Introduction

In today’s fast-paced work environment, the role of HR in promoting employee health, well-being, and fostering a positive workplace culture is more crucial than ever. This workshop is designed to equip HR professionals with the knowledge and skills to develop and implement effective strategies that enhance employee well-being, drive productivity, and create a thriving organizational culture.

Course Details: 

Objectives

• To understand the importance of a supportive workplace culture.

• To learn practical strategies for raising awareness and educating employees on health and well-being.

• To implement effective mental health support programs.

• To develop techniques for stress management and work-life balance.

• To measure the impact of health and well-being programs.

Outline

1. Introduction to Employee Health and Well-being

• Importance of HR in fostering a healthy workplace.

• Link between employee well-being and organizational performance.

 

2. Developing a Supportive Workplace Culture

• Elements of a supportive culture.

• Strategies for promoting open communication and reducing mental health stigma.

 

3. Raising Awareness and Educating Employees

• Organizing awareness campaigns and workshops.

• Training sessions for mental health and well-being.

 

4. Implementing Mental Health Support Programs

• Overview and benefits of Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs).

• Integrating mental health services into health benefits.

 

5. Stress Management and Work-Life Balance

• Identifying workplace stressors.

• Promoting work-life balance through flexible work arrangements and wellness programs.

 

6. Practical Steps to Foster Employee Health and Well-being

• Prioritizing employee health and well-being.

• Developing non-judgmental and supportive environments.

 

7. Practical Steps to Foster Employee Health and Well-being

• Key performance indicators for health programs.

• Data collection and continuous improvement techniques.

 

8. Action Planning and Implementation Roadmap

• Developing personalized action plans.

• Setting SMART goals and identifying key milestones.

 

Methodology

• Presentation

• Group Discussion

• Case Studies

• Role Plays

• Activities

 

Who should attend

• HR professionals, Managers and Team Leaders, Organizational Development Specialists and anyone involved in employee health and well-being initiatives.

 

Benefits of Attending This Course

• Gain comprehensive insights into the role of HR in promoting employee health and well-being.

• Learn practical strategies and techniques to implement effective health and well-being programs.

• Enhance your ability to create a supportive and thriving workplace culture.

• Develop skills to measure and continuously improve health and well-being initiatives.

• Network with other HR professionals and share best practices.

Trainer

Michael Giam is an international business professional with decades of senior management experience working in highly complex and cross-cultural business environments. Michael’s international breadth of experience spans both in public institutions and private corporations focusing mainly on business fundamentals and human capital to establish clear and achievable strategic business goals.

From a Senior HR Business Partner to Senior Vice President, Michael has worked for several MNCs including CWT Distribution Limited (Singapore), International Data Corporation (USA), the Millennium & Copthorne International Hotels Group (Singapore), Marriott International (in China) and Melco China Resorts (Holding) Limited (Macau). In his tenure at CWT, Michael was appointed by the CEO as the Management Representative to lead in corporate culture development and change. He has developed, implemented and coached several action programs that were necessary in the development of a learning culture within the organization and beyond. In 2003, Michael was selected by the industry to become one of the Executive Committee Members representing the Singapore hospitality industry to provide value-added initiatives and plans to the local government in enhancing the skills and value of the local workforce. He is active in helping the community, especially those unemployed and in poverty to reskill them and bring them back to the workforce.

In recent years Michael worked in China for Marriott to open new properties and some of its flagship hotels. Michael also worked for the Society of Petroleum Engineers in Malaysia as their Asia Pacific Director of Operations responsible for organizing and managing industry-related MICE activities. In his tenure, he has also developed good relationship with key stakeholders and decision makers in many national oil companies and international oil and gas corporations. Michael also worked as an independent consultant handling several pre-opening and restructuring projects. This include assisting the GM in opening the first Wyndham flagship hotel in Singapore; worked as an interim General Manager to open an exclusive club for arts & culture professionals in Guangzhou; developed and implement a comprehensive strategic Customer Service Excellence Program for United Overseas Bank in China as well as providing professional HR service & consultation to the new rebranded Hotel Jen in Singapore.

Michael has always been interested to develop the next generation of talents and leaders. Since 1995, Michael has served as an adjunct faculty for several local and foreign universities as well as some adult learning institutions on topics including Human Resource Management, Coaching & Counselling, Business Contract & Maritime Law, Organizational Behavior, Customer Service Training and many others.

Michael received his MBA from an Australian University and holds an Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (Facilitated Learning). He is a registered Practicing Management Consultant (PMC), a recognized SkillsFuture Mentor for SMEs in Singapore and also a Certified Senior Professional with IHRP Singapore.

Administrative Details:

Scheduled Dates

• 8 October 2024  (Face-to-Face)  (1st Run)

Duration / Venue

• One day

• 9 am to 5:30 pm

• Hotel seminar room

Certification

A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded at the end of the course.

 

Cost

• S$ 675.80 w/GST (S$620.00) for Community/Corporate

• S$ 708.50 w/GST (S$650.00) for Non-Subscribers

Funding

Grants/Subsidies/SkillsFuture Credit are not applicable.

Refreshment

• Coffee & tea with snacks during the morning and afternoon breaks

• Lunch will be provided

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