Work Life Training

Work Life Training: Better Work Life, Better Work Place

By MOM Approved Trainer Wendy Vanessa Yew

Course Outline

1. Overview of WorkPro:

  • What exactly is the Age Management Grant, Development Grant, Work-Life and Flexible Work Arrangement (FWAs)?
  • How does Workpro scheme work?
  • What is Work-Life Grant & FWAs?

2. Work-Life Strategy and Integration

  • Understand importance of work-life integration in 21st century economy
  • Understanding of FWA, its purpose and goals for adopting FWA
  • Changing mindsets on work-life harmony and the benefits among employees and employers

3. Role of Work-Life ambassador

  • Eligibility and how to appoint a work-life ambassador
  • Understanding roles and responsibilities of managers/ supervisorsin work-life initiatives.
  • Documentation of work-life ambassador

4. Needs Analysis

  • Assessing work-life needs (using existing HR records/ data, surveys, focus groups. analyzing results, writing reports, etc.)
  • Pratical sample of a needs analysis via employee survey
  • Establishing expectations and performance standards.
  • Establish the scope and requirement of a FWA project
  • Overview of 6 steps for implementing FWA
  • Define the project goals, stages and steps required to implement FWA and related resource.
  • Developing policies, guidelines and processes.

5. Developing a FWA Implementation Plan

  • To devise an implementation plan that is sustainable and suitable for workplace culture, business goals, management style.
  • Identifying and diagnosing FWA needs by seeking inputs from relevant stakeholders.
  • Redesigning work to facilitate flexible work arrangements

6. Communicate and implement work life program

  • Communication of Work-life strategies and integrtion plan to employees
  • Pratical Sample of FWA Memorandum
  • Sustainability of Work-Life strategies in HR policies

7. Piloting and Monitoring the FWAs & Refining Plan

  • To learn the process involved in piloting a plan
  • Develop a method to track and assess effectiveness to evaluate and refine pilot plan.
  • Review lessons learnt to refine for future FWA implementation

8. Evaluating FWA:

  • Evaluation of performance management to support FWAs.
  • Stakeholders Feedback
  • Determine the key performance indicators for work-life programme.
  • Role of organization, managers and employees in building trust and engagement.
  • Critical success factors for implementing FWAs
  • Develop a change in management strategy for successful FWA implementation.

9. Closing Review