A transition towards a Knowledge, Innovation and Service-based Economy

A transition towards a Knowledge, Innovation and Service-based Economy
Jobstreet content teamupdated on 10 March, 2022
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JobStreet.com's Industry Nites-Jointly brought to you by theNational Library Board, we invite you and your friends to join us for an enjoyable evening together with other professionals at the National Library. Offering you the opportunities to listen, discuss and network with fellow industry professionals, this evening promises to be a light and informative session.This month's speakers and topics

Singapore's Transition towards a Knowledge, Innovation and Service based Economy - Challenges & Opportunities

Dr. Frank Siegfried, Director, Black Moon Pte Ltd

After outlining his understanding of the rationales behind Singapore's transition, Frank explains the most immanent challenges until 2030. Encapsulated are 10 challenges pointed out by SM Goh in 2009, recent developments, emerging megatrends in a globalized world, and benchmarks from other cities / countries to discuss Singapore's strategy to differentiate itself. Frank will show the logical consequences of this strategy and how it affects Singapore's businesses and professionals. Prominent examples are Increased demands for leadership skills and the perception of people as the firm's most important strategic asset including examples of how challenges can be turned into opportunities for businesses and professionals to prepare themselves for the future.

Join us in this exclusive event as we take a look in-depth at imminent challenges that Singapore may face from now till 2030.

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Dr. Frank Siegfried,
Director, Black Moon Pte Ltd
Frank is the Founder and Director of Black Moon Pte. Ltd., an independent Business Research and Executive Development firm in Singapore.His work areas include Strategy development, Leadership and Change, Strategic Human Resources Management, Trend Analysis and Sustainability,Cultural Diversity and Service Excellence, as well as Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital.Following a lifelong passion for education, Frank began his academic career at the Singapore Management University in 2006, where he teaches Megatrends, and Technology & World Change and conducts workshops for SMU Executive Development. Further, Frank conducts workshops in Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Dubai for the Global MBA programme at Manchester Business School since 2011. Moreover, he is an Associate with SIM University, teaching Strategic HR Management and Change Leadership since 2010.Frank started his career in 1987 at the Fraunhofer-Institute for Production Technology and Automation in Stuttgart, before moving to the Aerospace divisions of Daimler Benz and Honeywell. In 2000, he joined Deutsche Telekom Corporate Venture Capital, where he co-managed a €50m global fund, served on the board of portfolio companies and advised Government institutions in Singapore, Malaysia and Australia on Venture Capital and Innovation.Frank held international posts in Shanghai and Vietnam before relocating to Singapore in 1994 and working in various regional roles.He holds a Doctorate from Manchester University, an MBA from Macquarie University, Australia and MSc. in Mechanical Engineering from Stuttgart University, Germany.
Date:Tuesday, 7 April 2015
Time:7.00 pm - 8.15 pm
Cost:Free

National Library Building,
Multipurpose Room,
Central Public Library
100 Victoria Street
Singapore 188064
Supported by :
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To register, send an email to [email protected] with the subject "Industry Nites -Singapore's Transition towards a Knowledge, Innovation and Service based Economy - Challenges & Opportunities" . Indicate your name and the number of guests attending. Our acknowledgement will be sent to you by Monday, 6 April 2015.
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