HR Masterclass : A Guide on HR Guidebook for the Construction Sector

Masterclass Overview

Given the dynamic nature of the construction industry, technological advances, regulatory changes and the evolving workforce, the construction industry will also have to manage the shift and nature of the jobs.

HR professionals and employers will need to constantly consider their human capital practices and plan strategically to meet shifting demands in the construction industry. With this in mind, SCAL, together with IHRP, had recently launched the HR guidebook for the construction sector. The Masterclass seeks to provide guidance on the use of the guidebook on critical areas of human capital practices and development.


Who Should Attend?

  • HR Professionals

  • Employers and Business Owners

  • Talent Development Managers

  • Compliance Officers

  • Change Management Specialists

  • Industry Consultants and Advisors


Why Attend?

The Masterclass for the HR Guidebook for the Construction Sector is to provide more in-depth guidance on the use and application of the handbook. Areas covered will include change management, employee engagement, training and development, flexible work arrangement and compliance to legislation.


Masterclass Outline

Day 1

  • Module 1 Change Management

  • Module 2 Employee Engagement

  • Module 3 Compliance to Legislation


Day 2

  • Module 4 Flexible Work Arrangements (FWAs)

  • Module 5 Training and Development

  • Module 6 Career Progression Pathways


Masterclass Fees (Incl GST)

SCAL members: $479.60

Non-members: $588.60


Masterclass Details

Date: 1 - 2 August 2024 (2 day course)

Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm

Venue: BCA Academy, 200 Braddell Road


Masterclass Topics

Module 1: Change Management

In this module, participants will learn effective strategies for managing change within their organizations. This includes understanding the dynamics of change, overcoming resistance, and fostering a culture that embraces innovation. Attendees will gain practical tools for planning and implementing change initiatives that align with organizational goals and enhance overall productivity.

Module 2: Employee Engagement

This module focuses on the importance of engaging employees to drive motivation and performance. Participants will explore various engagement techniques, including communication strategies, recognition programs, and employee feedback mechanisms. By the end of this session, attendees will be equipped with actionable insights to create a more committed and productive workforce.

Module 3: Compliance to Legislation

Navigating the complex landscape of legal requirements in the construction industry is critical. This module provides an in-depth understanding of key legislative frameworks and compliance obligations. Participants will learn how to ensure their HR practices are legally compliant, reducing the risk of penalties and fostering a safe and fair working environment.


Module 4: Flexible Work Arrangements (FWAs)

Flexible work arrangements are becoming increasingly important in today’s dynamic work environment. This module will cover the benefits and challenges of implementing FWAs, including remote work, flexible hours, and job sharing. Participants will learn how to design and manage flexible work policies that meet the needs of both the organization and its employees.


Module 5: Training and Development

Investing in training and development is essential for building a skilled and competent workforce. This module explores best practices for creating effective training programs that enhance employee skills and career growth. Attendees will learn how to identify training needs, develop training plans, and measure the impact of training initiatives on organizational performance.


Module 6: Career Progression Pathways

This module addresses the importance of providing clear career progression pathways to retain and motivate employees. Participants will learn how to design and implement career development frameworks that align with organizational objectives and employee aspirations. The session will cover tools and techniques for career planning, mentorship programs, and succession planning.

Speaker Profile

Speaker Profile
William Thien
Principal Consultant / Trainer at EON Consulting & Training Pte Ltd
Mr William Thien is a consultant and trainer with over 20 years of experience. He is a certified Practising Management Consultant (PMC), Certified Productivity Consultant (CPC) and a Certified Workplace Learning Specialist (CWLS). He is an Associate Consultant with the Singapore Productivity Centre as well as the Centre for Learning and Performance of the Institute for Adult Learning (IAL).
He has worked in the shipbuilding, engineering and construction and hotel industries. His portfolio on human capital development areas includes job redesign, strategic planning, employee engagement, recruitment & selection, compensation & benefits, performance management process, workplace learning and career management.

Course Duration

2.0 Day Course

  • Training Hours – 16.0 hours

  • Assessment Hours – 0 hours

Medium Of Instruction

  • English

Funding Information

This workshop is not eligible for funding

Course Brochure

HR Masterclass: A Guide on HR Guidebook for the Construction Sector



An e-Certificate of Attendance will be issued to participant who complete the course with 100% attendance. 



A notice of replacement / postponement together with the full particulars of the new participant (for replacement) must be given to us AT LEAST 3 working days before course commencement. A charge of S$50 (replacement) or S$100 (postponement) will be imposed on such changes. 



A notice of cancellation must be given at least 3 working days before commencement of the course and 50% of course fee will be charged /returned. If notice is given less than 3 working days before the first day of the course, there will be no refund/100% charged.


Special Class

Available upon request.


For more information, please contact Mr Law Jia Hao at 67939020 or email

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