Specialist Diploma in Corporate Secretarial Practice

The course aims to guide students through the various responsibilities, including corporate governance responsibilities, of a company secretary. This course will equip students with the relevant knowledge and skills to help them embark on a career as a company secretary or in the corporate services industry.

Target Participants

• Fresh diploma graduates who wish to deepen their knowledge and skills in the areas of corporate secretaryship as well as corporate governance; and

• Diploma graduates who have been employed as company secretaries who wish to acquire knowledge and skills to enhance their job relevance

 Course Information

Course Date:

14 October 2019

Course Duration:

Part-Time / 1 year

This course consists of 2 Post-Diploma Certificates (PDC)

Course Frequency:

2 times a week, 7pm to 10 pm on weekdays

Application Period:

29 April 2019 - 30 June 2019

 Course Fees

Course Fee Per Post-Diploma Certificate

Workfare Training Scheme (WTS)1 


SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens


Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above


Singapore Citizens aged below 40


Singapore Permanent Residents


Others & Repeat Students


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(nett fee payable inclusive of GST)
1Please refer to www.workfare.sg for more information on WTS
MOE subsidy will not be applicable for students who repeat a module or semester.
Fees payable is based on per MC.
The course fees will be reviewed by MOE on an annual basis and adjusted accordingly.

 Career Opportunities

Upon graduation, participants can expect to work as Corporate Secretarial Executives, Corporate Secretarial Managers or Assistant Company, or Company Secretaries of private companies. The knowledge gained is directly applicable in the work context. Company secretaries with some working experience who are keen to gain greater insight in company secretaryship and governance will benefit from this programme as well. Graduates will also be exempted from the corresponding modules in the Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators (ICSA) Examination.

 Contact Us


Temasek SkillsFuture Academy 
(East Wing Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 81)

What You Will Learn

Post-Diploma Certificate in Corporate Law & Practice

Subject code Subject LevelCredit Units

This subject introduces participants to the Singapore Companies Act and the legal structures of business organisations. Participants will be taught the legal requirements for the formation of companies and the effect of incorporation, as well as the concept and consequences of the company as a separate legal entity.


This subject introduces participants to a company’s administration processes, including its internal regulations (constitution), convening of directors and shareholders meetings and the corporate regulatory compliance and disclosure obligations.

Post-Diploma Certificate in Governance & Financial Management

Subject code Subject LevelCredit Units

This subject provides participants with an understanding of the governance framework and principles of corporate governance and best practices, as well as internal control risks management.


This subject introduces participants to corporate finance, management of working capital and the concepts of financial governance, corporate risk management and management performance measurement.

Modes of Assessment


Case Studies



Written examinations

Minimum Entry Requirements

 The minimum entry requirement is at least a Polytechnic Diploma or ITE Technical Diploma/Technical Engineer Diploma/Work-Learn Technical Diploma.

Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements may be considered for admission to the course based on evidence of at least 5 years of relevant working experience or supporting evidence of competency readiness. Suitable applicants who are shortlisted may have to go through an interview and/or entrance test. The Polytechnic reserves the right to shortlist and admit applicants.

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Application Procedures & Enquiries

Submit on-line application via: https://cetoas.tp.edu.sg/Account/Logon

Temasek SkillsFuture Academy
Temasek Polytechnic
(East Wing Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 81)
21 Tampines Ave 1
Singapore 529757

Opening Hours
8.30 am to 7.00 pm (Mon to Fri)
Closed on Sat, Sun & Public Holidays

Contact Details
Tel: 6788 1212
Email: tsa_acadcet@tp.edu.sg
URL: http://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa

Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel course with low enrolment.

Last updated 30 October 2018