DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION & INNOVATION™ (DTI™)* PROGRAMME

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*This is a non-WSQ module.
  • This programme is part of the training portfolio offered under the Manufacturing Control Tower™ (MCT™) Programme.

Digital Transformation is not just about digital. It is about the transformation of the business value proposition, organisational processes, and people, by leveraging on the potentials of digital technologies.

Are you ready for Digital Transformation?

About the DTI™ Programme

The Digital Transformation & Innovation™ Programme is a joint initiative by the Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech), a research institute of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and the SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) Agency.

The objective is to train and guide key personnel of organisations to be Digital Transformers in leveraging digital technologies to accelerate business model changes and achieve meaningful digital transformation. Using the Digital Transformation & Innovation™ (DTI™) Methodology, you will learn to analyse and (re-)design your strategies, business model, value streams, and system architecture to ensure greater alignment, unlock new business growth and achieve sustainable competitive advantage.


List of Modules

Unit 1: Understand Digital Transformation (40 hours)

Course Outline

Course Outline

This unit focuses on immersive learning at Model Factory@SIMTech by allowing participants to experience advanced manufacturing technologies and learn the DTI™ Methodology in an actual smart production environment.

Key focus areas or applications:

  • Understanding concepts of digital transformation and business model innovation
  • Linking business strategies with topline/bottomline improvement
  • (Re-)designing business model to leverage on digital technologies
  • Analysing the current activity landscape and system architecture
  • Identifying hotspots and transformation areas
  • Benchmarking with digital readiness/maturity
  • Generating initiatives, future activity landscape and smart system architecture
  • Developing an action plan for digital transformation and performance tracker

Upon Completion of This Course

UPON COMPLETION OF THIS COURSE

Participants will be awarded with a Certificate of Attendance (COA) by SIMTech and/or ARTC if they meet the following criteria:

  • Achieve at least 75% course attendance;
  • Take all assessments; and
  • Pass the course.

Note: Trainees will have to bear the full courses fee upon failure to meet either one of the criteria.

Unit 2: Apply Digital Transformation & Innovation™ (DTI™) Methodology (On-site Mentoring)(40 hours)

Course Outline

Course outline

This unit reinforces the learning from Unit 1 “Understand Digital Transformation” through on-site mentorship. With personalised coaching, participants will systematically identify specific improvement areas and relevant digital technologies for achieving the company’s business objectives and develop an action plan for driving its digital agenda.

Key focus areas or applications:
  • Setting up teams of digital transformers
  • Refining the outputs of the DTI™ methodology with on-site coaching/mentoring
  • Deep-diving on individual technologies with implementation tips
  • Identifying partners (e.g. system integrators)
  • Generating a detailed action plan and budget estimation incorporating feedback of top management
  • Developing quick gains to ensure buy-in and continuity of digitalisation

Upon Completion of This Course

UPON COMPLETION OF THIS COURSE

Participants will be awarded with a Certificate of Attendance (COA) by SIMTech and/or ARTC if they meet the following criteria:

  • Achieve at least 75% course attendance;
  • Take all assessments; and
  • Pass the course.

Note: Trainees will have to bear the full courses fee upon failure to meet either one of the criteria.


Pre-Requisites, Full and Nett Course Fees (For each DTI™ unit)

Pre-Requisites

  • Applicants should possess a degree in any discipline or a diploma with a minimum of 3 years of related working experience.
  • Applicants who do not have the required academic qualifications are still welcome to apply, but shortlisted candidates may be required to attend an interview for special approval.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.

Full Course Fee

The full course fee for this module is $6,000 before funding and prevailing GST.

Nett Course Fee

International
Participants
Singapore Citizens aged 39 years and below, Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders
Employer-sponsored and self-sponsored Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above (MCES) ²SME-sponsored local employees (i.e Singapore Citizens, Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders) (ETSS) ¹
$6,540$1,962$762$762
All fees are inclusive of GST 9%.

Please note that fees and funding amount are subject to change.

  • Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) Holders
    The LTVP+ scheme applies to lawful foreign spouses of Singapore Citizens with (i) at least one Singapore Citizen child or are expecting one from the marriage, or at least three years of marriage, and (ii) where the Singapore Citizen sponsor is able to support the family.

    All LTVP+ holders can be identified with their green visit pass cards, with the word ‘PLUS’ printed on the back of the card.

    • ¹ Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) scheme (ETSS), subject to eligibility criteria shown below.

      SMEs that meet all of the following eligibility criteria:

      • Registered or incorporated in Singapore
      • Employment size of not more than 200 or with annual sales turnover of not more than $100 million

      SME-sponsored Trainees:

      • Must be Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents.
      • Courses have to be fully paid for by the employer.
      • Trainee is not a full-time national serviceman. 

      Further Info: This scheme is intended for all organisations, including non-business entities not registered with ACRA e.g. VWOs, societies, etc. Only ministries, statutory boards, and other government agencies are NOT eligible under Enhanced Training Support for SMEs Scheme. Sole proprietorships which meet all of the above criteria are also eligible.

    Singaporeans aged 25 years old and above are eligible for SkillsFuture Credit which can be used to offset course fees (for self-sponsored registrations only).

    For more information on the SkillsFuture funding schemes you are eligible for, please visit www.skillsfuture.gov.sg


    How course fees are calculated

     TYPECATEGORY OF INDIVIDUALS
     International ParticipantsSingapore Citizens aged 39 years and below, Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ HoldersEmployer-sponsored and self-sponsored Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and aboveSME-sponsored local employees (i.e. Singapore Citizens, Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders) 
    FUNDING SOURCE
     Not applicable for SkillsFuture FundingSkillsFuture Funding (Baseline) SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES) ²SkillsFuture Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS) ¹
    Full Course Fee$6,000$6,000 $6,000 $6,000 
    SkillsFuture FundingNot Applicable  ($4,200)($5,400)($5,400)
    Nett Course Fee$6,000$1,800$600$600
    GST 9%
    $540 $162* $162* $162*
    Total Nett Course Fee Payable to Training Provider$6,540$1,962$762$762
    * Based on 30% of Full Course Fee

    Contact Us

    • For technical enquiries, please contact:

    Mr MA Bin,
    Email: bma@SIMTech.a-star.edu.sg

    • For general enquiries, please contact:

    Knowledge Transfer Office,
    Email: KTO-enquiry@SIMTech.a-star.edu.sg


    Registration

    • Please register for this course through our Course Registration Form for Public Classes.
    • For the first question, please select Qn1: Modular Programmes
    • Applicants will be placed on our waiting list if the course does not have an upcoming scheduled intake.
    • Once the next intake is confirmed to commence, SIMTech will contact the applicants to share the class information.

    Schedules

    DTI™ Unit 1:
    Module
    Skills Course Reference Number Training Period
    (Click on dates to view schedules)
    Registration Status
    • Understand Digital Transformation (40 hours)
    TGS-2020502216 (Synchronous e-learning);
    TGS-2020513236
    AM25 Jun 2024 - 27 Aug 2024
    DTI™ Unit 2:
    Module
    Skills Course Reference NumberTraining Period
    (Click on dates to view schedules)
    Registration Status
    • Apply Digital Transformation & Innovation™ (DTI™) Methodology (40 hours)
    TGS-2020502217The next intake's schedule is still in the planning stage.

    Note: SIMTech and ARTC reserve the right to change the class/schedule/course fee or any details about the course without prior notice to the participants.

    Announcement:

    • From 1 Oct 2023, attendance-taking for SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG)'s funded courses must be done digitally via the Singpass App. More information may be viewed here.
    Sessions
    FD: Full day
    AM: Morning
    PM: Afternoon
    EVE: Evening