The Specialist Diploma in Leadership and People Management will give you the opportunity to learn about Service Dominant Logic concepts and how modern service eco-systems operate. You will appreciate the global transformation of services with the advent of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. With this program, you will gain knowledge and abilities to strategise and develop service operations in your organisation, innovate new services for a better customer experience, lead the organisation with a clear service vision, optimise manpower for service excellence, and engage in social media marketing. It is a comprehensive program that will equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to become a successful leader in service management.

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The Specialist Diploma in Leadership and People Management is designed to equip learners with knowledge and abilities to strategise and develop service operations in their organisations. The course covers various concepts in Service Dominant Logic and modern service eco-systems, enabling learners to appreciate the global transformation of services with the advent of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. This will enable learners to innovate new services for a better customer experience, lead the organization with a clear service vision, optimize manpower for service excellence, and engage in social media marketing.

The course is designed to impart practical skills that are immediately applicable in the workplace. Upon completion of the programme, learners will have the capability to evaluate and improve service processes and systems in their organisations. They will be able to design and develop new services, enhance customer experience, manage service quality, and improve service recovery processes. The course will also equip learners with the ability to optimise human resources and manage change to achieve service excellence.

This course consists of 10 modules, covering various aspects of service management and leadership. The modules are designed to enable learners to acquire the skills and knowledge required to become effective leaders in their organisations. Upon completion of the programme, we will facilitate the process of applying for the relevant certification for you based on your eligibility. The course is an excellent choice for individuals who aspire to be leaders in the service industry and wish to excel in the rapidly evolving global market.

Module 1: Lead with a Service Vision

This course focuses on the knowledge and skills in leading a service team to deliver service excellence. It involves techniques to promote a customer-centric environment, ways to influence service team towards goals, and methods to monitor team performance for continual improvements

Module 2 : Develop Service Operations

This course is relevant to all occupational roles in all industries, such as retail, fast moving consumer goods and hospitality industries. The knowledge and techniques will be useful for managers who are responsible for managing day-to-day operations. Training needs include developing a service operations plan, evaluating the service operations plan against key performance indicators and implementing corrective actions to improve performance.

Module 3 : Optimise Workforce for Service Excellence

This module addresses the skills and knowledge required to ensure that people management/human capital strategies are aligned to the needs of the business. It covers people management/human capital participation in the development of organisational strategy, as well as managing broader consultative processes within the organisation. It is also designed to equip HR professionals with the skill sets and a structured approach to engage with business leaders on matters related to business priorities and translating that into HR focus areas and practices. The skills, knowledge and competencies learnt from this workshop, if well applied, will position learners as a strategic partner who can help drive business success by effectively translating business priorities into HR strategies. By attending this module, students can improve their ability to understand the business planning process.

Module 4 : Manage Partnership For Service Excellence

The “Manage Partnerships for Service Excellence” module addresses the knowledge and application skills required to establish and maintain relationships to enhance service excellence. It involves assessing the effectiveness of service partnerships, and implementing continual improvements to strengthen relationships with service partners.

Module 5 : Develop Service Recovery Framework

This module seeks to provide you with the knowledge and application skills to develop a service recovery framework. It involves analysing service challenges to ascertain service delivery gaps, developing a service recovery framework. Cascading the service recovery procedures to staff and evaluating the impact of the strategies

Module 6 : Manage Service Brand

The “Manage the Service Brand” module addresses knowledge and application skills in implementing the organisation’s service brand. It involves monitoring service branding guidelines and taking corrective actions to ensure alignment with the organisation’s service strategy

Module 5 : Analyse Service Quality for Customer Satisfaction

The “Analyse Service Quality and Customer Satisfaction” module covers knowledge and application skills in analysing customer data to establish and improve the level of service quality and customer satisfaction in the organization. This involves analysing service quality and customer satisfaction results, communicating findings and implementing improvement plans to close gaps

Module 8 : Foster Service Innovation

This module covers knowledge and application skills in promoting the service innovation culture in the organisation. It involves leading a team to generate service innovation ideas, facilitating its implementation and evaluating the success of implemented service innovation ideas.

Module 9 : Develop New Products and Services

The module covers the knowledge and application skills to develop new product or services to address customer needs and expectations. It covers the planning, development and implementation process of the newly developed product or service offering. This module also explores the roles and responsibility of the New Product Manager and the involvement of the Marketing Department in the launch of a product.

Module 10 : Drive Service Quality And Customer Satisfaction

The “DRIVE Service Quality and Customer Satisfaction” module covers knowledge and application skills in assessment of service quality and customer satisfaction levels within an organisation. This involves identification of relevant benchmark criteria and key performance indicators to monitor and manage customer information for service excellence.

Local Students:

  • 3 GCE'O' Level Passes including English OR Higher Nitec in relevant industry or Equivalent; or
  • Minimum 5 years of work experience and at least 2 years at management level; or
  • Candidates with other qualifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

International Students:

  • At least 12 years of formal education; or
  • Completion of less than Year 12 will be considered if it is an official completion of High School in the country of origin; or
  • IB Diploma; or
  • Pre-university qualification; or
  • Other Private or foreign qualifications will be assessed on a case by case basis.

Each level may be assessed by any combination of written assessment, projects and oral interviews.

The mode of delivery will be a combination of lectures, workshops, group discussions, individual activities, experiential learning with a 1:20 teacher and student ratio.

Full Course Fee*


*All prices are inclusive of 8% GST. GST are based on full course fees, before SSG funding.

**Current prevailing SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) funding applies to Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents. Please refer to SSG Training Grants Incentives website for the latest information.

1. Singaporeans and Permanent Residents have to meet the following conditions to be eligible for SSG fund, failing which the participant will be liable to pay the full course fees to Training Vision Institute.

a) Met minimum 75% in attendance and in E-learning hours

b) Qualify as Competent in all WSQ Assessments

c) Met other SSG eligibility criteria

2. Singapore Citizens can use their SkillsFuture Credit (SFC) to offset the course fee after subsidies.

3. Participant with Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA) can apply to use the PSEA fund for the course fee.

4. Fee Protection Scheme (FPS) are not included. A non-refundable application fee of $54 for local students and $216 for international students will apply.

5. SkillsFuture Singapore course funding level has been revised from 1st January 2022. For complete information please visit SSG website or download the information here. Please speak to our Course Consultants to confirm your course fees.

Questions? Check the frequently asked questions below.

Our course consultant will advise you if you need to bring along a laptop. You also have the option to loan a laptop from us for the duration of the course. You may also want to bring along a jacket in case the room gets cold.

For online classes, do ensure you have a functional laptop and have Zoom installed prior to class.

You are required to have basic computer navigational skills such as opening and closing, dragging and dropping, copying and pasting of files.

In partnership with Fish4Talents, Training Vision Institute's subsidiary for career coaching and talent solutions provider, we will provide learners exclusive career coaching upon completion of modules.

Yes, we have funding available for self-sponsored (individuals) - up to 50% or 70% funding, and company-sponsored (SME or Non-SME). For more information, you may visit here.


You can sign up for this course through this link. Once you have registered for the course, our course consultant will follow up with you via email regarding your course registration.

Once you have registered for the course, you will receive a detailed step-by-step user guide on how to claim your SkillsFuture Credit. Our course consultant will be able to assist you if you require any help along the way.

If you are still unsure whether this course is suitable for you, please leave your contact details here. A course consultant will get in touch with you to recommend the appropriate course(s) based on your learning objectives.


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