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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. With the disruptions caused by the pandemic in 2020, more businesses are learning that they have to adapt to an ever-growing shift in their customers' habits, such as using more online search tools to gain information on products or services that they require.

Here are some megatrends to take note of in 2021:

Trend 1: Digital Transformation Is Priority Number One 
2020 saw a massive shift in demand from stores to online channels, and engagement from in-person to digital-first or digital-only. Supply chains have had to scramble in response, both to cope with major disruptions in supply and to cope with how to reposition inventory to better meet this shift in demand.

Trend 2: No More Excuses When It Comes to Omnichannel
Omnichannel – the creation of seamless experiences as consumers cross channels and touchpoints – will continue to be a high priority in 2021. Greater visibility into inventory levels, more flexible purchase and collection options, and highly blended digital/physical purchase journeys are the new expectations.

Trend 3: Sustainable Brands Win Consumer Loyalty
During lockdown, the world saw the direct impact that reduced human activity had on the planet – a realisation that will encourage even more individuals to practice mindful consumerism. 

Trend 4: Retailers Seek Greater Diversification
It’s not enough to sell products; retailers also need to deliver services that become more essential to consumers – services that either enable the products consumers buy or enable the lifestyle that the products promise.

(From "5 Retail Megatrends Poised for Relevancy in 2021" on the Global Banking & Finance Review, 5th Jan 2021)

Thus digital skills have become more important for those in the relevant industries to pick up in order to stay at the top of their game. SCCIOB offers the following programmes that can help you pick up and refine your digital skillset in order to stay competitive and be at the top of the curve.

For those looking to further understand Industry 4.0 concepts and how to leverage them in application to your industry or company, we offer the following programmes:

If you're new to the concepts of digitalisation and adopting digital innovation in your life, the SkillsFuture for Digital Workplace (Executive) programme is the right platform to jumpstart your learning journey!

With up to 90% in funding assistance for Singaporeans/PRs as well as SkillsFuture Credit eligibility, jumpstart your digital skills upgrading with SCCIOB today!

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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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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Getting on the Digital Platform - The New Frontier for Everyone

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