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Course Overview

The subject provides an insight into the key functions relating to management of employees performed by line supervisors. Aspects of managing people including employee recruitment and selection, motivation, people development, performance management, employee counselling, conflict management, employee discipline & grievance handling and team building will be covered.





The subject aims to equip students with knowledge and skills to:

  • Produce a Job Description & Job Specification for a job position.
  • Conduct an employee interview for recruitment & performance appraisal for a job position.
  • Prepare On-Job-Training (OJT) for a job position.
  • Conduct employee counselling.

Entry Requirements

Applicants applying for modular units which are drawn from existing full diploma or post-diploma programmes will have the same minimum entry requirements as the full qualifications. 


To find out the minimum entry requirements specific to this modular unit, please click on the following courses: 


What You'll Learn

  • Describe the roles and key challenges as supervisors. 
  • Apply effective recruitment, selection and orientation.
  • Analyse the major theories of motivation, compensation and benefits
  • Apply the performance appraisal process
  • Apply training and development to enhance employee performance
  • Explain the appropriate strategies to manage conflicts effectively.
  • Describe disciplinary actions and employee grievance procedures effectively.
  • Demonstrate the ability to conduct employee counselling with the use of effective counselling skills.
  • Describe the characteristics of effective teams to enhance team effectiveness.
  • Describe the requirements for effective management within the legal and industrial relations framework of Singapore.



Modes of Assessment


  • Online quiz
  • Individual assignments
  • Final Examination





Upon successful completion of the modular unit, students will be awarded the Statement of Result which can count towards the attainment of the following courses:


Course Schedule / Apply

Intake Info Application Period Course Duration

To be confirmed

To be confirmed

7pm - 10pm
Once a week 

Course Fees

Fee Type Total Fees (w GST)
SME-employed Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents S$112.92
Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 S$166.92
Singapore Permanent Residents  S$1,097.82
Others & Repeat Students S$1,097.82

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With effect from 1 Jul 2020, the Workforce Training Scheme (WTS) will be replaced by Work Support Scheme (WSS), for more information, please visit:

Course Contact

  • 67881212
  • Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    Friday: 8:30am - 5:30pm
    Closed during lunchtime, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    and on weekends and public holidays.

  • https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy (TSA)
    Temasek Polytechnic
    East Wing, Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 4
    21 Tampines Ave 1
    Singapore 529757

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