SGP302Decoding Corporate Rules - Your Guide to Climb Corporate Ladder Ethically!


Master all the positive and advance techniques in career management to manoeuvre through the mines and traps to get ahead in corporate ladder race!


Course Fee SGD 580
Course Duration 1 Day
Course Timing 9:00am - 5:00pm
Course Venue M Hotel or similar
SDF Approved NA
Skills Future Credit NA
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Doing your job well alone is not enough to get ahead. Many other factors are in play to decide whether it is you or your colleague get the next promotion. Various organization dynamics are affecting the career plan of everyone in an organization. Only those who knows how to play by the rules will excel!

It is paramount that we know what rules are in play and abide by them, or use them to our advantage! Climbing corporate ladder does not need to be dark or bloody! Learn all the defence tactics to avoid being a victim of someone else problems or plans. Master all the positive and advance techniques in career management to manoeuvre through the mines and traps to get ahead in corporate ladder race! Living the Corporate Life like nothing before!

On completion of the course, the participants will:

  • Gain understanding factors affecting the ascend of corporate ladder
  • Able to play the rules of work to maneuver in the career advancement
  • Aware of tricks and manipulations done by others
  • Able to defend and protect them from being the victims of others career games

1. Walk your Talk

  • Do the work well. The pre-requisite.
  • know the “fastwork” and the 80-20 rule
  • Over-Promise and Over-Delivery

2. Paint Positive Portrait

  • They judged you at all time!
  • Professionalism in dress and act go a long way
  • Understand the 4C and 4E principle

3. Plan ahead - always have a game plan

  • Always act one step ahead
  • Predict and pre-empt others
  • Know and plan what you want long-term and near-term

4. Speak and Present Well!

  • Pyramid method of presentation
  • Control and master non-verbal signals to be charismatic
  • Impactful presentation slides and behaviour
  • Speak with confidence
  • 9 things to do and say in a meeting (when you have nothing to say)

5. Always take care of yourself

  • Beware of psychology manipulation!
  • Never cross the ethical and legal lines
  • Growing continuously

6. Be one of them - chose your side (The management or Staff)

  • Be there - Networking
  • Know when to be silence
  • How to balance the fine between us and them

7. Always Be the Diplomat

  • Speak the ambassador language
  • Choose your battle
  • No complain, No moaning, No gossiping

8. Know the PPSS - People, Policy, System and Structure

  • Know Who is who and Who is Blue
  • Know the rules and policies and the systems
  • Play the game

9. Manage your friend and foe - You are going to have enemies!

  • Manage your enemy and territory
  • Know your perspective, Know your value
  • Learn from that guy underneath the tree!

Financial professional, accountant and auditors who like to advance in their career.

Presentation, group discussion, case study. Multimedia and template sharing

Kent Hoh

Kent Hoh

Kent Hoh is a prolific trainer in audit, fraud investigation, corporate governance, personal effectiveness, blockchain technology and big data. He has over 20 years’ experience in leading internal audit and forensic investigation functions of MNC in the region and globally. Kent Hoh has also spearheaded several roles in financial management, compliance and corporate governance of technology company. Kent has conducted numerous audit and investigation projects in Americas, Asia and Europe including Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, India, Pakistan, China, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, Hungary, Poland, Italy, Germany, USA, etc. Some of these projects involved hundreds of million dollars fraud scheme and syndicated crimes.

Kent holds a master’s degree in business Admin (MBA), Graduate Diploma in Business, Bachelor of Law (Hons), and a Bachelor of Accounting (Hons). Kent Hoh is also a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA). He possesses the qualifications of the UK Chartered Secretary and Administrator (ICSA), Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA), Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) and Certified Bitcoin Expert (CBIE).

Kent Hoh has been an active trainer for large corporations, SME and non-profit-organizations such as Institute of Internal Audit (IIA) Singapore, IIA Malaysia, Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, Malaysia Institute of Accountants, China IIA, China Enterprise Anti-fraud Alliance, Enterprise Financial Management Association of China. Kent Hoh is also an adjunct lecturer for universities and college in Singapore, Shanghai, Nanjing and Hangzhou, China. As an enthusiast in cryptocurrency and a bitcoin mining farm investor, Kent researched heavily into this revolutionized Blockchain technology. He teaches fundamental blockchain and cryptocurrency at various institutions in China.

Currently, Kent Hoh serves as the Vice President of Internal Audit in an SGX listed company. As a strong believer that knowledge sharing create synergy, Kent is very passionate in sharing his experience. He capitalizes his free time conducting training classes and workshops.

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