Aventis Graduate School

Graduate Diploma in Human Capital Development

Awarded by Aventis Graduate School

Overview

The Graduate Diploma in Human Capital Development is designed to equip Human Resource and industry practitioners seeking to understand more about the “People-side of business strategy.” Accredited by IHRP (Singapore), this programme aims to equip you with the knowledge to deliver win-win HR strategy and business solutions that benefit both the organization and its employees. This is a practical-oriented program that focuses on delivering business solutions to improve organizational fit, employee engagement, and long-term business success.

Designed for experienced human capital practitioners and managers in other business functions, this programme is for passionate professionals seeking to

  • Prepare you for the changes impacting human capital development  
  • Anchored in HR and linked to strategy
  • Leading, managing, and developing people through change

Career Opportunities

Expand the Network with Aspiring Individuals like You

Class Profile 2022 - Human Resources
30 to 48 Years Old (Average)
10 to 20 Years Of Working Experience
Students from 10 Different Industries
69% Female : 31% Male
27% Senior Management
33% Middle Management
40% Professionals and Executives

Who Should Attend?

High-performing functional executive and are ready to move forward in your career

Mid-Management and professionals seeking to reinforce their capability to lead in today’s high-pressure and volatile business environment

Individuals who aspire to or have recently been promoted with management responsibilities

Why Choose Aventis ?

Gain access to an outstanding education built on Aventis’ 15 years of exceptional global reputation in graduate education. Earn a qualification from a graduate school that you can trust and respect.

Aventis is one of only 4 Business Schools in Singapore that is a member of the Executive MBA Council, the World’s Leading Body that champions advancement in MBA. Other members include the National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore Management University (SMU), and Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

Aventis is one of only 8 Business Schools in Singapore that is part of the AACSB International Business Education Alliance. Other members include the Singapore University of Social Science (SUSS), the National University of Singapore (NUS), and Singapore Management University (SMU)

About IHRP (Singapore)

The Institute for Human Resource Professionals (IHRP) is the Human Resource (HR) professional body, set up by the tripartite partners: the Ministry of Manpower (MOM), the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC), and the Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF) to professionalise and strengthen HR practice in Singapore. IHRP is the only HR professional body in Singapore authorised to implement the IHRP Certification, which is the national HR certification framework.

Programme Structure

This programme comprises of 4 modules, which will help you gain cutting-edge Human Capital Development and Leadership skills using current industry best practices as case studies and benchmarks. This is a 100% coursework-based programme.

Start Date

July, Sept, Nov

Duration

6 Months Part Time

Time

09:00am - 05:00pm

Programme Delivery

The classes would be held at 4 weekend blocks of 2 full day classes.

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9am to 5pm9am to 5pm9am to 5pm9am to 5pm

What Will You Learn?

Organizational Behaviour

Examines issues surrounding how individuals and groups are organized, how they work, and how they behave within the modern workplace.

Effective Performance Management And Appraisal

Equip you with effective performance appraisal techniques that will enable you to more efficiently monitor and improve your organisational performance.

Talent Management And Career Management

Provide you with a step-by-step guide towards talent and career management through a systematic planning framework.

Human Capital Development And Leadership

Provide a deeper understanding of leadership theory; reconciling that with practical application in the ‘real world’; and finally, encourage the development of personal skills in this area.

Expert Faculty

Meet the expert faculty guiding your success.

Dr Christopher Fong

Doctor of Professional Studies - The University of Southern Queensland, Australia

  • Lead Clinical Consultant
  • A prolific faculty member that brings leadership from the concert hall to the boardroom
  • 20 years of in the HR & Psychology field including 12 years of teaching experience
  • Masters Degree in Counseling, The University of Southern Queensland, Australia

Dr. Makarand (Mak) Tare

PhD Human Resources - Swinburne University

  • PhD qualified in Human Resources from Swinburne University
  • C-Suite HR Executive with more than 30 years of working experience in various industries (Pharma, FMCG, Manufacturing, Advertising, Service industry) in an international setting 
  • Maximized Human Capital, comprising 3000+ headcount, 16 offices in 12 countries to build agility and business growth at his current company

Mr Frankie Yee

Master of Business Administration - University of Birmingham

  • An experienced faculty with 15 years of lecturing experience
  • Conducted various corporate training courses and public talk forums
  • Has been in the education and consultancy industry for more than 5 years

Admission Criteria

Participants are expected to contribute to the class learning experiences in a cohort and peer learning environment. You will be assessed based on experience, aptitude, potential, and managerial skills.

At least 21 years old with a Degree in any discipline

OR

Mature Candidates (at least 30 years old) with minimum 8 years of working experience

Awards

Upon completion of the programme, you will be awarded a Graduate Diploma in Human Capital Development) by Aventis Graduate School, which is registered with Skillsfuture Singapore

Academic Journey

Upon completion, students will be eligible to apply for our suite of Executive MBA and Specialized Masters in Business, Human Resources Management, Marketing and Finance from our partner universities, which can be completed within 9 to 12 months (Part-time).

Fees

Our Graduate Diploma is one of the most affordable in Singapore. Download our brochure for more information about our grants available.

Success Stories

"Truly, I have gained tremendous insights in further developing my knowledge and learning experience from the inspiring and engaging session. It was important for me to make the right choice in selection; an institution with a friendly, helpful, and professional support staff makes the learning more refreshing and encouraging."
Ms. Jane KF
Chief Steward SQ
“Your learning will also take place in the company of experienced working professionals, just like yourself, who can provide a unique vantage point on the subject at hand. Whether you are seeking to expand your knowledge, to further develop your qualifications or to widen your network, you will find that Aventis offers you an opportunity to do so like no other.”
Mr. Cheo Hu Gang
Manager, Rotra Chemicals

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Graduate School?

A graduate school is a school that awards advanced academic degrees with the general requirement that learners must have earned a previous undergraduate or a mature candidate with more than 8 years working experience. Graduate school focus on professional development as compared to traditional school which focus on academic theories and research.

Is Aventis a recognized institute?

Aventis Graduate School is registered with the Committee for Private Education under Skillsfuture Singapore and complies with the Private Education Act. Aventis is also a member of AACSB Business Alliance Group and EMBA Council.

How is Graduate school different from other education?

Compared to other studies, graduate school is a more concentrated course of study with greater expectations for the quality and quantity of your work. Graduate programs also entail a more focused studies in a specific discipline with emphasis on practical experience and case studies.

What is a Graduate Diploma?

A Graduate diploma is an advanced diploma that is usually taken after a bachelor degree. A graduate diploma is typically shorter in duration than a master degree course and should be viewed as an additional specialisation that improves a person’s overall employability. For a graduate diploma qualification to be offered in Singapore, the awarding body must be registered with Skillsfuture Singapore and the Committee for Private Education

What is a Postgraduate Diploma?

Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF)

A postgraduate diploma is considered as a Level 7 academic qualification under the RQF (UK).  Postgraduate qualification are commonly awarded in UK, Canada, India, Australia and New Zealand. Similar to Graduate Diploma, Postgraduate diploma is typically done after a bachelor’s degree course. In some countries, the terms graduate diploma and postgraduate diploma are interchangeable, whereas in others, the postgraduate diploma is a higher qualification.

If I am a self-sponsored candidate, do you have financial plans to help me pay for my education?

Once you’ve decided on a course that you’re interested in, and that you can qualify for based on the entry requirements, we can arrange installment plans or loans through our banking partners to ensure that your dreams and career are never out of reach.

How long will it take to complete my studies?

Course duration depends on your selected area of specialization, typically you can complete your graduate diploma in 6 months and masters in 12 months part-time. please speak with one of our consultants for more detailed information.

Is the Masters Degree Awarded the Same as On Campus?

The Masters degree awarded to you is exactly the same as awarded on campus in UK or USA. You are invited to join the graduation in Singapore or on campus.

Do you offer online programmes?

Yes, to cater to the growing demand of graduate education across the world, most of our courses are delivered via ZOOM Live Stream where you can study anytime anywhere. All classes are also recorded for easy revision.

What is a typical class profile?

A typical cohort comprised of Singaporean, Permanent Residents and foreign expatriates working in Singapore. There is also a growing number of professionals that are not located in Singapore embarking on our graduate programmes due to its flexible online delivery model.

Are scholarships or study loans available?

Study grants are available for a limited number of students from not-for-profit organizations and government agencies. For more information on study loans that are available, please contact our admission officers to learn more.

What are the available instalment payment schemes?

At Aventis, we offer flexible and affordable instalment payment scheme for our postgraduate and graduate diploma programmes. You are eligible to pay your fees over 12 months interest free instalments (DBS credit card) or over 3 instalments with ATOME.

Do I need a Bachelor Degree to be admitted?

Whilst a bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional qualification is recommended, candidates above 30 years old with extensive working experience may be consider on a case-to-case basis. Please contact our programme advisors for more information.

Are there any other hidden fees besides the course fees?

The course fee cover Tuition, Academic services, Required readings and teaching materials, E-learning resources, Web-based information services. There is a one-time application fees of S$200 plus GST. All fees are clearly stated and there will not be any additional hidden fees.

Can I Deferred my Studies? Will I Be Penalized?

All our programmes are designed for working professionals. Learners who are unable to commit to the course requirement are advised to defer their studies to a later date. There is no academic penalty imposed on deferment. Please check with the respective programme advisor on the deferment cut-off date of the respective programmes.

Is Attendance Compulsory?

No, there is no minimum attendance requirement. Whilst there is no minimum attendance required for our programmes, students are recommended to attend 75% and above of all classes. Students who are unable to attend classes are strongly advised to watch all recordings before attempting any assessment or coursework.

Can I refer my friends or Colleagues?

Yes, graduate education are dynamic learning experience where you learn from your peers through discussion, reflection and case studies. As a gesture of goodwill, we will extend a referral fee of $400 (Masters Degree) or $200 (Graduate Diploma) for each successful referral. Terms and conditions apply.

Can I Graduate Overseas instead of Singapore?

The Masters degree conferred to you is exactly the same as awarded on campus. You are given a choice to graduate in Singapore or on campus in London or in United states.

How do I get started?

Please click on the Request Information Link below and speak with our programme advisor to get started.

What's Next?

Take the next step towards your academic success. Download our course brochure, Apply Now or Speak to your dedicated programme advisor Ms Wong Lingling @ 8358 8088 to learn more!

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