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Who should attend
Current or aspiring Policy officers, analysts, practitioners who are interested in the areas of data analytics, digital services and economy, technology-related companies, etc.
About the course
The world is going through rapid technological advancements; technology has become an important part of individuals’ lives. Like Singapore, governments around the world have recognised the importance and benefits technology, innovation and data and bring about to their societies economically and socially
In line with the government’s focus on building a Smart Nation, this short programme provides participants with an overview on Singapore’s policymaking journey in tackling the age of disruption and technological change. The programme allows participants understand the implications of digital innovation for businesses and the government, and the roles and policies they can use to handle the digital world.
This is one of three short courses within the Professional Certificate in Public Policy and Administration (PCPPA). Non R&G applicants have to attend all three PCPPA short courses to be given the Professional Certificate.
This programme will consist of live lectures and discussion session.
- Understand the strategies and policies that have helped the Singapore government develop its Smart Nation Initiatives.
- Appreciate the context of disruption in society today and examine how innovation in policymaking addresses disruption.
- Learn the principles of Data Analytics and examine how it can be applied to business problems, policy questions and cases.
- Examine how digital innovation and technology can be applied to design and create public services.
A Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Reuben Ng trained as a behavioural scientist at NUS, Oxford and Yale. He spent 16 years in government, consulting, and research. In government, he was in the Prime Minister’s Office driving evidence-based policymaking through data analytics and Singapore's Smart Nation st...
Donald Low is Associate Dean (Research and Executive Education) at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy. Besides leading the School’s executive education efforts, he also heads its Case Study Unit. His research interests at the School include economics in public policy, inequality and social ...
Dr He Ruimin is CEO of Entend.ai, a startup that enables users to derive analytical insights and complete process automation tasks using natural language instructions, with clients including hotels, pharmaceutical companies, statutory boards, and start-ups. He is an adjunct Assistant Professor at...
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