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21 Jun

As Supply Chain Patterns Evolve, ASEAN is More Relevant than Ever

"As a key driver of global economic growth, one of the key trends of recent years in ASEAN is the diversification of supply chains. As companies looked to find new manufacturing hubs, ASEAN emerged as an excellent alternative given its diverse yet complementary markets. In particular, markets from Indonesia to Malaysia and Vietnam are benefitting from the global supply chain shift. For example, foreign direct investment in Malaysia and Indonesia reached record highs in 2021 and the first quarter of 2022 respectively.

ASEAN is also a key hub from which to trade with the rest of the world at a time when trade is becoming increasingly regionalized. While historically trade has been driven by multilateral agreements arranged by global agencies, more and more countries are choosing to negotiate trade agreements at a bilateral or regional level. Indeed, ASEAN is a destination of choice for corporates from China, Europe, the United Kingdom and the US who want to access global trade corridors. Foreign direct investment flows from the US into ASEAN reached a 10-year high of $35 billion in 2020.

For businesses looking to invest and expand in ASEAN, having local, reliable partners who can help navigate the nuances of the different economies is vital."

Excerpt from "As supply chain patterns evolve, Asean is more relevant than ever" - The Jarkata Post

For Singapore, ranked by the World Bank as Asia’s top logistics hub for 10 years in a row, it offers world-class connectivity to the region and beyond. The unprecedented boom in regional cross-border trade and consumption strengthens Singapore’s relevance as a secure, highly efficient logistics and supply chain management hub. And in order to complement the strengths of Singapore, the workforce needs to have the right compentencies to support the industry.

SCCIOB now offers the WSQ Diploma in Logistics (Sales and Customer Service) that emphasises on the manager’s ability and discipline to build new and maintain good customer relationships to achieve revenue generation; review sales performance to revise business activities and develop marketing strategies to enhance business growth and competitiveness.

Leaners will be able to manage and meet customers’ expectations to customise logistics sales and marketing solutions as an integral part of customer retention strategies will ensuring proper allocation of resources to deliver logistics services as per customers’ wants and requirements. More importantly, leaners will be able to develop business plans for growth in sales and to mitigate financial risk.

With programme modules that delve into key concerns to support Sales and Customer Service in the Logistics Management industry, the WSQ Diploma in Logistics (Sales and Customer Service) is the best way to support your personal growth and your organisation.

To find out more and to find a training schedule that meets your needs, call us at +65 63341080 or drop us an email at enquiry@scciob.edu.sg

09 Nov

[SCCIOB] Changes to GST from 2023

Come 1 Jan 2023, the GST rate will increase from 7% to 8%. All GST-registered businesses that sell or purchase goods or services that are subject to the standard rate of GST will be affected by the GST rate change, including SCCIOB.

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29 Aug

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Tap into lifelong learning to create sustainable and transformative change as a leader in your workplace today

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30 May

Why You Need Design Thinking as Part of Your Business Planning

The most successful companies like AirBnB, Nike, Pepsi, Google, & Apple have all embraced design thinking. These companies use design thinking to rekindle creativity, narrow down focus areas & communicate goals with clarity.

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31 Mar

The Growth of Wealth Management and the Need for Business Mandarin in a Post-Covid Economy

With an increasing number of affluent Chinese looking to move their money to Singapore, either through the setup of family offices or other options, it's important that wealth management professionals are able to communicate and work effectively with their clients.

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21 Mar

SFEC: What is it and how does it work for you?

The SkillsFuture Enterprise Credit (SFEC) encourages employers to invest in enterprise transformation and capabilities of their employees.

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27 Jan

Lunar New Year 2021 Operating Hours

Our operating hours during the Lunar New Year 2022

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22 Nov

Diploma Graduates and Book Prize Award Recipients 2021

Congratulations to SCCIOB's Diploma Graduates and Book Prize Award Recipients for 2021!

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16 Nov

What are Your Resolutions for 2022?

A new year is coming up, are you prepared to face the new challenges in 2022?

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09 Sep

Do You Have Enough Digital Skills for Today's Markets?

According to a survey report, Singapore’s economy would need another 1.2 million digitally skilled workers by 2025, representing a 55 per cent jump from the present 2.2 million in the workforce

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05 Jul

The Future of Retail Marketing in the New Normal

The retail sector has been one of the worst affected by COVID-19 restrictions. But as the pandemic progressed, buyers flocked online to buy everything from food to fitness equipment, leading to a surge in e-commerce. 

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23 Mar

Why Business Mandarin is Critical in the Banking Industry

If you’re a finance professional in Singapore and you speak business-level Mandarin, you are now more sought after than ever. But not enough Singaporeans know Mandarin well enough to land a job that requires regular communication with Chinese clients and colleagues

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15 Mar

Why is Translation and Interpretation important in a Global Market?

To succeed globally, businesses must communicate with international audiences as flawlessly as a local company would. Making your content resonate in a market's native language may involve intepretation services, translation and localization - or both, especially in a Chinese context.

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01 Mar

Expand your Marketability through the Chinese Consumer Market

Leverage on over one billion potential customers by developing your business and promotion strategy through honing your business acumen towards Chinese customers

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02 Feb

Lunar New Year 2021 Operating Hours

Our operating hours during the Lunar New Year 

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01 Feb

China's Growth Continues in 2021, what about you?

This is the best time to take stock of your ability to tackle the Chinese market through your command of Business Mandarin.

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11 Jan

Getting on the Digital Platform - The New Frontier for Everyone

The landscape for many industries, especially those that depend on the B2C (Business to Consumer) model, has changed, are you ready to go digital?

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04 Dec

Diploma Graduates and Book Prize Award Recipients 2020

Congratulations to SCCIOB's Diploma Graduates and Book Prize Award Recipients for 2020!

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23 Nov

Enrich your Knowledge Base in Retail E-Commerce

Gain the managerial and supervisory skilles to optimise e-commerce operations & skills in a retail setting!

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02 Nov

Learning to Learn - Everyone should have the courage to re-gear to stay on track

Learners need to have the right mindset and the eagerness to overcome the challenges of learning new content in order to ensure job security in the face of the pandemic and other economic challenges.
 

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31 Oct

The global jobs crisis and why we should think longer term

As the job landscape changes, takes more than just one area of support to ensure that the economy continues to grow and support Singaporeans.

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20 Oct

Manage Venues Effectively with the Diploma in Tourism!

As a venue manager, you are the first point of contact for your venue when it comes to queries and questions. It goes without saying, you must know everything there is to know about the venue, from the endless possibilities of seating arrangements to the food options to the various health and safety protocols.

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23 Sep

Staying Relevant during the COVID-19 Phase 1 Period

SCCCI and SCCIOB organised two programmes for SCCCI members to keep themselves updated during the Phase 1 Circuit Breaker period.

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07 Apr

SCCIOB Preps for Circuit Breaker Phase 1

We are prepared to ensure your training is not disrupted during this period.

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01 Jan

Singapore Chinese Chamber Institute of Business Annual Report 2019

Leveraging its strengths to grow beyond the core business, focusing on technological innovation and digitalisation, improving courses and preparing for possible disruptive changes, so as to remain a leading training provider in Singapore.

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01 Jan

Singapore Chinese Chamber Institute of Business Annual Report 2018

SCCIOB continues to leverage its strengths, envisioning new ways to grow within and beyond its core business so as to remain steadfast as an industry leader among training providers in Singapore.

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