Singaporeans Have Strong Appetite for Upskilling Programs

Almost half of the Singaporean employees (48 percent) believe that they need to adapt their current skills and experience in order to embrace digital and technological change over the next five years. This finding was released by professional services and training provider, ComtelPro.

The research have highlighted that Singaporeans have a strong appetite for up-skilling and learning to embrace digital change despite some uncertainty around whether the companies and industries can currently provide the right training roadmap or design. Furthermore, ComtelPro’s research defined that in the next five years, data analytics will be an in-demand skill with 43% and digital communication at 41% as skill with significant increase in demand.

Big Data sheds light on what organisation know about their business and customers. Data analytics encompass how organisation analyse hard data to drive strategic business decisions.

eCornell provides Data Science courses that are designed to expand analytical capabilities by delving into more advanced techniques in prescriptive analytics including optimization and modeling. Through hands-on exercises and video instruction from Cornell University faculty expert Chris Anderson, students will learn how to combine data visualization, predictive models, and prescriptive analytics to increase the accuracy of their predictions and make better, more agile business decisions.

All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website  to choose from the courses available on the SkillsFuture Credit course directory.


Cited from: Fintechnews Singapore. Digital Disruption Survey: 70% of Singaporean are interested in Blockchain Training. Singapore: Fintechnews Singapore, 8th February 2018