee will be charged. For government-funded course, a 20% of full course fee before funding will be charged.
- Less than 1 week before commencement of the course, a 30% of the full course fee will be charged. For government-funded course, a 30% of full course fee before funding will be charged.
- No show on the scheduled date, a full course fee will be levied. For government-funded course, a full course fee before funding will be charged.


4. For all government-funded programmes (WSQ & Non-WSQ), funding is only applicable to:
- Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents.
- Participants who have achieved at least 75% attendance and passed all required assessments.
- Full course fee will be charged to participants who fail to meet the above-mentioned criteria.


5. Certificates or Statement of Attainment or Certificate of Attendance will only be issued to participants who have achieved 75% attendance and undergo assessment (if applicable).


6.When a course is cancelled, fails to commence or fails to complete under unforeseen circumstances, participant is allowed to defer the intake at no cost or withdraw from the course; under such situation, a full refund of the advance payment will be given.


7. Notice of change in participant’s name must be given in writing, no less than 5 days prior to course commencement.


8. SMF reserves the right to change the venue, cancel or postpone the event without prior notice and full refund will be given under such circumstances. Such modifications shall become effective immediately upon the posting thereof. Please approach your account manager for more queries.

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